College of Arts, Sciences, and Education

A history of the historian

Posted by on July 17, 2023

In the seventh grade, Dr. Larry Gragg knew he wanted to be a historian. His teacher assigned him to write about any person in popular culture and Gragg picked up his first biography to read about the New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig. What followed from that class project was a lifetime of research and interviews.

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Student Council’s CASE Chair

Posted by on June 28, 2023

Hello to all CASE students, faculty, and staff! My name is Madison Jolly, and I am pleased to share that I am the Student Council’s CASE chair for this school year. I am a senior here at S&T, but my academic journey has been a bit atypical. I received my associate degree in teaching from […]

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Kueny named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 27, 2023

Dr. Clair Reynolds Kueny has been named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T. Her appointment begins Monday, July 3.

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S&T students explore history, architecture of Chicago

Posted by on June 21, 2023

Twelve Missouri S&T students spent two weeks last month exploring Chicago to learn about the city and its architecture through a two-week course in the Windy City. “There’s no better place to learn about the history of modern architecture than Chicago, and there’s no better way to experience architecture than in person,” says Dr. Jeff […]

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Missouri S&T physicist-led team finds new behavior of light

Posted by on June 15, 2023

A research collaboration led by a Missouri S&T physicist has used a new computational process that increases the speed and scale of numerical simulations to observe a previously theorized emerging behavior of light. Despite over 40 years of research, it had remained unknown whether the phenomenon called Anderson localization could take place for the electromagnetic waves.

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S&T students visit one of the most biodiverse places on Earth

Posted by on June 7, 2023

Eleven Missouri S&T students are currently in Ecuador as part of a study abroad course through the university’s environmental science program. The students are conducting research at Tiputini Biodiversity Station on the Rio Tiputini, located in the Amazon rainforest, to learn about Ecuador’s biodiversity, including volcanos and rainforests.

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Emeritus professor James O. Stoffer establishes endowed professorship in polymer chemistry

Posted by on June 5, 2023

Dr. James O. Stoffer, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, has donated a $550,000 gift of patent royalties to establish a professorship in polymer chemistry in his home department. Matched by funds from the university’s Kummer Inspiration Program, the $1.1 million James O. Stoffer Endowed Professorship in Polymer Chemistry will also support […]

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Study abroad recap by Dr. Verble

Posted by on May 25, 2023

From Dr. Robin Verble, associate professor of biological sciences: Ecuador is home to breathtaking landscapes and some of the most biodiverse environments on Earth. Snowcapped volcanoes climb to dizzying heights above ancient cities and animals such as pink river dolphins, wire-tailed manakins, giant river otters, tapirs, and pygmy marmosets exist in dense jungles. Over the […]

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‘Discovering Chemistry’ camp recap

Posted by on May 25, 2023

The chemistry department held its inaugural summer camp titled “Discovering Chemistry” for rising 9th-11th grade students in June. Sixteen students from Missouri and nearby states attended and engaged in 10 laboratories. Participants also used some of the department’s advanced analytical instrumentation to analyze caffeine in soft drinks and to assay trace metals in drinking water. The week wrapped […]

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Photo gallery: Spring commencement 2023

Posted by on May 18, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated the accomplishments of over 1,000 Miners as they received their degrees last weekend. Check out some photos from the ceremonies. Photos by Michael Pierce, Missouri S&T

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