Archives for October 2013

S&T faculty to receive excellence awards

Four faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive Faculty Excellence Awards at a ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. [Read more…]

31 S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching

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. [Read more…]

Tinker Bell to show at Leach Theatre

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. [Read more…]

NASA scientist to guest lecture at S&T

Photo courtesy of of Inspiring Speakers.

Photo courtesy of Inspiring Speakers.

Former NASA scientist Dr. Kathryn Clark will speak about her experiences with leadership at NASA in an open lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology in November. She will discuss what qualities make a good leader and what makes a great one.

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Chancellor to discuss strategic planning at national conference

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will discuss the role of student affairs in strategic planning during a panel discussion at the 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

The Haunted Mine at Missouri University of Science and Technology 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

New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be the focus of three events in November at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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SpaceWeek at Missouri S&T starts Nov. 4

Four student groups from Missouri University of Science and Technology 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

Kelli Fabick (left), marketing manager for Fabick CAT, hands off the keys to Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader. Also pictured from left: Jimmie Taylor, supervisor, Experimental Mine, University of Missouri System President Timothy Wolfe and Steve Berkebile, Eastern North America Region manager for Caterpillar Global Mining. Dr. Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Chair of Mining Engineering at Missouri S&T, is on the far right.

Kelli Fabick (left), marketing manager for Fabick CAT, hands off the keys to Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader. Also pictured from left: Jimmie Taylor, supervisor, Experimental Mine, University of Missouri System President Timothy Wolfe and Steve Berkebile, Eastern North America Region manager for Caterpillar Global Mining. Dr. Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Chair of Mining Engineering at Missouri S&T, is on the far right.

The Experimental Mine Facility at Missouri University of Science and Technology (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

Missouri University of Science and Technology 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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