Archives for August 9, 2016

Vote for S&T student Casey Burton for Young Investigator Award

Casey Burton, a third-year Ph.D. student in chemistry at Missouri S&T, is one of six finalists for the BioAnalysis Zone Young Investigator Award, and he needs your help to win this award. Please vote for Burton in the competition. Burton works with Dr. Yinfa Ma, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of chemistry, on research related to […]

Funeral service for Kim Haffer

Kim Haffer, wife of Randy Haffer in information technology research support services, died Saturday, Aug. 6. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Eaton Funeral Home, located at 347 N. Clark St. in Sullivan, Missouri. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Eaton Funeral Home. Memorials to the family are appreciated.

S&T to transition to Canvas

Missouri S&T is transitioning to Canvas by Instructure as the standard Learning Management System. A faculty and student committee was created in 2013 to examine the past Learning Management System (LMS), Blackboard, and to determine if it was the best fit for the campus. Extensive faculty and student surveys and open forums were held to […]

Miner Card ID office extended hours

The Miner Card ID office will have extended hours throughout opening week. They are as follows:

Technology Development Center parking lot closed Aug. 13-14

The Technology Development Center’s parking lot will be closed Saturday, Aug. 13, through Sunday, Aug. 14, for resealing and restriping. The lot will reopen Monday, Aug. 15. For more information, contact Ron Boggs at 308-7066.

Attend the Leach Theatre 25th anniversary gala

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, Leach Theatre will begin its 25th anniversary season with a gala event featuring a special performance by the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO). The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception including hors d’oeuvres and live music by St. Louis-based pop-jazz duo Bryan and Lola on the patio of […]

Be preventative about your preventative care

Knowing what labs and exams that are considered “preventative” or “wellness” with healthcare reform and covered at 100 percent is key in preventing yourself from receiving any unexpected charge from a clinic, hospital or doctor’s office for wellness visits. The 2016 summary plan description is a helpful place to refer to, ensuring that you are […]

eConnection returns to regular schedule

Starting next week, the faculty and staff eConnection will return to its regular schedule of Monday and Thursday morning distribution. Submission deadlines are 3 p.m. the day before they are published. The eConnection will maintain this schedule until after the end of the semester. Continue to submit your campus news to the eConnection, student-based announcements to the student eConnection and remember to submit campus events to the campus calendar.

Register now for stress reduction classes

Three decades of research show the mindfulness-based stress reduction program is effective in helping people cope with job- or family-related stress, medical problems, anxiety and depression. Join this eight-week program to get tools for using formal mindfulness techniques like meditation, yoga and body scan to respond to stress.

TTED works to increase small business participation in funding opportunity

The office of technology transfer and economic development (TTED) at Missouri S&T is co-sponsoring the SBIR Road Tour, which will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, in St. Louis. The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to promote the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.