Tag: covid-19

Staying in the game

Posted by on March 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent colleges and universities across the county to online instruction and the public into lockdown, household supplies like toilet paper and hand soap and kitchen staples like rice and flour became hot commodities that were difficult to come by. College athletes faced a different kind of shortage. “Everyone knew gyms would […]

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Missouri S&T plans return to in-person classes in fall 2021, extend test-optional policy

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to return to in-person classes beginning with the fall 2021 semester and will extend a test-optional policy for fall 2022 applicants.

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Documenting COVID-19’s changes to working and learning

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Over the past year, how people conduct business and learn have changed drastically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Keng Siau, chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department (BIT), has co-authored four papers detailing the transformations to business and education systems in the last year.

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Missouri S&T prepares for a socially distanced St. Pat’s celebration

Posted by on February 25, 2021

Missouri S&T will celebrate a socially distanced 113th annual “Best Ever” St. Pat’s in March, with many traditional events moving to virtual venues or held on-campus. Participation in all on-campus events will be limited to Missouri S&T students only.

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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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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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