MU Info - 10/21/2020

   Participate in a Psychology Research Project
The Alcohol Cognitions Lab at the University of Missouri-Columbia is recruiting participants for a research study investigating alcohol use and various attitudes. Participation in this study involves two parts: 1) an online session and 2) two weeks of responding to prompts on participants’ personal smart phone. Participants must be 21-29 years old and will be compensated up to a total of $100 for study completion. Please email Olivia Warner (omwarner@mail.missouri.edu) for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   Make Registration Easy with MizzouOne!
Ready to plan your Spring 2021 semester at Mizzou? Check out the MizzouOne Registration task center to quickly find and access the services you need. View your registration appointment date and time, schedule an appointment with your advisor, access your schedule planner, review and remove registration holds and more! MizzouOne puts all the information you need in one place- anywhere, any time and on any device.


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   Apply Now to Spend the Summer in D.C. through the Kinder Scholars Program
Applications for the Kinder Institute’s Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program, through which students spend June and July interning, studying and exploring in the nation’s capital, are now open, with a deadline of Friday, October 30 (an application link can be found here). An info session about the program will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14. Email Thomas Kane, KaneTC@missouri.edu, to RSVP for the info session or with general questions about applications.


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Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   October Colloquia at the Kinder Institute
October at the Kinder Institute will round out with three Friday colloquia: “Moderation in America,” with Indiana University political theorist Aurelian Craiutu (10/16); “Unsettling Genealogies of Haitian Revolutionary History,” with UVA Professor of History and African Diaspora Studies Marlene L. Daut (10/23, co-sponsored by MU’s Afro-Romance Institute); and “Republics of the New World: Political Life in the 19th-Century Americas,” with historian Hilda Sabato (10/30). All talks will be held via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Parties interested in attending can email Allison Smythe, SmytheA@missouri.edu, for links to participate.<
Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   Hosting a Virtual Event? Contact the MU Conference Office
The MU Conference Office has the expertise and event management tools to provide an engaging online or in-person educational experience. Whether your meeting format is virtual, in-person or hybrid, our team can help you implement a distinctive conference that meets your budget and exceeds your objectives. Contact our event professionals for a demo today! muconference@missouri.edu


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Announcement sponsored by University of Missouri Extension, MU Conference Office
   Tri-Continental Partnership Series on Race and Racism
Don't miss the final session of our webinar series exploring aspects of race and racism in South Africa, Belgium and the United States. At noon Thursday, Oct. 29, MU faculty members Dr. Stephanie Shonekan (Music, Black Studies) and Dr. Jeff Pasley (History, Kinder Institute) will present a complex composite of Thomas Jefferson by talking about his contributions and his contradictions: his philosophical ideals, his ideas about the American people he wrote and thought about, and the impact of all of this on our contemporary perceptions of him. See International Programs Events for more information.

Announcement sponsored by MU International Programs
   Participate in a Psychology Research Project (Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences)
The Alcohol Cognitions Lab at the University of Missouri-Columbia is recruiting participants for a research study investigating alcohol use and decision making. Participation in this study involves two parts: 1) six weeks of responding to prompts on a smart phone and 2) four interviews about alcohol use and related behaviors. Participants must be 21-35 years old and will be compensated up to a total of $500 for study completion. Please email Rachel Wesley (rlwgff@umsystem.edu) for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   Adult subjects, ages 30-70 needed for a research study on vascular disease risk
The Department of Medicine – Division of Endocrinology is seeking individuals between 30-70 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a research study. New treatments will be investigating the impact of blood pressure medication on vascular function. Monetary compensation is available. Study will last 6 months. If you are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Camila Manrique by email at MUENDOManriqueLab@health.missouri.eduNote: Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety for all individuals involved in research at MU.


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Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
   Apply Now for the 2021 TEDxMU Executive Board!
If you love TED Talks and want to help bring a TEDx event to MU, you’re in luck! The TEDxMU team is recruiting for multiple positions on our executive board. Anyone who’s interested is invited to apply on Engage by Oct. 22nd at 11:45 p.m. To find out more information about TEDxMU click here. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us at mudostedxmu@missouri.edu or gardnerjs@missouri.edu.

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Announcement sponsored by Office of Student Engagement
   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 MizZzou Sleep Research Lab. Participants will receive compensation for participation in the study. Please contact the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab today at 573-882-8881 or spin@missouri.edu to find out if you qualify! *Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety for all individuals involved in research at MU.


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Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
   Extension and Engagement Week is Oct. 26-30!
You're invited to Extension and Engagement Week 2020! This year, the week has been reimagined to bring you a completely virtual experience. Special events will be livestreamed on Oct. 28-29. Join us to connect with colleagues, be inspired by engaging speakers like nationally renowned speaker Jones Loflin and hear about the workforce development efforts in communities across the state. Learn more and secure your spot by Oct. 27. Register today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Extension and Engagement
   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 virtual information session to learn more about our programs. Thursday, October 22 OR Wednesday, October 28 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Two program types are available to accommodate both traditional and adult working professional students.  To learn more about the program before you join us go to: www.hmi.missouri.edu Please RSVP at lemmev@health.missouri.edu Indicate which date you prefer.


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Announcement sponsored by Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine
   Film: Mean Girls
Come join us to watch the iconic throwback movie, Mean Girls. This will be screening on Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. on Kuhlman Court. Make sure you bring a blanket, and don't forget your mask! To stay informed about any updates regarding our events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.


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Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Crisis Line Volunteers Needed!
The Missouri Crisis Line is a 24-hour telephone, text line, and online (chat) hotline. We offer a great one on one experience with flexible scheduling. Our next volunteer training will start November 11th (5:30 - 9:30 p.m.) with a combination of synchronous learning (via Zoom) and asynchornous content. Training concludes on November 18th. This is a 40 hour training with a combination of zoom instruction and self-study. All days are required, but you can miss a day due to scheduling issues. If you are interested, please email loganste@health.missouri.edu. For a full training schedule, more details, and to sign up, please visit our volunteer registration website here.

Announcement sponsored by Dept of ESCP
   Students, faculty and staff needed for a research study on COVID-19
The Department of Public Health in the School of Health Professions is seeking MU faculty, staff and students to participate in a study examining people’s perceptions and behaviors in the context of COVID-19. Participants will learn if they have COVID-19 antibodies and will assist MU in acquiring valuable information regarding immune system responses to COVID-19 after exposures. These data will help inform MU campus planning. The study is expected to last throughout the Fall semester. If you’re interested in participating, please go to https://is.gd/MUcovidresearch. For questions, email mucovidresearch@missouri.edu.


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Announcement sponsored by Announcement Sponsored by the School of Health Professions
   Survive and Thrive in Financially Challenging Times
Gain financial savvy in Financial Survival (FINPLN 1183) to survive the critical college years. Manage debt, avoid financial mistakes and set financial goals. Graduating soon? Learn key post-college financial skills in Financial Success (FINPLN 4438). These one-hour classes are taught online, 1st and 2nd 8 weeks of semester. Build a strong, comprehensive financial foundation in Personal and Family Finance (FINPLN 2183, 3 hours). Enjoy working with people and money? Consider a Personal Financial Planning career. Visit our website https://pfp.missouri.edu/ or contact Ms. Mary Dorn (573-882-6270, dornme@missouri.edu), Personal Financial Planning, College of Human Environmental Sciences. Offering CFP Board-Registered programs.


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Announcement sponsored by Personal Financial Planning
   Male Participants wanted for Study on Healthy Relationships & Digital Interventions
Calling on young males (age 15-24) to part of a research study where we will ask your opinion on how digital technologies like smartphone apps and social media can be made useful to support young men in unhealthy relationships. You will be asked to do an online focus group on Zoom or a phone interview lasting 60-90 minutes. We’ll provide you a $20 Amazon e-gift card. Participation in this study is voluntary and completely anonymous. To participate, fill out a brief form using this link. For more info, please call or text us at (913) 717-9612 or email cnec65@mail.missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Sinclair School of Nursing
   Howl-o-ween: A virtual Pet Costume Contest
Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than Howl-o-ween, a virtual pet costume contest! Please DM us a pic of your pet and their name in their best Halloween costume by Wednesday, October 21! After we receive all the submissions the judging will be begin by people’s choice on @StuffToDoAtMU Instagram stories in a bracket format! The Judging will begin on October 26 and of course, the winner and their owner will get a pawesome prize!

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programing Board
   2021-2022 Resident Advisor Applications are now open!
If you want to get more involved at Mizzou, gain practical experience and earn free housing and dining, this might be the opportunity for you. If you think being an RA is right for you or if you’re not sure what being an RA is all about, we have one more info session for you to learn more. 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Zoom: http://umsystem.zoom.us/j/94694367283 Apply at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/student-positions. Application deadline is Monday, November 2nd.


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Announcement sponsored by Department of Residential Life