MU Info - 9/18/2019

   2019 Novak Leadership Speaker Series featuring Stephen M. R. Covey
Mark your calendars for the 2nd annual Novak Leadership Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium. A keynote speech by Stephen M.R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust, will be followed by a conversation between Mr. Covey and David Novak. Covey’s session, Leading with Trust, will discuss how trust is crucial to the success of any leader and organization. This event is co-sponsored by the Novak Leadership Institute, MU Office of Extension and Engagement, and the MU School of Accountancy at the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business, in partnership with Plante Moran. Online registration to obtain a free ticket will open to the general public on October 1st
Announcement sponsored by Novak Leadership Institute
   Experience an all-female "Othello" Saturday, Sep. 28 - No cost for admission!
Generations of male Othellos and Iagos have wrestled with issues of race, jealousy and manipulation… but ladies can scheme, too. Othello is part of the Guerl-rilla Theatre series, which brings drama to life through dynamic staged readings. All roles are played by female-identifying performers. The play will be presented at Talking Horse Productions, 210 St. James Street, at 7:30 p.m. September 28. Admission is FREE on a first-come, first-served basis.

Announcement sponsored by Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity
   Celebrate Ability Week (Sept. 30–Oct. 4)
Join us as we celebrate ability at Mizzou! Attend numerous events that fulfill your Citizenship@Mizzou requirements, including an address of the state of accessibility at Mizzou and a screening of the documentary film “Deej,” about an autistic, nonspeaking high school student who uses alternative and augmentative communication methods in his daily life as he prepares for the transition to higher education. Visit https://disabilitycenter.missouri.edu/celebrate-ability-week/ for details.

Announcement sponsored by the Disability Center
   "The Lost Constitution": 9/20 James E. Fleming & Linda C. McClain Constitution Day Lecture
For the Kinder Institute's annual James E. Fleming & Linda C. McClain Constitution Day Lecture, Stanford University Assistant Professor of History Jonathan Gienapp will give a talk on the vital, yet almost entirely lost to time, contributions of James Wilson and Gouverneur Morris to the 1787 drafting of the U.S. Constitution. The talk is free and open to the public and will be held on September 20 at 3:30pm in Jesse Hall 410.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   Serve Abroad in Costa Rica this Winter Break: SRV_LRN 3028
Are you interested in service and like to travel? Global Service is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in another culture, living as a local and working on community projects. During Winter Break the Office of Service Learning will be leading our hugely popular Wildlife conservation trip to Costa Rica. Students will work with sea turtles at a hatchery in Montezuma and help at a wildlife rescue center dedicated to conservation and rehabilitation of wildlife in the region. This is a 3 credit hour spring course open to ALL majors.  Start your application Today! Final deadline for applications is October 7th. Check our website for more information or email us.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Spend Summer 2020 in D.C. with the Kinder Scholars Program
Through the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program, up to 20 MU undergrads can spend June and July living, working, studying, and exploring in the capital. All participants take the 3-credit hour “Beltway History & Politics” seminar (HIST/POL SC 4900) and intern Monday-Thursday at an organization in D.C. that aligns with their personal interests and academic pursuits. The deadline to apply is October 10, 2019, and all application materials and instructions can be found here. An optional information session will be held on September 26, 2019, from 5-6pm in Jesse Hall 410. Housing and a living stipend are provided for all Kinder Scholars participants.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   MU Theatre presents: Funny House of a Negro/A Movie Star has to Star in Black and White
By Adrienne Kennedy, lifetime Obie Award Winner, Directed by Dr. David Crespy, Two dazzlingly experimental, dreamlike plays, which explore the uncomfortable divide between black and white America through the eyes of a young African-American woman in a gorgeous, furious burst of poetry, imagery, and sound. 7:30p Sept 25 - 28, 2:00p Sept 29, Studio 4. Tickets $17, Rhynsburger box office, 2p-5p, M-F, or 573-882-PLAY or online at theatre.missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Theatre
   Ho Chi Minh City Winter Break - SRV_LRN 3028
Make a difference this Winter Break! Service-Learning offers a unique opportunity to work with at risk populations in a global setting. In Ho-Chi-Minh City students will have the opportunity to work with children with disabilities and/or chronic health issues such as HIV. During this program you will immerse yourself in the local Vietnamese culture while engaging in an impactful service program. Weekend excursions will enable you to learn more about Vietnam, its people and history. This is a 3 credit hour course open to all MU StudentsLearn more or Email for an appointment to discuss this opportunity. Final deadline is October 7th Join us today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Trulaske Study Abroad in Germany and Spain Over Winter Break 2019-2020
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate intersession course over Winter break in International Business. Students will visit companies in Munich, Germany and in Barcelona, Spain. This is a 3-credit MU course taught in English. Course dates are December 27, 2019 - January 12, 2020. No previous business coursework requiredApplication deadline October 8. Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Bryce Holsman (bahm44@mail.missouri.edu) or Tara Vogler (tjvmr2@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit TrulaskeAbroad.com or contact us at TrulaskeAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by International Relations
   Trulaske Study Abroad in South America Over Winter Break 2019-2020
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate intersession course over Winter break in International Business. Students will visit companies in Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is a 3-credit MU course taught in English. Course dates are December 27, 2019 - January 12, 2020. No previous business coursework required. Application deadline October 8.  Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Crystal Wiggins (cmwwcb@mail.missouri.edu) or Alaina Meekins-Kent (awm72c@mail.missouri.edu).  For other program details, visit TrulaskeAbroad.com or contact us at TrulaskeAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by International Relations
   Trulaske Study Abroad in New Zealand & Australia over Winter Break 2019-2020
Celebrate New Year's Eve, 2020 in New Zealand and earn 3 credit course, including company visits; combined with (optional) outdoor adventures in Queenstown and other areas. Finish with 5 days in Sydney. Course dates are December 27, 2019 –  January 12, 2020. No previous business coursework required. Registration deadline - Oct 8.  Open to ALL majors. For more information, contact Student Managers: Sarah Stannard (sks4kk@mail.missouri.edu) or Brady Hemmel (bjh6x6@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit TrulaskeAbroad.com or contact us at TrulaskeAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by International Relations
   The Delta Gamma Lectureship
John Quiñones, the multi-award-winning co-anchor, is coming to Mizzou for Delta Gamma's Lectureship September 25 at 7 p.m.! Join us in Jesse Auditorium to listen to John talk about the concepts of his new book "What Would You Do? Words of Wisdom about Doing the Right Thing"! Sign up for the Lectureship Dinner at 5 p.m. at https://web.cvent.com/event/ac1acecd-de2e-419d-9d70-1eb387962bbc/summary?fbclid=IwAR0mi1B-dkUQwT81VZflyfNsStPz1VNXLyrIV0onlG_eugaPc7rulij_3RY Follow us at @stufftodoatmu on all social media outlets to keep up to date on all of our upcoming events!

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Trulaske College of Business International Week September 23-26
Join the Trulaske College of Business for International Week (September 23-26) to expand your global mindset. Armando Miguélez is joinging us all the way from Alicante, Spain on Wednesday 9/25 at 1pm to present "Historic Spain Meets International Business." Please stop by 105 Cornell to hear about our Study Abroad and International Internship opportunities during the Winter Intersession and Summer programs. All speaker event sessions are Edge approved. Check out more details on business.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Relations
   Science Night at Jefferson Farm and Garden-Plant Genetics-Where our Food Come From and How We Got To Where We Are
Did you know that maize (or corn) is one of the few major foods that originated in the Americas? What did early maize look like and how has it changed over time? To know this a few basic principals of genetics need to be understood, but don't worry the Maize Genetics team will take you on this fabulous journey of genetics and breeding. It won't be a boring lecture, instead you will get to see first hand the ancient maize lines and how through selection it has changed. What about the future? Come and find out in a relaxed and fun atmosphere that will include a member of the National Academy of Science, Dr. Jim Birchler and a team of Corn Genetist from MU and the USDA-ARS. September 19th from 5:30-7:30 pm at Jefferson Farm and Garden.

Announcement sponsored by Jefferson Farm and Garden
   Missouri Cares About Teaching (MoCAT): Mid-Semester Course Evaluation Tool
Instructors: Are you ready to receive some student feedback regarding your current courses? The Teaching for Learning Center, with the support of the Assessment Resource Center, encourages you to consider using MU’s very own mid-semester course evaluation tool—MoCAT (Missouri Cares About Teaching). Students anonymously complete a survey about your course, and you are provided with a confidential report of their perceptions about the course and various aspects of your teaching. Please visit https://mocat.missouri.edu to launch a survey for any of the courses you teach.

Announcement sponsored by The Teaching for Learning Center and the Assessment Resource Center
   Free Film: Amazing Grace
We are showing Amazing Grace - a documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. It will be playing on Wednesday, September 18 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union South). This event is open to both students and the general public. MU ID requested, but not required. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu to stay up to date with our future events.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Free Film: Toy Story 4
A new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang and follows them on a road trip filled with misadventures as he discovers how big the world can really be for a toy. Toy Story 4 will be showing on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union South). This event is open to both students and the general public. MU ID requested, but not required. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu to stay up to date with our future events.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Free Film: The Secret Life of Pets 2
Come watch The Secret Life of Pets 2, which continues the story of Max and his pet friends, and follows their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. It will be playing on Wednesday, September 25 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union South). This event is open to both students and the general public. MU ID requested, but not required. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu to stay up to date with our future events.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Free Film: Rocketman
We are showing Rocketman, a biographical musical portraying the life story of the music icon Elton John. It will be playing on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union South). This event is open to both students and the general public. MU ID requested, but not required. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu to stay up to date with our future events.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Neon Night Lights

Light up your Friday night with our glow in the dark novelties. Deck yourself out in glow sticks while enjoying pizza and cookies with friends! There will also be neon themed inflatables, crafts and good music to rock out to. This neon party will be held on September 27 at 7 – 10 p.m. in Stotler Lounge and Bengal Lair. This event is free for students and $5 for the public. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Poetry in the Park
Looking for a place to express yourself? Join student performers as they showcase their talent through spoken word, poetry, and other forms of art. Fill your stomach and your soul! Advanced sign ups preferred but not required. This event is free for all and will take place on Thursday, September 26 from 7 – 9 p.m. in Traditions Plaza. Rainsite: The Shack. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Create Your Own Luck
Do the midterms have you feeling bamboozled? Take a break in the Student Center where you can plant and customize a bamboo plant to refresh and bring luck to your study space. This event is free for all and will take place on Wednesday, September 25 from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Rectangle Space in the Student Center. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Pizza with Police
Pizza with Police is back! Celebrate the end of Safety Week at Mizzou with the MUPD. They will be handing out free slices of pizza on Thursday, September 19 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the intersection of Hitt and Locust St. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Mocktails and Masterpieces
Feeling artistic? Bring a friend and some fresh ideas to our first Mocktails and Masterpieces of the semester. Paint, paintbrushes, canvases, and cool drinks are provided. The results are limited only by your imagination! This event will take place on Thursday, September 19 from 4 – 6 p.m. at The Shack. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Fire Factor
Stake out a spot in Speaker’s Circle where Columbia Firemen set-up and burn down a model dorm room, showing you how quickly disaster can strike and how you can keep yourself safe. Stay a while longer to chat with safety organizations on campus as you score free safety goodies. This fire safety demo will take place on Wednesday, September 18 from 11:50 a.m. to 2 p.m. To stay up to date with our future events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU or visit stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Job Opportunity at Child Health Research Institute: Research Coordinator
Do you want to join a dynamic team committed to make a difference in Child Health Research? The Child Health Research Institute is seeking a Research Coordinator. This is a full-time position, in which main responsibilities include the identification and recruitment of patients into a clinical research protocol, the organization and maintenance of recruitment and patient files, and regulatory documents. Applicants should have 2 years or more of coordinator experience in academic settings. For more information and to apply online visit https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff. Job Opening ID: 30893. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Leila Kheirandish-Gozal (gozall@missouri.edu).

Announcement sponsored by Child Health
   MU Campus Farmers' Market at Lowry Mall on Sept. 19
Support local businesses this fall and stop by the Campus Farmers' Market between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, located in Lowry Mall. Our vendors will have you covered for breakfast AND lunch, with food items including stir-fry, fresh-grilled hamburgers and homemade zucchini bread. After you grab some yummy food, our vendors can also help you update your dwelling/office with plants, art and retro finds. This event is open to students, staff, faculty and the public. For more information, please visit our MU Sustainability website.

Announcement sponsored by MU Sustainability
   Gary White, co-founder of water.org visiting Mizzou
The lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation is one of the most devastating crises in the developing world. Hear how water.org is using micro-finance to address this problem when Gary White speaks in a Keynote Presentation in Bush Auditorium, Cornell Hall, Friday September 20 from 11 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. A panel discussion featuring Assistant Professor of Management Joel Andrus, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Marida Fidalgo, and Assistant Professor of Energy and Environmental Law and Policy Robin Rotman, JD, will take place in the second half of the event. Entry is free and open to the public. Register for the event at https://tinyurl.com/y4cen3lo

Announcement sponsored by Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, College of Engineering, & School of Natural Resources
   MU ALERT EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION BIANNUAL TEST
Each semester, Mizzou conducts a campus-wide test of the MU Alert emergency notification system. This test includes text message (SMS), email, Alertus beacons, desktops, social media and the MU Alert website. There will be a test at 8:50 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. The message will be: “TEST TEST TEST This is a test of the MU Emergency Notification System. In an actual emergency more information would be provided. TEST TEST TEST” Alertus beacons will sound an alarm for 30 seconds and a visual alarm (lights and message) will appear for 3 minutes. If the beacon does not sound, please report it to the Help Desk at 573-882-5000. If you do not receive a text, and wish to do so, see http://mualert.missouri.edu/.

Announcement sponsored by MU Operations
   MU Women's Center Family Fair
The MU Women's Center Family Fair has been rescheduled for September 19th. The MU Women's Center invites students, faculty, and staff for their second annual Family Fair. The city of Columbia and the MU community will come together to display their resources available for families at every stage. The event will take place Thursday, September 19th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM in Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union. Please email muwomenscenter@missouri.edu with any questions or accommodation requests.

Announcement sponsored by MU Women's Center
   Memory Research Study for Children Ages 5, 6, 7, & 10 Years
Interested children, accompanied by parents, are invited to participate in a Working Memory Study in which children are asked to remember, recall, point and name pictures presented via a computer monitor. The study takes about 60 - 75 minutes to complete.  Children are compensated $15 cash along with a book selection. If interested, parents may refer to this link, https://wmlab-2.youcanbook.me, for study details, eligibility requirements, and scheduling options. Many thanks in advance for your participation.  Nelson Cowan, Working Memory Lab, MU Department of Psychological Sciences.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   Recruiting 8th-10th grade students for a study on friendships
The MU Peer Relations Lab of the Department of Psychological Sciences is inviting adolescents in 8th, 9th, and 10th grade to participate in a research study on friendships. To participate, adolescents will come to our lab with a same-gender close friend within one year of their age. The friends will complete surveys and engage in several tasks together. Their physiological responses (e.g., heart rate) also will be measured. Lab sessions last up to 2 hours and can be scheduled at your convenience. Each adolescent will receive $20 for participating. Parents should contact Sarah Borowski (mupsychpeerrelatio1@missouri.edu) to schedule a visit if their child is interested.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
   Translating the Classics - Lecture by Prof. Emily Wilson (U of Pennsylvania) on Sept 20, 2019.
Emily Wilson is the first woman to publish an English translation of Homer's Odyssey. "Translating the Classics" is the keynote lecture in a semester-long series of panels and other events on the topic of Gender and Translation. Prof. Wislon will discuss her translation of the Odyssey as well as other translation projects and issues related to literary translation in general.  When: Friday September 20, 2019, 4:30pm. Where: Conservation Auditorium, 111 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Bulding. Lecture is free and open to the public.

Announcement sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa,A&S,Honors College,School of Visual Studies, AMS, English,GRS,Romance Languages,WGST.
   Spring/Summer 2020 D.C. Internships: Apply Now!
MIZ-CLIP! Interested in representing MU in Washington, D.C. during the coming spring or summer term? The CLIP Congressional Scholars Program wants you!  Build your resume, earn academic credit, and experience life in our nation’s capital. Spring apps due Nov.11th. Summer apps due Dec. 6th. Must have sophomore standing and a 2.8 GPA to apply. Interested, please email us today! Scholarships available!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Apply today to serve as a state legislative intern for Spring 2020!
Do you want to help improve the lives of Missourians while expanding your resume? Want to learn about agriculture, fiscal policy, health services, social services, or education in the state of Missouri? If so, the Civic Leaders Internship Program may be perfect for you! Commitment ranges from 8-32 hrs/wk. Interns are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants must have sophomore standing and a 2.8 GPA to apply. Interested? Email us or fill out an Interest Form today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Have you complimented your partner today? #RelationshipGoals
Are you in a committed relationship? Do you want to feel closer to your partner and build your friendship? How about rekindling that spark and finding even more ways to handle life’s challenges together, in healthy ways? ShowMe Healthy Relationships has FREE classes for couples starting soon! 7 Principles for a Healthy Relationship helps couples build friendship, manage conflict, and work as a team. New class times: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 10/15-11/12. Want to get started or learn more? Contact Diana or Dawn today!

Announcement sponsored by Department of Human Development & Family Science and HES Extension