The Missouri University of Science and Technology Choir has been selected to perform at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion Candlelight Tours, an annual holiday celebration in Jefferson City, Missouri, typically attended by 3,000-5,000 persons.Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology will welcome Theatre Latté Da’s production of “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914” this month as a part of the 2017-18 Campus Performing Arts Series.Read More »
The Missouri University of Science and Technology choral program will present its fall concert, Eat, Drink and SING!, this week. The performance will feature music about food programmed as a menu, including cocktails, appetizers and dessert. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Leach Theater of Castleman Hall, located at […]Read More »
STEM Monologues depicts hurdles for women in science, tech, engineering and math — in their own words
The challenges faced by women in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics are well-documented, and pervasive. While more than 56 percent of college students on U.S. campuses are female, the percentages of women earning degrees in the fields collectively known as STEM hover at less than half that rate. In the workplace, women represent nearly half of the U.S. workforce but account for just 28.4 percent of American scientists and engineers, according to the National Science Foundation.
Beyond those statistics, though, are countless personal stories: withering accounts of casual discrimination; demeaning remarks that continue to sting years later; diminished expectations by classmates, professors, coworkers and supervisors; and in the most severe cases, sexual harassment and sexual assault. Those personal stories are at the heart of “The STEM Monologues,” a new play being performed by the Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology over the next two weeks.Read More »
The Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology will perform the world premiere of an original production “The S.T.E.M. Monologues” Nov. 9-15 on the Missouri S&T campus.Read More »