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Applied Learning

Griffons in the (Production) House

2021-09-24T08:46:20-05:00September 24th, 2021|Applied Learning, Art, Theatre, Cinema & Dance|

Griffons in the (Production) House As the state’s designated Applied Learning University, Missouri Western is uniquely positioned to offer opportunities that extend beyond the classroom. These hands-on experiences enable students to grow, explore and ultimately grasp how the knowledge they learned in the classroom works outside [...]

Campus Kudos

2021-08-23T15:42:12-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Applied Learning, Art, Biology, Center for Franchise Development, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Education, English & Modern Languages, Health Information Management, History & Geography, Honors, Library, Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Social Work, Student Success and Academic Advising Center|

Campus Kudos Biology major Esther Par has won the prestigious Stan Hudson Research Grant Award from the Missouri Native Plant Society for her research on the evolutionary diversification of the temperate North American false foxgloves plants with endangered prairie native species which she is conducting with [...]

Student interns for Missouri Speaker of the House

2021-08-18T11:42:15-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Campus News, Economics, Political Science & Sociology|

Dillon Schreckler would like to have a political career after he graduates, so he jumped at the chance to meet Speaker of the Missouri House Elijah Haahr ’05 when he visited campus in October 2019. After they talked that day, Rep. Haahr asked Schreckler if he would be interested in [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2020

2021-08-18T11:41:55-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Biology, Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, English & Modern Languages, Faculty Excellence, History & Geography, Psychology, Student Affairs|

Zoë Jones was named the 2020 Missouri Western Student Employee of the Year and Student Employee of the Year for the State of Missouri. She served as editor-in-chief of the Griffon News student newspaper. The National Student Employment Association, in conjunction with the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators, coordinates [...]

Spring break brings valuable experiences

2021-08-18T09:51:10-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Art, Arts Society, Biology, Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Education, Features|

Missouri Western’s spring break 2020 began on March 9 before the COVID-19 pandemic halted activities and travel, and several student groups and faculty members were able to enjoy educational and/or service opportunities. Glade Restoration Thirteen students and two biology faculty members, Dr. Cary Chevalier and Dr. Mark Mills, traveled 300 [...]

New centers open to serve students

2021-08-18T09:42:18-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Applied Learning, Campus News, Features|

Center offers credit for service One of Missouri Western’s values is service, and Dr. Melody Smith said the University is now “putting action” behind that value. After pilot programs in the spring and summer, this fall marked the full launch of the Center for Service, where students can earn credit [...]

Brains, Birds and Flu Bugs: Student/Faculty Research Abounds

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Applied Learning, Biology, Features, Psychology, Western Institute|

It’s not uncommon for students and faculty to work on research projects together, but the recent work of three faculty members this past year – Dr. Corey White, Dr. Julie Jedlicka and Dr. Michael Grantham – truly stand out. Dr. White, assistant professor of psychology, received a $566,000 CAREER grant [...]

Two new master’s degrees

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Applied Learning, Campus News, Craig School of Business, Education, Graduate Studies|

Two new master’s degrees began in fall 2017: a Master of Applied Science in Assessment with a K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education option, and an MBA. The MBA inaugural reception The MBA, offered through the Craig School of Business, has four concentration options: general business, enterprise resource planning, forensic [...]