Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

Missouri S&T students soon will have even more incentive to study abroad in Central and South America.

A team of S&T faculty has received a $93,229 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help fund a new minor in Latin American studies. [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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