Watch a livestream of UM System cybersecurity summit

Missouri S&T will host a cybersecurity summit at this week’s University of Missouri Board of Curators meeting, with a livestream of the event planned for remote viewers. The summit will be held 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, and feature speakers from each of the four system campuses. To view the livestream, go to https://zoom.us/j/188132495.

Deadline extended for Renaissance Student Award

The application deadline for S&T’s Renaissance Student Award has been extended to Friday, March 23. The winner will receive $1,000. Get more details online and apply at alp.mst.edu/renaissanceaward.

Miner Bucks Sale

For a LIMITED TIME! Purchase 150 MinerBucks between July 28 and September 15 and receive an au bon pain to-go tumbler and free drip coffee or hot tea for the fall semester. Visit Suite 109 in the Havener Center to claim cup and membership card. More information can be found at http://www.dineoncampus.com/mst.

Flu shots available at Student Health Complex

Missouri S&T received its first documented case of influenza for the season. There are still a limited number of flu shots available on a walk-in basis at the Student Health Complex. Flu shot prices are discounted at $10.

Yearly flu shots are recommended for individuals age 6 months and older. The student health staff recommends all S&T students get a flu shot for two reasons:

Bookstore hosts Joe Friday sale

The S&T Store is hosting a “Joe Friday” sale Friday, Jan. 20. Save 25 percent on Miner clothing, gifts and gear from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the store and until midnight online at thesandtstore.com.

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.

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.

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).