Archives for September 2010

Former Philip Morris scientist to speak at S&T

Dr. Victor J. DeNoble, former research scientist for Philip Morris (maker of Marlboro cigarettes) will visit campus to discuss the addictive nature of nicotine and the tobacco industry’s attempt to hide important health information from the public. He will present “Into the Darkside: The Science Behind Nicotine Addiction and the Lies of the Tobacco Industry,” […]

Swift named chair-elect for ASEE Midwest

Dr. Theresa Swift, assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, was elected chair-elect for the American Society for Engineering Education’s Midwest Section at the section’s annual meeting and conference held in Lawrence, Kan., on Sept. 24. The section includes Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Rolla was selected as the site for the 2012 […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: S&T Teaching and Learning Conference 2011

Educational technology is now accepting presentation proposals for the Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning Technology Conference, scheduled for March 10-11, 2011. Interested presenters can download a copy of the Call for Proposal form online at

Learn about ubiquitous sensing on Tuesday

Dr. Sharon Wood will present “The Potential of Ubiquitous Sensing,” from 2-3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Room 239 Emerson Hall (Electric and Computer Engineering Building). She will compare side-by-side various schemes for rehabilitation and strengthening of existing structures, which leads to the development of field-tested recommendations for individual structural systems of specific ages. Doors […]

New FedEx program saves $$

The University of Missouri has announced a new FedEx program for express package and ground service package delivery that will save departments a significant amount of money. Find out how your department can utilize this service at two information sessions, at 11 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, in St. Pat’s B […]

Dorcas Park named honorary Coterie president

Dorcas Park was recently named honorary president of Coterie of Missouri S&T, in recognition of her long-time devotion to the organization and to the campus. Park is the wife of Dr. John Park, chancellor emeritus of Missouri S&T. When he was chancellor, she oversaw the publication of two Coterie cookbooks titled “The Chancellor’s Table.”

Next free film is The Ghost Writer

The next offering in the 2010 Free Fall Film Festival will be The Ghost Writer. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall. The film is free and open to the public. This political thriller involves a successful British ghost writer who agrees to complete the memoirs […]

Pink Ladies 5K is Oct 23

Come together as a community to fight breast cancer at the 9th Annual Pink Ladies 5K Fun Run and Walk, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct 23, at The Centre. Registration is $15 if you register by Thursday, Oct. 14, $18 after Oct. 14. Those who register early are guaranteed an event T-shirt. […]

Reserve your spot for October hiring workshop

The October hiring workshops will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct. 5, and at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20. Both sessions will be held in the HR Conference Room in 206 Centennial Hall. Reserve your spot by contacting Karen Chapman at 341-6314 or Workshops are held on the first Tuesday and third Wednesday of […]

Dispel Missouri immigrant and refugee myths

As a part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Pam DeVoe, will present “Dispelling the Myths: Immigrant and Refugee Communities in Missouri” from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center. DeVoe will discuss the facts about immigrant and refugee communities, why and how they come to Missouri and will share some […]