Tag: English and technical communication

Tyson heads to Tyson

Posted by on November 16, 2022

For the past two years, Annmarie Tyson has interned for the same company – Tyson Foods. And next spring, after graduating in five years with an undergraduate and graduate degree from Missouri S&T, she will finally join them full time.

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New book ‘Roadhouse Justice’ focuses on true crime

Posted by on October 19, 2022

In his latest book, Roadhouse Justice: Hattie Lee Barnes and the Killing of a White Man in 1950s Mississippi, historian Trent Brown weaves a story of injustice, civil rights and the southern legal system. This is Brown’s second book about true crime in the South, and he says the story picks up right where his previous book left off.

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on September 28, 2022

At the start of the fall semester, Missouri S&T welcomed 15 faculty members to campus. Their expertise ranges from aerothermodynamics and advanced manufacturing to sports marketing and quantum physics.

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S&T faculty pilot new intervention program for struggling students

Posted by on May 24, 2022

The sudden culture shock that comes with transitioning from high school studies to college is a challenge that many students face. To help students in introductory courses better succeed, Missouri S&T’s English and technical communication department implemented a new early intervention pilot program for students struggling with coursework.

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Northcut named vice provost of academic support

Posted by on August 18, 2021

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been named vice provost of academic support at Missouri S&T, effective Thursday, Sept. 1. She has served as interim vice provost since February 2020. As vice provost of academic support, Northcut oversees the programs and services designed to support learning and improve retention and graduation rates.

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Playing to a digital audience: Missouri S&T professors publish book on video game industry

Posted by on August 5, 2021

In their new book, The Digital Role-Playing Game and Technical Communication: A History of Bethesda, BioWare, and CD Projekt Red, two Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers evaluate the evolution of video game companies and their methods of conveying complex information to consumers.

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The U.S. has beef with its history

Posted by on June 22, 2021

A new study by a Missouri S&T researcher shows U.S. food culture has paralleled the country’s broader changes in colonization, environmentalism, ethnicity and race, and even industrialization.

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Missouri S&T renews partnership with Adobe

Posted by on November 2, 2018

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

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Motorcycle clubs and religion in book chapter to be published this spring

Posted by on February 26, 2018

Motorcycle clubs, popular in American culture since the 1970s, bear striking resemblance to organized religion in both rituals and language, says Dr. Jossalyn Larson, assistant teaching professor of English and technical communication at Missouri S&T. Larson expands on that theory in a book chapter to be published this spring.

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