Archives for September 22, 2016

S&T researchers study crops from the air with UAVs

As the Earth warms, changes in crop production can have profound effects on food scarcity and distribution, so a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher and his team are studying how climate change affects Missouri fields.

Dr. Simone Silvestri, assistant professor of computer science at Missouri S&T, is using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor how crops respond to climate change and drought. [Read more…]

S&T students to perform ‘Shakespeare … Abridged’

The Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology will begin its theater season with four performances of the play “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare … Abridged” this fall.

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Albers named S&T interim vice provost and dean for enrollment management

Tim Albers

Tim Albers

Tim Albers, director of recruitment marketing and enrollment development at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim vice provost and dean for enrollment management at Missouri S&T. His appointment takes effect Oct. 25.

Albers will take over for Laura Stoll, who plans to retire effective Oct. 24. Stoll has led the enrollment management division since October 2011. Prior to that, she served 13 years as Missouri S&T’s registrar. She joined the Missouri S&T staff in 1978.

“Laura Stoll has demonstrated an outstanding level of dedication and service to Missouri S&T,” says Missouri S&T Provost Robert Marley. “Her exceptional record in not only building Missouri S&T’s enrollment, but also improving retention and student success is to be commended. I thank her for her service.” [Read more…]