EWB works in Guatemala and Bolivia

In December, members of S&T’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) completed a decade-long effort to provide clean drinking water to the people of Nahualate, Guatemala. [Read more…]

A new department for teaching

This past fall, the popularity of Missouri S&T’s STEM-focused teacher education program led to the establishment of an official academic department, called teacher education and certification. [Read more…]

Claire Brewer: tuned in to healthcare

Claire Brewer, BSci’17, knew she wanted to become a doctor when she entered Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

The power of influence

This past December, in addition to the traditional alumni commencement speaker, four graduating seniors addressed their fellow graduates. [Read more…]

Assignment: Design a new animal shelter

Students in the architectural engineering design course spent the fall semester creating 15 potential designs for a new animal shelter in Rolla and presented six of them to the Rolla City Council in December. Two of the finalists are pictured above. [Read more…]

“Alex’s Pizza, of course!”

We asked about your favorite place to eat, and boy did you respond. It was such an overwhelming response that Larry Gragg, author of Missouri S&T’s sesquicentennial history book, was inspired to write about it.
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And the Jackling Award goes to …

Samuel Frimpong, professor and chairman department of mining and nuclear engineering

Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Missouri Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering at Missouri S&T, received the Daniel C. Jackling Award during the 2018 Annual SME Conference and Expo in Minneapolis in February. He was honored for his contributions to education, research and professional development, and for his international recognition as an outstanding scholar in mining engineering.

Eash Family Gazebo dedicated

The September dedication of the Eash Family Gazebo at Hasselmann Alumni House celebrated the generosity of John Eash, AE’79, MS EMgt’90, and his wife, Marie. They have provided endowment funding in support of the Miner Alumni Association and the mechanical and aerospace engineering department, as well as additional funds for the John and Marie Eash Scholarship Endowment for Aerospace Engineering, established in 2014. Members of the Eash family and friends gathered on Sept. 9 for the dedication. John, a past president of the Miner Alumni Association, is executive director of corporate relations for Missouri S&T and former division director for Supplier Quality Regional Operations for Boeing.

Zheng named Wilkens Professor

Yahong Rosa Zheng, a wireless communications expert and member of the Missouri S&T faculty since 2005, became the Roy A. Wilkens Missouri Telecommunications Professor at S&T on Sept. 1. [Read more…]

In the Navy

S&T military historian John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science, was appointed the Dr. Leo Shifrin Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy, a 10-month visiting professorship during the 2018–19 academic year. [Read more…]