Tag: Kate Drowne

Missouri S&T to build laboratory for study of humanities and technology

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Missouri S&T is planning to build a state-of-the-art communication hub where students and faculty can work together to study how science, technology and the humanities shape — and are shaped by — society, culture, politics and the environment. The S&T Collaboratory is a project of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and will […]

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Missouri S&T appoints Dr. Kathleen Drowne interim dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Dr. Kathleen (Kate) Drowne, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri S&T, has been named interim vice provost and dean of CASB, effective July 1, 2019. Drowne moves into the position as Dr. Stephen Roberts, CASB’s vice provost and dean since 2014, begins serving as Missouri […]

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A look at the dark side of smart tech

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances.

Smart devices are improving people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology are helping people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits.

With these advances also come a sense of unease and insecurity – concerns about privacy, personal data sharing and ethics.

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Innovation grant provides iPads to Missouri S&T writing tutors

Posted by on September 26, 2014

Thanks to strategic funding from a new grant program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, the Missouri S&T Writing Center will integrate wireless technology into face-to-face student tutoring this fall to streamline the process and improve the learning experience for both students and tutors.

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New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russo

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Novelist Richard Russo is known for chronicling American small towns, particularly those in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques Russo uses, as well as the significant themes that run throughout his works.

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Ethics, race and medicine subject of events at S&T

Posted by on October 29, 2013

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New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be the focus of three events in November at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T to introduce ‘One Book’ program this fall

Posted by on April 23, 2008

Incoming first-year students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will have some required reading this summer as part of the university’s new “One Book” program. The program aims to improve freshman students’ experience during their first year at Missouri S&T by giving them something in common to talk about.

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UMR Writing Center to host art show Oct. 18 through Nov. 16

Posted by on October 9, 2007

Writing is the theme of an art show to be hosted by the University of Missouri-Rolla Writing Center this fall. All Missouri artists, as well as UMR faculty, staff, and students, are invited to submit their work.

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