The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized Dr. Islam El-adaway, the Hurst/McCarthy Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and his team with the 2020 Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for significant contributions to construction engineering.
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The 7th Annual Polar Plunge on March 7 in Rolla was a splashing success, raising $27,660 to-date. A total of 17 people participated in the Polar Bear Strut 5K and 100 brave people from around the area donned costumes and swimwear to take a chilly dip at Fugitive Beach. Their Reason for Freezin’… the athletes of Special Olympics Missouri!
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, a professor of civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Each year, AGC recognizes an educator who makes a significant mark in the field of construction education.
Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled all university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration and the university’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference.
In addition, Phelps Health reported today that a patient is being isolated for COVID-19 testing.
Phelps Health announced late Thursday afternoon (March 12) that the test result for the patient who was being checked for COVID-19 was negative. The patient does not have the coronavirus.