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Columbia, MO - April 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Aside from the $1.1M proceeds from the state lottery, the University of Missouri System will also put up an additional $1.1M to supplement the endowment of need-based scholarships for undergrads.
Columbia, MO - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sports fans all over the state mourned the death of Norris Stevenson, a football pioneer and alumni from the University of Missouri. His athletic career began at Vashon High as a prep athlete. In 1958, Stevenson made his mark in history when he became the city’s first student of African-American descent to win a football scholarship from the university. Other credits to his name include being a St. Louis Community College head coach for thirty years as well as a Hall of Famer for his outstanding career a coach in track and field.
Columbia, MO - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The hold on tuition increase, which would be maintained at the present 3% inflation rate, will affect those of undergraduate and in-state students. The vote ensures that the University of Missouri is able to continuously provide students with accessible and affordable education. This move is, however, also expected to result into possible decrease in staff.
Columbia, MO - March 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to University System Pres. Tim Wolfe, a pair of MU research teams had been recently selected to receive almost $1M in terms of capital. The pair’s choice had resulted from a rigorous review process of 16 research teams vying for a chance to receive additional investment from the Enterprise Investment Program or EIP of the university.
University of Missouri Phelps County Extension Now Accepting Class Applications for Volunteer Training with...
Columbia, MO - March 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The University of Missouri Phelps County Extension started a volunteer training program with their Master Gardeners in 1997. Now in its 15th year, the program has opened again to accept applications for Spring 2012.
Columbia, MO - February 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cheryl B. Schrader , whose qualifications include professional credits in Notre Dame, McDonnell-Douglas, University of Texas, Valparaiso University, Boise State, and Rice University, will take over as the new Science and Technology Chancellor for the University of Missouri on April 2012.
Columbia, MO - January 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last October, President Barack Obama had successfully held the dedication of a Washington D.C. national memorial dedicated to the late Martin Luther King, Jr. This 2012, one of the dedication’s organizers – who also happens to be an alumnus of the university – is slated to gift his old alma mater with a replica of the said memorial.
Columbia, MO - January 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an economy with huge unemployment rates since the early years of 1980, finding jobs has been increasingly competitive. Now, University of Missouri programs provides its students the assistance and confidence to select careers in which they have the most potential. By selecting the right major, University of Missouri students can make sure they avoid extra expenses and additional school time in changing majors. Moreover, University of Missouri students will be stronger workers because they are able to find the profession that inspires them.
Columbia, MO - December 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- University of Missouri officers will present writer William Trogdon for his outstanding work in the field of writing. Trogdon is known in the literary community as William Least Heat-Moon, also given an honorary degree in the Honors Commencement Ceremony in Fall 2011.
Columbia, MO - November 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nursing is 1 of the 7 professions reported to have the many on-the-job injuries, as stated by the U.S. Department of Labor. Strains and sprains due to over work accounts for most of the injuries. Those injuries are usually caused by improper handling, lifting & moving of patients. Now, University of Missouri nursing students have a new facility to guide them in developing their skills in keeping their patients and themselves safe.
Columbia, MO - November 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- One of the important roles of journalism is informing the public about significant events & issues. However, that purpose requires an audience who critically thinks about what information they get in the media. This skill of critical thinking is more commonly known as “news literacy”. Assessing the level of a person’s news literacy has been a long-time challenging task for media researchers and educators. Now, University of Missouri scholars are developing methods to be able to measure the news literacy among key population demographics which is teenagers. University of Missouri Associate Professor of the School of Journalism & project’s lead researcher, Stephanie Craft says that understanding the news literacy is essentially important as the new technology makes the issue difficult.
University of Missouri Public Health Students Collaborates with Engineers to Take on Sanitation, Water...
Columbia, MO - November 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- To be able to adjust quickly to different situations and to take care of patients from different backgrounds with understanding and respect are essential skills for soon to be doctors, nurses, and every public health professionals. Now, University of Missouri’s Master of Public Health Program students will go abroad to be educated about public health issues outside of the country and offer beneficial research to the residents of the underprivileged areas.
Columbia, MO - November 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Approximately 1 in every 110 American kids have Autism Spectrum Disorder; however, most kids from small income and minority groups are not diagnosed until after their kindergarten years or sometimes even later than that, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. A collaboration between Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program and University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is facilitated to help early diagnosis and treatment of kids with autism & developmental delays who might not have the right access to proper care.
Columbia, MO - October 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the U.S., 72% of the youth have parents that work full time. Since many of the schools dismiss students several hours before the workday ends for the parents, most kids are left unsupervised or without care until the parents get home. University of Missouri Extension is develops a program to ensure that school-age kids in Missouri gain access to after high-quality programs after their school.
Columbia, MO - October 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- University of Missouri administrators announced on October 10, 2011 a 5 year agreement with K.S.R. Educational Institutions of Indian that will provide training and advanced research in nanotechnology and nanomedicine.
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