Portion of 11th Street to close July 5-7

To allow for equipment placement on the roof of Schrenk Hall, a section of 11th Street between State and Main streets will be blocked from Wednesday, July 5, to Friday, July 7. For more information, please contact Ron Boggs, senior construction project manager, at 308-7066.

Share your good news

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 eConnection accomplishments form. We’re looking to share the good news of our faculty, staff and students with the campus community. Submissions are published monthly. The next issue of Accomplishments will be published Wednesday, July 5. Read about the latest accomplishments at http://econnection.mst.edu/category/accomplishments.

Emerson breezeway to close temporarily June 22

The breezeway at Emerson Hall will be closed Thursday, June 22. Individuals will not be able to walk through the breezeway, located between the east and west sides of the building. Crews will be removing stones from the roof during this time as part of fire cleanup. The walkway will reopen Friday, June 23.

Parking lot near Emerson Hall to close temporarily

Parking Area L Lot 5 near Emerson Hall will be closed Sunday, June 25, through Tuesday, June 27. Employees who normally park in Lot 5 may park in any of the other L areas. For more information, please contact the parking office at 341-4303.

S&T at Maker Faire Kansas City

Missouri S&T will be well-represented at Maker Faire Kansas City this weekend, with students, faculty, staff and Joe Miner taking part in the event. Dubbed “the greatest show and tell on earth,” Maker Faire Kansas City is a family friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness where engineers and artists, scientists and crafters get together to share their hobbies, experiments and projects. Missouri S&T is a sponsor of the event. Students involved in the S&T Makerspace project in the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building and members of the world champion Mars Rover Design Team will be on hand at the S&T booth, along with other students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and volunteers.

Leave your computer on this weekend for updates

Windows critical updates will occur 2-6 a.m. Saturday, June 24. Please leave your computer powered on during the weekend and connected to the S&T network. Save your files and close applications because your computer will reboot during the update. For questions, please contact the IT Help Desk at 341-4357 (HELP), visit the help desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submit an online ticket to http://help.mst.edu.

Drop by library to see summer art exhibit

The Summer 2017 Student Art in the Library Exhibit is now open and will be displayed through August in the second floor exhibit space of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. The exhibit features the collected works of geology and physics major Lindi Oyler, titled “The Improbabilities of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics,” and half of a sculptural work resulting from a collaboration between Missouri S&T and Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Staff Council establishes scholarship program for employees

Missouri S&T’s Staff Council recently created a scholarship program that will assist staff members who are furthering their education. Through the program, full-time S&T employees enrolled in at least one class at Missouri S&T or another University of Missouri System campus can apply for a $250 scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded twice each year, for the spring and fall semesters.

Notice of student death

Missouri S&T student Drew Bischoff, a senior in computer engineering from Fenton, Missouri, died June 13. He was 22. Friends can share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com.

Competing for research funding? Guest speaker to present on topic

Dr. Yongfeng Lu, the Lott Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will present “How to Secure Research Funding in a Competitive Environment” 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, in Room 140 Toomey Hall. Pizza will be served at 12:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome.