Campus to close due to winter weather

Due to potentially hazardous winter weather conditions, the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus will be closed Friday, Jan. 13. Only employees who are considered situationally critical should report to work on Friday. Missouri S&T officials also urge students to avoid traveling to campus on Friday and recommend students review the weather conditions along their travel routes before taking any actions. Campus residence halls will be open on Friday and throughout the weekend. Read more and get updates at alert.mst.edu.

Winter weather may affect campus operations

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch affecting Rolla and the surrounding area. It is likely that freezing rain will develop overnight Thursday, Jan. 12, into Friday, Jan. 13. University officials will continue to monitor weather conditions and their potential impact on campus operations. If you are traveling back to campus this weekend, please monitor the road conditions map from the Missouri Department of Transportation.Updates will be posted on alert.mst.edu.

Portion of Emerson Hall to reopen for classes

The west side of Emerson Hall will be open for classes this semester, which will begin Tuesday, Jan. 17. The east side of Emerson Hall will remain closed until further notice, following a fire on the roof of the structure on Dec. 8. Faculty and staff who previously worked in Emerson Hall will continue to work in relocated offices.

‘Active shooter’ response training on campus today

University Police is hosting response training for approximately 40 law enforcement officers Wednesday, Jan. 11, on Missouri S&T’s campus. Participants will take classes in Bertelsmeyer Hall during the morning and undergo scenario training with replica weapons in Harris Hall in the afternoon.

Where in the world will you go? Study abroad fair planned Jan. 18

International and cultural affairs is excited to announce its Spring Study Abroad Fair at 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, in the atrium of the Havener Center. Learn about destinations and opportunities to study abroad. At the fair, you can:

Students offering Aladdin dance camp for children

The Missouri S&T Ballet and Dance Club will host Aladdin dance camps for children ages 3-13. The camp costs $35 per child. Participants can attend one of two camps:

  • Sunday, Jan. 29, at The Dance Studio, 939 Parkwood Drive in Rolla
  • Sunday, Feb. 5, at Stone Crest, 12355 Route CC in Rolla

Do you have an innovative idea?

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit innovation proposals to Missouri S&T’s innovation team by Friday, Jan. 27. Proposals will be presented during the Miner Tank open forum Thursday, Feb. 2. The innovation team helps create and promote an innovative campus by empowering the university community with resources to make a difference. Get more details and submit your proposal at innovate.mst.edu.

Worship service held on Thursdays

Christian Campus Fellowship hosts “Catalyst,” a bible study and worship event for students at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Join the first Catalyst of the semester at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in St. Pat’s B and C of the Havener Center.

Police to host Special Olympics fundraiser

University Police is a proud supporter of the Special Olympics Missouri. As a fundraiser, the police department is selling 2017 Special Olympics torch run T-shirts. The shirts cost $15 for short-sleeve shirts, sizes medium and large for youth and ranging from small to 2XL for adults. Short-sleeve shirts for sizes 3XL to 6XL cost $20. Long-sleeve shirts, ranging in adult sizes from small to 2X, cost $20. To purchase a shirt, please contact University Police Lt. Oscar Kemp by email or call 341-4300. Cash and checks only will be accepted. Make checks payable to SOMO (Special Olympics Missouri).

Submit your events to official S&T calendar

The Missouri S&T Calendar of Events is your go-to place for publicizing events. To make sure your upcoming event has the most visibility possible, simply visit calendar.mst.edu, log on with your university username and password, and submit your event information to the calendar. It’s a free service to all university-affiliated organizations, and it’s the best way for you to inform the campus community of your event