Dave Westenberg

Westenberg leads microbiology conference

Posted by on December 5, 2023

Dr. Dave Westenberg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences, chaired the 30th annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators.

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Faculty participate at PULSE conference

Posted by on August 8, 2023

Dr. David Duvernell, professor and chair of biological sciences, Dr. Andrea Scharf, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Dave Westenberg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of biological sciences, participated in the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) 2023 Midwest and Great Plains Network Conference at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Westenberg named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor. 

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Take the Faculty and Staff Climate Survey

Posted by on April 15, 2022

Missouri S&T’s Faculty Senate and Staff Council invite you to participate in a survey for faculty and staff. The survey opens today, Friday, April 15, and will run through Saturday, April 30.

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S&T adds path for medical laboratory scientists

Posted by on July 28, 2021

In Missouri S&T’s new program for medical lab science certification, students will study in the biological sciences department for three years and then finish their degree with a year of clinical professional study at one of three certified Missouri hospital programs.

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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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’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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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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