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Two experts open Sustainable Environmental Policy Speaker Series

Posted on Oct. 24, 2011 by Josh Murray

Professor Paul R. Portney (department of economics, University of Arizona) and Bill Frerking (vice president and chief sustainability officer, Georgia-Pacific, LLC) will speak on “Environmental Policy: The Surprising Role of Business Profitability” to open Mizzou’s Sustainable Environmental Policy Speakers Series,

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Campus Writing Program participates in National Day on Writing

Posted on Oct. 17, 2011 by Josh Murray

Representatives of Mizzou’s Campus Writing Program will be set up outside Memorial Union on Thursday, Oct. 20, giving out information, offering magnetic poetry writing and leading writing marathons about campus as part of National Day on Writing.

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Fifteen MU students venture to Ghana

Posted on Oct. 12, 2011 by Josh Murray

By Melissa Coon, Office of Undergraduate Studies Communications Assistant

Fifteen University of Missouri students recently participated in a public health and education international service project in Cape Coast, Ghana.

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MU professor named 2011 Henry Fitch Award recipient

Posted on July 25, 2011 by Josh Murray

University of Missouri’s Ray Semlitsch, a curators’ professor of biological sciences, has been honored with the 2011 Henry Fitch Award for his distinguished contributions to the field of herpetology by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

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Mizzou adds to impressive Fulbright record

Posted on June 17, 2011 by Josh Murray

Six University of Missouri students will have the opportunity to study, teach and research in different areas around the globe after being awarded the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright Scholarships for 2011-12. These six individuals add to MU’s success with the prestigious award.

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Two Mizzou Students Earn Jack Kent Cooke Award

Posted on June 2, 2011 by Josh Murray

Two University of Missouri students have earned the 2011 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award, claiming two of the 10 spots on the 2011 Scholars list. Mizzou students Ben Langston and Chris Olsen were two of the 10 honorees selected from a field of 139 applicants from across the nation.

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MU Students to Attend Leadership Academy

Posted on May 20, 2011 by Josh Murray

Sue Shear spent 26 years in the Missouri House of Representatives, serving as an advocate for the under-represented. Her mission continues through the Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life, which will host the 21st Century Leadership Academy in St. Louis, March 22-27. Four of MU’s most aspiring students are among the 36 participants in the Academy.

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Guest Speakers Highlight Celebration of Teaching

Posted on May 5, 2011 by Josh Murray

Encouraging and enhancing creativity in the classroom will be the message of a special workshop that will lead into Mizzou’s annual Celebration of Teaching, which will take place May 17-18. The two-day Celebration of Teaching will include discussion sessions, special recognitions and guest speakers.

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MU Honors Excellence in Advising

Posted on April 21, 2011 by Josh Murray

Dr. Trista Strauch of the Division of Animal Science and Susan Klusmeier from the Trulaske College of Business were named the recipients of the 2011 Excellence in Advising Awards during a reception held at Memorial Union on April 14.

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MU grad wins 2011 Pulitzer

Posted on April 20, 2011 by Ryan Gavin

As part of a reporting team with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mizzou alumna Alison Sherwood (Fonte), BJ ‘07, won a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. She was the digital producer on the story “One In a Billion,” which described how genetic technology was used to uncover a young boy’s mysterious disease by doctors at Children’s Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Sherwood is one of more than two dozen Mizzou graduates to win the Pulitzer. The School of Journalism currently employs five Pulitzer winners: Jacqui Banaszynski, Pam Johnson, Rhonda Prast, Steve Rice and Randy Smith.

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