Tag: english

Missouri S&T student says theater leads to success

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology junior Hannah Ramsey seems to always be on the move. Whether it is acting in or directing the next student production of the Miner League Theater Players, working as a student writer in the Missouri S&T marketing and communications department, serving as president of the College of Arts, Sciences and Business Undergraduate Student Leadership Council or balancing time with her family while studying for a full course load of classes, she is always doing something.

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Filling the science communication gap

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Science communication can be hard to define, and even harder to teach. But an academic book co-edited by a technical communication professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology hopes to make the subject easier for instructors, and their students, to teach and learn. Dr. Kathyrn Northcut, professor and co-director of technical communication programs at […]

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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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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 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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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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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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