Memorial service planned for Dr. Oran Allan Pringle

Dr. Oran Allan Pringle, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of physics, died early Friday, March 24, after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the S&T physics department or to cancer research.

Dr. Pringle joined the S&T faculty as an assistant professor of physics in 1985. He was named associate professor in 1991 and professor in 1998. He was named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2005. Dr. Pringle retired on March 1.

Dr. Pringle’s research specialty was neutron-diffraction studies of magnetic materials. He was active in teaching the fundamentals of science to K-12 students and educators to help improve science instruction in Missouri schools.

Learn about the sense of belonging at April diversity lecture

The campus community is invited to a free lecture by internationally recognized diversity scholar Dr. Terrell Strayhorn at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. Strayhorn will discuss results of research into the … [Continue reading]

Request software for computer learning centers

It is time to request the software you would like to use in campus computer learning centers (CLCs) for the Fall 2017 semester. To access the application, visit the EdTech CLC website and click the “submit request” button. Requests are due by 5 p.m. … [Continue reading]

Get-together planned for non-tenure-track faculty

All non-tenure-track faculty members are invited to a get-together 4-5 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the John O. Farmer Lounge of Hasselmann Alumni House. This is an informal gathering to meet, network and visit with colleagues as well as representatives … [Continue reading]

Suggestion boxes set up for grad students

The office of graduate studies offers a new way for graduate students to voice concerns or pose questions regarding anything related to the graduate student experience. To make anonymous comments or suggestions: Submit your thoughts online. To … [Continue reading]

Celebrate Earth Day with 5K green run

The Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team will host a 5K green run/walk Saturday, April 22. Registration will open at 11 a.m. and the race will begin at noon at the Solar Village, on the corner of 10th Street and Poole Avenue. A green run is … [Continue reading]

Fiscal training planned on payment requests

University of Missouri System’s accounts payable shared services team will present “Tips for Using the Supplier Module and Creating Payment Requests” at two sessions Monday, April 17, in Room 235 of the Engineering Management Building. The training … [Continue reading]

Share your good news with colleagues

Have you recently received an award from a professional organization or civic group? Presented at a conference? Received some other form of recognition? Tell us about it through the eConnection accomplishments form. We’re looking to share the good … [Continue reading]

Share your ideas at budget forum

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend an open forum to discuss the Missouri S&T budget at 3 p.m. Friday, March 24, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. This session is for individuals who have not previously provided … [Continue reading]

MAE hosts engineering expert Dr. Galip Ulsoy

To kick off the mechanical and aerospace engineering department's Distinguished Centennial Lecture Series, Dr. Galip Ulsoy will present “Designing Reconfigurable Systems for Manufacturing and Automotive Applications” 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in … [Continue reading]