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Forging Ahead at Missouri Western

2021-08-18T09:55:28-05:00May 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 [...]

Celebrating 50 Years – Bushman Planetarium

2021-08-18T09:57:08-05:00May 11th, 2020|Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features|

Editor’s note: In the fall of 2019, Missouri Western’s present-day campus and the four-year college celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of the celebration, we look back at the Bushman Planetarium that was part of the campus right from the start. When Missouri Western was planning its new campus west [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grapes and Chemistry: Students in the Vineyard

2020-01-07T14:49:24-06:00January 7th, 2020|Campus News, Features, Magazine|

Everyone knows how important it is for students to get out in the field and get some experience outside the classroom, but chemistry students this year are getting out in, well, the vineyard. It all began about nine years ago, when Kevin Carver, who lives near Faucett, Missouri, planted 140 [...]

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 [...]