Department of English and Technical Communication

S&T publishes first edition of peer-reviewed journal

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology now have the opportunity to publish their research in a peer-reviewed journal called “Peer to Peer.” The journal, which includes peer-reviewed research articles written by undergraduates who were enrolled in English 1160 the spring 2015 semester, published its first issue in February.

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Missouri S&T professor a clue on ‘Jeopardy!’

Posted by on January 7, 2016

This professor of foreign languages at Missouri University of Science and Technology was a clue this week on the popular TV game show Jeopardy!

Who is Dr. Gerald Cohen?

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-2015. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled t 1:30 p.m. p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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Food safety examined in new book by S&T researcher

Posted by on November 20, 2015

A new book edited by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher discusses the ways communication and developing technologies can improve global food and water safety. In-depth interviews with food industry experts reveal the slow acceptance of new technology and the subconscious ways that people judge food when making purchases.

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Missouri S&T personalizes English class for each student

Posted by on September 22, 2015

This fall, students taking English 1160 at Missouri University of Science and Technology are finding their studies have more practical applications than ever before. Titled “Writing and Research,” the course was redesigned to promote students writing in their respective major disciplines.

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Adobe partnership benefits technical communication at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 17, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology has recently partnered with Adobe Systems Inc. to provide students and faculty in the technical communication program with hands-on access to industry-standard software. Courtesy of its University Outreach Program, Adobe Systems Inc. has provided Missouri S&T with a free license for its Technical Communication Suite 5 collection of software programs, each of which technical communication students are likely to encounter in their future jobs as technical writers and communicators.

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One Book program at Missouri S&T to focus on community and social acceptance

Posted by on July 21, 2015

The national bestseller “Outcasts United” has been selected for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2015 One Book program. Approximately 1,200 freshman students will be expected to read the book during the summer before they arrive on campus. It will then be taught in all sections of English 1120, a required course for most Missouri S&T students.

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Adobe partnership benefits technical communication at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology is partnering with Adobe Systems Inc. to give technical communication students hands-on experience with industry-standard software.

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Missouri S&T researcher honored for editing

Posted by on February 19, 2015

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, an associate professor of English and technical communication at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned the 2015 Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).

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Kate Drowne named associate dean

Posted by on December 10, 2014

Dr. Kathleen Drowne, associate professor of English and technical communication at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will become associate dean for academic affairs in Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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