Archives for March 2017

Three-man tribute to artist Michael Bublé to perform at Leach Theatre in April

The musical tribute “Shades of Bublé” will perform on the Leach Theatre stage as a part of the 2016-17 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri University of Science and Technology next month.

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Top diversity scholar to speak at Missouri S&T April 11

Diversity scholar Dr. Terrell Strayhorn

Diversity scholar Dr. Terrell Strayhorn

Internationally recognized diversity scholar Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, professor of higher education at The Ohio State University, will speak at Missouri University of Science and Technology this April as part of the university’s diversity lecture series. At Ohio State, Strayhorn has served as founding director of the Center for Inclusion, Diversity & Academic Success (IDEAS), chief diversity officer within the College of Education, and directed the Center for Higher Education Enterprise.

Strayhorn will present an open lecture titled “Inalienable Rights: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Belonging” 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center at Missouri S&T. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will feature a discussion of research on the sense of belonging and why colleges and universities should care. [Read more…]

David Duvernell named chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T

Dr. David Duvernell

Dr. David Duvernell

Dr. David Duvernell, chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been named chair of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1.

Duvernell takes over from Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, who has served as interim chair since Sept. 1, 2016. Prior to Westenberg’s appointment, Dr. Yue-wern Huang, professor of biological sciences, served as interim chair following the July 2015 retirement of former chair Dr. Robert Aronstam. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T observatory to hold April visitors’ night

The public is invited to view the planet Jupiter through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s telescope on Monday, April 3.

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Missouri S&T’s summer camps instill excitement in youth

Missouri S&T has a wide variety of summer camps for students in first grade through high school.

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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S&T students to serve at four locations during spring break

For many college students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 47 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.

The students are involved in Missouri S&T’s Miner Challenge, a week-long alternative break program that gives them a chance to help individuals and communities affected by issues like poverty, homelessness, a lack of access to education and natural disasters, while developing their own leadership skills. This is the 10th year of the program. [Read more…]

Graduate students recognized for outstanding research posters

From researching how to make ceramics tough enough for aerospace travel to automated learning strategies and developing fibers for windows and eyewear, research by dozens of Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate students was on display last month. On Monday, March 13, Missouri S&T’s office of graduate studies recognized the top presentations during an awards banquet. [Read more…]

Business owners bullish on business climate

Local business owners are optimistic about business opportunities, according to a survey conducted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

April means gratitude at Missouri S&T

Completion of Hasselmann Alumni House -- which was funded through private gifts -- was a major milestone during the 2014-2015 fiscal year.April showers bring May flowers and signal the start of springtime, but at Missouri University of Science and Technology April also signifies the spirit of giving. At Missouri S&T, April is Philanthropy Month, a celebration of giving, growth, pride, progress and philanthropy.

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Missouri S&T student artists display work in library

A photo from the fall 2016 exhibit. Photo by Jesse Cureton.

The area community is invited to attend an artist reception to view 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures by 25 Missouri University of Science and Technology students and vote for a favorite piece of artwork.

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