Archives for April 3, 2017

Grants awarded for faculty-led study abroad program

The Missouri S&T Study Abroad Advisory Committee awarded $25,000 in grant funds to assist in developing faculty-led short-term study abroad programs. The committee considered seven proposals and six faculty members were selected to receive funding. This funding will be used for travel or other costs associated with developing a faculty-led study abroad program. Grants of $5,000 were awarded for the following programs:

Mentoring Mondays for faculty resume today

Due to the success of the Mentoring Monday program during the previous spring semester, Missouri S&T’s two colleges will continue the event 3-4 p.m. every Monday in Room 203 Computer Science Building, starting April 3. Faculty working on a proposal are encouraged to bring a one-page statement and meet with senior researchers committed to mentoring faculty. If you would like your proposal to be read and critiqued by the mentors, please bring six copies of your one-page statement.

Strategic plan feedback due today

Missouri S&T’s strategic plan is created by our campus community. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the latest recommendations and share your thoughts at http://progress.mst.edu/strategicplanrecommendations by Monday, April 3.

Set your sights on Jupiter tonight

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 10 p.m. Monday, April 3, to view Jupiter. The gain planet weighs one-thousandth that of the sun, but 2.5 times more than all the other Solar System planets combined. The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica, north of McNutt Hall and west of St. Patrick’s Lane. The sky must be clear for observing.

Submit your events to official S&T calendar

The Missouri S&T Calendar of Events is your go-to place for publicizing events. To make sure your upcoming event has the most visibility possible, simply visit calendar.mst.edu, log on with your university username and password, and submit your event information to the calendar. It’s a free service to all university-affiliated organizations, and it’s the best way for you to inform the campus community of your event.