In honor of Missouri’s 200th anniversary, S&T will host a lecture series as part of the Missouri Bicentennial Alliance. The series will explore the cultural history of the Rolla region and the social and economic topics relative to Missourians. All presentations are free and open to the public.
Talks will include:
- “Mining: From Missouri to the Moon” by Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history, Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geological engineering and Dr. Alana Krolikowski, assistant professor of history and political science, at 2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22
- “STEM at the Elementary Level” by Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, chair and professor of teacher education and certification, noon-1 p.m. Friday, March 5
- “Having a Blast with Explosives” by Dr. Catherine Johnson, assistant professor of explosives engineering, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 6
- “Batteries in the Microgrid/ Solar Houses” by Tom Yarborough, Ph.D. student in civil engineering, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21
- “Building Microsatellites for the Future” by Dr. Hank Pernicka, professor of aerospace engineering and Dean’s Educator Scholar, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5
- “Missouri’s German Heritage” by Dr. Petra Dewitt, assistant professor of history and political science, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19
- “Remembering Missouri’s Most Famous Generals” by Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8.
To learn more and register for the lecture series, please visit S&T’s Missouri Bicentennial Alliance page.