Tag: covid-19

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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Spring classes at Missouri S&T to begin Jan. 19

Posted by on December 3, 2020

The spring semester at Missouri S&T will begin Tuesday, Jan. 19, with similar practices in place to minimize the potential impact of COVID-19.

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Over the holidays, replacing the furnace filter could help protect people from COVID-19 indoors

Posted by on November 24, 2020

Amid the food, gifts and well wishes, the holidays could have a new star – a furnace filter. Until a vaccine is ready, a high-efficiency furnace filter used along with other precautions could help protect people from COVID-19 as they spend more time together indoors.

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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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Launching satellites to learn, despite a pandemic

Posted by on September 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic did not allow Missouri S&T to host its popular summer camps for elementary and high school students in person during the summer of 2020. As a result, S&T held its first-ever virtual summer camp focused on space. The camp culminated in a satellite launch event to witness more than a dozen camper-built small satellites travel 100,000 feet into the air on a high-altitude balloon. Campers tracked the flight in August and later received images and data captured by the satellites from the edge of space.

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Missouri S&T to host first virtual Career Fair on Sept. 22

Posted by on September 2, 2020

Missouri S&T students and alumni looking for full-time employment, a co-op or an internship will have the opportunity to meet with employers one-on-one without having to wait in line this fall. The university will host its first virtual Fall 2020 Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 22, through the Career Fair Plus app.

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Missouri S&T ROTC groups to commemorate Sept. 11

Posted by on September 2, 2020

Missouri S&T’s Air Force and Army ROTC groups will hold a joint ceremony at noon Friday, Sept. 11, near the flagpole outside Harris Hall on the Missouri S&T campus. This month marks 19 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.

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Missouri S&T starts school year with most diverse class, blended instruction

Posted by on August 25, 2020

With a record number of underrepresented minorities and Hispanic students, Missouri S&T started classes Monday (Aug. 24) for the 2020-21 school with a blend of online, in-person and hybrid classes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. A record 11.6 percent of Missouri S&T students enrolled in the fall […]

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