Author: Sarah Potter

Missouri S&T to require face coverings on campus, in classrooms

Posted by on June 24, 2020

To help slow the potential spread of COVID-19 on campus this fall, students, faculty and staff at Missouri S&T will wear face coverings in classrooms, labs and common areas or when social distancing is not possible. The requirement will take effect on July 1, 2020, and will continue when the fall semester starts on Aug. […]

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Missouri S&T to prepare middle school teachers to fill teacher shortages

Posted by on June 5, 2020

ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T will offer teacher certification in middle school math, science, English language arts and social studies this fall after earning approval for the subjects this spring.  “There’s a growing need for middle school teachers,” says Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, Missouri S&T’s chair of teacher education and certification. 

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Missouri S&T plans to resume in-person classes this fall

Posted by on May 1, 2020

Missouri S&T plans to resume its on-campus residential program in the fall, while continuing to follow the recommended best-health practices to suppress the spread of COVID-19. Although planning is underway for the return of students to campus this fall, university officials are mapping out a phased approach for the return of the many faculty and […]

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Missouri S&T postpones spring commencement

Posted by on April 2, 2020

Missouri S&T will postpone its spring commencement ceremonies to a date to be determined, Chancellor Mo Dehghani announced today (Thursday, April 2). “The growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 are simply too great to ignore, and we all must protect the most vulnerable members of our Missouri S&T community,” Dehghani said in an email […]

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More broadband research needed for Missouri’s rural areas, says Missouri S&T expert

Posted by on March 9, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high-speed internet. But with more than 1 million residents who need access, systems expert Dr. Casey Canfield says bridging the digital divide will also take an investment in broadband research. “Analytical research can help decision-makers make […]

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Missouri S&T announces new director of athletics

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Missouri S&T has chosen a new director of athletics and recreation to lead the Miner Athletics program. Melissa Ringhausen, associate director of athletics at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, will head the program starting this summer. She will succeed Mark Mullin, S&T’s director of athletics since 1992, who will retire in September. Missouri S&T conducted […]

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CANCELED: Fourth annual Women in Business Seminar to focus on business storytelling

Posted by on February 27, 2020

The month of March marks the celebration of Women’s History Month. In honor of the contributions that women have made to the nation, women in business, women business owners and women entrepreneurs are invited to attend the fourth annual Women in Business seminar. The seminar will be held noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Columbia […]

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Seminar to teach Google Analytics to business owners

Posted by on February 17, 2020

Business owners and professionals can learn more about using Google Analytics to gain insights about how consumers engage with businesses online. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Grow with Google and Columbia College to host this livestream event. “Despite the benefits, 80% of small business in the US are […]

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Women in business invited to Business SuperPOWer connection event

Posted by on January 21, 2020

Women in business are invited to attend a Business SuperPOWer connection event organized by the Women in Business Group. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Columbia College and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the seminar. “This seminar is all about learning from and connecting […]

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Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

Posted by on January 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE’s […]

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