MU Info - 5/24/2017

   Last chance to fit credits into your summer!
Make your summer productive and fun with an online course from Mizzou. Whether your schedule involves mostly work or play, a flexible online course will help you get a jump on the fall semester. Choose from more than 300 options in popular subjects and give yourself the advantage. Take Mizzou with you this summer. Find your course at

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Online
   American Sign Language: 8-week Community Classes beginning June 6 or June 8. Great professional development opportunity!
Two options for Beginning ASL community classes offered Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5:45-7 pm for 8 weeks starting June 6th or June 8th. For those with previous ASL experience, there will be an Intermediate/Advanced class on Thursdays from 7:15-8:30 pm. The Beginning ASL class will introduce the fundamentals of sign language. The Intermediate/Advanced classes will continue these skills. Contact Dr. Logan at if you are interested in registering or if you would like more information. Anyone is welcome to join the class! Cost of the 8-week class is $100. Payment options are available as needed. This class is fun and stress-free! Join with a friend!

Announcement sponsored by Dept of Communication Science and Disorders
   Volunteers Needed for the Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line
The Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line is a 24-hour telephone/text crisis hotline.  We offer a great one on one experience with flexible scheduling.  We ask that you VOLUNTEER one 3-hour shift a week and do one overnight (11pm-7am) a month.  Our next new volunteer training will be June 3 (9am-1pm), June 5-8 (5:30pm-9:30pm) and June 12-14 (5:30pm-9:30pm). This is a 49 hour training with a combination of in-class instruction, online training and shadowing of current crisis hotline workers. All days are required but you can miss a few days due to scheduling issues.  If you are interested: please email Teresa at or call 573-445-5005 ask for Wendy or Teresa.

Announcement sponsored by Dept. of ESCP
   Graduate Certificate in College Teaching - Fully Online
If you want to boost your awareness, knowledge and skills in postsecondary teaching and learning, consider the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching. This fully online 12 credit graduate certificate focuses on teaching philosophy and pedagogy for higher education students. Apply by July 1 to begin your course work in the fall semester. More detailed information about this certificate, including how to apply, can be found at:

Announcement sponsored by Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
   Parents: Participate in a fun research study with your infant!
The MU Family & Child Development Lab is recruiting mothers, fathers, and their 5-6-month-old infant for a study about how family relationships impact responding to emotional experiences that are important for infant development. During the first 1-hr lab visit, mothers and infants will play together while their heart rate is recorded. During the second 2-hr visit, mothers and fathers will be asked about their relationships, listen to audiorecordings, and play computer games while their heart rate and brain wave activity are recorded. Families will receive $50 ($25/visit) for participating. To learn more, contact the Family & Child Development Lab directed by Ashley Groh, Ph.D. at or (573)882-0382.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   Celebrate the retirement of Dr. Cathy Scroggs
Join students, colleagues and friends - past and present - to celebrate the retirement of Cathy Scroggs, vice chancellor for student affairs. A reception will be hosted from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union. The program will begin around 3:30 p.m. With questions or to request accommodations, please call 573-882-6776 or email Anita Cowan at

Announcement sponsored by Division of Student Affairs
   Individuals with type 2 diabetes needed for research on blood flow and glucose control.
The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology is seeking men and women with type 2 diabetes between 35-65 years of age to participate in a study. Healthy men and women between 35-65 are also needed and are encouraged to participate. Specifically, we are seeking non-smoking individuals.  Participants will undergo complimentary body composition and general health assessments.  Monetary compensation is available.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Robert Restaino at

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   TCoB Study Abroad in London and Amsterdam Over Winter Break 2018
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate intersession course over Winter break in International Business. Students will visit companies in London, England and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is a 3-credit MU finance course taught in English. Course dates are 27 December 2017 -12 January 2018. No previous business coursework requiredApplication deadline first Monday in Oct. Open to ALL majors.  If interested, please contact Student Managers: Ashley vonHartizsch ( ) Maddie Breedlove (, or Ellie Schoedinger ( For other program details, visit or contact us at

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   TCoB Study Abroad in South America Over Winter Break 2018
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 27 December 2017 -12 January 2018. No previous business coursework required. Application deadline first Monday in Oct.  Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Cole Smith (, Khaliyah Frazier ( or Professor Albright (  For other program details, visit or contact us at

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   Disability Center Temporary Location Summer 2017
The Disability Center is undergoing maintenance repairs and minor renovations during the summer and will be moved to a temporary location on the 2nd Floor of the North Tower of Memorial Union beginning May 30th. For additional information on the relocation and other important news related to the office, please visit

Announcement sponsored by Disability Center
   On-campus, year-round Conference and Guest Housing now available with Residential Life!
Do you bring groups to campus that need overnight accommodations? Maybe you have visiting scholars or interns who need extended stay housing? Residential Life’s residence halls are now available for your year-round guest, camp or conference housing needs. We have a wide range of accommodations including suites with private bathrooms, suites with living rooms and more. Visit for more details and contact information!

Announcement sponsored by Residential Life
   Summer Art Camp at the Craft Studio
Looking for something fun and different for your kids to do this summer? Give the Craft Studio on campus a try. We have week-long camps for kids in 1st - 5th and 5th - 8th grades from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.. Not only will your child have a good time, we're conveniently located in Gentry Hall, so you can drop them off on the way to work and pick them up at the end of the day! Check out the complete list of camps on our website, and for more details about dates, cost, themes, and activities.

Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC Craft Studio
Want to learn about the earliest and greatest engineers? Visit Peru this winter break, learn about the fascinating heritage of the Inca culture, and earn 3 credit hours of upper level humanities or social science. Visit global engineering companies in Lima and meet successful business leaders.  Participate in engineering social justice lectures at Peruvian partner universities. Experience the majesty of the Machu Picchu engineering marvel and the Valle Sagrado in Cusco. Program includes a seven week pre-departure class. Honors credit available. Open to all UM System students. For more information contact Lindsey Wisnewski at or visit

Announcement sponsored by College of Engineering- Study Abroad