Author: Velvet Hasner

Death of student reported

Posted by on November 14, 2017

Missouri S&T student Ryan Lewis, 19, of DeSoto, Missouri, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained from a fall at Thomas Jefferson Hall. He was a freshman in computer engineering.

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Curators approve plans to move forward on Biosciences Complex

Posted by on November 13, 2017

The third and final phase of the Biosciences Complex at Missouri S&T is included in the list of major construction and renovation projects approved by the University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Nov. 10. The curators’ approval of this project — further renovation and expansion of Schrenk Hall, which houses the chemistry and biological sciences departments — means it is now on a short list of capital projects that includes a project from each University of Missouri System campus and MU Health Care, or five projects in all. These projects will be further evaluated for consideration at a March 2018 meeting of the Board of Curators Finance Committee. Get more details.

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Maples to continue as interim chancellor through May 2019

Posted by on November 13, 2017

University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi has announced that Dr. Christopher G. Maples, interim chancellor of Missouri S&T since May 2017, will continue to serve in that capacity through May 31, 2019. Maples’ original appointment was for one year. The UM System Board of Curators approved the extension of his appointment during the board’s meeting on Nov. 10 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Read more.

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Alumni house to close temporarily

Posted by on November 13, 2017

Due to a planned power outage, Hasselmann Alumni House will be closed beginning at noon Friday, Nov. 17, and through Sunday, Nov. 26.  Regular business hours will resume Monday, Nov. 27, at 8 a.m.

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Internationalization expert to speak at S&T tomorrow

Posted by on November 13, 2017

Dr. John Hudzik will present a lecture titled “The Imperative to Internationalize the University: From Rhetoric to Action and Action to Results” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in St. Pat’s C of the Havener Center. Missouri S&T’s Internationalization Committee is hosting the event in conjunction with International Education Week, which is observed Nov. 13-17.

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Learn about setting expectations for your students

Posted by on November 13, 2017

All early career faculty are invited to the event, “Setting Clear Expectations for Your Class,” 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Room 204 Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Instructional designers will speak about developing or fine-tuning your syllabus to clearly state expectations for students and minimize classroom management issues. Networking and snacks begin at 3:45 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

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Registration deadline nears for transportation conference

Posted by on November 13, 2017

The sixth annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), will be held Friday, Dec. 8, in the Havener Center. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 15. Get more details and register at cies.mst.edu/conference.

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Bookstore to host cyber and holiday sales

Posted by on November 13, 2017

The S&T Store will host two upcoming sales:

  • Cyber sale (online only): Get a 25 percent discount on S&T clothing, gifts and gear, plus free shipping on orders over $50 during a five-day sale, midnight Thursday, Nov. 23, to midnight Monday, Nov. 27. The discount applies to online purchases at com.
  • Holiday sale (in store only): Get a 30 percent discount on S&T clothing, gifts and gear 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the S&T Store in the Havener Center. The discount applies to in-store purchases.
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Shop Leach Theatre on ‘Black Monday’

Posted by on November 13, 2017

Leach Theatre will offer discounted prices on 2017-18 performances during a one-day “Black Monday” sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the box office in Room 103 Castleman Hall or via the ticket line, 341-4219. Discounts are not available online. No refunds or exchanges on previously purchased tickets will be allowed. Sales will include:

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Retirement reception planned today for Beverly Pogue

Posted by on November 9, 2017

Beverly Pogue will be honored for her faithful service to the university and her department at a reception 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 9), in the shop area of the General Services Building. Pogue is an administrative assistant in facilities operations.

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