Villanueva’s book wins multiple awards

Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands, a book by Nicholas Villanueva, Hist’06, earned the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies 2018 Non-Fiction Prize. It also earned a 2017 Southwestern Studies Book Prize from the University of Texas and the Border Regional Library Association. Villanueva is an assistant professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder. [Read more…]

Wagner writes about ‘land of opportunity’ for young engineers

John Wagner, NucE’92, recently wrote an op-ed detailing how Idaho National Laboratory (INL) offers an opportunity for engineers. The article appeared in the Magic Valley Times-News in Idaho. Wagner is associate laboratory director, nuclear science and technology directorate, at the Idaho facility. [Read more…]

Come together

With over 50 sections across the country, the Miner Alumni Association offers an abundance of opportunities for you to expand your professional and social circles. From sporting events to St. Pat’s festivities, Miners like you get together year-round to connect and play. Don’t miss out on the fun. Check out the events calendar.

Great minds think unlike

When he first arrived on campus last spring, one of interim Chancellor Christopher G. Maples’ first actions was to turn his Parker Hall office into an art gallery of sorts. [Read more…]

Champion of the second right answer

Bob Brinkmann, CE’71, credits something he calls the “second right answer” with saving his clients millions of dollars — and building his company into a $4 billion construction industry leader with a 35-state footprint. [Read more…]

Where art and science intersect

Photos by Kat Schleicher

To painter Donn Ziebell, art is not an escape from his scientific career, but an intersection of that career with artistic creativity. [Read more…]

The fine art of farm life

Kayla McBride’s favorite view, the one that inspires most of her artwork, is of the rolling hills of her family’s 160-acre Bakersfield, Mo., farm. [Read more…]

Engineering a best seller

Knoxville, Tenn., author Tori L. Harris, ME’92, says his novels are science fiction written by an engineer for engineers, but he isn’t quite ready to call himself a professional author just yet. [Read more…]

Lettering for a living

Over the past 24 years, Cheryl Tefft, AMth’89, has hand-lettered thousands of envelopes and place cards, as well as a few basketballs and mini-coolers. [Read more…]

Art on campus

Tucked around corners and outside buildings, the works create moments for conversation and reflection. [Read more…]