Accomplishments

U.S. Naval Academy names McManus visiting professor

Posted by on January 9, 2018

The United States Naval Academy has appointed Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, for a visiting professorship. He will serve as the Dr. Leo A. Shifrin Chair for a 10-month period during the 2018-19 academic term.

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Jackling award goes to Frimpong

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Dr. Samuel Frimpong will receive the 2017 Daniel C. Jackling Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) at a ceremony. Frimpong is the Robert H. Quenon Missouri Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering at Missouri S&T.

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Seven S&T faculty receive UM Research Board Grants

Posted by on January 9, 2018

The University of Missouri Research Board recently awarded grants to seven Missouri S&T faculty members in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The 12-month grants provide seed money for research initiatives in the categories of humanities, fine arts, social sciences and behavioral sciences. The recipients and their projects are:

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S&T faculty receive grants for affordable, open educational resources

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Six Missouri S&T faculty are working to help students save money on textbooks with grants from the University of Missouri System. The grants are provided through the UM System Affordable & Open Educational Resources (A&OER) initiative. The program encourages faculty experimentation and innovation in finding new, better and less costly ways to deliver learning materials to students. The grants are awarded for three levels of costs and cost savings. The levels and S&T faculty recipients are:

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15 programs make U.S. News list of top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri S&T. U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 9), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 12 online graduate programs in engineering, and programs that are highly ranked in U.S. News’ non-MBA business and computer information technology categories. Read more.

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‘Art educator of the year’ award goes to Shoemaker

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Connie Shoemaker, lecturer in arts, languages, and philosophy, has been chosen by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) as the Western Region Art Educator of the Year and the Western Region Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

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Article on industrial-organizational psychology one of most cited in field

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Dr. Nancy J. Stone, professor of psychological science, co-authored an article that is ranked seventh among cited articles and book chapters in industrial-organizational psychology textbooks. The article, “Identification and Meta-analytic Assessment of Psychological Constructs Measured in Employment Interviews” was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology in 2001 and ranked relative to 6,654 articles and book chapters.

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Three physics students win Schearer Prize

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Basu Lamichhane, Chandra Adhikari and Ahmed Ibrahim are winners of the 2017 Schearer Prize, awarded at the Missouri S&T physics department’s annual graduate research competition. The award is named in memory of Laird D. Schearer, the department’s first Curators’ Distinguished Professor of physics.

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Staff scholarships go to three employees

Posted by on January 9, 2018

John Cook, student recruitment specialist and vice chair of Staff Council, announced the winners of staff scholarships at a meeting Dec. 14. The scholarship recipients are:

  • Rachelle Martin, a business support specialist in development
  • Amy McMillen, a senior academic advisor
  • Sylvia Skouby, a development officer
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Cudney recognized by ASQ for Six Sigma book

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Dr. Beth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, received the Philip B. Crosby Medal from the American Society for Quality (ASQ). She received the medal as co-author of a “distinguished book contributing significantly to the extension of philosophy and application of the principles, methods or techniques of quality management.”

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