biological sciences

S&T joins JED to support mental health, committee leads efforts

Posted by on February 1, 2021

Missouri S&T has joined JED Campus in support of student well-being and mental health. The program is a nationwide initiative of The JED Foundation (JED) designed to help schools evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention programs to safeguard individual and community health. S&T’s membership began with establishing an interdisciplinary, campuswide team. he team is named the S&T Health and Well-being Committee. It includes:

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Westenberg to kick off speaker series

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Spring 2021 virtual speaker series will include topics ranging from the importance of sleep to the dark side of technology. The first speaker this semester will be Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences. He will give a talk titled “Epidemics in a Connected World” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, via Zoom. Register for the talk.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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27 faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research, service

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Recipients of Missouri S&T’s Faculty Excellence Award, Faculty Achievement Award and Faculty Teaching Award have been announced. Awardees are:

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Engagement Week: Changing the world with synthetic biology

Posted by on October 19, 2020

Join Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, for a talk titled “How Synthetic Biology Can Change the World” 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, via Zoom.

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S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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New faculty announced

Posted by on August 31, 2020

With expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature, 20 new faculty are joining Missouri S&T this academic year. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new faculty members:

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Seven S&T faculty win President’s Awards

Posted by on August 4, 2020

University of Missouri President Mun Choi has announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Awards to faculty members across the four universities of the UM System. The seven S&T awardees are:

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