Post-Dispatch covers S&T, “Rolla ratio”

Monday’s edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch includes two stories about Missouri S&T: A front-page article about our economic impact and value to the state and a story about the campus gender gap, which is similar to other STEM-focused universities.

Chancellor’s op-ed in Post-Dispatch

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader’s recent op-ed, titled An Emerging Theory on STEM, was published this week in the┬áSt. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Chancellor’s op-ed about STEM in today’s Post-Dispatch

An opinion piece by Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader, titled “STEM education: Where the girls are not,” was published in today’s edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The article points out the widening gender gap in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “While the majority of U.S. college students today are female, they […]

Researcher featured on cover of fluid mechanics journal

Congratulations to Dr. Arindam Banerjee, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, for making the cover of the Sept. 25 issue of the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, published by Cambridge University Press. Read more about this in our research blog, Visions.

In the news: Obama coverage

The Obama for America campaign stop at Missouri S&T on Wednesday brought plenty of media attention to the campus and Rolla, as well as several media mentions of the new name. For a roundup of the media coverage that mentions Missouri S&T, visit the Missouri S&T online news clip site, http://del.icio.us/missourisandt/obama.

S&T in the news: food shortages, horses and hammocks (again)

Missouri S&T graduate student Parthiv Shah and his advisor, Dr. Elizabeth Cudney, were covered by the Malaysia Sun for their research to help predict future food shortages. Read the full story here. Springfield, Mo., NBC affiliate KY3 interviewed Missouri S&T plumber Roy Snelson yesterday about his unique method of travel to work. Check out the […]

Missouri S&T in the news: explosives camp, file-sharing, hammocks and horsepower

Missouri S&T has been in the news a lot lately. In terms of national visibility, the biggest bang (so to speak) comes from Time magazine, which will feature a brief about the camp in its June 30 edition, on newsstands soon. Other recent news items: The sway of hammocks, quoting James Bogan and originally published […]

S&T alumnus, GM exec featured on NBC Nightly News

Missouri S&T graduate Bob Kruse, EE’81, a General Motors in charge of hybrids and electric vehicles, was featured earlier this week on one of NBC Nightly News’ "Running on Empty" segments about rising fuel costs. The segment focused on GM’s development of alternative-fuel vehicles and included an interview with Kruse, who is executive director for […]

Missouri S&T in the news: Jim Bogan on (not in) the hammock

Jim Bogan, Curators’ Teaching Professor of art, languages and philosophy, is not only the resident hammock expert at Missouri S&T (he made a movie about them). He’s also one of the nation’s most knowledgeable people when it comes discussing the swinging lounge. The Los Angeles Times has taken notice, and quotes Bogan extensively in a […]

S&T in the news: experts on quake damage, copyright infringement, ethanol issues

Missouri S&T’s Dr. J. David Rogers was interviewed by a New York Times reporter for a follow-up story in the International Herald Tribune about structural damage in the aftermath of the recent earthquake in China: A dam can fail in slow motion, he said. "If they do have a leak, this thing could fail two […]