Announcements

Lake Spring event this weekend to feature rover design team

Posted by on August 18, 2017

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team will be featured at a pre-eclipse event at the Lake Spring Post Office 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. The post office is located at 100 State Route 72 in Lake Spring, Missouri. The event also will include chemistry demonstrations, a presentation about the solar eclipse and the unveiling of an eclipse cancellation stamp. All activities are free and open to the public, with the exception of a barbecue lunch, which costs $5 per person. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Bowles, senior research lab technician in biological sciences, at eaba03@mst.edu. To get the eclipse cancellation stamp, send stamped, addressed envelopes to “Postmaster, Lake Spring, MO 65532” for cancellation and mailing.

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For once in your lifetime … see historic solar eclipse

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Join your fellow colleagues to witness a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse on the Havener Center lawn Monday, Aug. 21. The university will welcome campus and community members to observe the event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. outside Havener. The maximum eclipse, with 99.8 percent of the sun obscured, is expected to begin at 1:15 p.m.

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Faculty forum to focus on finding a mentor

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Finding a mentor will be the topic of this semester’s first Early Career Faculty Forum, which will be held 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in 204 Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Refreshments and time for networking will be available at 3:45 p.m. The forum will feature presenters Dr. Susan Murray and Dr. Yinfa Ma. Murray is professor and chair of psychological sciences. Ma is Curators’ Distinguished Teaching professor of chemistry and associate dean of research in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business.

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Faculty professional development calendar available

Posted by on August 17, 2017

The calendar of faculty professional development events for the Fall 2017 semester is now available online. Several campus offices are offering professional development opportunities, and many of the events also are open to graduate teaching assistants.

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Writing center presentations available

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Want to help your students improve their writing skills? Introduce them to S&T’s Writing Center. Writing Center staff members are available to give brief classroom presentations describing one-on-one consultation services for undergraduates in any course, at any stage of the writing process. The center also offers comprehensive presentations and workshops on writing-related topics specific to individual courses and assignments.

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Orientation for new grad students set for Aug. 18

Posted by on August 17, 2017

All new graduate students are invited to an orientation 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in Hasselmann Alumni House. New graduate students will gain information on various topics, including funding, advising, library resources, counseling, career services, and academic and community resources. Lunch and prizes will be available. For more information or to register, please visit grad.mst.edu/newgraduatestudentorientation.

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Celebration of life planned for Markell Mills

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Students, faculty and staff are invited to a “Celebration of Life” ceremony for Markell Mills at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the New Dimensional Christian Ministry in Rolla. The church is located at 12719 County Road 5110. Mills, a former student, died July 27. He was 31.

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Volunteer for the Fall Career Fair

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Career Opportunities and Employer Relations (COER) seeks volunteers to staff the Fall Career Fair, which will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Gale Bullman Building. Shifts are available throughout the day. To volunteer, fill out the volunteer form on the COER website, career.mst.edu/careerfair. For more information, please call the COER office at 341-4577 or email hammi@mst.edu.

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Welcome Dr. Wlezien at reception Sept. 12

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Dr. Robert Marley, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, invites the campus community to a reception to welcome Dr. Richard Wlezien as vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing. The reception will be held 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Wlezien began his duties on Aug. 1.

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Register for Focus on Teaching and Technology

Posted by on August 17, 2017

The annual Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference will be held Sept. 28-29 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The event brings together faculty, staff and students from universities, community colleges and K-12 schools to learn about online innovations and teaching experiences. Registration is available online at http://www.umsl.edu/services/ctl/fttc.

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