Audra Merfeld-Langston is Missouri S&T’s 2017 Woman of the Year

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader presents Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston with the 2017 Missouri S&T Woman of the Year Award.

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader presents Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston with the 2017 Missouri S&T Woman of the Year Award. Photo by Sam O’Keefe

Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston, associate professor of French and chair of arts, languages and philosophy at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2017 Woman of the Year at Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 19.

The Woman of the Year award is given annually to a female full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member in recognition of efforts to improve the campus environment for women and minorities. As part of the award, Merfeld-Langston received a $2,000 stipend funded by Missouri S&T graduate Cynthia Tang, founder and former chair of Insight Industries Inc. [Read more…]

Grant builds bridge between humanities and engineering at S&T

S&T students and faculty work with locals on a water well in Guatemala.

S&T students and faculty work with locals on a water well in Guatemala.

Missouri S&T students traveling to Latin America for study abroad trips and service projects will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the cultures of the countries they are visiting and earn course credit. [Read more…]

Merfeld-Langston named chair of arts, languages, and philosophy at S&T

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Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston. Photo by Marie-Hélène Le Ny

Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston, associate professor of French at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the department of arts, languages, and philosophy. She served as interim chair of the department from Jan. 1-Oct. 31.

“In the nearly one year that she has spent as interim department chair, Dr. Merfeld-Langston has advocated tirelessly for her faculty, and has worked hard to connect them with meaningful opportunities for professional development,” says Dr. Stephen Roberts, vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

The Tournées Festival returns to S&T as part of the Free Spring Film Festival

Six films from the Tournées Festival, a grant program that helps to bring the best of contemporary French film to American universities, will be a part of the 2016 Free Spring Film Festival at Missouri University of Science and Technology this season.

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Student receives Outstanding Senior in French Award

Senior Julie Langenfeld visited the Roman aqueducts while studying in France in 2012.

Senior Julie Langenfeld visited the Roman aqueducts while studying in France in 2012.

Julie K. Langenfeld, a senior in geological engineering with a minor in French from Cape Girardeau, Mo., received a 2014 Outstanding Senior in French Award from the American Association of Teachers of French.

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S&T students to experience war memories during trip to France

Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston (left) and Dr. Shannon Fogg are leading a trip to France this summer. Photo submitted.

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will earn six hours of history and French course credits while they explore the battlefields, museums and beaches of France this spring. They will also share their experiences on a blog hosted on Missouri S&T’s website as part of their grade.

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