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Turtle Life at MWSU

2020-01-08T08:22:40-06:00January 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 [...]

Griffons in DC

2020-01-07T14:56:26-06:00January 7th, 2020|Art, Campus News, Craig School of Business, Features, Magazine|

Carr interns at National Portrait Gallery Student Alexis Carr always loved art and knew that’s what she wanted to major in, but she says she “found her calling” when she took her first art history class. And last summer, she found her dream internship when she was selected to work [...]

Indigo Gets Her Wings

2020-01-07T14:43:50-06:00January 7th, 2020|Campus News, Features, Magazine|

Indigo Gaydusek '19 Every time Indigo Gaydusek ’19 drives down Frederick Avenue, she sees her very large artwork on the side of a brick building at 13th and Frederick. Gaydusek, who graduated with a studio art – painting degree with minors in printmaking and sculpture last May, was [...]

Griffon Football Celebrates its 50th Season

2020-01-08T10:11:54-06:00January 7th, 2020|Features, Magazine, Sports|

First Football Team 1970 First Football Team 1970 On Sept. 12, 1970, the brand new Griffon football team took to the field for the first time, playing Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa under Head Coach Harold Cagle. The Griffons were defeated 72-10, and that score [...]

Welcome, President Wilson!

2019-09-05T13:43:22-05:00September 5th, 2019|Features, Magazine|

Bringing a broad array of educational and business experience from around the world, Matthew J. Wilson took the helm as the University’s president on July 1, 2019. Wilson arrived from the University of Akron, where he had served as president for two years and dean of its law school. Previously, [...]

Happy 50th Anniversary, Campus & Four-year!

2019-09-16T14:20:19-05:00September 5th, 2019|Features, Magazine|

Celebrating 50 years! Happy 50th anniversary to the Missouri Western campus and our four-year institution! It was the fall of 1969 when Missouri Western moved to its present location and began offering bachelor’s degrees. When the campus opened that fall, 2,536 students were enrolled and there were 167 employees. Three [...]