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Missouri S&T mining expert helps write new rules

Posted by on November 9, 2016

A mining expert from Missouri University of Science and Technology lent a hand in writing new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mining disclosure rules that could guide the industry for the next 20 to 30 years.

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, worked for the SEC from early February 2015 to mid-August 2016 in Washington, D.C., to craft guidelines on disclosures on mine property and payments by publicly traded mining companies. The current mining property disclosure rules have been in place for 30 years, and if accepted, the new ones — designed to bring the United States more in line with international standards — should last at least that long.

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Missouri S&T mining professor to work with the SEC

Posted by on February 12, 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed a Missouri University of Science and Technology mining engineering professor to an academic fellowship in the Division of Corporation Finance in Washington, D.C.

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36 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Thirty-six Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2013-2014. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled for 2-3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center.

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Outstanding teaching of distance ed courses recognized

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Dr. Henry Wiebe, vice provost of global learning at Missouri University of Science and Technology, presented outstanding teaching awards to Missouri S&T faculty members engaged in distance education during a campus ceremony on April 23. “The high evaluation scores received by these faculty members reflect their strong commitment to serve our distance students,” says Wiebe.

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S&T modular reactor consortium funds two initiatives

Posted by on January 14, 2014

Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri S&T, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.

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31 S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on October 31, 2013

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.

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15 S&T faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Fifteen faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology received promotions or tenure effective Sept. 1.

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Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 22, 2013

Seven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the university’s Academy of Mines and Metallurgy on April 18.

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Undergraduate Research Conference winners declared

Posted by on April 9, 2013

The winners of the ninth annual Undergraduate Research Conference have been announced. The Missouri University of Science and Technology conference featured oral and poster exhibitions that represented almost every major. Winners received a cash prize of $750, with the second and third place finishers receiving $500 and $250 respectively.

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34 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 20, 2012

Thirty-four Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2011-2012. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in St. Pat’s Ballroom B of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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