English and technical communication

Learn about resumes over lunch

Posted by on March 18, 2021

Dr. Carleigh Davis, assistant professor of English and technical communication, will present a lunch-and-learn presentation titled “Professional Resumes to Rave About” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, via Zoom.

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Tune into ‘Cats and Crime’ lecture Feb. 23

Posted by on February 15, 2021

Dr. Jossalyn Larson, assistant teaching professor of English and technical communication, will present a talk titled “Cats and Crime” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, via Zoom. Tune in as Larson discussed the rise of cats and true crime with her analysis of “Tiger King.”

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Georgia Tech leader named new provost

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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S&T faculty honored during Homecoming

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Two S&T faculty were among the nine awardees honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Homecoming celebration in October.

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Goldberg to share writing process in today’s talk

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Matt Goldberg, associate teaching professor of English and technical communication, will present a talk titled “Character and Conflict in Short Fiction Writing” at 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 22) via Zoom at bit.ly/seriesbrownbag.

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In the news: As It Ought to Be, Campus Technology, CNN, NY Magazine, TheList.com, St. Louis Public Radio, Wall Street Journal

Posted by on October 6, 2020

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.

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CAFE announces grant recipients

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) announces faculty grant recipients for its two main grant programs: the educational research mini-grant program and the Provost’s eFellows grant program.

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Thrice as nice – ‘We love your class’ award goes to Winiarz

Posted by on June 2, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz received the S&T’s Advising Center’s “We Love Your Class” award from freshman students, who voted for their favorite teacher. Dr. Agnes Vojta received second place. Other nominees include:

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Linguist publishes book

Posted by on June 2, 2020

A new book by Dr. Sarah E. Hercula is a call-to-action for linguists to work to change attitudes toward stigmatized language. This includes English variations like African American English, Chicano English and Appalachian English because they teach students how language works and how they study it, Hercula says.

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