Author: Mindy Limback

Q&A: Miners just want to have fun

Posted by on July 30, 2018

One chapter of the S&T sesquicentennial history book will focus on pranks and scandals. As part of his research for that chapter, Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked you to share your stories. Here are just a couple of them:

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Record 31 athletes earn GLVC honors

Posted by on July 30, 2018

Thirty-one Missouri S&T student-athletes recorded a 4.0 grade point average during the 2017–18 academic year — the highest number recorded in a single year in S&T history.

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S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge, best among U.S. teams

Posted by on July 30, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team, winner of the 2017 University Rover Challenge (URC), finished second among a field of 36 collegiate teams in this year’s competition, which was won by Poland’s Czestochowa University of Technology. S&T had the top score among the 12 U.S. teams in the competition.

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S&T collaborates with MU, UMKC on drone research

Posted by on July 30, 2018

Missouri S&T’s expertise in electrical and computer engineering will play a role in a new $7.2 million grant and a $7.7 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research to reduce national security threats from drones. The project is led by the University of Missouri-Kansas City and includes researchers from the University […]

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Studying the human side of medicine

Posted by on July 30, 2018

Recent studies suggest that the more medical students were exposed to courses in the humanities, the more likely they were to possess empathy, wisdom and emotional intelligence. Because scientists and humanists often learn and work differently, the field of biomedical humanities examines the human side of healthcare through disciplines like literature, history and philosophy.

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In your words

Posted by on July 30, 2018

One of the highlights from this weekend: Young woman during the Q&A portion of my talk: “I don’t have a question. Just wanted to let you know I want to be an engineer and have just decided to go to @MissouriSandT because of your talk.” Stephanie Evans, AE’12, an electrical test engineer at Space Systems […]

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2018 Homecoming Award Recipients

Posted by on July 29, 2018

Alumni Achievement 1.  David Heikkinen, ME’93, founding partner and chief executive officer, Heikkinen Energy Advisors 2.  William Tedesco, GGph’97, vice president, Gulf of Mexico Explorations, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Alumni Merit 3.  Diane Butrus, CSci’85, chief operating officer, Diba Imports 4.  Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, Missouri S&T Robert V. Wolf Alumni Service […]

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Full court press for Miner Pride

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Kristie (Capps) Gibson, EMgt’74, and John Gibson, EMgt’74, met in Thomas Jefferson Hall after a Miner basketball game. They both came to Rolla on scholarships, Kristie from Dexter, Mo., and John from Kansas City Kansas Community College, where he played basketball.

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Anderson helps restore power to Puerto Rico

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Capt. Aaron Anderson, MS EMgt’13, a civil works project manager with the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, arrived in Puerto Rico in late November to help restore power to the country hit by Hurricane Maria in fall 2017. Anderson is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Corps of […]

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Brady earns women’s advocate award

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Meg Brady, CSci’83, MS CSci’89, a senior director in global learning at Missouri S&T, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T.

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