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Missouri S&T personalizes English class for each student

Posted by on September 22, 2015

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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

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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

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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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New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russo

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Novelist Richard Russo is known for chronicling American small towns, particularly those in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques Russo uses, as well as the significant themes that run throughout his works.

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Free poetry reading at S&T to feature acclaimed poets

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Acclaimed poets Katy Didden and Terry Kennedy will read from their works at a poetry reading to be held on the Missouri S&T campus this month. Welcoming remarks will be given by Maxwell C. Weiner Professor, Charlotte Matthews.

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Poetry reading by new Weiner Professor at S&T

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Poet Charlotte Matthews has joined the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty this spring as the 2014 Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities. She will present a poetry reading at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Southwestern Bell Culture Center, 1207 N. Elm. St., in Rolla. The event is open to the […]

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Swenson named interim chair of English and technical communication

Posted by on April 1, 2009

Dr. Kris Swenson has been named interim chair of the English and technical communication department at Missouri University of Science and Technology, effective July 1, 2009.

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S&T researcher publishes book about good old boys, rednecks and southern gentlemen

Posted by on December 1, 2008

Dr. Trent Watts, assistant professor in the department of English and technical communication at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently published a book titled White Masculinity in the Recent South.

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English honor society inducts new members

Posted by on May 20, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, inducted 10 new members at the annual English and Technical Communication departmental picnic.

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Missouri S&T to introduce ‘One Book’ program this fall

Posted by on April 23, 2008

Incoming first-year students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will have some required reading this summer as part of the university’s new “One Book” program. The program aims to improve freshman students’ experience during their first year at Missouri S&T by giving them something in common to talk about.

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