Month: October 2013

S&T faculty to receive excellence awards

Posted by on October 31, 2013

Four Missouri S&T faculty members will receive Faculty Excellence Awards at a ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The awards are given annually to recognize excellence in teaching, research and service. Each award winner will receive a $3,000 stipend funded by industry and alumni contributions.

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31 S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on October 31, 2013

Thirty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2012-2013. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled for 3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center.

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Tinker Bell to show at Leach Theatre

Posted by on October 31, 2013

It is autumn in Rolla and also in Pixie Hollow. For the fairies, that means it is time to collect Pixie dust, but for area families it means “Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure,” the third film in the 2013-2014 Leach Theatre Family Film Series, is showing at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The film begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Leach Theatre in Missouri S&T’s Castleman Hall, 10thand Main streets in Rolla, Mo. Tickets are $3 each and will be available for purchase at the Leach Theatre Box Office at 10 a.m. the day of show.

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NASA scientist to guest lecture at S&T

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Former NASA scientist Dr. Kathryn Clark will speak about her experiences with leadership at NASA in an open lecture at Missouri S&T in November. She will discuss what qualities make a good leader and what makes a great one. Clark’s lecture, titled “Find it, fix it, fly: Leadership and NASA Disasters,” will begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets will be required.

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Chancellor to discuss strategic planning at national conference

Posted by on October 29, 2013

S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader will discuss the role of student affairs in strategic planning during a panel discussion at the upcoming Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ 2013 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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S&T’s Haunted Mine to operate on Friday

Posted by on October 29, 2013

The Haunted Mine at Missouri S&T will operate an additional day this Halloween season. Mining engineering student volunteers will be on hand to frighten folks on Friday, Nov. 1, in addition to Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.

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Ethics, race and medicine subject of events at S&T

Posted by on October 29, 2013

New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be the focus of three events in November at Missouri S&T.

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SpaceWeek at Missouri S&T starts Nov. 4

Posted by on October 28, 2013

Four student groups from Missouri S&T have collaborated to develop “SpaceWeek 2013,” a series of programs designed to educate the public about the wonders of space exploration, engineering and astronomy.

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Caterpillar donates hydraulic excavator to S&T’s Experimental Mine

Posted by on October 28, 2013

The Experimental Mine Facility at Missouri S&T has a new Cat 316E hydraulic excavator, thanks to Fabick CAT of Fenton, Mo., and Caterpillar Global Mining. The companies presented the excavator, valued at $250,000, to the university at a ceremony on Sept. 26, at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

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S&T selected to lead effort to improve sustainability in nation’s transportation

Posted by on October 25, 2013

Missouri S&T has been selected to lead a consortium of four universities sharing in a 2013 University Transportation Centers (UTC) tier 1 grant. This program was authorized by Congress under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The center’s research will focus on developing the next generation of cement-based construction materials.

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