Tag: coronavirus

S&T planning to resume on-campus classes after Thanksgiving break

Posted by on November 15, 2020

Update: On Monday, Nov. 16, Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani issued a clarification to this release about students’ return to classes after Thanksgiving break. Read more here. Missouri S&T plans to resume on-campus classes following Thanksgiving break, Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani announced tonight (Sunday, Nov. 15). In an email to campus, Dehghani cited the […]

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Teaching in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Teaching looks wholly different this year at universities across the nation as higher education grapples with COVID-19. At Missouri S&T, some faculty are employing their creativity and flexibility to ensure students are learning safely.

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Keeping S&T clean

Posted by on September 30, 2020

This article is part of a series about Missouri S&T’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s 4 a.m. on a Monday and custodians throughout S&T’s academic buildings are clocking in to begin their shifts while most of us are still sleeping. Custodians like Gene Morton and Billy Whitaker in Bertelsmeyer Hall begin their workday this early to prepare classrooms and offices before students, faculty and staff arrive.

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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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