biological sciences

ACUE online teaching accreditation goes to 53 instructors

Posted by on July 6, 2021

More than 50 Missouri S&T instructors earned a nationally recognized teaching credential as well as online teaching certification through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE).

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Renaissance Student Award goes to Raelynn Twohy

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Raelynn Twohy, a senior in biological sciences and psychology from St. Peters, Missouri, has earned Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student Award for 2021. She received the award May 6 during a virtual ceremony hosted by arts, languages and philosophy.

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Thirteen S&T graduate students presented their research – including investigations of alloys, examination of lasers, and analysis of heuristic optimization – to three faculty member judges during virtual sessions this spring.

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Undergraduate Research Conference winners announced

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of S&T’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference, held virtually in April. The winners and their faculty advisors on the projects are:

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New employees announced

Posted by on May 19, 2021

The following employees joined Missouri S&T in April. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new staff members:

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VIDEO: Using discussion boards in class

Posted by on April 8, 2021

In this video, Dr. Dave Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, discusses how training through an Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) has prepared him for the upcoming semester.

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Dean’s medal goes to Westenberg

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, is the first recipient of the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB).

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’Crobe captures time capsule contest win

Posted by on March 8, 2021

The 150th anniversary time capsule contest committee has selected February’s winning item. Dr. Dave Westenberg’s entry of a giant, stuffed COVID-19 microbe was chosen to go in one of the 3x3x3-inch boxes reserved for contest winners. The “giant” microbe measures 2 inches.

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Ozark Research Field Station to host Summer 2021 courses

Posted by on March 5, 2021

The Ozark Research Field Station will be hosting Summer 2021 courses within the Biological Sciences Department. All courses will be held at the Field Station in Newburg, Missouri. On-site camping and boarding are offered as part of your course free of charge. Restrooms, showers, and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities are available at the site. […]

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Thimgan to discuss importance of sleep

Posted by on March 1, 2021

Dr. Matt Thimgan, associate professor of biological sciences, will talk about how sleep has changed over the last century in a talk titled “The ABCs of Zzzzzz – The Importance of Sleep” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, via Zoom.

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