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Mental Health Services for Farmers Briefing
Mental Health Services for Farmers Briefing
March 10, 2021
American farmers produce nearly all of the country’s food and contribute some $133 billion annually to the gross domestic product. However,...
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Climate Change in Missouri
Climate Change in Missouri
February 26, 2021
Our February LSEN event focused on climate science. Watch the recorded roundtable discussion to learn from experts across Missouri discuss...
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The Power of Healthy Relationships
The Power of Healthy Relationships
February 13, 2021
Nanxi Xu is a 4th year Ph.D. student in Developmental Psychology at the University of Missouri (MU) focusing on social...
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College Access and Completion for Historically Underrepresented Students
College Access and Completion for Historically Underrepresented Students
February 10, 2021
Higher education is an important determinant of future earnings potential and has significant implications for workforce development more...
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COVID-19 Vaccination and Equitable Distribution
COVID-19 Vaccination and Equitable Distribution
January 29, 2021
Getting COVID-19 under control requires dedication from talented scientists. It also requires getting the vaccine where it’s needed...
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Flooding & River Conditions Briefing
Flooding & River Conditions Briefing
January 26, 2021
Missouri’s rivers are a beautiful and powerful resource. Learn from Missouri experts about forecasts for future river conditions and...
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Childhood Inspires a Career in Science
Childhood Inspires a Career in Science
January 10, 2021
She’d stare into his eyes and make little vocalization noises as she tried to “talk” to him. “Clearly she was intelligent,” Benton...
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Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists
Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists
December 22, 2020
Abby Sciuto working the behind the scenes of murder investigations in her fictional crime lab were Cynthia Chapple’s favorite parts of the...
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Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women
Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women
December 8, 2020
As a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC) and attorney, Sue Kendig has combined her passion for public health and...
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Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring
Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring
November 21, 2020
Scientist, science writer, communicator, teacher and entrepreneur are just a few ways to describe doctoral candidate Rosie Dutt. Since she...
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Paving the way for future scientists
Paving the way for future scientists
October 28, 2020
A summer internship program aimed at getting underrepresented minority students interested in science careers helped shape her future....
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Learning English to Help Manage Cancer
Learning English to Help Manage Cancer
October 20, 2020
Growing up in a small village in northern India near the Himalayan sea by the Nepal border Pawan Upadhyay, Ph.D. said science was a very...
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‘Spelling as a Linguistic Skill’ Makes for an ‘Incredibly Fulfilling’ Journey
‘Spelling as a Linguistic Skill’ Makes for an ‘Incredibly Fulfilling’ Journey
October 6, 2020
As a scientist, affecting children’s lives and the enthusiasm of teachers and clinicians is an exciting result of her research, said Julie...
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Love of Fishing was the Path to Science Career
Love of Fishing was the Path to Science Career
September 28, 2020
As a kid he spent a lot of time outside in nature fishing with his family. His uncle, an aquatic biologist, explained to him he could study...
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Unique Path to Research
Unique Path to Research
September 22, 2020
Embrace your non-traditional path is the advice Beth Prusaczyk, Ph.D. would give to graduate students and future researchers. As a...
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Feeling the pinch: Questions about this year's flu vaccine and research on the COVID-19 vaccine
Feeling the pinch: Questions about this year's flu vaccine and research on the COVID-19 vaccine
September 16, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls into flu season, eyes all over the world are looking toward vaccines. Medical professionals are urging...
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Missouri Native Applies Scientific Knowledge to Positively Impact her State
Missouri Native Applies Scientific Knowledge to Positively Impact her State
September 13, 2020
As a kid, Jenny Bratburd, Ph.D., was a voracious reader. She remembers her grandfather giving her the book, Secret Agents: The Menace of...
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MOST Policy Fellow Uses Science to Communicate Complicated Technical Subjects
MOST Policy Fellow Uses Science to Communicate Complicated Technical Subjects
September 8, 2020
Josh Mueller, Ph.D., was fascinated by math and science in high school because it was exciting to discover that scientists could prove...
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Missouri could see more tropical cyclones
Missouri could see more tropical cyclones
September 1, 2020
Tropical Cyclone Laura strengthened into a hurricane before landfall in Louisiana. I weakened to a tropical storm as it headed north and east...
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Building the Gap Between Research and Policy to Support Healthy Behaviors
Building the Gap Between Research and Policy to Support Healthy Behaviors
August 31, 2020
Jillian Barnas, Ph.D. became involved in research as an undergraduate and discovered she enjoyed asking critical questions and being able to...
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