MU Info - 11/14/2018

   Do you know how to build financial credit?
Join us Wednesday, November 28th at 3:30 pm in the MU Student Center 1209 A&B for a Financial Literacy Workshop on Building Your Credit presented by US Bank.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri Student Unions
   Study in Bergamo, Italy during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate study abroad program in Bergamo, Italy from May 19 to June 16, 2018 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies. Opportunity to apply for an internship to follow in Prague. Select classes from an MU professor and an Italian professor in international business, marketing, and/or finance; discuss business strategies with company managers and experience Italian culture in class assignments with Bergamo student classmates. All majors welcome. For more information contact Emily Huppert (, Sarah Stannard (, Bryce Holsman (, or the study abroad office at

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Division of IT has a new self-service portal.
The Division of IT has launched a new self-service portal that replaces myServices and Remedy requests.  You can easily find out what services IT offers, submit your requests, search help information, and view the status of your tickets.  Check it out at!

Announcement sponsored by Division of IT
   Graduate Certificates: College Teaching, Higher Education Administration, and Education Policy – Apply for Spring 2019!
Do you want to implement best practices in college-level teaching? Check out our online graduate certificate in College Teaching. Would you benefit from a better understanding of the higher education institutional context? If so, our graduate certificate in Higher Education Administration may be the right choice for you. Maybe you want expert knowledge and tools to understand how policies shape our work in education and to effect change? In that case, you may be a great fit for the graduate certificate in Education Policy.

Announcement sponsored by Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
MU-College of Education Adventure Club Before & After School Prgm is accepting applications for Site Assistants for Spring 2019 Semester. Adventure Club is in 21 elementary schools in Columbia. If you like kids, come join our team.  Avail. shifts are 6:40-7:25 a.m. & 2:25-6:00 p.m. M-F for one set of schools & 6:40-8:05 am & 3:00-6:00 pm at another set. Staff can work from 2-10 shifts\week and schedules stay consistent for the semester. Starting pay $9.00. Applications available at 109 Hill Hall, 101 Park De Ville, or at Please wait to apply until after you’ve enrolled for classes for the Spring Semester. Call us at 884-2582 with questions.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education
Are you passionate about Mizzou?  Have you ever wanted to have a hugely positive impact on the future of Mizzou's campus?  Do you want to work on developing new leadership skills, while also making friendships that will last a lifetime? If you answered yes to ANY of those questions, apply to be a 2019 Summer Welcome Leader! Summer welcome leaders come from all walks of life, representing an incredibly diverse background of student life at Mizzou. Dates for informational sessions are below! YOU MUST ATTEND AN INFORMATIONAL SESSION TO APPLY. All sessions will be in Middlebush Room 12. Wednesday, Nov. 7 @ 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 @ 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 @ 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 @ 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 @ 6 p.m.

Announcement sponsored by New Student Programs
   Austria/Czech Republic VIP Trip – May 2019
Join the MU School of Music on a VIP Companion trip to Austria and the Czech Republic, May 21-30, 2019! Hosted by School of Music director, Dr. Julia Gaines, this trip includes airfare from St. Louis, tours of Vienna, Salzburg and Prague, and attendance at concerts performed by the MU Wind Ensemble. Cost is $3,500/person. First payment is due December 1, 2018. For more information, please contact  or 573-882-2606.

Announcement sponsored by School of Music
   Do you know how regular sleep restriction can influence your health?
This study is interested in determining if reduced hours of sleep during the week impact insulin sensitivity and if regular exercise can metabolically protect against lost sleep. Must be 21-40 years old, overweight or obese, and a regular sleeper (7-9 hours Monday – Friday). Monetary compensation for the completion of the visits will be provided. If interested please contact: Jay Porter at

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Study in Alicante, Spain during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate study abroad program in Alicante, Spain from June 28 to July 26, 2019 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies.  Study with European students and learn about international business and finance.  Attend several company visits to view differing European business strategies.  (All conducted in English).  ALL MAJORS welcome. For more information contact Deanna Meyer (, Tara Vogler (, or the study abroad office at

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Study in Prague during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering a study abroad program in Prague, Czech Republic for undergrad students from May 19 to June 17, 2019 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies. Opportunity to apply for an internship to follow in Prague. Students will earn six credit hours in international business while enjoying four program-sponsored cultural/business trips. All classes in English. No previous business coursework required. Opportunity for weekend travel on your ownAll Majors welcome.  If interested, please contact Chase Harvey (, Sarah Wolter (, or the study abroad office at

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Dissertation research study on human memory and past news events seeks participants
Participants are needed immediately for a dissertation research project on human memory of news events. Participants should be between the ages of 30-47. The research will take place in the Reynolds Journalism Institute on the MU campus and involves viewing two short videos of different news events that occurred when the participant was 12 years of age or older. An interview session containing questions about memory of the news event and memory of personal experiences at the same time of the news event will follow. The session should take about one (1) hour and each participant will be compensated with a $25 department store gift card. If interested, please contact Terry Britt at

Announcement sponsored by Missouri School of Journalism
   Join Nutrition & Exercise Physiology for a Study Abroad in Germany
Study abroad in Germany, July 20 - August 2, 2019. Beginning and ending in Frankfurt, our program is situated at the European Academy at Otzenhausen in Saarland. Students will experience and explore German and EU cultures and food cultures including the policies, practices, and social structures surrounding food, migration, health, and environmental issues.  The program includes local excursions and a trip to Brussels, Belgium. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, see our website or email Tina Roberts at

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
   Holiday robotics camp where the kids keep the robot
Would you like to give a child in your life a programmable robot for the holidays, but are worried about showing them how to program and use it? Then sign up for our robotics camp that teaches basic programming skills while having lots of fun. The cost is $159 and includes a fully programmable 'Codey Rocky' robot ($99 value) that will be provided in advance for you to wrap and put under the tree. The camp runs Dec. 27-28, 9:30-noon and is for kids from 3rd-8th grade. Kids need to bring a mobile device to camp (e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet). This camp IS going to sell out, so sign up today at Holiday Robotics Camp.

Announcement sponsored by Army Ants robotics team and the mizzouFIRST Alumni Association
   Invited Lecture in Public Affairs - Dr. Raymond Zuniga, Virginia Tech University
Professor Raymond Zuniga will present A Feedback Perspective on ICE Enforcement Strategy” on Monday, November 26th at 10:30 a.m. in S110 Memorial Union. All are welcome to attend. For more information on Dr. Zuniga, please visit our webpage at:

Announcement sponsored by Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs
   Help us learn about Type-2 Diabetes! Participants are needed for a Research Study.
Are you diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and aged 18-55 years old?  If so, you may be eligible to participate in a Research Study examining how diabetes changes the way the nervous system controls blood pressure. Insulin and most diabetic medications OK! This study includes two short visits with flexible scheduling available. Monetary compensation is provided. For more information, contact Jennifer Harper at or 573-882-2544.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Attend the Social Justice Symposium!
The Social Justice Symposium is a one-day conference designed to create conversation around three core aspects of social justice: awareness, advocacy, and activism. This event will take place January 26th, 2019 in the MU Student Center. The day’s schedule will include a keynote speaker, lunch, and multiple breakout sessions that could address topics like ethnicity, culture, multiculturalism, women’s advocacy, LGBTQ advocacy, gender, ability, serving our veteran student population, and sustainability. The symposium is FREE to Mizzou students that register for the conference. Due to venue capacity, registration will be capped at 120 attendees. Register here:

Announcement sponsored by Office of Student Engagement and Department of Social Justice
   Submit a Proposal to the Social Justice Symposium!
The Social Justice Symposium is an annual event sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & the Division of Inclusion Diversity and Equity designed to give the MU community a look into various social justice movements and show them how they can be a better ally through 3 core aspects; awareness, advocacy, and activism. Our over-arching theme this year is “Sense of Belonging”, the symposium will be held on Saturday, January 26, 9 am – 3 pm. Submit a proposal through our OrgSync page. Our goal is to select a diverse range of proposals so feel free to be creative. We are open to all mediums. Submit your proposal here:

Announcement sponsored by Office of Student Engagement and Department of Social Justice
   ParentLink is hiring for 2 full-time positions!
ParentLink, in the College of Education, has two full-time positions available.T hey include Family Support Senior Coordinator (Position 28257) AND Early Childhood Coordinator and Family Support Specialist (Position 28256). For a full job description and to apply, go to Choose your MU employment status (prospective employees OR current employees). If you're a prospective employee, simply enter the position number in the "search" field. The “current employees” button will take you through MyHR. Click on "Career/Job" button and then enter the position number in the "search jobs" field. For more information visit:

Announcement sponsored by ParentLink, College of Education
   Study in China during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering a study-abroad program in China from May 22 to June 28, 2019, and the opportunity to apply for an internship to follow. Acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies and Mandarin language skills. Earn up to twelve credit hours (with internship). Visit Chengdu, Deyang, Xi’an, Beijing, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. Gain international business insights while visiting several multinational companies. ALL MAJORS are welcome. For more information, contact Jay Waldron (, Lily Liu (, or the study abroad office at

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Distinguished Lecture Series in Psychology
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 third of five invited talks in our 2018-19 Distinguished Lecture Series. Lisa Flores, Professor and Program Director of Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri – Columbia, will present "Brown STEM/White STEM: Latinx Students’ Experiences in a White-Dominated Field" on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Jesse Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union South. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   MID-AMERICA TRADE SUMMIT - November 15, 2018
Last chance to register - Don't miss out... Join top exporters, global trade leaders and trade assistance professionals from across mid-America as they gather to share best practices and lessons learned in global trade. SUMMIT highlights include – Shawn Askinosie, Askinosie Chocolate, keynote presenter sharing insights on “Finding Meaningful Work in Today’s Global Economy”; a panel discussion featuring company representatives from Black & Veatch and Boeing HorizonX with a focus on “Trends in Global Innovation and Technology”.  Registration and event details.

Announcement sponsored by MU International Trade Center
   Back and Neck Pain? See an MU Health Care Chiropractor!
From ankle pain to treating headaches, the chiropractors at MU Health Care’s Missouri Orthopaedic Institute can restore your body’s function and relieve pain–regardless of age. For Custom Network employees, initial assessments are a $25 co-pay, with following adjustment costs anywhere from $4-15! We also accept other insurance providers, with most visits costing less than $50. Call (573) 882-2663 (BONE) to schedule an appointment. Courtesy valet parking available.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri Orthopaedic Institute