Tag: University of Missouri

University of Missouri Board of Curators schedules presidential search open forums

Posted by on March 5, 2007

On Tuesday, March 20, the University of Missouri Board of Curators will travel to the University of Missouri-Rolla to hold a public forum to discuss the search for the UM System’s next president. The board is seeking a successor to President Elson S. Floyd, who is departing this spring to assume the presidency of Washington […]

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UMR receives ‘CIO 100’ award from UMR receives ‘CIO 100’ award from CIO magazine

Posted by on June 15, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla has received CIO magazine’s “CIO 100" award for 2006 for its efforts to create a unified web presence based on reusable content and a single content-management platform.

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Commencement to be broadcast online

Posted by on May 11, 2006

For the first time ever, UMR’s May 2006 Commencement will be broadcast live on the Internet this coming Saturday morning. And, as has been the case for several years, streaming video recordings will be available on the web by late afternoon on May 13 through the facilities of the UMR Video Communications Center.

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Three inducted into UMR Academy of Computer Science

Posted by on April 21, 2006

Three computer science alumni of the University of Missouri-Rolla were inducted as members into the UMR Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony in Rolla on April 20.

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Chancellor’s ‘State of the University’ report looks to the future

Posted by on April 14, 2006

In his first “State of the University” report as chancellor, Dr. John F. Carney III on Thursday (April 13, 2006) discussed plans to position UMR as one of the nation’s leading technological research universities.

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UMR students to join Order of the Engineer April 26

Posted by on April 14, 2006

Engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla will pledge to “uphold devotion to the standards and the dignity” of engineering on April 26, when they join the Order of the Engineer, a national organization that promotes engineering as a public service.

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UMR students to see if steel bridge holds up under contest stress

Posted by on April 14, 2006

Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are learning the engineering principles of bridge building by working on a scale model that will be entered in an annual competition sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction.         

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UMR student group sponsors walk for cystic fibrosis

Posted by on April 11, 2006

This month, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students will sponsor a five-kilometer run/walk to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research.

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‘Cinderella’ to visit Rolla as part of Family Series

Posted by on April 11, 2006

The 2005-2006 season of the Family Series at the University of Missouri-Rolla will end with “Cinderella” at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29.

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Scholar to speak on Talese’s ‘The Bridge’ at UMR April 13

Posted by on April 11, 2006

Noted Gay Talese scholar Barbara Lounsberry will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Leach Theater of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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