Gerald Cohen

In the news: Big Apple, deconstruction, high voltage research, economic win of Super Bowl

Posted by on February 4, 2020

  • Dr. Gerald Cohen’s research on the phrase “The Big Apple” is covered in The Wall Street Journal’s Jan. 2 “Word on the Street” column.
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    Enter your writing by Oct. 2 for contest

    Posted by on September 30, 2019

    S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department and Arts Rolla are hosting a writing competition. Submissions in fiction, non-fiction and poetry categories will be accepted until Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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    In the news: McManus book, tropical storm, ‘dude,’ Bionic Bowel, pool cleanliness

    Posted by on August 6, 2019

    Dr. John McManus’ latest book is the subject of a book review by Harry Levins in the July 30 issue of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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    Submit your poems for poetry evening in April

    Posted by on March 11, 2019

    The annual PoetSpeak evening will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. It will feature regional poets and is sponsored by Arts Rolla and Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department.

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    In the news: Animals extinct in 2018, pioneering bacteriologist, student start-up, word origins

    Posted by on January 8, 2019

  • Dr. Robin Verble, associate professor of biological sciences and director of S&T’s Ozark Research Field Station, shared her expertise on dwindling insect populations with mashable.com.
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    In the news: Cohen, Ghasr, Strassner, Zoughi

    Posted by on October 2, 2018

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  • Described as “the unquestioned champion of single-word studies,” Dr. Gerald Cohen is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Sept. 27 article, “From Criminal Slang to Modern Acceptability: ‘Kibosh.’”
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  • 50 years already? Celebrate with Cohen and Long on Sept. 12

    Posted by on September 6, 2018

    On Sept. 1, 1968, Dr. Gerald Cohen, professor of Russian and German, and Dr. Gary Long, professor of chemistry, began teaching at Missouri S&T. The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business will host a reception to honor them for 50 years of service 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the second floor gallery of Curtis Laws Wilson Library. A brief program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

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    Cohen co-authors book on ‘kibosh’

    Posted by on January 8, 2018

    The phrase “put the kibosh on,” meaning “to put an end to,” dates back to an early 19th century poem, but a Cockney chimney sweep brought thephrase to the general public, says Dr. Gerald Cohen, a professor of German and Russian.

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    In the news: The Chronicle, Denver Post, Lady Science blog, New York Times, Science360, St. Louis Public Radio

    Posted by on November 7, 2017

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