Tag: English and technical communication

Missouri S&T students to study in Iceland

Posted by on May 10, 2017

Students enrolled in two different English courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will learn about Icelandic myth, folklore and literature this summer in Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of the “Heroes of Fire and Ice: A Three-Week Study Abroad” experience. The program, which runs May 29-June 17, will count for six credit hours. “Heroes of Fire and Ice” will examine how Iceland’s culture has been shaped by a landscape of natural extremes.

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New Mass Effect game could make or break franchise, researchers say

Posted by on March 15, 2017

The fallout from the poorly received ending of the third video game in the popular series Mass Effect could doom the upcoming release of “Mass Effect: Andromeda,” say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Adobe partnership continues to benefit technical communication students at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 20, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, is beginning its third year of partnership with Adobe Systems Inc., to allow students and faculty in the technical communication program to have hands-on access to Adobe’s industry-standard software. This partnership is made possible through Adobe’s University Outreach Program, which offers licenses of Adobe Technical Communication Suite to the students and faculty in the program.

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Looking for something to read? Ask the experts

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Faculty from Missouri University of Science and Technology’s English and technical communication department offer their choices for the most interesting, challenging and absorbing books and articles they read this past year. Kickstart a year of reading by checking out the books below that interest you.

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KMST to present original ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance

Posted by on December 15, 2016

Gather around the radio and rekindle the spirit of the holidays by listening to KMST’s original production broadcast of “A Christmas Carol.” The classic Charles Dickens book has been adapted to a radio play specifically for a prerecorded performance.

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Learn about the trials refugees face at Nov. 16 talk

Posted by on October 31, 2016

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 student works to localize corporate social media

Posted by on August 23, 2016

Language barriers and cultural differences lead to the need for large, multinational corporations to adopt localized social media strategies. One graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology is looking at four companies in two countries to study best practices for building such a strategy.

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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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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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