About the Missouri S&T Magazine

The Miner Alumni Association publishes Missouri S&T Magazine to communicate and reflect the past, current and future interests of the alumni of the Missouri School of Mines, the University of Missouri-Rolla and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T Magazine is written, edited and designed by the staff of the Missouri S&T Communications Department and the Miner Alumni Association.

Send letters to:
Darlene Ramsey
Miner Alumni Association
1200 N. Pine
Rolla, MO 65409-0650
Phone: 573-341-4145
Fax: 573-341-4706
Email: alumni@mst.edu

News and Features Contact:
Phone: 573-341-4328
Fax: 573-341-6157
Email: news@mst.edu

Editors

  • (Design & Production) Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • (Alumni) Darlene Ramsey, MetE’84
  • (News & Features) Mary Helen Stoltz, ’95

Associate Design & Production Editors

  • Brandan Deason
  • Jake Otto

Associate News Editors

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Linda Fulps
  • John Kean
  • Mindy Limback
  • Luke Rinne

Associate Alumni Editors

  • Linda Fulps
  • Katy Layman
  • Nancy Zamazanuk

Current and Former Contributing Writers

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Melissa Dereberry
  • Amy Edwards
  • Lance Feyh
  • Laura Ginsberg
  • Elizabeth Hogancamp, ’07
  • Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • Michele Martin

Photographers

  • Ian Nance
  • Bob Phelan
  • B.A. Rupert (staff)
  • Terry Barner (staff)

Around the Puck

Seeking TBI therapies

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu Complications from TBI can be life altering. They include post-traumatic seizures and hydrocephalus, as well as serious cognitive and psychological impairments, and the search for treatments to mitigate these neurodegenerative processes is on.

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Understanding the invisible injury

Students advance traumatic brain injury research By Sarah Potter, sarah.potter@mst.edu “Research is creating new knowledge.”–Neil Armstrong  Research keeps professors on the vanguard of knowledge in their fields and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their area of study. For students and recent graduates researching traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Missouri S&T, the work […]

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Analyzing small molecules for big results

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu At only 28 years old, Casey Burton, Chem’13, PhD Chem’17, director of medical research at Phelps Health in Rolla and an adjunct professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, is poised to become a prodigious bioanalytical researcher.

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To prevent and protect

By Peter Ehrhard, ehrhardp@mst.edu Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs often present no obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult to diagnose at the time of the injury, and patients often perceive the impact as […]

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Q&A

Toughest class … ever Some of your classes may have been a breeze, but others kept you up at all hours studying, and some of you struggled just to pass. As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg , Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked […]

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