In the news: As It Ought to Be, Campus Technology, CNN, NY Magazine, TheList.com, St. Louis Public Radio, Wall Street Journal
- Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics, discusses her recent volume of poetry, The Eden of Perhaps, in an interview with Chase Dimrock of As It Ought to Be magazine. The article was published on Sept. 23.
- Dr. Kelvin Erickson, professor of electrical engineering, was featured in the Sept. 17 Campus Technology article titled “How HyFlex Engineering Lab Instruction Works at Missouri S&T.”
- Dr. Rex Gerald, research professor of electrical and computer engineering, was interviewed by CNN reporter Kathryn Creedy for a story titled “Can airport testing and Covid immunity passports unlock travel” published on Sept. 23.
- Dr. Andrew Behrendt, assistant teaching professor of history and political science, is one of several scholarly historians who analogize potential outcomes of the upcoming U.S. presidential election with parallel political situations throughout history in an article published by New York Magazine on Sept. 27.
- Drs. Denise Baker, Devin Burns and Clair Kueny, all assistant professors of psychological science, recently published a study showing that people who watch a virtual job interview rate the candidate substantially lower than those who watch the same interview in person. Their research has been featured in several media outlets, including TheList.com and KOLR-Ozarks First TV.
- St. Louis Public Radio’s Jonathan Ahl interviewed Dr. Sarah Hercula, assistant professor of English and technical communication, about how linguistics factor into systemic racism. Hercula’s book, Fostering Linguistic Equality, explains the problem and proposes a pedagogical solution. Listen to or read the interview published on Sept. 10, titled “Missouri S&T Professor Sees Racism in Linguistics and Proposes Solution.”
- Dude, what’s up? Ask Dr. Gerald Cohen, professor of arts, languages and philosophy. Cohen’s etymological expertise has once again made it into the Wall Street Journal. His take on the origin of the word “dude” is included in the WSJ article, “The 19th Century Roots of a Bodacious Term,” published in the Sept. 5-6 issue.