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8/10/2022

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Mid-Missouri Community Orchestra Seeking Musicians
Do you play a string instrument? Are you interested in playing with a low key orchestra that meets on campus one evening a week for 90 minutes? The Mid-Missouri Community Orchestra, sponsored by the MU School of Music Community Music Program, welcomes new members for the fall semester. The orchestra plays intermediate level pieces and performs a concert at the end of each semester. Registration and more information is available at https://music.missouri.edu/mid-missouri-community-orchestra-mmco.

Announcement sponsored by School of Music
Telephone Interviewers Needed for Missouri Studies. HBRRC
The Health and Behavioral Risk Research Center is hiring part-time telephone interviewers. Day, evening and weekend shifts. Come make $13.50 per hour in a safe, clean and friendly office environment. The HBRRC is located at 1095 Virginia, first floor of Parking Structure 7 (PS7). PS7 is next to the Missouri Orthopedic Institute, across the street from University Hospital, and across the street from the VA hospital. Look for our ads on (handshake) https://hiremizzoutigers.com/find-a-job/ (Telephone Interviewer) or Indeed.com (University of Missouri Telephone Interviewer) For more information contact Jennifer Richmond at richmondje@health.missouri.edu, 573-884-3561.

Announcement sponsored by Health and Behavioral Risk Research Center
Research Participants Needed – Sleep, Pain, and Pain Medication Use Study
Do you struggle with pain and sleep? Do you manage your pain with medication? Would you like to manage your pain with something different? The MizZzou Sleep Research Lab is conducting a study that may help! Participants may receive a complimentary 4-week online drug-free sleep intervention and will receive assistance decreasing their pain medication use and monetary compensation for completing the study. If you are 18 years or older, have difficulty sleeping and have chronic pain managed with medication, please text HELPS to 21000, complete this screener, or contact the Mizzou Sleep Research Lab at 573-882-8881, or nitecapphelps@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
Diabetic men and women needed for a research study on vascular disease risk
The Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center is seeking individuals between 45-64 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a research study. New treatments for improved vascular health will be investigated. Treatment includes use of an inhaler device.  Monetary compensation is available. Study will last about 1 month. If you are interested in participating, please contact Katherine Burr by email at MUENDOManriqueLab@health.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
Adult subjects, ages 30-70 needed for a research study
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 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.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
Discover Undergraduate Research at Mizzou – Research Fair, August 19th (10am – 1pm)
Find out about the research happening at Mizzou and how YOU can get involved. Researchers from around campus will bring hands-on demonstrations of their research & creative scholarship. Incoming & current students can visit with researchers in the fields of anthropology, fashion design, biology, history, linguistics, criminal justice and more! Tour some of the science labs in the Bond Life Sciences Center. The Offices of Global & National Fellowships, Service Learning, Writing Center & MU Libraries will be on hand & talk about how they can help students pursue research goals. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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Announcement sponsored by Office of Undergraduate Research
Sign up to welcome Mizzou’s newest class of Tigers
Help the next class of Tigers get settled into their new homes at Mizzou. We’re looking for any members of the Mizzou community who are ready to move belongings into rooms while giving students and their families a great move-in day experience. Volunteers are needed Aug. 13, 17 or 18. Visit the sign-up form for more information. Questions? Email sziegler@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Residential Life
Ripples in America: The Rise of Conspiracy and Spirituality in American Politics
Ripples in America: The Rise of Conspiracy and Spirituality in American Politics: Wednesday Aug 24, 2022, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., ROOM: Ellis-Auditorium Library, ZOOM LOCATION: https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/97428486955?pwd=Um1Oc1dGVTE5dHR2TU90TG9CaEdEZz09. Join the department of Sociology as we welcome Dr. Susannah Crockford author of Ripples of the Universe: Spirituality in Sedona, Arizona (May 2021 w/ University of Chicago Press). Her work explores the confluence of alternative spirituality, conspiracism, and the current state of American politics. We are fortunate to have her here since she is from the UK and just happens to be in Missouri that week—a once in a lifetime event.

Announcement sponsored by Sociology
Female Participants Wanted - Sleep & Pain Treatment - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
Are you a female with frequent aches and pains and difficulty 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 lab today at spin@missouri.edu (573-882-5113) or fill out this screening questionnaire to find out if you qualify! *Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety of all individuals involved in research at MU.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
Fall Semester 2022 Employment with Adventure Club
MU-College of Education & Human Development’s Adventure Club Before & After School Program is accepting applications for Site Assistants for the Fall 2022 Semester. Adventure Club is a before & after school program located in elementary schools in Columbia. Available shifts are 6:40-7:25 a.m. for the morning shift & 2:25-5:45 p.m. for the afternoon shift, M-F for one set of schools and 6:40-8:05 a.m. for the morning shift and 3:00-5:45 p.m. at another set of schools. Starting pay is $13.15. To learn more, view our video at https://youtu.be/LmREYUevljY.  Applications available at https://education.missouri.edu/adventureclub/employment/. Call us at 884-2582.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education and Human Development
Young Adults Needed for 8-week Study Examining Effects of Functional Foods on Health
Are you a young adult (18-35 years) of Black or non-Hispanic White ethnicity/race and with a weight status classified as overweight or obese? 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-hour screening visit, three 3-hour and two 1-hour research visits and eight 1-hour dietary counseling/data collection visits (online possible). Total compensation for study is $200. Study foods (fruits, vegetables, nuts) provided. For more information, contact Rebecca at MuNepDhillonLab@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Participants Wanted - Impact of Sleep on Cueing Attention in Older Adults
The Cognition, Aging, Sleep and Health Lab is conducting a study on older adults (60+ years). Participants may be asked to come to the University of Missouri in Columbia to perform some basic assessments and complete some computer tasks. Afterwards, participants will complete brief online surveys at home for 2 weeks. There is a compensation of $35 after the completion of the study. If you are interested, please fill out this screener to see if you qualify. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at cashlab@health.missouri.edu or (573) 884-3293.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
Is your child on track?
The Boone County Early Childhood Coalition (BCECC) can help you find out with free screening to assess the general development and social-emotional health of your children ages 2 months to 5 years who live in Boone County. The screening takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. BCECC staff will discuss results with you and share resources to support your family. Use the link to register and complete an age-appropriate survey for your child today. https://screeninghub.bcecc.org/home/registerfamily

Announcement sponsored by Psychiatry
Kick Off a New Semester with a Healthy Relationship! Incentives Available
Who doesn’t want healthier, happier relationships? If you're single or not in a committed relationship, then you're perfect for ShowMe Healthy Relationships virtual class. Open to all students, faculty, & staff! Class begins Wednesday, September 7, 6-8 p.m. via Zoom (other days available as well). Strengthen your communication skills, discover qualities of a good partner and enrich your own personal well-being. Earn gift cards for class completion! For more information or to sign up, contact us at 573-882-4325 or email cblz7b@umsystem.edu.

Announcement sponsored by ShowMe Healthy Relationships
Now Hiring Child Development Associate Teachers & Part-Time Subs at Child Development Lab
The Child Development Lab in the Department of Human Development and Family Science within the College of Education & Human Development is accepting applications for two full-time, benefit eligible Child Development Associate Teacher positions. The Child Development Lab serves children six weeks through age five in a licensed, accredited, high quality, teacher training laboratory school.  Apply at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings. Child Development Associate Teacher,: Job Opening ID 41413. For part-time employment, please contact Dr. Mathews directly at MathewsM@Missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Human Development & Family Science
Male Participants Wanted - Sleep and Pain Treatment Research Study - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
Do you have frequent lower back pain and other aches and pains? Do you have trouble sleeping? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study that is testing drug-free SLEEP and PAIN treatment at the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab. Participants will receive compensation for participation in the study. Please fill out this screening questionnaire or 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