Homecoming 2015: MinerFest in review

20151024HomecomingFootball0084

The Miners came from behind in the second half of the Homecoming football game to beat McKendree University 34-27.

20151024HomecomingTailgate0169

The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on African-American Recruitment and Retention celebrated its 30th anniversary during Homecoming. Gregory Skannal, GeoE’85, and Joan Montague, CSci’95, reminisce at the CACAARR Tailgate.

20151024HomecomingParade0180

Spectators lined the Rolla streets to watch the first-ever MinerFest Homecoming Parade, sponsored by the Student Union Board.

20151023SUBS'moreBonfire0033

Students made s’mores and watched a movie at a SUB-sponsored bonfire outside Toomey Hall.

20151023SilverandGoldGathering0112

During the Legends Luncheon, the Miner Alumni Association presented vintage-inspired letter sweaters to award recipients.

20151023LegendsLuncheon0145

The Miner Cheerleaders shared a bit of school spirit with alumni and guests during the Legends Luncheon.

20151023SilverandGoldGathering0012

S&T student design teams showed off their work to alumni during the Silver and Gold Gathering at Hasselmann Alumni House.

20151023SilverandGoldGathering0092

Alumni visited with current students and old friends during the Silver and Gold Gathering.

Around the Puck

“Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years”

In the 1870s, Rolla seemed an unlikely location for a new college. There were only about 1,400 residents in a community with more saloons than houses of worship. There were no paved streets, sewers or water mains. To visitors, there seemed to be as many dogs, hogs, horses, ducks and geese as humans walking the dusty streets.

[Read More...]

By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2019

[Read More...]

Bringing clean water to South America

Assessing water quality, surveying mountaintop locations and building systems to catch rainwater — that’s how members of S&T’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent their summer break.

[Read More...]

Geothermal goals exceeded

After five years of operation, Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system continues to outperform expectations. S&T facilities operations staff originally predicted the geothermal system would reduce campus water usage by over 10% — roughly 10 million gallons per year. The system, which went online in May 2014, cut actual water usage by 18 million to 20 […]

[Read More...]

What happens in Vegas…may appear in print

In his latest volume of Las Vegas lore, historian Larry Gragg says it was deliberate publicity strategies that changed the perception of Sin City from a regional tourist destination where one could legally gamble and access legalized prostitution just outside the city limits, to a family vacation spot filled with entertainment options and surrounded by […]

[Read More...]