Open forum on activity analysis survey to be livestreamed

Posted by on February 12, 2018

All staff members are invited to an open forum 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Leach Theatre to learn about and discuss the upcoming University of Missouri System activity analysis survey. Dr. Christopher Maples, interim chancellor, and Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor of finance and operations, will lead the discussion. For those unable to attend, the event will be livestreamed at zoom.us/j/589691936.

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Classroom videos sought, see examples online

Posted by on February 12, 2018

All faculty and staff instructors are invited to participate in an active learning video competition for Missouri S&T’s Teaching and Learning Technology (TLT) Conference. A few examples are online. The deadline for video submissions is Wednesday, March 7, to Victoria Hangi, instructional developer, at hagniv@mst.edu.

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Students start to sell the roses

Posted by on February 12, 2018

Do you prefer your roses fresh or made of glass? Two student groups are selling Valentine’s Day gifts this week. The fundraisers include:

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Faculty to take the stage for talent show fundraiser

Posted by on February 12, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) student group will host a faculty and staff talent show to raise funds for the organization. The show starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in Leach Theatre. Get more details on the EWB website.

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Associate provost for faculty affairs sought

Posted by on February 12, 2018

A search committee has been created to assist in finding the next associate provost for faculty affairs at Missouri S&T, who will begin serving in that role Friday, June 1. The position will be a full-time equivalent (FTE) position with 80 percent of the time performing administrative duties as associate provost and 20 percent of the time serving as a faculty member in the individual’s home department. Get details on the job description and application process. Applicants must apply by Thursday, March 1.

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Proposal-writing bootcamp coming March 15

Posted by on February 12, 2018

A Proposal Writing Bootcamp will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, March 15 (during spring recess during St. Pat’s), in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. The workshop will feature program directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) as well as presentations from the Broader Impacts Network. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reserve your spot online.

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Sprinkler system tests underway

Posted by on February 12, 2018

The Missouri S&T physical facilities staff will conduct flow tests on sprinkler systems in several buildings today (Monday, Feb. 12) and tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb. 13). You may notice crews in the following buildings: Bertelsmeyer Hall, Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Emerson Hall, Straumanis-James Hall and the Technology Development Center. Water use will not be affected during the tests. For more information, please contact Kenny Grimm, maintenance supervisor, at 467-0262.

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Get advice on publishing at Feb. 16 event

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Dr. Ted Stathopoulos, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, will give a talk titled “A Primer About Publishing Technical Papers in International Journals: Sharing an Editor’s Experience” 1-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to cafe@mst.edu by Wednesday, Feb. 14.

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Emergency fund helps students

Posted by on February 9, 2018

The S&T Student Emergency Fund assists S&T students by providing financial support with unexpected emergency expenses that greatly affect their lives, including their ability to be successful academically. The financial support from this fund allows students to have their needs met and continue their education. Funds may be used for situations including medical care or prescriptions, groceries, or essential academic expenses.

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Care coordination available in counseling

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Do you know who to contact if you are concerned about a student? One resource at Missouri S&T is care coordination. Care coordination involves advocacy, intervention and helping students. The main goal is to help students optimize their functioning and be as successful as possible. Students are welcome to visit with S&T’s care coordinator, Krista Morris-Lehman, about their concerns.

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