Annual Programs and Events

Graduate Education offers annual programming to help our students succeed during and beyond their time at Missouri S&T. Below, you'll find a curated list of events offered each fall and spring semester, providing invaluable opportunities for growth, networking, and skill development.

  • Spring Semester
  • Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Intellectual Property Workshop: Taking Charge of Your Intellectual Property

An orientation for graduate students to learn about their rights and responsibilities regarding intellectual property and copyright. Visit our website for more info.

  • March 13th, 2024 - 12:30pm-1:30pm - Toomey Hall 140  

Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Workshops

There are many opportunities to learn about formatting your thesis or dissertation. See the available times below. More information about formatting can be found here.

  • Formatting Workshop

    • March 15th, 2024 - 10-11am - Computer Science Building 202
    • Virtual workshop - TBD - Zoom link will be provided.

Graduate Research Showcase 2024

The Graduate Research Showcase provides an opportunity for graduate students to present their research to the university and wider community, while networking with representatives from key industry employers. Participants will choose to present either a poster or oral presentation in competition for a total of $2,000 in awards in various categories. After the event, there will be an award ceremony where students will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.

  • April 26th, 10am-3pm, Ceremony - TBD

For more information, visit:  

Graduate Policy Grounding

This session is designed for new incoming graduate students and those seeking a refresher on essential aspects of graduate school. Explore university policies, graduate catalog requirements, and gain valuable tips on navigating your graduate journey successfully. We will also cover forms and deadlines, the registration process, tips on working with your academic advisor and more.           

  • March 5, 2024, 2-4pm, Butler-Carlton Hall 125 - Sign up here. 

International Student Support Group

Student Well-Being hosts an International Student Support Group. Enjoy the support of other international students while sharing your experiences of living and studying abroad, build connections, manage stress, cope and thrive in a time of change and uncertainty. To join, email or call (573)-341-4211.

Discovery to Commercialization (D2C)

Join us for a seminar series on Discovery to Commercialization "Brown bag" lunch seminar series. Dates and times TBD

Organizer: Timothy L. Faley, PhD, MBA, Assoc. Vice Chancellor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, Missouri University of Science and Technology

900 Innovation Drive, Suite 145, Rolla, MO 65401. Email: Phone: 573-341-6725


Fall Semester

Spooky Fall Festival

Friday, October 27th from 12-2pm, Outside near the Puck
Join Graduate Education and other departments on campus for this fall festival. There will be games, snacks, pumpkin-painting, and music! 

Three Minute Thesis competition

Competition Finale: November 2nd, 2023, in Carver Room 204B in Havener AND on Zoom.Visit our 3MT site for detailed information and dates. 

Graduate Policy Grounding

New incoming graduate students, please join us for an informative session designed to pave the way for your success as a graduate student! This is designed to provide you with essential information about our university's policies, academic advising, procedures, and resources that directly impact your graduate experience. 

Broken up into 3 sessions based on college:

  • CEC - Tuesday, Sept 26th, 2023, 2-4pm - Computer Science 120
  • CASE - Wednesday, Sept 27th, 2023, 2-4pm - Computer Science 121
  • Kummer - Thursday, Sept 28th, 2023, 2-4pm - Computer Science 120

Writing an Acknowledgement and Abstract Workshop

Learn how to write an acknowledgement to show appreciation to those who helped you on your academic journey and how to create a clear, concise abstract that outlines the important points brought out in your thesis/dissertation.  Monday, October 2nd at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom: 

Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Workshops

There are many opportunities to learn about formatting your thesis or dissertation. See the available times below. More information about formatting can be found here.

  • Formatting Workshop
    • October 3rd, 2023 - 10am - Computer Science Building 202
    • October 5th, 2023 - 10am - Computer Science Building 202

Past Events

Recorded Workshops and Resources

Title Speaker Length Date Format
How to Write an Abstract Lea Hickerson 9:28 2020 Zoom Video
How to Write an Acknowledgement Lea Hickerson 4:34 2021 Google Slides.webm
Citing with IEEE Lea Hickerson 4:37   Google Slides.webm
Citing with APA Lea Hickerson 4:36   Google Slides.webm
Writing an Effective Syllabus CAFE 19 slides   Google Slides
Grad Student Pandemic Resiliency: Wellbeing/Self-Care   12 slides   Powerpoint
Writing an Acknowledgement and Abstract Workshop Lea Hickerson 38:56 10/2023 Zoom Video