Summer 2017

Million-dollar gift supports scholarships

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Steve Wunning, ME’73, has established a $1 million scholarship endowment at Missouri S&T: the Steven H. and Lyneve C. Wunning Scholarship Fund.

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The best of times…

Posted by on July 27, 2017

In his novel A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” What was the “best of times” for you in Rolla? Historian Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, recently posed this question to our readers and on […]

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Bridging engineering and the humanities

Posted by on July 27, 2017

A new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will give students a chance to earn course credit while learning about the cultures of countries they visit for service projects or study-abroad trips.

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New bio sci chair began Aug. 1

Posted by on July 27, 2017

David Duvernell, former chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, began his term as chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T on Aug. 1. Associate professor David J. Westenberg and professor Yue-wern Huang each served a term as interim chair following the 2015 departure of Robert Aronstam.

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Travis McVey: Student leader today, alumnus tomorrow

Posted by on July 27, 2017

When Travis McVey came to Missouri S&T he knew he wanted to get involved. The petroleum engineering senior found the type of involvement he was looking for with STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow).

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Beam me up, Rolla

Posted by on July 27, 2017

As Leach Theatre drops the curtain on its 25th anniversary season, it is time to reflect on a season well-spent and begin preparations for the next 25 years.

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Solid gold

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Someday, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to the work of Missouri S&T researchers.

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Celebrating silver, aiming for gold

Posted by on July 27, 2017

In July, the Solar Car Design Team commemorated 25 years of racing with an eighth-place finish in the Formula Sun Grand Prix, held on the Circuit of the Americas Formula 1 track in Austin, Texas. Team members say this race sets them up for an even more successful season next year, when the team returns […]

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Curators approve master plan updates

Posted by on July 27, 2017

By next spring Missouri S&T should once again have a driving range on the former golf course property. That change, as well as additional improvements to athletics facilities, were part of an updated Campus Master Plan approved by the UM System Board of Curators in April.

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Christopher G. Maples named interim S&T chancellor

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Christopher G. Maples, president emeritus of the Oregon Institute of Technology, began his duties as interim chancellor of Missouri S&T on May 15.

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