Author: Velvet Hasner

Tomorrow is deadline to sign up for Brand Symposium

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Friday, Sept. 21, is the deadline to register for Missouri S&T’s third annual Brand Symposium. The event, “From Strategy to Story,” will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Havener Center.

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Video of chancellor search open forum available online

Posted by on September 20, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi and search committee co-chairs Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe and Tom Voss led an open forum Sept. 17 in Leach Theatre for the campus community to discuss desired characteristics in S&T’s next chancellor. The forum was also livestreamed. View a video of the forum on the UM System site.

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Retirement reception planned today for MacSithigh

Posted by on September 20, 2018

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The campus community is invited to honor Dr. Gearoid MacSithigh at a retirement reception 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center. MacSithigh joined S&T in 1981 as an assistant professor in engineering mechanics.

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Release the lanterns

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Release a floating lantern into Ber Juan Park Lake to celebrate the International Day of Peace at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The lantern release will be followed by student speakers and presentations. Lanterns will be available for decoration until 2 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 20) in the Havener Center Atrium.

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Tsatsoulis to speak about research funding

Posted by on September 20, 2018

All pre-promotion, pre-tenure and non-tenure-track faculty are invited to attend an early-career faculty forum titled “Identifying Research Sponsors and Finding Funding” 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and dean of graduate studies, will lead the discussion on this topic and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

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Carry a flag in Parade of Nations

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Celebration of Nations will kick off with the Parade of Nations at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in downtown Rolla. Organizers would like over 80 countries represented in the parade. You can sign up to carry a country flag. If you will walk in the parade, please arrive at 11th Street, near Centennial Hall, by 10 a.m.

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UM System launches accelerator program to foster, fund student business ideas

Posted by on September 20, 2018

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Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new initiative known as the Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator. S&T students can learn more during a general information session 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in Room G-2 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building (IDE), next to Makerspace. Applications for the first program are open through Friday, Oct. 19.

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Records management training planned at S&T

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Join JoAnn Looten, director of records management for the University of Missouri System, and Kimberley Rose, electronic records management analyst, for a training session on campus records management Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. There are two training sessions from which to choose:

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Design thinking workshop offered for all faculty of all disciplines

Posted by on September 20, 2018

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All faculty and staff instructors are invited to a workshop on design thinking 12:15-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Havener Center. Design thinking is a human-centered approach to production that applies to all students, regardless of major.

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‘From muscles to plants’ lecture planned Monday

Posted by on September 20, 2018

The MAE Graduate Seminar Series will feature Dr. Kon-Well Wang, the Stephen P. Timoshenko Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Wang will present his seminar, “From Muscles to Plants – Nature-inspired Multifuctional Adaptive Metastructures” 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in Room 199 Toomey Hall.

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