Author: Mary Helen Stoltz

Death of Dr. Nord Gale

Posted by on February 4, 2019

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Dr. Nord Gale, the founding chair of the biological sciences department, passed away Friday, Feb. 1. Gale served Missouri S&T 32 years, retiring in 2000. A memorial service will be determined at a later date.

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Death of Chester Baker

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Chester Hugh Baker, 104, passed away Jan. 27 in Rolla. He is a 1955 civil engineering graduate of S&T (then known as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy). He worked at the U.S. Geological Survey in Rolla for more than 30 years, retiring in 1981. Baker is the namesake of the Chester and Evelyn Baker Greenhouse, located on the roof of the Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Building.

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Ten Steps to Teaching Success pilot program

Posted by on February 4, 2019

On Feb. 1, the instructional design team joined CAFE.Together, they will launch a new pilot program titled Ten Steps for Teaching Success, which provides a path for all tenure-track and non-tenure-track professors to demonstrate engagement in continuous improvement of teaching.

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Study abroad to be topic of academic advising conference

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Susan Potrafka, assistant director of sponsored student services, will present a seminar titled “Study Abroad Advising: Study Abroad Application Process and Course Transfer” noon-1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, in Room 208 Norwood Hall. The event is part of the ongoing advising conference series sponsored by the undergraduate advising office.

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Computer science seminar: Parallel balanced binary trees using just join

Posted by on February 4, 2019

The computer science department will host a lecture by Yihan Sun, a Ph.D. student in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, 10-10:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Room 209 Computer Science Building.

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Walk-in hours now available at counseling services

Posted by on February 4, 2019

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Students seeking a brief consultation instead of ongoing counseling are encouraged to stop by Room 204 Norwood Hall to engage in a conversation with a counselor. No paperwork to complete! Staff will help figure out what campus services can help, what barriers need to be overcome, or decide if counseling really is warranted.

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Counseling services offers groups for students

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Counseling Services now offers 13 groups to meet the needs of students. Groups are a safe place to connect with others at a deeper level, to find a place to be oneself, to learn how to give and receive support, and to experience the joy of finding one’s own “voice.”

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MinerBUCKS special available

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Purchase $150 MinerBUCKS and receive free food and coffee vouchers. Each $150 purchase gets you your choice of incentives.

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Lot X to be closed Feb. 19 for Career Fair

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Parking Lot X, near the Gale Bullman Building, will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 19, to allow parking for employer representatives at the Career Fair. The lot will close at 6 a.m. – please remove your vehicle before that time.

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Missouri S&T student dies in car accident

Posted by on November 30, 2018

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544SharesSaad Alsaihan, 20, a freshman in petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T, died as a result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. He was from Kuwait City, Kuwait. The accident occurred at 12:20 p.m. on Missouri Highway 72 approximately 4 miles east of Rolla. A passenger in Alsaihan’s vehicle, Almujaweb […]

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