Malone Co-Authors Textbook about Technical Editing

Dr. Ed Malone, professor of English and technical communication, is the co-author of Technical Editing: An Introduction to Editing in the Workplace, recently published by Oxford University Press. His co-authors are Donald H. Cunningham and Joyce M. Rothschild, both of Auburn University. Several S&T alumni contributed to the book.

Alumna Amra Mehanovic (BS, 2017; MS, 2019), a content strategist for Express Scripts, created 17 visuals for the textbook. Ten more alumni are featured in “On the Record” boxes in the textbook:

  • Amy Ketterer (BS, 2014),  editorial assistant for the U.S. Geological Survey
  • Elizabeth Richardson (BA, 2005; MS, 2007), lead technical writer for Schneider Electric
  • Shubhangi Vajpayee (MS, 2013), technical writer for Amazon Web Services
  • Misty Adams (BS, 2011; MS, 2013), technical editor for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Amruta Ranade (MS, 2017), senior technical writer for Cockroach Labs
  • Matt Peaslee (BS, 2012), lead project manager and scrum master for Mastercard
  • Blake Williams (BA, 2013; MS, 2015), technical writer for Automatic Systems
  • Elizabeth Roberson (MS, 2011), assistant teaching professor at Missouri S&T
  • Tara Bryan de Cañellas (MS, 2007), formerly Tara Gosnell, technical editor for the U.S. Navy
  • Emily Seals (MS, 2016), technical editor for graduate studies at Missouri S&T

Adobe Donates Licenses for Its Technical Communication Suite

Our department is continuing its partnership with Adobe Systems Inc. to give students and faculty in technical communication classes hands-on experience with Adobe’s industry-standard software. This partnership is made possible through Adobe’s … [Continue reading]

Jennifer Collins (BS, 2014) in New Position at the Discovery Center of Springfield

The Discovery Center of Springfield is happy to announce Jennifer Collins as their new Marketing & Advancement Director. “I’m excited to continue with the Discovery Center on this new chapter. While working at the Discovery Center, you hear the … [Continue reading]

Looking for Something to Read?

Faculty in our department recently offered their choices for some of the most interesting, challenging, and absorbing books and articles they read in 2016. • His Bloody Project, by Graeme Burnet. “It's historical fiction disguised as a memoir and … [Continue reading]

Ramsay Paints the Town Red … and Green and Purple

This past semester, Leach Theatre hosted an exhibition of abstract paintings by artist Ramsay Wise, a Rolla native and lecturer of English at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Wise primarily uses spray paint and acrylics to blur the line … [Continue reading]

Tech Com Graduate Wins Alumna Award

The Alumna of the Year Gold Award went to Tara Stone, a user interface designer specialist in marketing and communications. Stone earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in technical communication from Missouri S&T. Before joining the … [Continue reading]

The Association for Business Communication Awards Research Grant to Graduate Student

Written by Peter Ehrhard Language barriers and cultural differences lead to the need for large, multinational corporations to adopt localized social media strategies. One graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology is looking … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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]