Yearly Archives: 2011

University of Missouri to Award Writer William Trogdon an Honorary Degree

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.

University of Missouri New Nursing Room Provides Safety Training Space for Students

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.

Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit in Rolla, Missouri

WASHINGTON, DC - November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department today announced that Roger Harris, Hediger Enterprises Inc., Carroll Management Group, Forum Manor Associates L.P. and Forum Manor LLC have agreed to pay $295,000 in monetary damages and civil penalties to resolve a Fair Housing Act lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, race and sex discrimination, retaliation and intimidation at Forum Manor Apartments, a federally-subsidized apartment complex in Rolla, Missouri.

University of Missouri to Assess News Literacy Among High School Students

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.

University of Missouri Partners with WIC Clinic to Discover Developmental Delays in Children

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.

University of Missouri Program Facilitates After-School Learning for Youths of Missouri

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.

Five County MLS listings integrated onto search page of Mike McCaffree with custom IDX...

EUGENE, OR - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Mike McMaffree to the growing network of agents and brokers dedicated to serving their clients by adopting the dynamic IDX Broker software for their professional websites. With the search tools McMaffree has synced to his website with his IDX solution, the online property search is easier than ever for home seekers. Five County MLS listings are seamlessly displayed on McMaffree’s McCaffree Real Estate website, giving potential buyers thousands of listings to search.

University of Missouri and K.S.R. Education Institutions of India Signs an Academic Agreement

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.

University of Missouri Student, Alumni and Fans Celebrates 100 Years of Homecoming Tradition

Columbia, MO - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- University of Missouri alumni, students and the whole community will celebrate 100 years of Homecoming tradition, bonding the past with present in a significant celebration of school spirit, years of service and the community. This tradition began in the year 1911 when Chester Brewer, Athletic Director, made a request to the university’s alumni to “come home” for the yearly football game versus University of Kansas. 100 years after, University of Missouri Homecoming Event has become a trademark tradition for the community.

Schenck Joins St. Louis Fed’s Real Estate Industry Council

ST. LOUIS, MO - October 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lynn B. Schenck, executive vice president and director of leasing and sales for Jones Lang LaSalle of St. Louis, Mo., has been named to the Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

University of Missouri Extension Program Promotes Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Columbia, MO - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nowadays, Americans are facing obesity issues due to low physical ability and huge intake of unhealthy foods. According to the National Cancer Institute, the country does not have enough imports of vegetables and fruits to meet the daily requirements of every American. Now, University of Missouri Extension has been given a national grant to expand its 2 programs that promote physical activity and a healthy diet for Missourians.

University of Missouri’s Law Expert Receives Funds for the Improvement of Solar Energy Laws

Columbia, MO - September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In today’s time where the increasing cost of energy and the negative effects of climate change has been a concern to most citizens, the demand for solar power energy sources has progressively increased. One of the issues that possible solar energy users see is the lack of local and state laws to implement the proper use of solar energy. To fix this problem, University of Missouri’s Law Expert has started to draft new model ordinances and modules that will make it more efficient for the locals to use solar power.

University of Missouri Office for Financial Success will Upgrade Facilities to Provide Best Experience...

Columbia, MO - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- During this period of economic depression, college students from all over the country are under pressure to be able to pay for their educational expenses, as they balance their checkbooks. The U.S. Department of Education has already released a new number for its national student loan from 7 to 8.8% in the last 3 years. This new rate also signifies that the median debt of a college student is over $23,000. University of Missouri addresses this issue for the University of Missouri student through the OFS or Office for Financial Success, situated within the College of Human Environmental Sciences.

HOPE NOW Assists Homeowners at Kansas City Black Expo

KANSAS CITY, MO - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors, articipated in the Kansas City Black Expo this past weekend as part of its ongoing effort to assist the nation’s homeowners..


Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option


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