The Miner Golf Course at Missouri University of Science and Technology will close at the end of the current season, which concludes on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The closure will result in a cost savings for the university and allow student activity fees currently dedicated for golf course operations to be redirected to recreational facilities that are of greater interest to students – something Missouri S&T students have requested. [Read more…]
“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.”
Missouri University of Science and Technology recently signed the NCAA Presidential Pledge, which reaffirms Missouri S&T’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in athletics.
The pledge is designed to promote ethnic and racial diversity and gender equity in college sports hiring practices. It is intended to address the low representation of minorities and women in coaching and athletics administration at all levels. [Read more…]
The basketball court at Missouri University of Science and Technology became a court of celebration Sunday (April 10) for one area youth battling cancer. [Read more…]
Two Missouri University of Science and Technology student-athletes have been awarded scholarships from Phelps County Bank in Rolla, Missouri.
When 400-meter hurdler Chayce Boyce steps up to the starting line during a track meet, he’s not thinking about the spectators in the stands or even the runners he is competing against. He’s focused only on running his own race.
His mental mantra ‘Just run your race; don’t focus on anyone else’ has gotten him through countless races. But Boyce says it’s not all a mental game—it’s a game of repetition.
“Repetition cuts down on errors,” says Boyce, a junior in engineering management from De Soto, Missouri. “Depending on the hurdles, you can lose a race by one misstep, so I practice a lot to develop my technique. [Read more…]
Among the list of intramural sports offered at Missouri S&T, inner tube water polo stands alone. Well, maybe it floats alone. No prior water polo experience is necessary, and besides you’ve probably never played it. Learning to navigate the pool floating atop inner tubes across 12-minute halves is part of the game. Teamwork, creativity and improvisation are key elements to success. The tournament only happens one weekend a year, so come prepared. Or not. It’ll be fun either way.
Despite knowing when and where I’m going to be photographing at Missouri S&T, I still don’t always know exactly what I’m about to see. Research and planning can play a big part in executing a portrait, but capturing the unanticipated and authentic moments of a photo shoot are what truly make it special. Photographing Missouri S&T during 2015 continued to intrigue, inspire and challenge me as I embedded myself further into the Miner community.
Water fascinates me to photograph because it’s a shape shifter. Its ability to transform around objects, such as a swimmer’s head emerging for air, always makes me excited to see how it may enhance an already exciting scene.
70mm, 1/1250s, f/2.8, ISO 3200
Missouri S&T recorded its highest number of selections ever to the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s All-Academic team for the 2014-15 season, which was released by the league today. [Read more…]