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3/3/2021

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Make Registration Easy with MizzouOne!
Ready to plan your Summer & Fall 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. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by MizzouOne
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. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
Participants with Type 2 Diabetes are needed for a Cardiovascular Research Study with a Hot Tub Intervention
Are you aged 35-65 and have Type 2 diabetes that doesn’t require using insulin? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a cardiovascular research study examining if 7 days of hot tub use improves vascular function and insulin sensitivity. You will be asked to participate a 7 day hot tub intervention and two experimental visits, scheduled at your convenience. The experimental visits will examine your insulin sensitivity and vascular function. 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. Monetary compensation for completion of the visit will be provided. For more information, contact: Ryan Pettit-Mee at rjpgg3@mail.missouri.edu. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Participants are needed for a Cardiovascular Research Study
Are you regularly physically active and aged 35-65? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a cardiovascular research study examining potential differences in blood flow and vascular health in people with and without type 2 diabetes. You will be asked to participate in one experimental visit, scheduled at your convenience, in order to examine your insulin sensitivity and vascular function. 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. Monetary compensation for completion of the visit will be provided. For more information, contact: Ryan Pettit-Mee at rjpgg3@mail.missouri.edu. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
March Zoom Colloquia at the Kinder Institute, Part One
March programming at the Kinder Institute kicks off with a pair of trans-Atlantic events. At 3:30 on the 5th, MU History Prof. and KICD Chair Jay Sexton will convene a panel of historians from around the globe to discuss the international perception and implications of the United States’ 2020 election crisis. Then at 1:00 on the 12th, University of Edinburgh Senior Lecturer Harshan Kumarasingham will give a talk on “Constitutional Crises, Heads of State, and their History in Britain and the Postcolonial World.”

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
MizzouOne Makes Required Trainings Easy!
If you are planning your Summer or Fall schedule and have required trainings to complete, then check out MizzouOne!  The MizzouOne Trainings Task Center has all your required training information in one location that can be accessed anywhere, any time and on any device. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by MizzouOne
Parent & Teen Participants Wanted – Online Study – MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
If you are a parent of a teen aged 13-18 years, you and your teen may be eligible for a new online research study at MizZzou Sleep Research Lab (University of Missouri-Columbia). All participants will receive compensation for participation in this study. This study requires no in-person contact. To learn more or find out if you and your teen qualify for the online study, contact the lab at nairn@health.missouri.edu or 573-882-7662.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
Mizzou Student Foundation Applications Open Now!
Applications for Mizzou Student Foundation are open now! Applications are due on March 14th at 11:59 p.m. First-round interviews will be conducted March 16th-23rd with second-round interviews on April 7th. The third-round interview dates and times are to be announced at a later date. If you are selected for MSF, please note that weekly meetings are mandatory for all members. General meetings take place on Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. over Zoom. Temporary new member meetings will take place on Wednesdays after the general meeting. Use this link to apply and to learn more about MSF.  All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by MU Department of Advancement
Apply to be a part of the Kinder Institute’s 2021-22 Society of Fellows
Applications are now open for the Kinder Institute’s Society of Fellows, a yearlong extracurricular program designed for undergrads of all majors at Mizzou who want to explore the history, theory and practice of constitutional democracy in the U.S. and around the globe alongside peers and MU faculty. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 26, 2021, and application materials can be found here. An optional information session about the program will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, March 3, from 5-6 p.m., and parties interested in attending can email Dr. Thomas Kane, KaneTC@missouri.edu, to RSVP.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
Interested in Quitting Smoking?
The Health Neuroscience Center at The University of Missouri is recruiting adult cigarette smokers (18 and up) who are interested in quitting smoking. The research study is looking at the effects of behavioral interventions on smoking behavior. The study consists of 3 in-person visits and 8 remote sessions over 7 weeks. Qualified individuals will be compensated for their participation. Text SMOKE to 21000. Please call 573-340-8636 to find out more information or click this link to fill out an eligibility survey. https://is.gd/hncscreen All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Psychiatry and Psychological Sciences
Keep Your Keys Caregiver Presentation
You are invited to a Zoom meeting: Keep Your Keys for the Caregiver. on March 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Family members play a key role in noticing changes in driving ability and can do certain things to help their loved ones retire from driving. Our Caregiver Presentation focuses on the steps from beginning the conversation through the implementation of a plan for driving retirement. Tips are provided for observing driving skills, communicating your observations, developing a plan to keep the senior social and active and evaluating the plan frequently to be sure it is successful. Contact Beth Koster, MU Health Care, Coordinator of Outreach to register. kosterb@health.missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Trauma Outreach and Injury Prevention
Healthy participants needed for a research study!
Are you a healthy adult between the ages of 35-65 years old? If so, you may be eligible to participate in research to determine whether small organs in your neck (carotid bodies) are important in controlling blood sugar. This study includes one 2-hour screen visit and two 2.5-hour study visits with flexible scheduling and monetary compensation provided. Results from your body composition scan, cholesterol and blood sugar available to you! For more information, visit www.mustudies.com or contact Jennifer at limberglab@missouri.edu or 573-882-2544. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Building a Company With Heart: A Conversation With Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop, March 10, 3:30 p.m.
This free virtual event hosted by the UM System will highlight social entrepreneurship. Maxine Clark will discuss founding Build-A-Bear Workshop, a teddy-bear themed retail-entertainment experience, and how she uses her entrepreneurial skills to do business for social causes. Register at umurl.us/CompanyWithHeart

Announcement sponsored by Griggs Innovators Nexus, MU Student Center
Parents with Children Ages 4-5: Sign Up for a Memory Study
Interested parents with children 4-5 years old are invited to join a study of working memory and language. In order to learn why memory changes with age, we have developed memory games that most children enjoy, testing memory for location, numbers, and pictures. This virtual study is completed in two Zoom sessions. We pay $15/session of participation (sessions are typically 30-45 minutes each). To participate, children must have no uncorrected hearing or vision loss and must be native speakers of English. For more information, visit here: http://bit.ly/3967End or email us at ejagf8@mail.missouri.edu. You can sign up at workingmemorylab.youcanbook.me. Thank you! Nelson Cowan, Working Memory Laboratory.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
Healthy men and women needed for a research study on vascular disease risk
The Department of Medicine and the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology are seeking individuals between 18-45 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a research study that investigates the effect of physical inactivity and increase soda consumption on vascular health. Monetary compensation is available.  Study will last 2 weeks. If you are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Camila Manrique by email at manriquec@health.missouri.edu. Note: 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. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
Storm Spotter Training
Missouri weather can change in an instant. Learn more about storm spotting from the National Weather Service with their webinar. Registration is required and each Webinar has its own registration link which can be found here: https://www.weather.gov/lsx/virtualspotter2021. The available times are on Saturday, March 6 (10-11:15 a.m.), Wednesday, March 10 (7-8:15 p.m.) and Saturday, March 20 (2-3:15 p.m.). To stay informed about any updates regarding our events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
Do you suffer from springtime allergy symptoms?
Are you an adult with springtime allergy symptoms [sneezing, itchy eyes, watery red eyes, nasal congestion/stuffiness, runny nose] who has never had allergy shots or has not had them in the last five years? If so, you might be eligible to participate in a research study evaluating a single treatment for birch tree allergy to last the entire birch pollen season. All study visits are compensated.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Rebecca Schneider in the Department of Otolaryngology at entresearch@health.missouri.edu. We also have studies for adult patients with Chronic Cough great with Stress Incontinence, adult patients with chronic sinusitis, and pediatric patients without cystic fibrosis who have nasal polyps. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Otolaryngology
Hold Your University Accountable: A Seminar By ASUM & LBC on 3/4 @ 3:30p via Zoom
Join the Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM) and the Legion of Black Collegians (LBC) in a collaborative seminar about the leadership of the UM Board of Curators. As a continuation of the ASUM Beyond the Vote series, the seminar will focus on ways that students can maintain civic engagement on a local and campus level. The UM Board of Curators makes decisions that ultimately affect students in many ways. It is our job to hold them accountable. It is our civic duty! Join us on March 4th, at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom to learn how! RSVP REQUIRED: Email asum@missouri.edu to RSVP.

Announcement sponsored by The Associated Students of the University of Missouri
Young adults needed for 8-wk study examining effects of functional foods on health
Are you a young adult (18-25 years, BMI: 25-45 kg/m2) of Black or non-Hispanic White ethnicity/race with no food allergies? If so, you might be eligible to participate in a study examining the effects of functional foods on health outcomes. This study involves a 1-hr screening visit, three 3-hr and two 1-hr research visits, and eight 1-hr dietary counseling/data collection visits (online possible). Total compensation for study is $200. For more information, contact Rebecca at MuNepDhillonLab@missouri.eduDue to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety of all individuals involved in research at MU. COVID-19 screening will occur prior to in-person contact. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Participate in our Intelligent Health Sensor Research!
The Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology is seeking individuals over the age of 65, living independently to participate in a research study. This study involves the installation of passive health sensors in private homes to detect subtle changes in health. Participants are expected to: interact with a Voice-Activated Device; participate in quarterly interviews to give feedback; and wear a smart watch (optional). Internet is required, but if the participant does not have internet, it will be provided at no cost for the duration of the study. The study lasts 12 months, but may withdraw at any time. If you are interested, please contact Brianna Markway, MHA at 573-882-1859 or markwayb@missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology
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 April 12th (5:30 - 9:30 p.m.) with a combination of synchronous learning (via Zoom) and asynchronous content. Training concludes on April 21st. 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. For a full training schedule, more details and to sign up, please visit our volunteer registration website here. Questions can be directed to loganste@health.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology
Children with ASD wanted for Research Study - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
Do you have a child 6-12 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder who has trouble sleeping? You and your child may be eligible to participant in a research study that is testing sleep treatments at the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab. Participants will receive compensation for participation in the study. Please contact the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab today at 573-882-3806 or recharge@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 and the Thompson Center.* All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Thompson Center/MU Psychiatry
Research Participants Needed for a Study Exploring Family Caregiving Stress and Adaptation During COVID-19
Are you a family caregiver to an older adult living in a long-term care facility? If so, you might be eligible to participate in a study that aims to explore the stress and adaptation of family caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. You will be asked to participate in a 60-minute phone or Zoom interview, conducted at your convenience.  A $20 gift card will be provided as a compensation for your participation. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Park at gpmdm@umsystem.edu or 573-239-2003.

Announcement sponsored by MU School of School Work
Adults needed to participate in a study on Audience Perception of Female Characters in Chinese Documentaries
We are recruiting adult participants for an experimental study about audience perceptions of female characters in Chinese documentaries. You will be shown video clips from a Chinese documentary. After viewing, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire that measures your perception of female characters and the level of gender issue awareness. The experiment will take about 40 minutes. If you decide to participate in this study, you will be placed in a drawing to win 1 of 10 $15 Amazon gift cards. If you are interested in participating, please click this link: https://missouri.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qOktVupP2GPBe6 If you have any questions about the study, please contact Tianting Zhang at tzg3d@mail.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri School of Journalism
Apply to be a 2021-2022 MOST Policy Fellow
MOST Policy Initiative is now accepting applications from late stage doctoral students and PhD-level STEMM professionals for the 2021-2022 class of Missouri Science & Technology Policy Fellows! MOST Policy Fellows serve as informal science advisors to the Missouri General Assembly covering a variety of science (including social and behavioral sciences) and technology-related policy topics. This year, we are particularly excited to add a fellow focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion in Missouri policy. For more information about the fellowship, visit https://mostpolicyinitiative.org/fellows/apply-for-fellowships/. All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Graduate School
We're Hiring! - Lab Coordinator Position - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
We are currently seeking a Senior Research Tech/Coordinator. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Lab Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating and providing oversight for grant-funded projects. To apply, please email your CV and cover letter directly to Dr. Christina McCrae, mccraec@health.missouri.edu and submit an online application here (Job ID: 35707). All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
Film: Crazy Rich Asians
Films are back! To start off the month, our first film is Crazy Rich Asians. Join us on Friday, March 5, at 6 p.m. on Kuhlman Court. In case of bad weather, movie will be in The Shack and Leadership Auditorium in the Student Center. Don't forget your mask! To stay informed about any updates regarding our events, follow us on social media @StuffToDoAtMU.  All in-person activities on the MU campus must follow Show Me Renewal Guidelines.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
Veterans Needed
The Health Intervention & Treatment Lab is looking for Veterans who identify as Black, Indigenous, or a person of color to participate in a study examining perceptions of health-related research. All activities are online, and participants will be compensated. Interested individuals should call 573-882-8598 or visit http://tinyurl.com/MUstripe to see if they're eligible.

Announcement sponsored by Psychiatry