work-life balance

Attend staff workshops May 30, get wellness points

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Staff enrichment workshops will be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday,
May 30, in Hasselmann Alumni House. Employees can receive wellness incentive
points for attending the workshops. All staff members can attend – even if your
building is not affected by the power outage on May 30. Sign up online.

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Research on ants’ lifestyle gets attention

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Findings by Missouri S&T researchers suggest that ants need work-life balance to survive. Dr. Chen Hou, assistant professor of biological sciences, led the research team that wrote, “Heterogeneous Activity Causes A Nonlinear Increase in the Group Energy Use of Ant Workers Isolated from Queen and Brood.” The article is published in the February 2017 issue of Insect Science. The research team includes Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, assistant professor and Daniel C. St. Clair Fellow of computer science; Nolan Ferral, a sophomore in biological sciences; Kyara Holloway, a junior in biological sciences; and Mingzhong Li, a Ph.D. student in computer science.

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