Author: Sarah Potter

Documenting COVID-19’s changes to working and learning

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Over the past year, how people conduct business and learn have changed drastically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Keng Siau, chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department (BIT), has co-authored four papers detailing the transformations to business and education systems in the last year.

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Missouri S&T biosciences fighting COVID-19

Posted by on February 24, 2021

Missouri S&T students who studied biosciences have been on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the last year and others are seeing secondary patient effects every day in their health care fields. They discuss some of the toughest and most rewarding parts of their jobs and offer their best advice for the public. […]

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Missouri S&T to offer in-person commencement this spring

Posted by on February 22, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to offer in-person commencement ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates. The ceremonies are scheduled for May 14-15 to honor Missouri S&T graduates while following COVID-19 safety guidelines. The university will also hold a virtual the ceremony for those who are unable to attend. “Commencement is an important rite of passage for graduating students, […]

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Philosophy of the STEM student

Posted by on February 22, 2021

Missouri S&T is known as a top-notch STEM research university. A vital component of that high-quality education is helping tomorrow’s engineers, city planners, computer scientists and others understand the ramifications of their work. Courses and research in philosophy help students think beyond their designs to see their impact on the people around them.

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Missouri S&T to offer new STEM-focused degrees in water sustainability, teacher education

Posted by on February 4, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to address growing demands for careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through two new degree programs – one at the undergraduate level for teachers and one at the graduate level for scientists and engineers.

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 3.

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Missouri S&T to gather feedback on former Bureau of Mines buildings

Posted by on January 22, 2021

Missouri S&T will gather public comments and hold an open forum on university plans to demolish three buildings known as the Bureau of Mines (BOM) buildings 1, 2 and 3 on the Rolla campus.

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Kummer Institute establishes endowed department chair

Posted by on January 19, 2021

The founding of the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development in October 2020 has led to the creation of an endowed chair in mathematics and statistics. The search for the first Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics is underway with applications due by Feb. 14, 2021. The […]

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Missouri S&T 150th Anniversary Poster Contest winners announced

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Dawson Caldwell of Rolla, Missouri, is the winner of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Poster Contest. Students from the Missouri S&T teacher education and certification department selected the winner from entries submitted by students throughout south-central Missouri. Dawson, a student in Jessica Humphry’s art class at Rolla Middle School, received a […]

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New Missouri S&T scholarship available to Kansas students

Posted by on December 21, 2020

Kansas high school seniors or college transfer students interested in pursuing a college degree at an out-of-state university now have a new scholarship available to them through Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Missouri S&T Kansas Connection Award will cover 100% of the difference between in state and out-of-state tuition exclusively for Kansas students […]

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