Today’s Three-Minute Thesis finale postponed

Posted by on October 19, 2017

The final round of the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) for graduate students, originally scheduled at 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 19) has been postponed. A new time and location will be announced once determined.

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Update on diversity programs, Title IX

Posted by on October 19, 2017

As part of the organizational changes that began July 1, the student diversity, outreach and women’s programs (SDOWP) now reports to S&T’s chief diversity officer instead of enrollment management. To better reflect the department’s mission, it has been renamed Student Diversity Initiatives. The home for this department will be S&T’s Diversity House, located at 605 W. 11th Street. The brick house was formerly named Student Diversity, Outreach and Women’s Programs.

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Location change announced for Oct. 23 faculty workshop

Posted by on October 19, 2017

The faculty workshop, “Troubleshooting Teams” will be held 3-4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in Room 206 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building. The location was recently changed from Norwood Hall to the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building.

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Need help with annual enrollment?

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Marcia Lane, Total Rewards generalist in human resources, will be available to assist employees signing up for 2018 annual enrollment in Computer Lab 105 in Centennial Hall tomorrow and next week. Drop in at one of the following times if you would like assistance:

  • 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 19
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23
  • 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct 26

Annual enrollment is open now and will end Friday, Oct. 27. It is your opportunity to decide which insurance plan works best for you and make any changes to plans and coverage for 2018. You must enroll in or waive medical insurance, or you will be automatically enrolled in the Healthy Savings Plan at the after-tax, non-discounted rate. Get more details on the University of Missouri System’s annual enrollment site.

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Prepare your chili recipe, costume for Halloween contests

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Join the engineering management and systems engineering department at the EMSE chili cook off and Halloween costume contest Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the second-floor lobby of the Engineering Management Building.

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Course redesign grants available

Posted by on October 19, 2017

All regular full-time tenured, tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty at Missouri S&T are invited to apply for mini-grants of up to $5,000 to help design or redesign an undergraduate course that will fit within the Latin American studies for technical applications (LASTA) minor. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Education and the minor is under the Department of Arts, Languages and Philosophy.

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Rock S&T’s National Chemistry Week celebration

Posted by on October 19, 2017

National Chemistry Week will be observed Oct. 22-28. To celebrate, the South Central Missouri Local Section of the American Chemical Society will host a free community event 1-3 p.m. in Room 212 Schrenk Hall on Saturday, Oct. 28. Drop by for hands-on experiments and learn about geochemistry, which fits into this year’s “Chemistry ROCKS” theme.

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Call for TLT presentations

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Educational technology is now accepting presentation proposals for the 11th annual Teaching and Learning Technology Conference, which will be held March 15, 2018. The theme is “Literacy in STEM Education.” Interested presenters can download a copy of the call-for-presentation form at the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference website.

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Tune in to ‘TVs of Tomorrow’ presentation Nov. 16

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Dr. Ben Gross, associate vice president for collections at the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, will give a presentation, “TVs of Tomorrow” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Room 227 Fulton Hall.

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AT&T case competition coming to campus

Posted by on October 19, 2017

AT&T is sponsoring a case study competition concerning smart city initiatives in November. Teams will get a case study from AT&T and one week to find the best solution to the situation. Teams must comprise four students and include at least one student in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business and one student in the College of Engineering and Computing. Both graduate and undergraduate students may compete. Participants must register their teams at https://goo.gl/forms/eT0EoztP5oqq5sld2 by Friday, Nov. 3.

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