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Science Olympiad – State 2022
State Science Olympiad is Saturday, April 9! – MSU is hosting the State Science Olympiad this year! If you are interested in helping out – either as an event leader, or as a volunteer – please reach out to Dylan Welker (DylanWelker@MissouriState.edu) and let him know.
Upcoming Due Dates
CNAS Faculty and Staff Awards – Nominations for the different CNAS faculty and staff awards are now due by 3:00 PM, April 8. Please note deadline extensions for 2022. Awards Policy – NOTICE – The awards presentation and picnic celebration has been moved to April 26
CNAS Undergraduate Research Symposium abstracts due April 27 – see attached call for presentations
Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum abstracts due April 15.
President’s Townhall meeting – Wednesday April 27 at 3:30PM – more information upcoming
Seminars & Upcoming Events
Upcoming CNAS Seminars – Check out the CNAS Master Calendar for this week’s seminars – College of Natural and Applied Sciences – Missouri State University
- CHM – 3:35-4:25PM, Wednesday, April 6, Library 101. By Dr. Socrates Munoz, Kansas State University, “Simplicity as the Driving Force for New Reaction Development: Adventures in Organofluorine Chemistry and Catalysis”
- PAMS – 4:00-5:00PM, Thursday, April 7 via Zoom. By Dr. Xiaobo Chen, University of Missouri-Kansas City, “Chasing Clean Energy and Environment Dream with Nanoscience”
- CSC – 12:20-1:20PM, Friday, April 8 via Zoom. By Seth Malone, Solutions Architect for AWS – and MSU alumnus
- GGP – 2:30-3:30PM, Friday, April 8 in Temple 002. By Seth Harrell, MSU alumnus, “When You Can See Down the River, but You Can’t See Around the Bend”
Spring 2022 Academic Advisor Forum Series. Next sessions are May 3 and 4.
Recent News from CNAS
Recent news from the college:
- Poster and video submissions wanted for CNAS Research Symposium
- Why some restaurants are keeping all-you-can-eat items on the menu despite rising costs
- Saving the turtles: Three graduate students secure international conservation funds
- If you would like to see past stories please visit CNAS NewsWatch!
Miscellaneous News & Events
Public Affairs Convocation – April 6, 3:30-4:30PM in PSU Theater featuring Shaun Tomson.
Faculty & Staff Free Portrait Days – Dates have been set for 2022
|April 9||State Science Olympiad Competition|
|April 14-17||Spring Holiday – No classes|
|April 15||Spring Holiday – Offices Closed|
|April 22-23||Missouri Academy of Science, Central Methodist University|
|April 26||CNAS Faculty/Staff Awards Presentation at 4PM in Temple 002 followed by picnic (pizza) and time for fellowship activities|
|April 27||Townhall Meeting at 3:30PM in PSU Theatre|
|April 30||Spring Showcase is today!|
|May 2||Einhellig Retirement Reception (3:30-5PM, PSU Ballroom West)|
|May 3||All Faculty Recognition Reception (3:30-5PM)|
|May 5||CNAS Undergraduate Research Day|
|May 7||Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum – Graduate College|
|May 13||Study Day|
|May 14-19||Finals Week|
|May 20||Commencement (CNAS at 9:00AM)|
|June 13||Summer Session classes and SOAR begins|
|August 15||All faculty and graduate students report back for fall semester|
|August 22||Fall 2022 classes begin today|
|April 8, 2024||Next Solar Eclipse in Missouri – The path of totality through North America – the Great North American Eclipse of April 8, 2024 | eclipse2024.org|