Volunteers sought for Celebration of Nations

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More than 4,000 visitors are expected at S&T’s Celebration of Nations multicultural festival Saturday, Sept. 29, in downtown Rolla. Volunteers play a crucial role in the event and are needed for various tasks. Individuals who volunteer for four hours or more will receive a free Celebration of Nations T-shirt. Sign up to volunteer. A parade, talent show and ethnic food will be highlights of the event. The schedule includes:

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Look to the skies tonight for fireworks, Saturn

Posted by on September 17, 2018

Turn your eyes upward for two separate S&T events tonight (Monday, Sept. 17). First, watch fireworks at 8 p.m. from Havener Center’s lawn as part of the Research and Technology Development conference block party. Next, check out Saturn during an observatory open house at 9 p.m. To allow for the fireworks, parking lot M-36, located near McNutt Hall, will close at 3 p.m. today. All vehicles must be moved out of the lot by 5 p.m.

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President’s presentation, videos shared online

Posted by on September 17, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi delivered a public address, titled “Excellence through Innovation: A New University of Missouri System,” on Sept. 14 at the Missouri Theatre in Columbia. The event was also livestreamed. If you were unable to catch the presentation or would like to learn more, please visit the UM System site for a recording of the livestream and videos shown throughout Choi’s presentation.

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Rubrics topic of assessment technique workshop

Posted by on September 17, 2018

All faculty, staff, graduate students and instructors are invited to part one of a three-part series about specific assessment techniques to use in the classroom to gauge student learning. The first part will be held 12:15-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept 20, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Lunch will be provided. Register online.

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Physics professor’s play premieres this week

Posted by on September 17, 2018

Dr. Greg Story’s original play, “Dramatic Paws,” will be presented the next two weekends at the Lyric Live Theater in Newburg, Missouri. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. all four evenings: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, and Sept. 28-29.

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Meet reps from study abroad host universities

Posted by on September 17, 2018

Missouri S&T will welcome representatives from partner universities through the Magellan Exchange Consortium 5-5:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Havener Center Atrium. Representatives from the following universities will be available to speak with S&T students and faculty about their institutions’ exchange programs:

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NASA engineer to deliver O’Keefe lecture

Posted by on September 17, 2018

Dr. Lucie Johannes Sommer, a metallurgical engineering graduate, will give the 10th annual Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in Room 204 McNutt Hall. A reception will precede the lecture at 2:45-3:15 p.m. in McNutt Hall Commons. Her lecture is titled “Career Paths: A Metallurgical Engineer’s Path at NASA.”

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Presenters sought for Teaching and Learning Technology Conference

Posted by on September 17, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) and the instructional design and development team at Missouri S&T are now accepting presentation proposals for the 12th annual Teaching and Learning Technology Conference. The conference will be held Thursday, March 14. Assessment is the theme.

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Happy hour planned Sept. 25 for NTT faculty

Posted by on September 17, 2018

All non-tenure-track faculty are invited to a happy hour 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Public House Brewing Co. at 600 N. Rolla St. Get to know your NTT colleagues at S&T in an informal setting. Come and go as your schedule allows. Mark your calendar for more NTT gatherings:

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Faculty forum to focus on undergraduate advising

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All early career faculty are invited to the forum titled “Undergraduate Advising 101” 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the computer lab on the first floor of Curtis Laws Wilson Library, 103 CLC.

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