Tag: coronavirus

Missouri S&T provides same-day antigen testing for its students

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Student health services at Missouri S&T now has the ability to return COVID-19 testing results in a single day. The university recently installed new testing equipment that looks for antigens – molecules that cause a person’s immune system to produce antibodies against illnesses.

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Missouri S&T student diagnosed with COVID-19

Posted by on August 21, 2020

A Missouri S&T student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is in isolation and recovering at his off-campus fraternity residence. Missouri S&T student health staff are working with public health officials to identify others who have been in contact with the student recently and have initially quarantined nine other fraternity members as a safety […]

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Vaccine to prevent tuberculosis may help limit spread of COVID-19, Missouri S&T researchers say

Posted by on August 10, 2020

A vaccine developed about a century ago to prevent tuberculosis may also help prevent the transmission of COVID-19, according to two Missouri S&T researchers who examined the spread of COVID-19 among countries that require the vaccine and those that do not. The Missouri S&T researchers analyzed COVID-19-related death and incidence rates among nations that require […]

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‘Miner Roadmap’ issued to prepare students, families for fall semester

Posted by on July 31, 2020

To help Missouri S&T students and their families prepare for the fall semester, Missouri S&T has developed the Miner Roadmap for 2020. The Miner Roadmap is a 20-page booklet that provides guidance for students and their families to consult before they return to campus for the fall semester, which begins Monday, Aug. 24. “We developed […]

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Missouri S&T challenges university community to take the Miner Pledge

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Missouri S&T announced the creation of the Miner Pledge today as part of the university’s efforts to help limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. The Miner Pledge encourages students and employees to pledge to protect themselves, the campus and the community by taking action to “respond with noble efforts […]

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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 other areas 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. 24. […]

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Fall classes at Missouri S&T to begin Aug. 24 as planned

Posted by on June 11, 2020

The fall semester at Missouri S&T will begin Monday, Aug. 24, with new practices in place to minimize the potential impact of COVID-19. “We are taking extra precautions to provide a safe living and learning environment for our students this fall,” says Dr. Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T’s chancellor. “We are putting measures in place to […]

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Missouri S&T plans to return to campus in six phases

Posted by on May 7, 2020

As Missouri S&T moves forward with its plan to hold classes on campus in the fall, many of the staff and faculty who have been working remotely will begin returning to campus in the coming weeks. This return will occur in stages based on a month-by-month plan developed by the university’s Incident Command Team (ICT). […]

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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 extends fall acceptance deadline to June 1

Posted by on April 29, 2020

Missouri S&T will continue to accept students for the fall 2020 semester through June 1 in response to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Missouri S&T previously announced a May 1 acceptance deadline for the fall semester. The one-month extension is designed to help new or transfer students who may be uncertain about their college […]

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