Archives for April 17, 2017

Bridge innovation expert to give Stueck Lecture

Dr. Man-Chung Tang, a world authority on cable-stayed bridges, will present his views on art and innovation in design during a lecture at 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Hall. The free lecture is part of the Neil and Maurita Stueck Distinguished Lecture Series for civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T. Get more details.

Attend the Woman of the Year ceremony and luncheon

The campus community is invited to the Woman of the Year award ceremony and luncheon noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Hasselmann Alumni House. The 2017 Woman of the Year and the first winner of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award will be announced at the ceremony. Come congratulate the honorees, mingle with campus colleagues and previous award recipients, and enjoy a complimentary light lunch after the ceremony. For more information, please contact Sarah Jones, senior manager of donor relations, at jonessarah@mst.edu or 341-6359.

Go blue for Autism Awareness Day on April 19

Promote autism awareness and autism acceptance by wearing the color blue Wednesday, April 19. The Havener Center will “Light It Up Blue” as part of the celebration and blue balloons will demonstrate support across campus. April is National Autism Awareness Month. The counseling, disability and student wellness staff encourages students, staff and faculty to celebrate and show support for the individuals in our lives and on our campus that have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The zombies are back

Don’t be alarmed if you see zombies — or humans — on campus this week. An S&T organization, Humans vs. Zombies, is hosting a series of games about mock-apocalyptic survival this week, beginning today (Monday, April 17) and running through Saturday, April 22. The organization will also host ZED Talks 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in Room 103 Engineering Management. Professors will speak about interesting developments related — even if tangentially — to zombies.

Check out the Experimental Mine at open house

Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine will be open to students, faculty and staff 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 19. The open house will include a free lunch provided by Buckley Powder, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and transportation to and from Havener Center and the mine. Activities will include mine tours, organization booths, gold panning, mine rescue practices, raffle and explosives demonstrations.

Get your department, office Green Office certified

The Center for Sustainability wants to recognize your department or office for helping S&T become more sustainable. This green office certification not only recognizes your current efforts to make your office or academic department more sustainable, but also provides easy tips on new ways you can make a difference. With your help, Missouri S&T can limit its environmental footprint and create a culture of sustainability on the campus and community. Learn more about the green office certification.

Shirt sales to benefit Special Olympics

University Police is a proud supporter of the Special Olympics Missouri. As a fundraiser, the police department is selling 2017 Special Olympics torch run T-shirts. The shirts cost $15 for short-sleeve shirts, sizes medium and large for youth and ranging from small to 2XL for adults. Short-sleeve shirts for sizes 3XL to 6XL cost $20. Long-sleeve shirts, ranging in adult sizes from small to 2X, cost $20. To purchase a shirt, please contact University Police Lt. Oscar Kemp by email or call 341-4300. Cash and checks only will be accepted. Make checks payable to SOMO (Special Olympics Missouri).

Tell students about focus group on April 26

The division of student affairs seeks students to participate in a focus group about services offered by student life at noon Wednesday, April 26. Lunch will be provided. Please inform any of your students that you feel would be interested. Attendees must email Leslie Hargus, a senior in psychology, by 4 p.m. Monday, April 24, to reserve a seat.

Encourage students to apply for compensated leadership positions

Please encourage outstanding students to attend the Student Leadership Recruitment Fair 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Student Involvement Leadership Center on the second floor of the Havener Center. Students are needed for these paying positions: