New Ph.D. program seeks entrepreneurial STEM students

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation, Missouri S&T has established a Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields.

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S&T community could receive COVID-19 vaccine soon

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available, you may be wondering when you can receive the vaccine. The answer depends on your health and age, occupation, and the availability of doses. If you would like S&T to notify you of vaccine availability, please complete this form for faculty and staff. You will be emailed with instructions once the vaccine is available to you. Filling out this survey does not guarantee when you get a vaccine, but it does provide a way for the health care staff to contact you when doses are available.

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COVID-19 guidelines for events, gatherings

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Missouri S&T’s COVID-19 safety guidelines allow for events on campus as long as they are limited to no more than 10 individuals and all participants maintain a physical distance of six feet or more and wear appropriate facial coverings as much as possible during the event. In keeping with best practices during the pandemic, you should plan to hold virtual events for groups larger than 10.

However, students, faculty and staff may host events for larger groups if approved by the university’s COVID-19 Incident Command Team leaders. To request an exemption from the current COVID-19 guidelines for your event, please please complete this form at least two weeks before the date of your event and include the following details:

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Campus maintenance and repair projects supported through federal funds

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Missouri S&T recently received over $4.68 million in federal funds to support two maintenance and repair projects: replacement of a 1950s-era electrical substation and removal of the university’s decommissioned power plant.

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Westenberg to kick off speaker series

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Spring 2021 virtual speaker series will include topics ranging from the importance of sleep to the dark side of technology. The first speaker this semester will be Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences. He will give a talk titled “Epidemics in a Connected World” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, via Zoom. Register for the talk.

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Kaltura to Panopto changeover planned

Posted by on January 21, 2021

On June 1, Kaltura will no longer be available for use, but don’t worry – your video content will be moved for you. Since Kaltura and Panopto have similar features, the IT team will consolidate all video streaming and lecture capabilities onto Panopto to streamline technologies, support and budgets.

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Q-and-A on Panopto

Posted by on January 21, 2021

The UM System provides the following frequently asked questions and responses about the move from Kaltura to Panopto for educational videos.

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Free tutoring available for K-12 children

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Many members of the Missouri S&T faculty and staff are balancing full-time job duties with helping their children with online and hybrid learning. The teacher education and certification department is offering free tutoring via Zoom for K-12 students of faculty and staff.

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Proposals sought for health outreach conference

Posted by on January 21, 2021

The University of Missouri Extension will host the 2021 National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC) virtually from Monday, May 3, through Friday, May 7. The conference’s planning team seeks proposals by Friday, Feb. 12.

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‘I am not my hair’

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Join student diversity initiatives 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, via Zoom, for a panel of diverse experts to learn about the CROWN Act. The CROWN Act stands for “Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair.”

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