English and technical communication

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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Reardon to present game studies research

Posted by on April 27, 2020

Dr. Daniel Reardon will give a talk as part of the Sigma Tau Delta brown bag series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, via Zoom. His talk is titled “I’m Commander Shepard, and This is My Favorite Store on the Citadel Emergent Narrative and the Illusion of Choice in the Mass Effect Video Game Trilogy.”

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Northcut named interim vice provost of academic support

Posted by on February 13, 2020

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been appointed interim vice provost of academic support, effective Saturday, Feb. 15. Dr. Jeff Cawlfield, who has served in the vice provost’s role since June 2013, will return to his home department of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, where he is a professor of geological engineering.

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Southwinds wants your poems, stories, art

Posted by on February 6, 2020

Southwinds, Missouri S&T’s only creative arts magazine, is calling for submissions to the spring 2020 issue. Please send your stories, poems, creative nonfiction, photos and drawings to swinds@mst.edu or contact Dr. Anne Cotterill, associate professor of English and technical communication, at cotteril@mst.edu. You may also submit your work through the Southwinds website.

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