MU Info - 11/13/2019

   #MizzouGives - support the campaign for Heart of Missouri United Way
The 2019 Mizzou United Way campaign is active until November 15 and every dollar we raise will make an impact. Money raised by MU faculty and staff will provide critical support for 34 local partner agencies that focus on health, education, financial stability and basic needs. 99% of money raised by United Way in invested locally, right here in mid-Missouri. This is our part, as the University for Missouri, in making mid-Missouri a better place to live. Please join us in supporting the Heart of Missouri United Way by visiting unitedway.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Office of the Chancellor
   Summer Welcome 2020 Recruitment
Are you looking for a summer job and a way to grow your professional network? Do you want to experience Mizzou through a new lens and grow in your personal strengths, while helping to welcome the Class of 2024? Being a Summer Welcome Leader can provide all of that and more! To apply, you MUST attend one of the following info sessions in Middlebush Room 12: Monday, October 28 at 8 p.m.; Thursday, November 7 at 5 p.m.; Wednesday, November 13 at 5 p.m.; Tuesday, November 19 at 6 p.m. or Thursday, December 5 at 5 p.m. Join the Facebook group “I Want to be a 2020 Summer Welcome Leader” for updates and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @SummerWelcomeMU. Contact us at swstudentcoordinator@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by New Student Programs
   Enjoy "A Doll’s House" Saturday, November 16 - No cost for admission!
This gripping tale from the master of human relationships, Henrik Ibsen, proves that something as simple as a piece of paper can up-end lives. Adapted by Katie Hays, A Doll’s House 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. Admission is FREE on a first-come, first-served basis.

Announcement sponsored by Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity
   "The Case of Civil War Missouri": November 21 Public Lecture
LSU Fred C. Frey Professor of Southern Studies and Chair of History Aaron Sheehan-Dean’s November 21 public lecture will explore Civil War-era guerilla violence in Missouri, the Union Army’s counter-insurgency campaign against it and the effect that both had on non-combatant civilians. The talk will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the new Center for Missouri Studies.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   Participants Needed for Post Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury Spasticity Clinical Trial
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is seeking adults 18-70 years of age suffering from moderate to severe muscle spasticity (tightness) in the arm following stroke or traumatic brain injury.  An investigational drug will be given by injection to determine if it may help relieve this muscle tightness.  Participants will attend up to 13 visits over 39 weeks in the PM&R clinic. Reimbursement is available to assist with travel expenses. For more information, contact Anne Bonnett, RN at bonnetta@health.missouri.edu or 573-884-6119.

Announcement sponsored by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
   Trailer Watch Party
Let your voice be heard! Join CAPB to view upcoming movie trailers, and decide which films you would like to see for FREE next semester. Enjoy free wings, pizza and drinks while you cast your votes! See you on Wednesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. in The Shack. To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Mocktails and Masterpieces
Last chance to attend this event this semester! Paint a canvas and choose from three different mocktails to sip as you create a masterpiece. All supplies included. Happening on Thursday, November 14 in The Shack from 4 – 6 p.m. To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Free Film: Spider-Man: Far From Home
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Follow Peter Parker on his new adventures through Europe on Friday & Saturday, November 15 & 16 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union). To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Winter Safety Fair
Get free information and gear to survive the dreaded Missouri winter. We will provide hot chocolate and cookies. There will also be a ton of cool stuff to grab like blankets, drawstring bags, snacks, hand warmers, glow sticks, hand sanitizers and so much more! Stop by between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Student Center Triangle Space on Tuesday, November 19. To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Warm Up With CAPB
Give back to the community by making winter scarves! Make one to give away and one to keep. Gift scarves will be donated to charity. There will be treats provided like hot chocolate. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Student Center Rectangle Space on Wednesday, November 20. To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Get your free flu shot Nov. 20
Nobody likes the flu. Avoid the misery and the toll the flu can take on your academic performance, not to mention your social life. Get a quick flu shot at next week’s clinic: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in MU Student Health Center. Flu shots are covered by your student health fee, bring your MU student ID. No insurance is necessary and you pay nothing out of pocket.

Announcement sponsored by Student Health & Well-Being
   CURRENTLY CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS AND HIRING FOR SPRING 2020 AT ADVENTURE CLUB
MU College of Education Adventure Club Before & After School Program is accepting applications for Site Assistants for the Spring 2020 Semester. Adventure Club is located in 21 elementary schools in Columbia. If you like kids, join us. Avail. shifts 6:40 - 7:25 a.m. & 2:25 - 6:00 p.m. M-F for T1 schools and 6:40 - 8:05 a.m. and 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. for T2. Staff can work 2-10 shifts\wk. Schedules stay consistent per semester. Starting pay $9.00. Learn more, view our video. Applications available at 101 Park De Ville or http://education.missouri.edu/orgs/adventure/employment/index.php.  Please wait to apply until you’ve enrolled for classes for the Spring Semester. Call 884-2582 with questions.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education
   Join us to Learn About HMI Degree Programs and How They Prepare You for Leadership in Your Health Care Career
Increasingly a Master’s Degree is becoming essential for leadership and management roles in health care. MU’s Department of Health Management and Informatics offers one of the top accredited Master's in Health Administration and M.S. in Health Informatics degrees in the U.S. HMI would like to invite you to join us for a free boxed lunch and to learn more about our programs on Thursday, November 14th from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. in the CS&E Bldg Rm CE706. Two program types are available to accommodate both traditional and adult working professional students. To learn more about the program before you visit us go to: www.hmi.missouri.edu Please RSVP to Veronica at lemmev@health.missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine
   Learn More About MU's New M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics
The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy will be holding an information session for students interested in pursuing the MU College of Arts & Science's new one-year M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics, which launches in July 2020 with an embedded month of study at Corpus Christi College (Oxford). The session will be held on Monday, November 18, at 5 p.m. in Jesse Hall 410. More information about the M.A. can be found here, and questions can be directed to Kinder Institute Endowed Chair and Professor of History Jay Sexton, SextonJ@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   Interested in a Class in Non-Profit Leadership, Community Development, and Public Service?
A Class in Non-Profit Leadership, Community Development, Public Service!  The Novak Leadership Institute and MU Service-Learning are offering a seminar in leadership and service (SRV_LRN 2021, Section 4). You will serve in a non-profit side-by-side with community leaders and learn to develop impactful community programs.  At that same time, you will explore important approaches to leadership developed by David Novak and the team at the Novak Leadership Institute. A great opportunity to make connections, gain new skills and develop as a public service leader. For more information, email Dr. Foley, Director of the MU Office of Service-Learning.

Announcement sponsored by MU Office of Service-Learning
   Holiday Programmable Robotics Camp - Kids Keep the Robot!
Parents receive a programmable mbot robot to wrap and put under the tree. Then kids bring their mbot to a fun camp where they assemble the robot and learn how to program it using the easy-to-learn Scratch language. When: Camp is Mon., Dec. 30th, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Recommended age range: 3rd - 8th grade.  No previous experience needed! Cost: $149. The mBot toy alone is a $67 value, check it out here: https://tinyurl.com/yyroujd3. Lunch, snacks and batteries are also provided. This camp sells out every year, don’t miss out, sign up today! http://www.columbiarobotics.org

Announcement sponsored by College of Engineering
   Thank You Card Making for Veterans
Get crafty and create a custom card so you can write a note to a veteran in honor of Veterans Week at Mizzou. Take a few minutes to share your heartfelt thanks and greetings. All supplies provided. Stop by anytime on Wednesday, November 13 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Triangle Space in the Student Center. To stay up to date with our upcoming events follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   MU Accent Modification & Pronunciation Program (AMP)
The MU Accent Modification & Pronunciation Program has openings for Spring & Summer Semesters, 2020, for students, staff, faculty or community members who wish to improve their American English pronunciation skills. This nationally recognized program uses interactive, effective communication techniques with non-native English speakers to improve vowels, consonants, word stress and intonation of English. Participants will take part in two sessions each week with trained speech-language clinicians from the Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences in the School of Health Professions. Check the MU AMP webpage at http://umurl.us/amp or contact Dana Fritz at fritzd@health.missouri.edu or 884-7538 for more information, schedule and fees.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
   SHSMO to Host Peggy Jean's Pies Pop-Up on November 16
Join the State Historical Society of Missouri at the Center for Missouri Studies on November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for our first ever bookstore pop-up event! Peggy Jean’s Pies will be selling a variety of delicious mini tartlets to take home and share with family and friends. Be sure to pick up some of these festive, ready-to-go treats, and do some pre-season shopping at our bookstore! The Center for Missouri Studies is located at 605 Elm Street. Learn more about the November Pop-Up: https://shsmo.org/events/2019/peggy-jeans-pop-up

Announcement sponsored by The State Historical Society of Missouri
   SHSMO to Host Sugarberry Blooms Pop-Up on December 7
Excited to decorate for the holidays? A pop-up event is coming to the State Historical Society of Missouri just in time for the holiday season. Join us at the Center for Missouri Studies on December 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sugarberry Blooms will be selling wreaths and evergreen bundles to deck the halls. Stop by our bookstore to shop for holiday greenery goodies and other gifts and to treat yourself to hot chocolate and cookies! The Center for Missouri Studies is located at 605 Elm Street. Learn more about the December Pop-Up: https://shsmo.org/events/2019/sugarberry-blooms-pop-up

Announcement sponsored by The State Historical Society of Missouri
   African American Experience in Missouri Lecture: Chuck Haddix
You're invited to hear Chuck Haddix's talk Early Bird: Charlie Parker's Life and Music in Kansas City as part of the African American Experience in Missouri Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 19, 6:30 p.m., at the Center for Missouri Studies. Author of Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop—A History and Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker, Haddix will share new information on Parker’s time in Kansas City, giving fresh insight into the legendary yet enigmatic musician.

Announcement sponsored by The State Historical Society of Missouri
   Healthy volunteers needed for paid cardiovascular study!
The Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Department is recruiting healthy men and women between the ages of 18-40 for a research study examining the effect of insulin on leg blood flow. This study has one 1-hour screen visit and one 5-hour research visit, which can be completed on the same day at the Clinical Research Center! Monetary compensation is provided. Please contact Jennifer Harper, Clinical Research Coordinator, at limberglab@missouri.edu to complete a short questionnaire to find out if you qualify!

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
   Watch Student Entrepreneurs Pitch @ EQ Pitch Competition
The top 15 applicants representing 12+ degree programs are competing for a spot in Mizzou’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program and a $500 audience-favorite prize on November 18 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center. Cheer on your favorite team as they pitch their business idea before a panel of accomplished judges. The top 10 teams from this group will have an opportunity to win up to $30,000 for their venture during the spring semester. Mizzou students won first and third place overall in the UM System EQ finale. Let’s see if we can do it again! More at eq.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development
   Male Participants wanted for Research Study - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
If you are a man aged 18 years or older and have frequent aches and pains and you also experience difficulty sleeping, you may be eligible to participate in a new study at the University of Missouri Columbia. Participants may receive a complimentary, drug-free intervention and will receive up to $150 for completing the study. Please contact the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab today at 573-882-8881 or spin@missouri.edu to find out if you qualify.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
   Female Participants wanted for Research Study - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
If you are female, have frequent aches and pains, and trouble sleeping, you may be eligible to participate in a research study that is testing a drug-free SLEEP and PAIN treatment at the Mizzou Sleep Research Lab. Please call the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab today at 573-882-8881 to find out if you qualify! Contact: spin@missouri.edu 573-882-8881

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
   Thanksgiving Buffet
The Hospitality Management Dinner Series class will be offering a Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Eckles Café, 154 Stringer Wing of Eckles Hall. The cost is $11.00 (tax included) for the meal. You may access the menu at Dass.missouri.edu/café. Reservations are required. To make reservations, email CulinaryCafe@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Hospitality Management
   LIFE SUPPORT: THE RURAL HEALTHCARE CRISIS IN MISSOURI - KOMU 8 NEWS
In the past five years, six rural hospitals have closed in Missouri. Starting on Sunday, November 17 join KOMU 8 News for a week-long look at the rural healthcare crisis happening in our communities. We’ll examine how the closure of the I-70 Community Hospital, a shortage of doctors and slow EMS response times are leaving many patients vulnerable. Also, we'll follow-up with the Fulton Medical Center about a $3 million-debt and how a closure could be a matter of life or death for local residents. LIFE SUPPORT: THE RURAL HEALTHCARE CRISIS IN MISSOURI starts Sunday, November 17 after the NFL game, only on KOMU 8 News.

Announcement sponsored by KOMU 8, proud to be owned and operated by the University of Missouri since 1953
   CAMPUS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - MONDAY, DEC. 2
Mizzou faculty, staff and students are invited to join Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Provost Latha Ramchand to celebrate the season at the Residence on Francis Quadrangle, 501 S. Ninth St. on Monday, Dec. 2 from 4-6PM. RSVP Here. Please direct questions to University Events: events@missouri.edu or 573-882-1989.

Announcement sponsored by University Events