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Steel bridge, concrete canoe design teams make a splash

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Two Missouri S&T student design teams excelled at competitions over the weekend. The Steel Bridge Design Team earned first place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Mid-Continent Student Conference. The team now qualifies for and will compete at the national competition May 25-26. The Concrete Canoe Design Team earned fourth place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Mid-Continent Student Conference.

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Staff invited to open forum April 26

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Staff Council will host an open forum 9-11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Dr. Christopher Maples, interim chancellor, and Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor for finance and operations, will answer questions and hear concerns from staff during the forum. Staff may ask questions or make comments during the forum by either emailing ahead of time at mststaffcouncilad@mst.edu or speaking at the forum. The agenda will include:

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Repairs to Kingshighway planned tonight

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Crews will install a waterline on Kingshighway near the intersection of Bridge School Road in Rolla, starting at 9 p.m. this evening (Monday, April 23). Kingshighway will remain open during the waterline construction but will be reduced to one lane intermittently during nighttime hours. Delays will be expected and drivers are asked to seek alternate routes. The city of Rolla’s department of public works is coordinating the project.

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Set up your summer or fall course in Canvas

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Do you need to set up your summer or fall course in Canvas and have questions about the best way to do so? The educational technology staff will host a hands-on session for all instructors, titled “Getting Started with Canvas,” 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, in Room 103 Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Register online.

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Check out student art, vote for ‘best of show’

Posted by on April 23, 2018

The Havener Center will soon display more than 100 unique pieces of art created by students in art appreciation, drawing, painting, sculpture, digital art and photography classes. Enjoy refreshments and music and vote for the “best of show” winner during an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the Havener Center. At 6 p.m., join the arts, languages and philosophy department for the Renaissance Student Award presentation and ALPY awards ceremony, which will include awards in film, French and Russian.

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Financial workshop to focus on health care during retirement

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Join Fidelity for a free workshop to learn strategies and tips to help manage your financial future with confidence. The workshop, “Prepare for the Reality of Health Care in Retirement,” will be held noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Room 104 Physics Building.

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Who is Generation Z? Learn in book study

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Join the new student programs staff in a book study of Generation Z Goes to College by Dr. Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace. Buy or borrow a copy of the book and read the first two chapters by Thursday, May 31. Come to conference room 203 in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday, May 31, to share your thoughts and hear others’ thoughts. RSVP to Mike Pleimann, student service coordinator, at pleimann@mst.edu. The group will meet 2:30-4 p.m. in Room 203 Curtis Laws Wilson Library on the following Thursdays:

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All encouraged to attend ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

Posted by on April 23, 2018

One in six American women are victims of sexual assault, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” asks men to literally walk a mile in high-heeled shoes to help start the conversation on gender relations. Join the Miner Wellness team at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Havener Center for a resource fair. The walk will start at 6 p.m. Shoes will be provided.

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Share your good news with colleagues

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Have you recently received an award from a professional organization or civic group? Presented at a conference? Received some other form of recognition? Tell us about it through the Accomplishments form We’re looking to share the good news of our faculty, staff and students with the campus community.Submissionsare published monthly. The next issue of Accomplishments will be published Tuesday, May 1. Read about the latest accomplishments at http://econnection.mst.edu/category/accomplishments/.

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Submit a proposal for South Africa exchange

Posted by on April 23, 2018

The University of Missouri South Africa Education Program (UMSAEP) Committee invites proposals for 2019 for faculty interested in participating in the academic exchange between the University of Missouri System and South Africa. Opportunities include exchanges with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) located near Cape Town and collaborative projects between the University of Missouri System and new or existing educational partners in South Africa.

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