MU Info - 9/19/2018

   Tiger Fun Fest
Join us for a fun-filled event with your Mizzou friends and family. Enjoy a day of carnival snacks, games and prizes! Come out to Kuhlman Court on Friday, September 21 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. to join the fun! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Celebrate Ability Week Schedule Announced!
Celebrate Ability Week is an annual event at the University of Missouri to celebrate disability rights, awareness, and culture. This year's Celebrate Ability Week will be held October 1-5. Various events are scheduled for the week, including the State of Accessibility, Celebrate Ability Week speaker Nicole Kelly, the documentary screening of Unrest, and various other speakers and presentations. For a full list of events, visit disabilitycenter.missouri.edu/celebrate-ability-week/

Announcement sponsored by MU Disability Center
   Celebrate Ability Week: State of Accessibility and Lee Henson Award Ceremony
Interested in learning what MU is doing to create an inclusive and accessible environment for individuals with disabilities? Please join us Monday, October 1 for the third annual State of Accessibility address where various campus representatives will highlight and publicly announce various initiatives happening across campus. This years’ Lee Henson Award recipients will also be announced, recognizing those who have made a significant contribution to disability inclusion and access at MU. The event begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center Triangle Space. For more information about this and other Celebrate Ability Week events, please visit disabilitycenter.missouri.edu/celebrate-ability-week/

Announcement sponsored by MU Disability Center
   Trulaske Study Abroad in Berlin and Barcelona Over Winter Break 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate intersession course over Winter break in International Business. Students will visit five companies in Berlin, Germany and five in Barcelona, Spain. This is a 3-credit MU course taught in English. Course dates are December 27, 2018 - January 12, 2019. No previous business coursework requiredApplication deadline October 9. Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Maddie Breedlove (mlb8t3@mail.missouri.edu) or Deanna Meyer (dmmbq9@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Trulaske Study Abroad in South America Over Winter Break 2019
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 2018 -12 January 2019. No previous business coursework required. Application deadline October 9.  Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Crystal Wiggins (cmwwcb@mail.missouri.edu) or Yuriel Merriweather (ykm3n7@mail.missouri.edu).  For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Trulaske Study Abroad in New Zealand & Australia over Winter Break 2019
Celebrate New Year's Eve, 2019 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 27 December 2018 -12 January 2019. No previous business coursework required. Registration deadline - Oct 9. Open to ALL majors. For more information, contact Student Managers: Gavin O’Brien (gdod45@mail.missouri.edu, Lovell Cox (Lfc7b9@mail.missouri.edu) or Sarah Stannard (sks4kk@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Overweight and Sedentary? Participants are needed for Cardiovascular Research Study.
Are you diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, overweight, and aged 35-65? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a Cardiovascular Research Study examining whether walking may improve vascular function and insulin sensitivity. You may be placed into either a walking group or a control group. Subjects placed in the walking group will participate in supervised and unsupervised sessions of walking several days per week for 8 weeks. Experimental visits determining insulin sensitivity and vascular function will take place before and after the intervention. Monetary compensation for completion of the study will be provided. For further information, contact Lauren Walsh lkw7c5@mail.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   VENTURE OUT HAPPY HOUR AT THE TOWER: High Ropes Community Climb
Grab a friend and come climb the Venture Out Odyssey High Ropes Course and Alpine Climbing Tower! On Thursday, September 27, from 4-7 p.m., Venture Out is hosting Happy Hour at the Tower, a high ropes climbing event for people of all ages and experience levels. Free with an MU ID and $5 (cash only) for members of the public. Kids 10 and under can climb the Alpine Tower for free. Participants under 18 need an adult with them. No experience necessary and no sign up required. Visit ventureout.missouri.edu/happyhour for more information. Email ventureout@missouri.edu with questions. See you there!

Announcement sponsored by Venture Out and the Office of Student Engagement
   Are you regularly physically active and aged 35-65? Participants are needed for a Cardiovascular Research Study.
If so, you may be eligible to participate in a cardiovascular research study examining vascular function and insulin sensitivity. You will be asked to participate in one experimental visit, scheduled at your convenience. Monetary compensation for the completion of the visit will be provided. For more information, contact Lauren Walsh at lkw7c5@mail.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Plant Growth Research Facility Topping Off Celebration
Come join us to celebrate the "topping off" — completion of the framework — for the new Plant Growth Research Facility, hosted by Vice Chancellor and Dean Christopher Daubert, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 at the facility's location (corner of East Campus Drive and East Campus Loop). Refreshments will be served; come as you are.

Announcement sponsored by College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Dean's Office
   Black & Gold Friday - Save 25% at The Mizzou Store
Black & Gold Friday is almost here! Stop in and shop with us at The Mizzou Store and receive 25% off Mizzou gifts and gear this Friday, September 21. The Mizzou Store has everything you and your family needs to stay cool and cheer on your Tigers against the University of Georgia. From jerseys, hats, t-shirts and more, The Mizzou Store has you covered. Can’t make it to the store? You can still save 25% when you shop online.

Announcement sponsored by The Mizzou Store
   Take Action Carnival Sept. 26 11:00-1:30 at Kuhlman Ct.
Join the Counseling Center and friends for fun, food, friendly animals, and fabulous ways to maintain good mental health. Campus organizations and offices will host carnival games, stop by to see what our carnival callers have to offer and earn your way to free lunch. We will be accepting donations (cash, non-perishables, and swipes) for Tiger Pantry. Make a donation and we'll give you a free shirt. Come join the fun at Kuhlman Court Wednesday, September 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information contact the Counseling Center at 573-882-6601.

Announcement sponsored by MU Counseling Center
   Personal Safety Fair- Tuesday, September 18
Learn how to make our campus safer by visiting our tables from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Kuhlman Court (Rain Site: First Floor of the MU Student Center). Pick up free giveaways to fill your emergency “go bag.”  Free pizza while supplies last.

Announcement sponsored by Safe Mizzou Coalition, Campus Activities Programming Board
   Citizen’s Response to Active Threat Training- Monday, September 17
This course takes a comprehensive approach to deal with active shooter/violent intruder incidents that could occur in the workplace, school or public settings. Participants will learn how to react and respond to violent intruders by taking an active role in their own survival. The course begins at 11:30 a.m. in Jesse Auditorium.

Announcement sponsored by Safe Mizzou Coalition, Campus Activities Programming Board
   18th Annual Fire Factor and Room Burn/ Pedestrian and Vehicle Education (PAVE)- Wednesday, September 19
Enjoy fire safety events such as fire extinguisher training and an obstacle course. At 11:50 a.m., at Speaker Circle there will be a simulated room burn to demonstrate the speed and ferocity of fire. Learn more about STRIPES, seat belt safety, crosswalk etiquette and more! Free pizza, drinks and T-shirts will be available while supplies last.

Announcement sponsored by Safe Mizzou Coalition, Campus Activities Programming Board
   APPLY NOW! Bond International Scholars Award offers five $5,000 study abroad scholarships
Want to see the world, gain global skills and accelerate your degree completion? This new, competitive scholarship opportunity is available to all MU students participating on a semester or academic/calendar year MU study abroad program. The Bond International Scholars Award offers five $5,000 scholarships to full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Learn more about the scholarship and contact Heidi Prillwitz (prillwitzh@missouri.edu) with any questions.

Announcement sponsored by MU International Center
   Become an Academic Advisor for Mizzou Fraternity & Sorority Life!
Advisors are an important part of every student organization, because they provide resources to support members. Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) is seeking academic advisors for our fraternities and sororities. Any .75 FTE University of Missouri-Columbia faculty or staff member is eligible to apply. Advisors will help chapter members with their academic standards and provide guidance to the next generation of FSL leaders. Learn more at https://getinvolved.missouri.edu/advisor-resources/.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life
   Mindfulness and Academic Recovery Class
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Struggling to manage academic responsibilities? This 10-week, 1-credit hour class teaches mindful communication, planning & prioritizing, and positive psychology concepts. This course runs Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m., October 4 - December 6. More information

Announcement sponsored by MU Student Health Center
   MU Theatre presents Songs for a New World
Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Dr. Joy Powell It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice or take a stand or turn around and go back. This moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. 7:30 p.m.: Oct 11- 13, Oct 18 - 20 and 2:00 p.m.: Oct 14 Studio 4 in McKee Gymnasium. Tickets $16. Purchase online or at the box office, Rhynsburger Theatre lobby 2-5 pm, M-F and one hour before show times. Or call 573-882-PLAY (7529). Online at theatre.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Theatre
   Distinguished Lecture Series in Psychological Sciences
The Department of Psychological Sciences in conjunction with the College of Arts & Science and the Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology is pleased to announce the first of five invited talks in our 2018-19 Distinguished Lecture Series. James Pennebaker, Regents Centennial Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, will present "Tracking people's lives through their words and stories" on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Monsanto Auditorium, Bond Life Sciences Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit http://events.psych.missouri.edu/lecture-series/

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   Learn Chinese for free with Mizzou Mandarin or Business Chinese Classes
Mizzou Mandarin. We invite our community to deepen their understanding of Chinese language and culture in Mizzou Mandarin. Fall 2018 classes are Sept. 19 to Dec. 5 (except fall break) from 7:30–8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Middlebush Hall. We offer three levels of instruction; Level 1 meets in room 212, level 2 in room 206 and level 3 in room 207. Business Chinese. We offer Business Chinese to help you learn the cultural and language skills you need to do business in China. This class is for serious students interested in Mandarin for business transactions. It meets Tuesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. in 212 Middlebush Hall from Sept. 18-Dec. 4. To sign up for either class, email ci@missouri.edu or call 882-9061.

Announcement sponsored by MU Confucius Institute
   Citizen's Response to Active Threat Training
This course takes a comprehensive approach to dealing with active shooter/violent intruder incidents that could occur in the workplace, school, or public settings. Participants will learn how to react and respond to violent intruders by taking an active role in their own survival. There are two sessions.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities
   Personal Safety Fair Tuesday, September 18, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Kuhlman court rain site: 1st floor of the MU Student Center Safe Mizzou starts with you! Learn how to make our campus safer by visiting our tables. Pick up free giveaways to fill your emergency “go bag.” Enjoy free pizza and shirts while supplies last.
Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities
   18th Annual Fire Factor and Room Burn
18th Annual Fire Factor and Room Burn/Pedestrian and Vehicle Education (PAVE). Enjoy fire safety events such as fire extinguisher training and an obstacle course. At 11:50 a.m., there will be a stimulated room burn to demonstrate the speed and ferocity of fire. Learn more about STRIPES, seat belt safety, crosswalk etiquette and more! Free pizza, drinks and T-shirts will be available while supplies last.
Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities
   FREE WEDNESDAY FILM: Disobedience
A woman returns to the community that shunned her for her attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite. Come to Wrench Auditorium TONIGHT at 8 p.m. to see this free film!

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   WEEKEND FILM: Incredibles 2
Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. Come to Wrench Auditorium Friday, September 21 or Saturday, September 22 to see Incredibles 2! Two showtimes: 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $1 with MU Student ID, $2 for public.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Chinese Learners of English Needed for Research Study
Researchers in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders at the University of Missouri are looking for volunteers who are native Chinese speakers and who are learning English to participate in a research study on language processing. Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (i.e., glasses or contacts which are the correct prescription) and hearing and no history of neurological or language disorders. Participants will be compensated $37.5 for a 2.5-hour testing session. If you are interested in participating in this research, please complete the following Recruitment Questionnaire. Eligible candidates will be contacted to schedule a testing session.

Announcement sponsored by Communication Science and Disorders
   Spanish Teaching Assistants Needed for Study on Language Processing
Researchers in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders at the University of Missouri are looking for volunteers who are native English speakers and who are or have recently been Teaching Assistants in Spanish courses. Volunteers should be right-handed, 18-40 years old, have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (i.e., glasses or contacts which are the correct prescription) and hearing and no history of neurological or language disorders. Participants will be compensated $75 for two 2.5-hour testing sessions. To participate, please complete the following recruitment questionnaire. Eligible candidates will be contacted to schedule a testing session.

Announcement sponsored by Communication Science and Disorders
   Native Speakers of English who are Learning Chinese are Needed for Research Study
Researchers in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders at the University of Missouri are looking for volunteers who are native English speakers and who are enrolled in elementary and intermediate-level Chinese courses to participate in a research study on language processing. Volunteers should be between 18-40 years old, have normal or corrected-to-normal vision and hearing and no history of neurological or language disorders. Participants will visit the lab once and will be compensated $37.5 for a total of 2.5 hours of time. If you are interested in participating in this research, please complete the following Recruitment Questionnaire. Eligible candidates will be contacted to schedule a testing session.

Announcement sponsored by Communication Science and Disorders
   10 Hours to Strong, Healthy Relationships!
ShowMe Healthy Relationships has FREE classes for couples and singles! Strengthen your committed relationship or learn to choose a great partner when ready. 5-week classes start in Oct! Couples: 7 Principles for a Healthy Relationship helps couples build friendship, manage conflict, and work as a team. New class: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, 10/8-11/5. Singles: PICK a Partner helps you be mindful in choosing a partner when ready. Learn to look at your personal goals, past relationship patterns, and what to look for when exploring a new relationship. New class: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 10/2-10/30. Contact Emily Logan or Diana Jackson.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Human Development & Family Science and MU Extension
   Help Mid-Missouri Charities Get Donations and Helping Hands!
Do you volunteer with a local charity, non-profit or organization? Know of one who deserves hundreds of volunteers and donation dollars? Let them know Greek Week beneficiary applications are open! Last year, Greek Week raised over $120,000 for seven Mid-Missouri organizations. Please direct applicants to the following link: https://orgsync.com/100390/forms/328976

Announcement sponsored by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life
   MU Women's Center Family Fair
The MU Women's Center invites students, faculty, and staff for their inaugural 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 Wednesday, September 26 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Please email questions to muwomenscenter@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Women's Center
   INSPIRE sleep therapy
Do you have Sleep Apnea? Inspire® therapy is a breakthrough implantable treatment option for people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea who are unable to use or get consistent benefit from Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) or other treatment modalities. For additional information, contact Natalie Taylor, RN at 573-882-2902.

Announcement sponsored by Neurology
   25th Anniversary Celebration of Clydesdale Hall
The MU College of Veterinary Medicine will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Clydesdale Hall at 3 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2018. We invite everyone to join us to learn about the history of the veterinary hospital, tour our facilities, enjoy refreshments and enter to win door prizes: Gentle Doctor Benefit tickets, a Small Animal Wellness Exam Certificate and a CVM Mule Team Print. The celebration will take place outside the entrance to the Small Animal Hospital, 900 East Campus Drive.

Announcement sponsored by College of Veterinary Medicine
   BLACK PANTHER at Ragtag Cinema featuring MU Researchers!--Sept. 23rd @3:30pm
EXTRA CREDIT, a new partnership between Ragtag Cinema and The Connector, is a series featuring MU faculty discussing a monthly movie in relation to their research and creative activities. September's film is BLACK PANTHER, followed by a Q&A discussion featuring Dr. Heather Hunt, associate professor of bioengineering, Dr. Bimal Balakrishnan, associate professor of architectural studies, and Professor Marc W. Vital, assistant professor of costume design. Speakers will answer questions about virtual reality environments, energetic materials, costuming choices in the movie, and more! Join us Sept 23 at 3:30 p.m. at Ragtag. Tickets on sale at the Ragtag Cinema Box Office.

Announcement sponsored by The Connector
   Faculty & Staff: Help Us Recruit Student Entrepreneurs
Students can fast track their business ideas by participating in the University of Missouri System's new Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator program. EQ is free & open to full-time graduate & undergraduate students from all degree programs. Interested students can get started by attending 4 fall workshops5:30-7 p.m., Ellis Library, Room 114A: Sept. 24, General Info Session; Oct. 1, Business Model Canvas; Oct. 8, Essentials of a Business Plan; & Oct. 15, How to Pitch Your Venture & the Application Process. Participants can win up to $30,000 & benefit from mentorship opportunities, pitch competitions & an 8-week education program for 10 semifinalists in spring 2019. eq.umsystem.edu.

Announcement sponsored by MU Office of Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development
   Civil Dialogue Series - Session 2
Want to be able to discuss the hard issues with friends and family without harming your relationships? The Civil Dialogue Series will give you tips and techniques and an opportunity to practice. Join us on Thursday, September 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Stotler 1. Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Mocktails and a Masterpiece
Create your own artwork and drink delicious mocktails. We’ll provide the canvases, paint and drinks, and you bring the creativity! Join us in The Shack on Tuesday, September 25 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Create Your Own Luck
All of us need a little luck throughout the semester. Come to the MU Student Center on Wednesday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (or until supplies last) to plant your own lucky bamboo so you can create your own luck for midterms! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Comedy Show: Buzz Sutherland
Named Comedian of the Year a record 16 times by the National Association for Campus Activities, Buzz Sutherland’s humor and characters have kept audiences laughing for years!  Buzz’s style of comedy is contagious, outrageous and family friendly! Come see Buzz Sutherland on Friday, September 21 in Jesse Hall at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the MU Student Center Ticket Office. Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information. 

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Learn a practice that will destress you before mid-terms are here
Yoga and meditation classes are held Monday-Friday on a drop-in basis (no enrollment). Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary and all supplies provided. These classes are covered by your Student Health Fee and are located in the Contemplative Practice Center (Newman Center lower level). Join other students, practice together and create connections at Mizzou. We’re your student health experts in body & mind.

Announcement sponsored by MU Student Health Center
   Earn Credit while Helping Others, Spring & Summer Nonprofit Internships 2019!
Would you like to experience the excitement of helping others while earning credit? If so, the CLIP Non-profit Internship Program is for you. Students from all backgrounds and majors are welcome to apply. The Office of Service-Learning works closely with area agencies who are seeking students to help with event planning, social media, case management assistance, and all kinds of direct service. This is an online course in the summer, so we can help you earn credit while returning home to aid your own community. Interested, fill out this interest form today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Spring/Summer 2019 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 Oct. 10th. Summer apps due Dec. 3rd. 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 an intern with the State of Missouri this coming Spring or Summer!
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