Archives for September 2014

Minority engineering and student diversity programs to mark 40th year

mep40th-600x200The Missouri University of Science and Technology office of student diversity, outreach and women’s programs will host a celebration in honor of the 40th anniversary of the minority engineering and student diversity programs at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T to host a magical Homecoming celebration

Homecoming14_635368691496270139Help dedicate James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall, run a 5K and cheer on the Miner football team as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2014 Homecoming celebration Oct. 17-18. This year’s theme is The Wizardly World of Miners, based on the Harry Potter series.

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KMST general manager Wayne Bledsoe to step down

Wayne Bledsoe

Dr. Wayne Bledsoe

Dr. Wayne Bledsoe, general manager of public radio station KMST since 2010, will step down from that post on Sept. 30. The university plans to launch a search to fill the vacancy. [Read more…]

New art course at Missouri S&T integrates science and engineering

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Image by Katherine Upchurch, Missouri S&T student.

A new art course at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Exploring Digital Art through Design Thinking, will allow students to integrate the study of visual culture and its applications in science and engineering.

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S&T College of Arts, Sciences, and Business to host open house

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology is hosting an open house for prospective students and their families.

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Performing arts series at S&T to open with Philharmonia Quartett Berlin

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin. Photo by Daniel Hanack.

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin. Photo by Daniel Hanack.

The 2014-2015 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri University of Science and Technology will open on Oct. 11 with a performance by Philharmonia Quartett Berlin.

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Innovation grant provides iPads to Missouri S&T writing tutors

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Kathleen Drowne, director of Missouri S&T’s Writing Center

Thanks to strategic funding from a new grant program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, the Missouri S&T Writing Center will integrate wireless technology into face-to-face student tutoring this fall to streamline the process and improve the learning experience for both students and tutors. [Read more…]

Geothermal event rescheduled

Missouri University of Science and Technology has rescheduled its ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its geothermal energy system. The event, originally scheduled for Oct. 7, will be rescheduled at a later date to be determined. Campus Sustainability Day will also be rescheduled.

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Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T again breaks records

Missouri S&T students check out the more than 200 student organizations on campus during Minerama 2014.

Missouri S&T students check out the more than 200 student organizations on campus during Minerama 2014.

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology has broken enrollment records. The fall 2014 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 8,642. This is the highest enrollment in the university’s history, up 6.3 percent from the official fall 2013 figure, says Deanne Jackson, Missouri S&T registrar. [Read more…]