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Missouri S&T mining expert helps write new rules

Missouri S&T professor Kwame Awuah-Offei spent a year and a half in Washington, helping the Securities and Exchange Commission write proposed new mining regulations. Photo By Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T professor Kwame Awuah-Offei spent a year and a half in Washington, helping the Securities and Exchange Commission write proposed new mining regulations.
Photo By Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

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. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T mining professor to work with the SEC

Kwame Awuah-Offeei

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei will help the Securities and Exchange Commission find ways to improve the regulations for mining companies and their investors.

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. [Read more…]

36 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

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.Outstanding Teaching Award winners [Read more…]

Outstanding teaching of distance ed courses recognized

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. [Read more…]

S&T modular reactor consortium funds two initiatives

Graphical rendering of the Westinghouse SMR containment vessel. ©2013 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Graphical rendering of the Westinghouse SMR containment vessel. ©2013 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri University of Science and Technology, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.

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31 S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching

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. [Read more…]

15 S&T faculty receive tenure, promotions

Fifteen faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology received promotions or tenure effective Sept. 1. [Read more…]

Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

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

Undergraduate Research Conference winners declared

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

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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