Summer 2011

Carney leaves the campus at its Best Ever

Posted by on June 13, 2011

For the past six years, a civil engineer of Irish descent from Massachusetts has celebrated St. Pat’s in proper Rolla style. “St. Pat’s,” he says, “is always my favorite celebration of the year. It’s also the time of year when I’m pleased to reveal my full name: John Francis Patrick Carney the Third.”

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According to Jack

Posted by on June 13, 2011

On his tenure as chancellor: “It’s been a privilege to serve this university because we’re producing the engineers and scientists that this country needs. I’ve always felt this is important work that we’re doing.”

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Once a Miner, always a Miner

Posted by on June 13, 2011

People love Rolla. At least most Miners do. They were transformed during their time at the university, and they want to remember it, share it, bring others into the fold. These alumni have their own ways of continuing the Miner tradition — by spreading the word to schools, opening their homes to incoming freshmen, reconnecting […]

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Spring break service

Posted by on June 13, 2011

Twenty-five S&T students spent their spring break planting trees, performing conservation work and helping out at a homeless shelter as part of Miner Challenge 2011, an alternative spring break program sponsored by the university’s student life department. This is the fourth year for the program and the first year S&T sent teams to two different […]

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Protein prof tackles sticky plaque

Posted by on June 13, 2011

A Missouri S&T chemical engineer is doing his part to prevent or cure neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Mad Cow. These diseases all have one common element — amyloid plaque deposits. But they are all made up of different proteins.

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Briefly

Posted by on June 13, 2011

Engineer and author Henry Petroski says engineers play a crucial role in the success of many of the world’s greatest achievements. He spoke on “Success and Failure in Engineering: A Paradoxical Relationship” on campus in April as part of the Neil, CE’43, and Maurita Stueck Distinguished Lecture Series. Joan M. Nesbitt, former vice president for […]

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‘Tacachia’ video earns EWB honors

Posted by on June 13, 2011

A short documentary showing how Missouri S&T students helped a village in Bolivia last summer won the best short-form video award from Engineers Without Borders USA.

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Lady muckers take first — again

Posted by on June 13, 2011

The Lady Miner Mucking Team won its fifth first-place championship at the 2011 Intercollegiate Mining Competition, held in Reno, Nev., in March. Approximately 25 men’s and women’s teams from around the world participated in the annual competition. Missouri S&T placed third in the men’s division. The Missouri S&T women previously won world championships in 2009 […]

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‘Best Ever’ 2011

Posted by on June 13, 2011

Follies, street painting, the court, parade and after-parade parties kept the St. Pat’s tradition alive in Rolla this year.

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A bite of ‘The Big Apple’

Posted by on June 13, 2011

Did you ever wonder how Chicago got the nickname Windy City? Or why Philadelphia is called the City of Brotherly Love? Did you even know that Providence, R.I., is the Beehive of Industry?

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