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Lacrosse begins spring 2021

2020-09-18T14:57:01-05:00September 18th, 2020|Magazine, Sports|

Griffon fans will be introduced to a new sport in 2021 as women’s lacrosse begins its first season of competition. The addition of women’s lacrosse as the 17th NCAA DII sport at Missouri Western was announced last November. Rachel Benzing was announced as the program’s first-ever head coach in January [...]

Alumnotes Fall 2020

2020-09-18T15:01:47-05:00September 18th, 2020|AlumNotes, Magazine|

Timothy O'Connor ’79 has moved to Warrenton, Missouri where he serves as a Concessions Manager for Delaware North. Matthew Fry ’88 received the 2019-20 Jackson Parkhurst Award for Special Achievement from the North Carolina Symphony. Roberta (McDaniel) Dias ’91 recently retired from the St. Joseph School District after 29 years [...]

Missouri Western: Innovative Initiatives

2020-01-07T16:02:36-06:00January 7th, 2020|Administration, Features, Magazine|

“It’s my mission to help the world discover the magic that we have here at Missouri Western. We truly have the opportunity to come together and to innovate, to be creative, and to have approaches that are going to impact and benefit our students.” Those were the words of Matt [...]

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 [...]