Tag: coronavirus

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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Missouri S&T reports no active COVID-19 cases

Posted by on February 13, 2021

For the first time since the start of the fall 2020 semester last August, Missouri S&T has no reported active cases of COVID-19 among its student and employee population. But university administrators and medical experts say it’s still too soon to relax precautions against the virus. “This is great news, but we cannot let down […]

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2020 in the news: unprecedented in many ways

Posted by on December 22, 2020

It’s become a cliche to refer to all things 2020 as “unprecedented.” But for Missouri S&T, that phrase holds true this year — and not just because of the pandemic. Several firsts — including a milestone anniversary, groundbreaking gifts, a Miner in the NFL and of course our response to COVID-19 — top our list […]

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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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