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New chiropractic school agreement signed

2020-09-18T15:00:33-05:00September 18th, 2020|Biology, Campus News, Health, Physical Education & Recreation|

In March 2020, Missouri Western signed another chiropractic school admissions agreement, this one with Logan University-College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri. The agreement states that if a student maintains a 3.0 GPA for three years at Missouri Western, they will have automatic matriculation to Logan. The first-year Logan chiropractic curriculum [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2020

2020-09-18T15:01:08-05:00September 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

2020-09-18T15:09:35-05:00September 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 [...]

Forging Ahead at Missouri Western

2020-05-12T14:59:41-05:00May 11th, 2020|Biology, Esports, Features, Global Center|

New Global Center Opens   A one-stop shop for all things international opened on campus in February. The new Global Center, located in Eder Hall 101, is for international students thinking of attending school in the United States, admitted international students who want to become more connected to the campus and [...]

Turtle Life at MWSU

2020-03-11T10:02:07-05:00January 7th, 2020|Biology, Campus News, Features, Magazine|

Editor’s note: I had heard about Dr. Mark Mills’ campus turtle research and decided to tag along one day this past summer and check out his and his students’ work with Griffon turtles.   Faye Thammarat and Mistina Wheeler With nine ponds and a creek running through Missouri [...]

Students Selected for Top-notch Research

2019-09-05T12:32:54-05:00September 5th, 2019|Biology, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Features, Magazine|

So how did seniors Merle Phillips and Rebecca Prest spend their summer vacations? Both were selected to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, where they conducted research for 10 weeks at two top-notch research institutions. Phillips, a chemistry major, worked in a research lab at Harvard University in [...]

Opportunity for Aspiring Chiropractors

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Biology, Campus News|

Missouri Western students interested in becoming chiropractors can get a jump start on their studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic, thanks to a recent agreement between Missouri Western and Palmer. Dr. Jason Baker, professor of biology who coordinated the agreement, said Missouri Western students who want to be chiropractors can [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Biology, Campus News, Career Development, Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Multicultural Education, Chemistry, Graduate Studies, Military Science/ROTC, Music, School of Fine Arts, Student Affairs, Theatre, Cinema & Dance|

The Master of Science in Nursing program recently received a 10-year reaccreditation from Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Music student Matthew Bobela received the Mayors Distinguished Citizen Award at the annual Mayors Thanksgiving Dinner at the St. Joseph Civic Arena last fall. He received the award in recognition of his [...]

Rainforest Research

2019-06-12T10:24:50-05:00January 8th, 2019|Biology, Features, Magazine|

When students tell you they spent their summer conducting research amidst strawberry poison arrow frogs, sloths, Capuchin monkeys, great curassows (a bird), terciopelo (a venomous viper) and caimans, and you guessed they weren’t in Missouri, you would be correct. In fact, they were more than 3,000 miles from home in [...]