Accomplishments

S&T students provide face shields to health care workers

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Missouri S&T students Tom Hoing, left, and Max Foley, center, deliver the first run of over 1,000 face shields for medical personnel to Dr. Brian Kriete (with cart), otolaryngologist and medical director of surgical services at Phelps Health in Rolla. Hoing, Foley and other Missouri S&T students have been working for the past two weeks […]

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Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri S&T decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.” His early results, which he shared on Twitter on April […]

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Showalter named AGC National Educator

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, professor of civil engineering, at the organization’s annual conference in Las Vegas. The honor includes a $5,000 cash award for Showalter and two $2,500 scholarships for the coming academic year for students. Civil engineering undergraduate students Devin Schrieber […]

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Rezaei joins editorial board

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, has become an editorial board member for the Journal of CO2 Utilization (JCOU). The JCOU offers a single, multidisciplinary scholarly platform for novel research in the field of CO2 re-use for scientists and engineers in chemicals, fuels and materials. The emphasis is on the dissemination […]

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Teacher education chair presents at national conference

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche presented with Dr. Daryl Fridley at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Atlanta on Feb. 29. Kania-Gosche is professor and chair of teacher education and certification at S&T. She serves as president of the Missouri chapter of AACTE.Fridley is dean of the College of […]

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Cundiff honored with teaching award

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor of psychological science, received the Teaching Resources Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Three SPSSI members received awards for developing novel resources that advance students’ understanding of social issues and can be used in various settings, such as online, small or large groups. The […]

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Rural Schools Collaborative website features professor’s article

Posted by on April 7, 2020

An article titled “Preparing Rural Missouri Teachers with STEM-Focused Education,” by Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, chair and professor of teacher education and certification, is featured on the Rural Schools Collaborative’s website. The article emphasizes how S&T’s STEM focus is embedded in its teacher education program through training offered by Project Lead The Way, outreach programs and […]

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Tran publishes on increasing English learners’ reading comprehension

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The TESOL Connections newsletter published an article by Dr. Thu Tran, manager of S&T’s Intensive English Program, in its February issue. Tran’s article is titled “Two Strategies to help ELs Increase Reading Comprehension.” TESOL Connections is the newsletter of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) International Association.

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Technology fellowship takes student to in Israel

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Christopher Gu, a computer science student at S&T, participated in the TAVtech Fellowship​ in Tel Aviv, Israel, earlier this semester. He was selected for the four-week program, which is operated by the New York University (NYU) Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life in partnership with Onward Israel, Israel Experience, NYU Tel Aviv, and RISE Barclay’s […]

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Psychology students honored

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Undergraduate students Amy Costa, Ashley Worley and Sophia Rodriguez each won first place in their divisions for research presentations at the Great Plains Students Psychology Convention at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, in March. They are pictured with Dr. Devin Burns, assistant professor of psychological science.

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