Allada to help transition graduate studies

Posted by on January 22, 2018

As the university’s first and only vice provost of graduate studies, Dr. Venkat Allada has led graduate education efforts at Missouri S&T for over a decade. Effective Jan. 1, he now serves as special advisor to the provost to help ensure a smooth transition as the office of graduate studies merges with Missouri S&T’s office of research and sponsored programs. As part of a new organizational structure at S&T, a national search is underway for the position of vice chancellor for research and dean of graduate studies. Read more.

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Lab safety training course required for all graduate students

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Missouri S&T’s environmental health and safety department provides a Canvas course, General Laboratory Safety Training (GLST). All Missouri S&T graduate students are required to complete the course before entering a campus laboratory. If you have not previously taken the training, please sign up for GLST. After signing up, you will receive an email with a link to the course in Canvas. The course will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete. It can be taken in multiple increments or one setting, depending on the students’ preference.

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Your design could go on Celebration of Nations tee

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Amateur artists and designers are invited to submit original designs for this year’s Celebration of Nations T-shirt by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. The winning designer will receive a $150 gift card to the S&T Store and the shirts will be available at the St. Pat’s parade Saturday, March 17, in downtown Rolla. Get more details at rol.la/CON18shirt.

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Spring groups are free, confidential, effective

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Counseling services offers various student groups to help students cope with school demands, feel better faster and stay in school happier. Several groups will launch next week, including groups focused on safety, ADHD support and Miners 4 Recovery. Counseling services will soon offer groups focused on mood management, test anxiety and social confidence. Please encourage students to stop by Room 204 Norwood Hall, call 341-4211 or visit counsel.mst.edu for more details.

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Need funding? Dive into the Miner Tank competition

Posted by on January 22, 2018

At Missouri S&T’s Miner Tank, students, faculty and staff will pitch proposals for innovative projects to the Missouri S&T Innovation Team. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Submit your proposal online at innovate.mst.edu/proposal/proposalform. The competition will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.

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Hispanic Film Festival kicks off Thursday with comedy

Posted by on January 22, 2018

The Hispanic Film Series will present the first film of the series, The Tenth Man, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in Room 199 Toomey Hall. The film is an Argentinean comedy of 2016, presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

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WWI expert to speak at Research on Tap

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Join the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business for the next Research on Tap lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, on the second-floor loft of Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. Dr. Petra DeWitt, an assistant professor of history, will present “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War.”

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Play trivia, support children’s hospital

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and University Police will host TKE Trivia Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Rolla Lion’s Club Den, located at 1061 S. Bishop Ave. All proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Register by Saturday, Feb. 3, for a discounted fee of $80 per table. After Feb. 3, the cost per table will be $100.

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Visit with alumni at winery event

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Faculty and staff are invited to join the Central Ozarks section of the Miner Alumni Association for a day of visiting, fun and wine tasting during a Winter Winery Crawl 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.  Participants will visit wineries along the newly formed Meramec River Wine Trail. Please register online. The schedule includes:

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Joe Friday sale coming up

Posted by on January 22, 2018

The S&T Store is welcoming back faculty, staff and students, with the store’s first “Joe Friday” sale of the year on Friday, Jan. 26. Save 25 percent on Miner clothing, gifts and gear from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store and from midnight to midnight online.

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