Fall/Winter 2013

Perfecting CPR in zero-g

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Peter Carnesciali (left), a junior in computer engineering from Ballwin, Mo., says floating in microgravity is something “you can’t imagine until you feel it. It’s mind-blowing.”

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Rising to the Challenge

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Missouri S&T’s new strategic plan provides a blueprint to ensure that every undergraduate student gets involved in “experiential learning,” along with upgrades in teaching and research facilities, and identifying four best-in-class areas and hiring additional faculty positions. These and other goals will help ensure that S&T offers the best possible return on investment for students, […]

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In print

Posted by on October 30, 2013

The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology by Kathleen Sheppard, assistant professor of history and political science, was published in August by Lexington Books. Murray was one of the first female archaeologists and was the first woman to publicly unwrap a mummy.

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Academy inductions

Posted by on October 30, 2013

During the 2012–13 academic year, 53 alumni and friends were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes a career of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students.

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In print

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Patrick J. Huber, professor of history and political science, published a book titled He’s Dead, All Right, about Father Oscar L. Huber, the Catholic priest who performed last rites on President John F. Kennedy and a cousin of the author. The book was published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.

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S&T awards professional degrees

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Five Missouri S&T alumni and friends received honorary professional degrees during Spring Commencement. The degrees recognize these graduates for professional achievement:

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Krawitz receives Chancellor Medal

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Natalie M. “Nikki” Krawitz, former vice president for finance and administration for the University of Missouri System, received the Chancellor Medal for her contributions to the university. Krawitz served as vice president from 2002 until her retirement in June. Krawitz spoke during commencement Friday, May 17.

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Havener receives honorary doctorate

Posted by on October 30, 2013

More than 1,000 students graduated from Missouri S&T in May, and two longtime supporters received special honors during commencement ceremonies May 17 and 18.

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New steel research center honors first Iverson Chair

Posted by on October 30, 2013

A new center for steel manufacturing research has been renamed to honor the legacy of the late Kent D. Peaslee, a metallurgical engineering professor who helped establish the center. The University of Missouri System Board of Curators approved the naming of the Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center at Missouri S&T during a board meeting last […]

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New VC for finance and administration

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Walter J. Branson joined S&T as vice chancellor for finance and administration in August. He formerly served as vice chancellor for financial affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

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