Author: Peter Ehrhard

CASE Dean’s Medal goes to Agnes Vojta

Posted by on April 11, 2024

Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics at Missouri S&T, recently received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at S&T.

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S&T names Barry Robbins new CIO

Posted by on April 3, 2024

Barry Robbins, managing partner with Silver Bear Solutions, in Atlanta, has been named chief information officer (CIO) at Missouri S&T. He will join S&T on May 1.

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Innovative Communication Conference to sharpen communications skills

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Missouri S&T will host its Innovative Communication Conference Tuesday, April 30 through Thursday, May 2. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will draw on panel presentations, poster sessions and multimedia demonstrations.

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Back to where it all started

Posted by on March 21, 2024

Tanner Beistel remembers that as far back as kindergarten, he tried to hurry up and finish his work so he could go help other kids with their schoolwork. By the time he was in fifth grade, he knew that he wanted to be a teacher. Now he is realizing that dream as a student teacher at Rolla Middle School, where he teaches science and social studies.

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New book examines how we currently store nuclear waste

Posted by on March 20, 2024

A new book from a Missouri S&T researcher examines environmental ethics and the responsibilities the current generation has to future ones regarding the removing and storing nuclear waste.

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Ivliyeva named department chair at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 19, 2024

Dr. Irina Ivliyeva has been named chair of the arts, languages, and philosophy department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Her appointment begins Monday, April 1.

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Faculty feature: Dr. Simeon Mystakidis

Posted by on February 15, 2024

Submitted by Dr. Simeon Mystakidis for the CASE monthly newsletter: Dr. Simeon Mystakidis, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, leads the Quantum many-body dynamics and technologies group. Previously, he served as an ITAMP (Institute for Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics) postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, focusing on entanglement-based processes and magnetic phenomena in […]

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Step into the ‘Mindscape’ of philosophy

Posted by on February 8, 2024

At Missouri S&T, Dr. Ross Channing Reed is surrounded by future scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers. But they all have one thing in common – the chance to study philosophy and ethics courses to shape their future efforts.

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S&T to offer national security leadership program

Posted by on February 7, 2024

This summer, Missouri S&T will offer a continuing education program open to the public titled “National Security Executive Leadership.” The virtual week-long conference will take place in July and offer 3.0 continuing education units (CEUs).

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Fighting fire dispatcher burnout

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Emergency response dispatchers are the first people who receive calls about active fires. These workers need to quickly make decisions, send responses and coordinate logistics. But the job doesn’t end there for wildfires, because there may be a need for air tankers and helicopters, and then the dispatchers will need to relay ground information, such as wind direction, to the firefighters on the scene.

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