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CNAS Faculty & Staff Awards
All nominations from departmental personnel committees for CNAS faculty/staff awards are due April 6. See details in the CNAS Awards Policy.
Upcoming CNAS Seminars –
Check out the CNAS Master Calendar for this week’s seminars – College of Natural and Applied Sciences – Missouri State University
- CSC – 1:25-2:15PM, Friday, March 24 in Cheek 102. By Dr. Sanjay Madria, Missouri University of Science and Technology. “Machine Learning for Emotion Prediction, Ideology Detection and Polarization Analysis using COVID-19 Tweets”
- GGP – 2:30-3:30PM, Friday, March 24 in Blunt (Temple) 345. By Dr. Mohamed Abdelsalam, Oklahoma State University. “The Geological Legacy of Africa”
- CSC – 1:25-2:15PM, March 31 in Cheek 102. By Dr. Prasad Calyam, University of Missouri-Columbia. “Intelligent Cyber Defense using Pretense to Secure Networked Consumer Applications”
Congratulations to Melanie Carden-Jessen! She was recently announced as one of the recipients of the Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Award. Recognition will be given for this award during the Master Advisor Reception & Naming Ceremony, Wednesday March 22 (flyer attached with more details).
Showcase Call for Proposals – the FCTL Advisory Council is inviting faculty to submit a presentation proposal highlighting their teaching practices and valuable work they are doing in the classroom. Proposals will be accepted through March 24
- OSEF (March 28-30).
- State Science Olympiad – Saturday April 1, Student Volunteers needed – See attached flyer
- CNAS Undergraduate Research Day – Friday, April 28 – Symposium Flyer & Instructions for presenters.
- Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum – New and Current Students – Graduate College – Missouri State – Abstracts are due April 3. Event is April 29.
Learning Management System Review – More information is available on the website
In the next two weeks there are going to be on-campus demos of the LMS – details are provided at the above link
The timeline and all updates of the realignment process are posted on the following website – Academic Realignment – Missouri State.
Earth Day Festival – April 22, 2023 (This event does require the purchase of tickets)
Recent news from the college:
- Environmental biology student awarded Stan Hudson grant from Missouri Native Plant Society
- MSU alum awarded Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award
- If you would like to see past stories please visit CNAS NewsWatch!
Carries Café – Carries is open for the Spring semester! They are open most Tuesdays and Thursdays of the semester, but you can check their webpage for both openings as well as a menu.
Mar 28-30 OSEF (Judging March 28, Awards March 30)
April 1 State Science Olympiad Competition at MSU
April 1 Spring Showcase
April 5 Pummill Relays
April 6 Staff Senate – Glass Hall 486, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Apr 7-9 Spring Holiday – Offices closed/No Classes
Apr 21-22 MAS annual meeting in Joplin
Apr 27-28 MSU Collaborative Diversity Conference
Apr 28 CNAS Undergraduate Research Day
Apr 29 Einhellig IDF
May 2 CNAS Faculty/Staff Awards Celebration 3:30 PM – Library 101
May 8 All Faculty Recognition Celebration
May 19 Commencement (CNAS at 1 PM)
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
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