Archives for December 8, 2016

Missouri S&T press conference at 5 p.m. today

The Rolla fire chief and Missouri University of Science and Technology representatives will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. today (Thursday, Dec. 8) outside Emerson Hall, located near the corner of 16th and Pine streets in Rolla. The conference will provide details of today’s fire on campus and answer any questions media may have. [Read more…]

Fire now contained at Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Due to an air conditioning unit catching fire on the roof of Emerson Hall at Missouri University of Science and Technology, university officials enacted the campus emergency mass notification system to evacuate faculty, staff and students from the building today (Thursday, Dec. 8). The fire has now been contained by Rolla Fire and Rescue. No injuries have been reported. [Read more…]

41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members have received the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015-16. The winners were recognized at a ceremony held Monday, Dec. 5, on the Missouri S&T campus.

The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations. [Read more…]