On the hit TV show, “Shark Tank,” entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to investors. At Missouri S&T’s Miner Tank, faculty and staff will pitch proposals for innovative projects to the Missouri S&T Innovation Team. Miner Tank will be held 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.
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The campus community is invited to an open forum to review progress and make changes to Missouri S&T’s campus master plan 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The campus master plan focuses on the physical campus environment (buildings, facilities and grounds. The 2017 Campus Master Plan Update will be presented to the Board of Curators during the April meeting.
Volunteers are needed for two robotics competitions for high school students that will be held on Missouri S&T’s campus:
All are welcome to attend “Poetry is Power: Race and Patriotism in American Poetry” 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. The event will highlight a series of 20th-century African-American poems focused on complicated issues of America, patriotism, citizenship and race relations. A dessert reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., and student performances of spoken word and song will begin at 7 p.m.
There is an emergency appeal for O- and O+ blood types and a shortage for all other blood types in the local supply. Volunteers may give at the Havener Center in the St. Pat’s Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day from Tuesday, Jan. 31, to Friday, Feb. 3.
Career opportunities and employer relations seeks faculty and staff with search committee or hiring experience to assist with Ph.D. mock video interviews. Help transform your star students into star candidates. Faculty and staff volunteers are needed to:
- provide sets of up to 10 discipline-specific interview questions for PhD students and/or
- record questions for the online practice interview program, InterviewStream
Caroline Murphy, R.N., the University of Missouri System’s UnitedHealthcare nurse liaison, will be on campus for a class and one-on-one appointments with faculty and staff. Murphy will present, “Introduction to Services and Primary Care Providers,” 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Room 204 Centennial Hall. Register for the free presentation at umurl.us/nurse. Following the class, Murphy will meet with faculty and staff by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please contact her at 296-0158 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No matter where you are in life — just getting started or planning for retirement — a session with Melvin Ballenger, TIAA financial consultant, can help you create a unique plan for your goals. He will be on campus to visit with faculty and staff Tuesday, Feb. 7. To register for a session, sign up online at www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353.
Dr. Tim Philpot, associate professor of structural engineering in the civil, architectural and environmental engineering department, died Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2017). No immediate memorial service is planned. The family plans to hold a celebration of his life at a later date.