Missouri S&T plans to become tobacco-free by July 1, 2016

By July 1, 2016, Missouri S&T intends to join more than 1,000 other colleges and universities in the U.S. by becoming a tobacco-free campus. “The research is clear that tobacco use constitutes a significant health hazard,” says Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Missouri S&T’s chancellor. “As a university, we recognize our responsibility to promote a healthy environment to protect the current and future health of our students, faculty, staff and visitors. We also recognize the need for a smooth transition to a tobacco-free environment, which is why we are waiting until next July to fully implement the change.” [Continue reading]

Faculty First Friday is Oct. 2

The next Faculty First Friday will be held on Friday, Oct. 2. These informal lunches provide an opportunity to network and share ideas with your faculty colleagues and university administration. The brown-bag lunch will be held noon-1 p.m. in the … [Continue reading]

Custodial Workers Day is Oct. 2

Custodians are the workers in the background or behind the scenes who strive to provide a safe, healthy, clean and wholesome educational environment for the students, faculty and staff of Missouri S&T. On Friday, Oct. 2, please take a moment to … [Continue reading]

Learn about Annual Enrollment at a town hall meeting

Benefits-eligible employees should start considering their options for the Annual Enrollment period, which is Oct. 19-30. Town hall meetings and one-on-ones are now available to help you educate yourself on the choices available to you. … [Continue reading]

Testing Center relocates

The Testing Center has relocated to Room G-10 Norwood Hall and all faculty and staff requiring Testing Center services, such as exam drop-off or pick-ups, should check there first. If someone is not available in Room G-10 Norwood Hall, please check … [Continue reading]

Clery Crime stats available on S&T Police website

The Missouri S&T Police Department’s annual Campus Crime and Fire Safety Report is posted on the department’s website at http://police.mst.edu/annualclery/. … [Continue reading]

Seventh annual O’Keefe Lecture is Oct. 22

James L. Spehr will present “An Unexpected Career” as the seventh annual O’Keefe Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in Room 204 McNutt Hall. Spehr, who earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees in metallurgical engineering from … [Continue reading]

Second part of Curators’ Teaching Summit is Oct. 14

The second of the three-part 2015 Curators' Teaching Summit will be held noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in St. Pat's Ballroom A of the Havener Center. This summit will focus on "Using Student Feedback to Enhance Teaching." … [Continue reading]

Engineering project management seminar Oct. 5

Dr. Simon Philbin, director of program management at Imperial College London, will give the inaugural Bernie Sarchet Graduate Seminar Series lecture at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in Room 213 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Philbin’s presentation … [Continue reading]

CIES seminar to cover cement compositions

The Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies (CIES) invites the campus community to attend a research seminar at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Room 206 McNutt Hall. The seminar with feature two speakers. Dr. Aditya Kumar, assistant professor of … [Continue reading]