Dolan Receives UMRB Grant for Second Book Project

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn (“KC”) Dolan, who has just been awarded a University of Missouri Research Board grant. This grant will enable her to work full-time in Fall 2016 on her second book project: Dinner Stories: Food Animals and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature.

The following is a list of UMRB grant recipients, past and present, from our department:

• Ed Malone, 2016, Technical Communication in World War II: The Birth of a Profession
• Anne Cotterill, 2015, Absolute Zero: Demonic Cold in Early Modern England
• Eric Bryan, 2012, The Christianization of Scandinavia
• Kate Drowne, 2011, The Black Flapper: Jazz Age Stories of Modern Black Women
• David Wright, 2008, Communications in Converging Industries: NAIS
• Ed Malone, 2008, Women Technical Communicators before 1960
• Anne Cotterill, 2006, Elizabeth Isham: A Life in the Margins
• Kathy Northcut, 2005, Drawing Meaning: The Power of Scientific Illustration

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Missouri S&T's Department of English and Technical Communication offers seven scholarships for students. Congratulations to the following 2016 recipients: The Jack K. and Mary K. Boyd Memorial Scholarship: Amra Mehanovic The Larry Paul … [Continue reading]

Ranade Publishes Article in STC’s Intercom

Amruta Ranade, a graduate student in technical communication at Missouri S&T, has published an article titled "Writing for a North American Audience" in the May 2016 issue of Intercom, the monthly magazine of the Society for Technical … [Continue reading]

Department Welcomes Dr. Sarah Hercula

by Taylor Schubert The Department of English and Technical Communication is pleased to announce the hiring of another professor: Dr. Sarah Hercula will be joining the faculty in Fall 2016. Dr. Hercula is a recent graduate of Illinois State … [Continue reading]

New Journal Features Writing by ENGL 1160 Students

by Arielle Bodine Undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology now have the opportunity to publish their research in a peer-reviewed journal called Peer to Peer. The first edition of the journal, which includes … [Continue reading]

STC Student Chapter Elects New Officers for 2016

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In January, the Missouri S&T student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) elected new officers for 2016: Amruta Ranade (president), YeonKyung Lee (vice president), and Mariah Thomas (secretary). Chapter members attended the … [Continue reading]

STC Chapter Elects 2013-2014 Officers

The Missouri S&T student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) met today and elected officers. The officers for 2013-2014 are as follows: President: Raz Kerwin Vice President: Neha Koolwal Secretary: Adrienne … [Continue reading]

Tech Com Majors Attend Conferences in Springfield

In late April, several S&T tech com majors attended the 8th Annual Workshop for Teachers of Technical Writing and the 10th Annual STC Student Conference at Missouri State University in Springfield. The students were Razmus Kerwin, Misty Adams, … [Continue reading]

New Missouri S&T Student Chapter of STC

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) recently approved our petition to create a student chapter of STC at Missouri S&T. The Missouri S&T chapter hopes to attract members from the former St. Louis chapter of STC as well as students … [Continue reading]

Malone and Morgan win publication awards

Dr. Ed Malone has won the 2012 NCTE/CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Article Reporting Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical and Scientific Communication for "Chrysler's 'Most Beautiful … [Continue reading]