Archives for October 2016

NASA astronaut to speak as part of Space Week Nov. 4

Photo by NASA.

Photo by NASA.

Dr. Sandra Magnus, executive director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and former NASA astronaut, will speak about space-related topics as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Space Week.

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Learn about the trials refugees face at Nov. 16 talk

Cover courtesy of outcastsunited.com.

Cover courtesy of outcastsunited.com.

Hear the true story of how a Jordanian immigrant founded a soccer team for refugees to help them adjust to life in the United States at a talk hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology this November.

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Missouri S&T to host Republican ‘town hall’ event

indexThe College Republicans, a student organization at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will host a “town hall” this month to introduce a Republican candidate for secretary of state to the Rolla and campus community.

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Computing conference opens doors for Missouri S&T students

Katrina Ward cracked the code.

Part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 12-student contingent at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference Oct. 18-21 in Houston, Ward showed how Amazon’s coding challenge didn’t compute — literally.

Her prize? A job offer. [Read more…]

Miner League Theatre players to perform ‘A Christmas Story’

"A Christmas Story" follows Ralphie Parker's quest for a for a Red Rider BB Gun. Photo by Julie Phelps.

“A Christmas Story” follows Ralphie Parker’s quest for a for a Red Rider BB Gun. Photo by Julie Phelps.

The Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology will perform a production of “A Christmas Story” Nov. 10-13 in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall.

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Academy of Miner Athletics inducts new members

A group of four former student-athletes from Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Academy of Miner Athletics on Friday, Oct. 14.

The academy recognizes alumni who have brought honor to the university’s athletic department through their accomplishments on the playing field, in their careers and through community leadership. Academy members support the department through coordinated gifts of time, experience and money. The Academy of Miner Athletics was founded in October 2011 with its first induction class of 33 individuals. [Read more…]

Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Six professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 13.

The academy recognizes outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and provides organized assistance to the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

Mead-making Miners

Patrick Martin (from left), Esther Martin, Anna Wallace and Derek Martin pose with Martin Brothers Winery's mead offerings at the meadery's guided tasting bar outside of Hermann, Missouri.

Patrick Martin (from left), Esther Martin, Anna Wallace and Derek Martin pose with Martin Brothers Winery’s mead offerings at the meadery’s guided tasting bar outside of Hermann, Missouri.

One Missouri S&T alumnus reached deep into the past to determine his and his family’s future.

Patrick Martin graduated in 2011 with degrees in chemistry and biological sciences. Today he practices the ancient art of mead-making at his family’s winery, Martin Brothers Winery, using his extensive education and passionate interest in microbiology as his muse. His mead has garnered acclaim and a bevy of international awards for the Hermann, Missouri-based winery. The accolades include a gold-award-equivalent Medal of American Excellence for his Orange Blossom Mead at the 2015 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition in Kansas City, Missouri, and a gold award for his Wildflower Sweet Mead in Beverage Testing Institute’s 2014 World Honey Wine Challenge in Chicago, Illinois. [Read more…]

‘Happy Feet’ to show at Leach Theatre Oct. 29

05c6668b832e2ac45cd5b7daa209af5f95b9a74bThe animated children’s film “Happy Feet” will kick off the 2016-17 Leach Theatre Family Film Series at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Oct. 29.

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View Missouri S&T student artists’ work at a Nov. 1 reception

This acrylic on canvas artwork was created by Alyssa K. Wagner. Photo by Jesse Cureton/Missouri S&T

This acrylic on canvas artwork was created by Alyssa K. Wagner. Photo by Jesse Cureton/Missouri S&T

The area community is invited to attend an artist reception to view paintings, drawings and sculptures by over 50 Missouri University of Science and Technology students and vote for a favorite piece of artwork.

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