Fall/Winter 2013

New CAT on campus

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Fabick CAT of Fenton, Mo., and Caterpillar Global Mining presented a new Cat 316E hydraulic excavator valued at $250,000 to S&T’s Experimental Mine on Sept. 26.The machine will be used to excavate materials, dig trenches for drainage control and lay pipelines.

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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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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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Young alumni gather in St. Louis

Posted by on October 30, 2013

On July 24, 28 young alumni met at Blueberry Hill in the Delmar Loop, a vibrant entertainment district in St. Louis. Miners who graduated over the last 10 years gathered to enjoy appetizers over a few games of darts.

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Morton elected to ASEE post

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Lea-Ann Morton, assistant vice chancellor for university advancement, has been elected to a three-year term as chair of the American Society for Engineering Education’s Professional Interest Council V. She began her term with ASEE on July 1, 2013.

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