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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Oct 10, 2014

Music Faculty Member Presents John Cage Lecture and Recital of Own Work

2014-10-30T15:57:47+00:00

John Cage, American composer Dr. David McIntire, director of music technology in the Department of Music at Missouri Western State University, will present a lecture titled “John Cage After 100: Legacy and Influence” followed by a recital featuring Dr. McIntire’s own composition “One Gate, 100 Paths, One Arrival” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. [...]

Music Faculty Member Presents John Cage Lecture and Recital of Own Work2014-10-30T15:57:47+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Artist Hung Liu Talks at Missouri Western Nov. 9

2014-10-30T14:49:13+00:00

Hung Liu, a leading figure in the contemporary art world in both the United States and China, will present a talk titled “From Painting to Other Medium” at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall at Missouri Western State University. The talk is free and open to the public. [...]

Artist Hung Liu Talks at Missouri Western Nov. 92014-10-30T14:49:13+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Cronkite Media Ethics Conference Scheduled Nov. 3-4

2014-10-28T15:35:03+00:00

The inaugural Walter Cronkite Conference on Media Ethics and Integrity, sponsored by Missouri Western State University and the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC), will be held Nov. 3 and 4 at Missouri Western. Most sessions are free and open to the public. “Given that Cronkite was [...]

Cronkite Media Ethics Conference Scheduled Nov. 3-42014-10-28T15:35:03+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Walter Cronkite Memorial Closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 1

2014-10-26T10:10:03+00:00

The Walter Cronkite Memorial in the atrium of Spratt Hall is closed on Friday, Dec. 26. The memorial will reopen for regular business hours on Saturday, Dec. 27. In celebration of the New Year's holiday, the memorial will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Thursday, Jan. [...]

Walter Cronkite Memorial Closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 12014-10-26T10:10:03+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Douglas Brinkley Featured Speaker at Convocation Nov. 4

2014-10-24T16:48:44+00:00

Dr. Douglas Brinkley, featured speaker for the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues on Nov. 4, 2014. Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Rice University and prolific biographer, will be the featured speaker at the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University at 10 a.m. [...]

Douglas Brinkley Featured Speaker at Convocation Nov. 42014-10-24T16:48:44+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Missouri Western Launches Significant Energy Efficiency Initiative

2014-10-23T15:51:55+00:00

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, is partnering with Missouri Western State University to help the institution save nearly $400,000 in energy cost savings annually over 15 years. The university anticipates an additional $400,000 in utility incentives to offset campus-wide upgrades across its building, lighting, water and mechanical systems. According to the U.S. [...]

Missouri Western Launches Significant Energy Efficiency Initiative2014-10-23T15:51:55+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Cronkite Memorabilia Temporarily Displayed Oct. 23; Live Show also Scheduled

2014-10-22T11:39:22+00:00

Memorabilia on loan from the Walter Cronkite family will be temporarily displayed during the public meeting of the Missouri Western State University Board of Governors on Thursday, Oct. 23. The memorabilia will be displayed from 1 to 3 p.m. in the hallway outside Blum Union room 220, where the board meeting will begin at 1:30 [...]

Cronkite Memorabilia Temporarily Displayed Oct. 23; Live Show also Scheduled2014-10-22T11:39:22+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Law Enforcement Academy Offers Presentations on Distracted Driving, Autism Awareness

2014-10-20T16:20:37+00:00

The Missouri Western State University Law Enforcement Academy will offer back-to-back presentations on the dangers of distracted driving and autism recognition and response for law enforcement and other first responders on Friday, Oct. 24 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall. The presentations are free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. [...]

Law Enforcement Academy Offers Presentations on Distracted Driving, Autism Awareness2014-10-20T16:20:37+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Visual Art Day Winners Announced

2014-10-17T09:25:38+00:00

More than 900 high school students participated in Missouri Western State University’s third annual Visual Arts Day on Oct. 9. The day’s events included a juried art exhibition, art competitions and events, and studio workshops in clay, graphics, animation, printmaking, painting, photography, drawing and sculpture. The following prizes were awarded in the art exhibition: [...]

Visual Art Day Winners Announced2014-10-17T09:25:38+00:00
Oct 10, 2014

Olathe East Wins MWSU Tournament of Champions

2014-10-17T09:04:50+00:00

Olathe East High School was named Grand Champion of the 2014 Tournament of Champions high school marching band competition at Missouri Western State University on Oct. 14. Olathe East also won first in the Class 5A competition, and won awards for outstanding color guard and for outstanding soloist. A total of 17 high schools competed. [...]

Olathe East Wins MWSU Tournament of Champions2014-10-17T09:04:50+00:00