Tag: English and technical communication

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

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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

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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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Missouri S&T renews partnership with Adobe

Posted by on November 17, 2017

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

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Missouri S&T students to study in Iceland

Posted by on May 10, 2017

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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

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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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