Archives for July 28, 2014

New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russo

Understanding Richard RussoNovelist Richard Russo is known for chronicling American small towns, particularly those in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques Russo uses, as well as the significant themes that run throughout his works. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T among Money magazine’s top universities

A new ranking of universities by Money magazine lists Missouri University of Science and Technology as No. 86 in the nation and the top-ranked public university in Missouri. [Read more…]

Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Daniel Miller, a recent biological sciences M.S. graduate, built this do-it-yourself microscope with a smartphone and less than $10 in materials. (Photo by Sam O'Keefe.)

Daniel Miller, a recent biological sciences M.S. graduate, built this do-it-yourself microscope with a smartphone and less than $10 in materials. (Photo by Sam O’Keefe.)

With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab. [Read more…]