Updates from Missouri University of Science and Technology

Thursday, April 25

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Longtime Miner coach Dewey Allgood passed away April 23

Dewey Allgood, who served as a coach and administrator in Missouri S&T's athletics department for 40 years and was a member of the university's Athletic Hall of Fame, died Tuesday, April 23, at the age of 91. A memorial service for Allgood will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Christ Episcopal Church, ...
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S&T historian to lecture on economic depression

The cultural history of economic depression, focusing on the 1890s depression, is the subject of an upcoming public lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Visiting professor Dr. Susan Curtis will present the lecture titled "Remembering the 1890s:  Hard Times and the Tough Road to Recovery" from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in St. ...
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S&T bands to perform concert on April 28

The university bands at Missouri University of Science and Technology will perform traditional band music in a concert this weekend on the S&T campus. The concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The bands will be conducted by Dr. Robert ...
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Six inducted into S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Six electrical and computer engineers with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineers during the academy's induction ceremony held on campus April 18. The academy is an advisory group to the Missouri S&T electrical and computer engineering department. Founded in 1980, the ...
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State of the university: Chancellor touts return on investment

Quoting Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, Missouri University of Science and Technology Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader on Tuesday discussed the university's plan to focus on providing a high return on investment for Missouri S&T's students, the employers that hire them, the university's research partners and donors. "Lewis Carroll said, 'If you don't know ...
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S&T to recognize outstanding teaching of distance ed courses

Dr. Henry Wiebe, vice provost of global learning at Missouri University of Science and Technology, presented outstanding teaching awards to Missouri S&T faculty members engaged in distance education during a campus ceremony on Monday, April 22. "The high evaluation scores received by these faculty members reflect their strong commitment to serve our distance students," says ...
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Academy of Chemical Engineers inducts eleven new members

Eleven chemical engineers were honored by the Academy of Chemical Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The induction ceremony was held on Thursday, April 18, on the S&T campus.The academy honors chemical engineers for contributions to their profession, leadership and involvement with Missouri S&T. The academy serves as an advisory group to the ...
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S&T students place second in national design competition

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology has earned second place in an EPA competition to create an innovative, "green" infrastructure design for managing stormwater. The students earned $1,500 for their team and $8,000 in green infrastructure research funds for their institution. The "Campus RainWorks Challenge" competition, held by the United ...
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Eleven inducted into Missouri S&T Academy of Civil Engineers

Eleven civil engineers with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Civil Engineers during the academy's induction ceremony held April 18. The academy honors civil engineers for their contributions to the profession, leadership and involvement with Missouri S&T. The academy also serves as an advisory group ...
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Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Seven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the university's Academy of Mines and Metallurgy on April 18.
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Jeffrey Cawlfield named vice provost for undergraduate studies

Dr. Jeffrey D. Cawlfield, professor of geological engineering and director of the Freshman Engineering Program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will become vice provost for undergraduate studies at Missouri S&T effective June 15.
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S&T breaks ground on new chemical and biochemical engineering building

Missouri University of Science and Technology officials and alumni held a groundbreaking ceremony today (Thursday, April 18), for the campus’s new chemical and biochemical engineering building, James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall. The building, which will be located on the northwest corner of State and 11th streets in Rolla, is named in honor of Missouri S&T graduate ...
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Open forums scheduled for vice chancellor position

The Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration Search Committee has invited five candidates to participate in on-campus interviews.    The remaining open campus forums will be held from 2-3 p.m. in the Havener Center as noted below: J. Randal Dempsey, Thursday, April 25, in St. Pat's B Bradley Sheriff, Monday, April 29, in St. Pat's B ...
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Passing of Sherrell Rae Bolon

Sherrell Rae Bolon, mother of Cyndie Bolon, a lecturer in chemistry at Missouri S&T, died on April 10. Funeral services were held on April 20. Mrs. Bolon was the wife of the late Dr. Albert E. Bolon, associate professor emeritus of nuclear engineering. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Rolla Area Sheltered Workshop or the ...
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Retirement reception planned for Jean Roeder

The campus community is invited to a retirement reception for Jean Roeder, chief clerk in electrical and computer engineering, from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the faculty lounge in Room 136 Emerson Hall (Electrical Engineering Building). She has been at the university since November 2003, first as a temporary employee in geological sciences and ...
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Glass sale

The Gaffer’s Guild is having a glass sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, and Friday, April 26, and Thursday May 2, and Friday, May 3, in the McNutt Hall commons.
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EMSE department honors faculty and students

The engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) department would like to thank the Academy of Engineering Management for sponsoring the 2013 annual Spring Honors Luncheon on Friday, April 19. Students, faculty and academy members were honored for their achievements. As well as awards, numerous students were inducted into the Engineering Management Honor Society (Epsilon Mu ...
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IEEE distinguished lecturer to discuss computational intelligence

The engineering management and systems engineering department welcomes Dr. Gary Fogel as part of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Distinguished Lecturer Program. Fogel’s presentation, titled “A Survey of Applications and Future Directions of Computational Intelligence,” will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, in Room 120 of Butler-Carlton Hall.
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Get updates about the geothermal project

A schedule showing the impacts of the geothermal energy system through October 2013 is available online. Departments and occupants of individual buildings directly affected will be contacted to discuss scheduling efforts. If you have any questions, contact Fred Stone with design and construction management at 341-4731.
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New employees

Robert Bornschein, temporary service, custodial and landscape services Keith Perry, custodian, Havener Center Melanie Quenter-Smith, administrative associate, office of sponsored programs Emery Reese, temporary service, custodial and landscape services Mary Threadgill, temporary service, custodial and landscape services Melinda Warner, temporary clerical, chemistry department
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ERP/SAP simulation competition

The annual Enterprise Resource Planning/SAP simulation competition will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the Havener Center atrium. See if you can predict the winning company as six teams from an Enterprise Resource Planning class test their business and technology skills during this live competition. The audience may participate by investing ...
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Show off your talent at Staff Day

Do you have a special talent that you would like to showcase during this year’s Staff Day? Staff Council is looking for staff volunteers to showcase their talents during Staff Day on Wednesday, May 29. The theme is western or pioneers and staff council is looking for people with woodcarving, soap-making, jewelry-making or candle-making skills, ...
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Denim Day success

Student wellness and Joe's PEERS would like to thank all those who participated in the recent Denim Day. The event raised $125 in donations for the Russell House, Rolla’s non-profit home for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
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Learn to eat for health and enjoyment

Discover the benefits of this innovative approach to weight management through Healthy for Life's Eat for Life course. This 10-week program uses mind-body practices (meditations and yoga), the principles of mindful and intuitive eating, skills training and group support to guide you in making lifestyle changes that will help you create a healthier relationship to your food, mind and body.
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Retirement reception planned for Jean Roeder

The campus community is invited to a retirement reception for Jean Roeder, chief clerk in the electrical and computer engineering department. She has been at the university since November 2003, first as a temporary employee in geological sciences and engineering, then full-time in procurement before moving to her current position. The reception will be held ...
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Staff Excellence Award nominees announced

The nominees for the 2013 Staff Excellence Awards are as follows: Administrative/Professional: Robert Berkelman Ron Boggs Stephanie Bouse Linda Fulps Paul Germeroth Megan Kean O'Brien Trish Watson Janet Gill Mindy Limback Jesse Singleton Crafts/Services: Wendy Brumett Wanda Davis Gregory Hutchison Shannon Kell Dennis Light Brenda Pelfrey Michele Picard Jerry Pogue Phil Roark John Smith Secretarial: ...
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To submit eConnection items

Use the top right tab called “Submit News.” Provide a title, description and website. For questions, contact news@mst.edu.
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Recycled fashion show a highlight of today's Earth Day events

The Earth Day Planning Committee invites the campus community to attend the "Runway Rubbish" Fashion Show that will be held at noon today, April 22, on the lawn of the Havener Center as part of S&T's Earth Day celebration. This event showcases campus creativity as participants display clothing made from recycled materials. There will be ...
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Windows XP support ends; schedule consultation with IT

In early 2014, Microsoft will discontinue all support and security updates for the XP operating system, increasing vulnerability for these systems and our campus network. It’s time to start planning for some upcoming changes in IT’s support of XP. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, all XP devices at S&T will be restricted from open network access ...
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Retirement reception planned for Brenda Crook

Brenda G. McNece Crook, administrative assistant for custodial and landscape services, is retiring after 19 years of service to Missouri S&T. The campus community is invited to drop by and wish her well at a reception scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon Friday, April 26, in the Custodial and Landscape Services Building at 101 W. 12th St.
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Booster Club trivia night

Missouri S&T’s Booster Club will hold its annual trivia night and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Lion’s Club Den. The cost of the event is $100 per table for up to eight people per team or $12.50 each for individuals. Players may bring their own snacks to the event and ...
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Teaching with clickers next semester?

Instructors wishing to use personal response devices (clickers) in their summer or fall courses are asked to go to the clicker registration page and enroll at https://itweb.mst.edu/auth-cgi-bin/cgiwrap/clickers/request_clickers.pl. The deadline to register intent to use clickers for summer classes is Wednesday, May 15. The deadline for fall classes is Friday, June 28. If you would like ...
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Counseling Awareness Month

In recognition of Counseling Awareness Month, S&T’s counseling, disability support and student wellness office encourages all faculty and staff to take 20 minutes out of your busy day to access their website at http://asklistenrefer.org/mst. Learn to identify people at risk for suicide; recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide; and understand ...
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Writing Assessment Group starting

Do you need motivation to write? Would you like to improve your writing? A Writing Assessment Group is being organized and will meet monthly to assist with obstacles during the writing process. The Writing Assessment Group sessions will not be a time for writing, but a time for assessing writing. To prepare please complete the ...
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Calendar of Events
Apr 25, 2013 05:00 pm

Start Date: 4/25/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/25/2013 End Time: 6:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Rolla Building
Room: G-5

For the speaker and information about the presentation, see the mathematics and statistics department pinksheet.


Apr 25, 2013 05:00 pm

Start Date: 4/25/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/25/2013 End Time: 5:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Physics
Room: 104

Physics Colloquium: Imaging and focusing through strongly scattering layer. Lecture is open to public. For more information visit:http://web.mst.edu/~yhor/2013Spring_Colloquium_schedule.html#Apr._25


Apr 25, 2013 05:15 pm

Start Date: 4/25/2013 Start Time: 4:15 PM
End Date: 4/25/2013 End Time: 5:15 PM
For information about the speakers, the presentations, and the days, times and locations of the colloquia, see the mathematics and statistics colloquium webpage.


Apr 25, 2013 08:00 pm

Start Date: 4/25/2013 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/25/2013 End Time: 9:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Rolla Building
Room: G-5

For the speaker and information about the presentation, see the mathematics and statistics department pinksheet.


Apr 26, 2013 01:00 am

Start Date: 4/26/2013 All Day
End Date: 4/28/2013
S&T's Human Powered Vehicle Team will compete in the HPVC East at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.


Apr 26, 2013 01:00 pm

Start Date: 4/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2013 End Time: 12:45 PM

Missouri S&T - Havener Center
Room: Silver & Gold

Toastmasters International is a public speaking organization that meets once a week on the Missouri S&T campus. If you want to improve your ability to speak in front of others, this is your chance! All meetings are open to the public and you can join anytime. If you would like to know more about Toastmasters please email the Toastmasters president , visit the national website  or the local website .


Apr 26, 2013 08:00 pm

Drums
Start Date: 4/26/2013 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2013 End Time: 8:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Castleman Hall
Room: Leach Theatre

Tickets to the Jazz Band concert are $5 for the public and free for Missouri S&T students (with ID) and youth under 18.


Apr 26, 2013 09:00 pm

Start Date: 4/26/2013 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2013 End Time: 11:00 PM
A Karaoke Extravaganza at Fat Cats Entertainment 1200 East Hwy 72, Rolla.  Admission is free. Costumes are encouraged. Some costumes will be provided. Entry $10/team(5 person max) or $5/person.


Apr 27, 2013 01:00 pm

Start Date: 4/27/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/27/2013 End Time: 12:00 AM
Game Location (Away) - Springfield, Ill.


Apr 27, 2013 03:00 pm

Start Date: 4/27/2013 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/27/2013 End Time: 4:00 PM
Practice is every Wednesday at 4:00pm and every Saturday at 2:00 at Bayless Field at Ber Juan Park. Practice is subject to change based on the weather.


Apr 28, 2013 01:00 pm

Start Date: 4/28/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/28/2013 End Time: 12:00 AM
Game Location (Away) - Quincy, Ill.


Apr 28, 2013 03:00 pm

Music
Start Date: 4/28/2013 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/28/2013 End Time: 3:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Castleman Hall
Room: Leach Theatre

Tickets to the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony concert are $5 for the public and free for Missouri S&T students (with ID) and youth under 18.


Apr 29, 2013 12:00 pm

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/29/2013 End Time: 2:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Havener Center
Room: Atrium

Annual ERP/SAP simulation competition. See if you can predict the winning company as six teams from an Enterprise Resource Planning class test their business and technology skills during this live competition. The audience may participate by investing simulated money in one of the simulated companies for a chance to win door prizes, an iPod Shuffle, a 32 GB flash drive, or an amazon gift card. Read more here.


Apr 29, 2013 05:00 pm

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/29/2013 End Time: 5:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Rolla Building
Room: G-4

For speaker and presentation information, see the mathematics and statistics department pinksheet.


Apr 29, 2013 05:00 pm

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/29/2013 End Time: 5:00 PM

Missouri S&T - Emerson Hall
Room: G-31

The general team meeting for the Formula SAE Electric student design team. Come and join us if you have any interest in cars, racing, and electric vehicles.


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