Accomplishments

Missouri S&T nets awards from athletics conference

Posted by on June 4, 2018

John Kean, sports information director at Missouri S&T, received the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s (GLVC) Dr. Thomas Kearns Service Award at a reception for the athletic conference May 22 in St. Louis. Also during the conference, Missouri S&T received the GLVC’s Dr. Joseph J. McGowan Visionary Award for the “Pioneers of Miner Women’s Athletics” program.

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Distinguished Dissertation Award goes to Sultan

Posted by on June 4, 2018

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Abbas Jawad Sultan received the Distinguished Dissertation Award from S&T’s chemical and biochemical engineering department. This award is given to Ph.D. students who publish three or more papers as the first author before graduating.

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Switzer named Electrochemical Society fellow

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Dr. Jay Switzer, the Donald L. Castleman/Foundation for Chemical Research Professor of Discovery and Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemistry, has been selected as a fellow of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). He will be formally recognized during the plenary session of the 234th ECS Meeting in Cancun in October.

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Ahmad to discuss history, S&T in Japan

Posted by on June 4, 2018

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Dr. Diana Ahmad, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of history, has been invited to teach university classes for one week in July at the Hachinohe Institute of Technology (HIT) in Hachinohe, Japan.

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Dorsey selected for fellowship in Germany

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Matthew Dorsey, a 2017 chemical engineering graduate, is one of 75 Americans from a pool of more than 600 applicants selected for the 2018-19 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals. During the year-long fellowship, Dorsey will study and work in Germany.

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Historian chronicles record producers who created American roots music

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Dr. Patrick Huber, professor of history at S&T, and Dr. Brian Ward, professor of American studies at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, have co-authored a book, A&R Pioneers: Architects of American Roots Music on Record, released May 15 by Vanderbilt University Press and the Country Music Foundation Press.

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Researchers publish on new method to boost electron mobility, conductivity

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Two Missouri S&T chemistry researchers are part of an international team that has designed a new metal-organic framework that exhibits dramatic improvements in electron mobility, which could lead to new applications for fuels cells, batteries and other technologies. The team describes its research in a Nature Materials paper published online June 4.

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James publishes book chapter on speech, debate

Posted by on June 4, 2018

A book chapter by Kendrea James, lecturer in arts, languages, and philosophy, “Competition and Community-Building in Forensics,” has been published in Competition, Community, and Educational Growth: Contemporary Perspectives on Competitive Speech and Debate. The text includes academic thought on the impact of forensics with insights beyond the high school experience.

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Caribbean Museums publishes paper by two S&T faculty

Posted by on June 4, 2018

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Dr. William Schonberg and Luce Myers recently co-authored the paper, “Technology as Art and Art as Technology – Educating Museum Audiences Through Artistic Endeavor.” It appears in the April 2018 issue of Caribbean Museums, a publication of the Museums Association of the Caribbean.

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Professors help students save money on textbooks

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Thanks to the University of Missouri System’s Affordable and Open Educational Resources, students are realizing big savings on the cost of textbooks – and even getting free textbooks for some courses. Read more.

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