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Jul 07, 2020

News-Press NOW: UMKC medical program partnering with Mosaic

2020-08-11T10:59:56-05:00

Mosaic Life Care and the University of Missouri-Kansas City will be partnering to bring 20 medical students to St. Joseph in January as part of a program aimed at increasing staffing in rural hospitals. The program is being started due to a grant of $7 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration, a news [...]

News-Press NOW: UMKC medical program partnering with Mosaic2020-08-11T10:59:56-05:00
Jun 06, 2020

KQ2: Missouri’s statewide coronavirus restrictions lifted

2020-08-11T12:16:46-05:00

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Starting Tuesday, June 16th Missouri will be fully opened, beginning phase 2 of the state's "Show Me Strong Recovery Plan." During phase 2, all statewide COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted. ... The fear is that the public will grow complacent towards the virus. “People can deal with it for a certain period [...]

KQ2: Missouri’s statewide coronavirus restrictions lifted2020-08-11T12:16:46-05:00
May 05, 2020

News-Press NOW: Missouri Western cadet becomes medical officer during COVID-19

2020-08-11T10:22:42-05:00

On a basic level, the fundamental idea of military service is about a willingness to run toward danger, to confront enemies foreign and domestic, but what if the enemies cannot be seen? Such is the reality of the journey that Gabriel Roberts, who became a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army on Saturday, has set [...]

News-Press NOW: Missouri Western cadet becomes medical officer during COVID-192020-08-11T10:22:42-05:00
Apr 04, 2020

News-Press NOW: Public should stick with cloth masks, not N-95s

2020-04-15T16:21:31-05:00

By Clayton Anderson, News-Press NOW, Apr 7, 2020 ...Dr. Michael Grantham, a biology professor at Missouri Western State University, said that this is a step in order to try to do something. He said he has concern that people will not know how to properly wear a mask. But Grantham said the cloth mask should [...]

News-Press NOW: Public should stick with cloth masks, not N-95s2020-04-15T16:21:31-05:00
Mar 03, 2020

News-Press NOW: High traffic locations ready for possible coronavirus

2020-04-15T17:02:51-05:00

By Clayton Anderson, News-Press NOW, March 9, 2020 ... Missouri Western Biology Professor Michael Grantham has researched viral infections such as the flu. He said he has been able to talk about the coronavirus to his class as developments have happened. Grantham said he believes Northwest Missouri has yet to be impacted by the virus, [...]

News-Press NOW: High traffic locations ready for possible coronavirus2020-04-15T17:02:51-05:00
Mar 03, 2020

KQ2: Public concerns grow with coronavirus patients breaking quarantines

2020-04-16T13:50:41-05:00

Officials say the public needs to listen to their healthcare providers if they insist the patient should stay home; they say it's a matter of public safety. “If it’s recommended that you stay home, then it’s pretty important that you stay home so that you don’t transmit to somebody else,”said Dr. Michael Grantham, Assistant Professor [...]

KQ2: Public concerns grow with coronavirus patients breaking quarantines2020-04-16T13:50:41-05:00
Mar 03, 2020

News-Press NOW: Missouri Western creates a prairie on campus

2020-04-15T17:11:47-05:00

By Margaret Slayton, News-Press NOW, March 8, 2020 Missouri Western State University has partnered with the Missouri Department of Conservation on a prairie restoration project in St. Joseph. Jeff Powelson, private land conservationist, said the project will provide a native grassland habitat for research and educational purposes and for the enjoyment of the public. The [...]

News-Press NOW: Missouri Western creates a prairie on campus2020-04-15T17:11:47-05:00
Feb 02, 2020

MO-RISE provides STEM networking, employment opportunities

2020-02-28T09:49:03-06:00

Feb. 28, 2020—Missouri Western State University will host a networking and employment event for STEM professionals and students from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 in the Fulkerson Center. MO-RISE, the Missouri Regional Industrial Science and Engineering event, is free. Participants can register at griff.vn/MORISE2020. The event will start with a social time at [...]

MO-RISE provides STEM networking, employment opportunities2020-02-28T09:49:03-06:00
Jan 01, 2020

Geography guest speaker focuses on disaster recovery, sense of place in history

2020-01-28T09:54:08-06:00

University of North Texas portrait of Ronald Schumann, Photographed on 23, March 2017 in Denton, Texas. (Adriana Salazar/UNT Photo) Jan. 28, 2020—Dr. Ronald Schumann of North Texas State University will present two lectures in Missouri Western State University’s Interdisciplinary Nature of Geography Speaker Series Feb. 3 and 4. Both presentations are free and [...]

Geography guest speaker focuses on disaster recovery, sense of place in history2020-01-28T09:54:08-06:00
Jan 01, 2020

KQ2: Missouri Western and St. Joseph Museums host Super Science Saturday

2020-04-16T13:59:39-05:00

Families flocked to Missouri Western State University on Saturday for Super Science Saturday. The event offers exposure to many different aspects of science. Many got the chance to learn everything from architecture to animals. University staff says they focus on hands-on, engaging and fun experiences for people of all ages, they say it helps to [...]

KQ2: Missouri Western and St. Joseph Museums host Super Science Saturday2020-04-16T13:59:39-05:00