Archives for March 2011

Undergraduate research on display Wednesday

The 7th annual Undergraduate Research Conference will be held Wednesday, April 6, at the Havener Center. All Missouri S&T faculty and staff are welcome to attend this event. This year, 66 S&T students will present their research efforts in the oral and poster sessions. All sessions are open to the public. Oral presentations and poster […]

Havener Center extends hours for finals

Faculty members are asked to encourage students to take advantage of the Havener Center’s extended hours during finals week. The Havener Center will be open until 2:30 a.m. Sunday, May 1, through Wednesday, May 4. The following rooms will be available beginning at 11:30 p.m. for individual and/or group studying: Mark Twain, Burgess, Shamrock, Walnut, […]

Woman of the Year Luncheon tickets available

This year’s Woman of the Year Luncheon will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Havener Center. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Connie Goodridge in the Chancellor’s office, Room 206 Parker Hall, or 341-4114. The last day to purchase tickets is Friday, April 8. Tickets are $13 each. No university […]

Miner S&T Booster Club to hold trivia night, golf tournament

Missouri S&T’s Booster Club will hold its annual trivia night and silent auction on Saturday, April 30, at the Lion’s Club Den and its golf tournament two days later on Monday, May 2, at the Oak Meadow Country Club.

BBQ fundraiser scheduled to benefit backpack program

Enjoy a barbecue lunch at the Puck the week after spring break (Monday, April 4, through Thursday, April 7). Hot dogs, hamburgers and baked treats will be for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Friday Backpack Program, an organization in the Rolla area that sends nutritious food home on weekends with students who otherwise might […]

Next free film is Paranoid Park

The next offering in the Spring 2011 Free Film Festival will be Paranoid Park, a story about a teenage skateboarder who accidentally kills a security guard. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Leach Theatre. The R-rated film is free and open to the public.

Send your child to Camp Invention at a special rate

University employees are eligible for discounts when Missouri S&T hosts the nationwide Camp Invention program this summer. This exciting summer day experience is for children entering grades one through six, with three separate weeklong sessions offered this summer.

Mining Industry Night is April 5

The mining and nuclear engineering department will host its first Mining Industry Night at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. This will be a forum to learn about the challenges, opportunities and future of the mining industry in the U.S. and the world. The program will feature industry displays in the Havener Center atrium, and food […]

Research funding available

Research funding for mini-grants to promote teaching scholarship, ranging from $1,000-$10,000, is now available to full-time faculty through the collaboration of the vice provost for academic affairs’ office and the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI). Funding is being provided by VPAA.

Hogan to discuss use of clickers

“Clickers in the Classroom: An Effective Teaching Tool or a Frivolous Piece of “Technology?” will be the topic of the Faculty Learning Community at noon Friday, April 8, in Room 103 Centennial Hall, sponsored by the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) and Educational Technology (EdTech).