Homecoming 2015: MinerFest in review

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Around the Puck

Q&A: Miners got game

What was the most memorable sports team during your time on campus? As part of his research for the S&T 150th history book, Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked you to share your memories. Here are a few of your answers.

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Honoring new academy members

In October, 12 alumni and friends were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes careers of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students. Some academies hold induction ceremonies in the fall, others in the spring.

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Boosting cyber-physical security

A wide array of complex systems that rely on computers — from public water supply systems and electric grids to chemical plants and self-driving vehicles — increasingly come under not just digital but physical attacks. Bruce McMillin, professor and interim chair of computer science at Missouri S&T, is looking to change that by developing stronger safeguards […]

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MXene discovery could improve energy storage

In spite of their diminutive size, 2-D titanium carbide materials known as MXenes are “quite reactive” to water, a discovery S&T researchers say could have implications for energy storage and harvesting applications such as batteries, supercapacitors and beyond. Their findings were published in 2018 in the American Chemical Society journal Inorganic Chemistry.

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A faster charge for electric vehicles

One drawback of electric vehicles (EVs) is the time it takes to charge them. But what if you could plug in your EV and fully charge it as quickly as it takes to fill up a conventional car with gasoline? Missouri S&T researchers, in collaboration with three private companies, are working to make speedy charging […]

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