MU Info - 8/23/2017

   Chancellor Alexander Cartwright Welcome Reception - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
You are invited to join the Mizzou family to welcome MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Mrs. Melinda Cartwright on Wednesday, September 6 from 4 to 6PM in the Great Room, Reynolds Alumni Center. The event will include a short program at 4:15 PM, refreshments and a meet-and-greet with Dr. and Mrs. Cartwright.

Announcement sponsored by University Events
   Online courses will free your schedule!
Can’t work that course you need into your schedule? With Mizzou Online’s independent learning courses, you can enroll any day of the year, choose from more than 120 self-paced online courses and take up to six months — or as little as six weeks — to complete your studies! Resolve those scheduling conflicts by visiting Contact your adviser for any completion deadlines and to see if Mizzou Online can accommodate your needs.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Online
   Play to Your Strengths. Join Our Team. Work at the MU Career Center!
The MU Career Center is hiring Career Specialists, student employees who guide fellow students through career/major decisions and job searches.  Mark your calendar NOW for one of our Fall 2017 Information Sessions, where you can learn more and apply to be a Career Specialist! Tues., Sept. 5th, 4-5pm and 5-6pm, Wed., Sept. 6th, 4-5pm and 5-6pm. All sessions will be in the MU Career Center (Student Success Center).  Applications are due by Wednesday, September 13.  To learn more, search for the Career Specialist position on HireMizzouTigers, stop by the MU Career Center, or call (573) 882-6801.

Announcement sponsored by MU Career Center
MU-College of Education Adventure Club Before & After School Program is currently accepting applications for Site Assistants for the Fall 2017 Semester. Adventure Club is a before & after school program located in 21 elementary schools in Columbia. Available shifts are 6:40-7:25am for the morning shift & 2:25-6:00pm for the afternoon shift, M-F for one set of schools and 6:40-8:05am for the morning shift and 3:00-6:00 pm at another set of schools. Staff can work from 3-10 shifts per week. Starting pay is $8.00. Applications are available at 109 Hill Hall, 101 Park De Ville, Suite D or at Call us at 884-2582 with questions.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education
   2017 Get Involved Fair - Save the Date!
The Get Involved Fair, formerly known as Activities Mart, will be held September 6, 2017 from 10 am- 2pm on Kuhlman Court. The Get Involved Fair is an opportunity for everyone to find a way to get involved at Mizzou. Come chat with an Involvement Ambassador or visit with a few of the 600+ student organizations at Mizzou. To register your Recognized Student Organization, please visit

Announcement sponsored by the Organization Resource Group (ORG) & Department of Student Life
   MINK Law Day 2017 - Speak to Law Schools from Across the Country
Thursday, September 7, 2017. Law Fair: 3:00pm-6:00pm; Informational Sessions: 2:30pm and 3:15pm.  Location: Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. MINK Law Day 2017 is an opportunity for students considering law school to speak with law school representatives from around the country. With more than 90 law schools represented, we encourage you to attend. For more information and to register, please visit If you cannot attend but want to learn more about law school admissions, please contact Mizzou Law at mulawadmissions@missouri.eduAll attendees will be registered to win one of two door prizes.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Law
   American Sign Language: 8-wk Community Classes starting Aug. 29 or Aug. 31. Great professional development opportunity!
Two options for Beginning ASL community classes offered Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5:45-7 p.m. for 8 weeks starting August 29 or August 31. For those with previous ASL experience, there will be an Intermediate/Advanced class on Thursdays from 7:15-8:30 p.m. The Beginning ASL class will introduce the fundamentals of sign language. The Intermediate/Advanced classes will continue these skills. Contact Dr. Logan at if you are interested in registering or if you would like more information. Anyone is welcome to join the class! Cost of the 8-week class is $100. Payment options are available as needed. This class is fun and stress-free! Join with a friend!!
Announcement sponsored by Dept of Communication Science and Disorders
Start the school year off with a bang, Friday, August 25, from 7-10 p.m. in the MU Student Center. Race your friends around an obstacle course chow down on free food, capture the moment in a photo booth and make some awesome Mizzou crafts. Visit for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Student Life, Campus Activities, MSA/GPC Student Activities, Campus View and Mizzou After Dark
   Managing Occupational Stress
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is presenting occupational stress programs on the following dates at 11:00 am-12:30pm. To register; contact Torie Townsend at:; or 882-6701. July 31- Fostering Positive Relationships at Work. August 7- Mentoring. August 16- Managing Work- Life Conflict. August 21- Onboading: The Principles of Organizational Socialization. August 28- Managing Change: Strategies for Individuals. September 6- Primer to the EAP (Administrators - Supervisors). September 12- The Employee Experience (Administrators - Supervisors). September 18- Managing Stress in Organizations.

Announcement sponsored by Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Stop by Brady Fountain near the MU Student Center and pick up some awesome posters for low prices to decorate you room. Sale begins Thursday, August 17 and runs through Friday, August 25 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Student Life, Campus Activities
   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 (HMI) 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 free boxed lunch and to learn more about our programs on Thursday, August 24th  from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the CS&E Bldg Rm CE705. Two program types are available to accommodate both traditional and adult working professional students. Learn more about the program before you visit us. Please RSVP to Veronica at

Announcement sponsored by Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine
   Interested in a Career in the Global Fashion Industry? Consider a TAM Major or Minor!
If you have ever considered a career in the fast paced global fashion industry, a degree or minor in Textile & Apparel Management (TAM) can help you get there!  With a high job placement rate, our students end up in diverse careers such as design, product development, merchandising, buying, social media marketing, global sourcing, entrepreneurship, and omni-channel retailing. To learn more about our program, please contact Dr. Jaime Mestres at You can also find us on the web at where you can learn about job opportunities, internships, study abroad, and more!

Announcement sponsored by Textile and Apparel Management
   University Club of MU now hiring part-time positions for the fall
Centrally located on campus in the Reynolds Alumni Center the University Club of MU is now hiring part-time service staff, bartenders, dishwashers and experienced cooks. Offering flexible scheduling around your classes and free meals with most shifts. Shifts vary in length with days, nigths and weekends coverage needed. Stop in room 107 of the Reynolds Alumni Center to fill out an application.

Announcement sponsored by University Club of MU and University Catering and Event Services
   TCoB Study Abroad in London and Amsterdam Over Winter Break 2018
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate intersession course over Winter break in International Business. Students will visit companies in London, England and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is a 3-credit MU finance course taught in English. Course dates are December 27, 2017, through January 12, 2018. No previous business coursework requiredApplication deadline first Monday in Oct. Open to ALL majors.  If interested, please contact Student Managers: Ashley vonHartizsch, Maddie Breedlove or Ellie Schoedinger. For other program details, visit or contact us at

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   TCoB Study Abroad in South America Over Winter Break 2018
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 December 27, 2017, through January 12, 2018. No previous business coursework required. Application deadline first Monday in Oct. Open to ALL majors.  If interested, please contact Student Managers: Cole Smith, Khaliyah Frazier or Professor Albright. For other program details, visit or contact us at

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   TCoB Study Abroad in New Zealand & Australia over Winter Break 2018
Celebrate New Year's Eve, 2017 in New Zealand and earn 3 credit course in international business, including company visits; combined with (optional) outdoor adventures in Queenstown and other areas. Finish with 5 days in Sydney. Course dates are December 27, 2017, through January 12, 2018. No previous business coursework required. No withdrawal penalty until Sept. 1. Registration deadline is Oct 5. Open to ALL majors.  For more information, contact Student Managers: Matt Reeps or Gavin O’Brien. For other program details, visit or contact us at

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   Social Competence Intervention Training and Curricula
The Center for Social and Behavioral Competence offers social curricula designed for youth and adolescents with higher functioning Autism and those with similar social skill deficits. Learn more about Social Competence Intervention or watch this video!

Announcement sponsored by Assessment Resource Center and the College of Education
   Bilingualism as a Tool to Investigate Language, Cognition and the Brain
The use of two or more languages is common in most places in the world. But until recently, bilingualism was considered to be a complicating factor for studying language processing, cognition, and the brain. Join Dr. Judith Kroll, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California - Riverside for a talk about new research that uses bilingualism as a tool for examining aspects of the cognitive architecture that may be obscured in monolingual speakers. The lecture is August 30, 3-4 p.m. in Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union. Dr. Kroll’s visit is part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Program and co-sponsored by several departments at Mizzou. Visit for more.

Announcement sponsored by Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Program
   Volunteers Needed for the Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line
The Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line is a 24-hour telephone crisis hotline. We offer a great one on one experience with flexible scheduling. We ask that volunteers cover one 3-hour shift a week and do one overnight (11 p.m.-7 a.m.) a month. Our next new volunteer training with be September 9th (9 a.m.-1 p.m.), Sept. 11th and 13th (5:30-9:30 p.m.) and Sept. 18th and 20th (5:30-9:30 p.m.).These are the in class training days. There will also be self-study required as well as 9 hours of shadowing which combined (in class training, self study and shadowing) equal 49 hours.  All days are required but you can miss a day for scheduling issues. If you are interested: email Teresa at or call 573-445-5005.

Announcement sponsored by Dept. of ESCP
   Want to work at MizzouRec?
Want to work at the Rec? Attend one recruitment session held in the Legends meeting room for consideration. Sessions will begin at 6:00 PM on August 28 and will run nightly through August 31. Sessions will last 30 minutes or less. However, it is advisable for applicants to arrive 15-20 minutes before the session to secure a seat. Seating is first come first serve and sessions often fill up, so plan accordingly. Application materials will be distributed during the info sessions. If you have attended a recruitment session in the past 12 months you need not re-attend, simply email

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Fitness Instructor Training and Personal Trainer Courses at MizzouRec
We look for talented, dedicated and responsible individuals to lead our TigerX classes and personal training program. MizzouRec’s Instructor Training courses will prepare you for your certification and help you feel comfortable in fitness and leadership roles, whether it be personal training, group fitness, yoga, pilates, or cycling. Training is for anyone wanting to expand their fitness knowledge, but the courses also fulfill a requirement to be considered for employment as a fitness instructor at the Rec. (Score!) Attend the free info session or see our website to learn more.

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Welcome Back with a zouLIFE Special!
In celebration of a new semester, zouLIFE is offering 20 percent off of any spa service Aug. 21-Aug. 25 — plus double Perkville Points! Treat yourself to a massage, facial, spray tan, manicure, pedicure, or other spa service. For the full spa menu, visit our zouLIFE Spa Services page. This deal can't be combined with any other spa special, and you don't have to be a MizzouRec member to get a spa service at zouLIFE. Online booking is now available at

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   BOGO Body Composition Assessment at MizzouRec!
zouLIFE at MizzouRec offers comprehensive fitness and body composition assessments that help you set and measure your fitness goals. When you purchase an mBCA or Bod Pod assessment Sunday, Aug. 27 - Saturday, Sept. 2, you'll get one free! By getting two body composition assessments, you can use one now and one later so you can measure your progress. Our technology accurately measures body composition (lean mass vs. fat mass), rather than just weight. Personal fitness assessments are offered with personal trainers to help you properly set goals and measure progress. For more info about personal training and body composition assessments, please visit our website or email

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Broaden your skills with life science graduate certificate program
Graduate and professional students entering the fields of medicine, business, and engineering can broaden their skills with a graduate certificate in life science innovation and entrepreneurship. This program allows students of all disciplines to receive training to translate life science discoveries into products and start new businesses that will improve public health. This collaboration among MU’s School of Medicine, College of Engineering, and Trulaske College of Business prepares students for a wider range of employment opportunities and provides core skills for entrepreneurial endeavors.  Earn this certificate by enrolling in the on-campus course or online class. Contact Debbie Taylor at 573-884-004.

Announcement sponsored by Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
   Campus Dining Services is Now Hiring!
Looking for a part-time job that pays more than minimum wage? Campus Dining Services is now hiring! Student employees work an average of 12 hours per week and training is provided. Benefits include meal discounts (pay just 66-cents!), competitive pay, professional development training, and scholarship opportunities.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Dining Services
   Mizzou Football - Levy Restaurants
Levy Restuarants is looking for servers and concession cashier workers for Mizzou home football games. Work in a fast-paced, upbeat, positive work environment. Gain hands-on experience in the fine dining restaurant industry while enjoying the game day fun. Pay is competitive. Email to set up an interview ASAP.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Athletics
Want to learn about the earliest and greatest engineers? Visit Peru this winter break, learn about the fascinating heritage of the Inca culture, and earn 3 credit hours of upper level humanities or social science. Visit global engineering companies in Lima and meet successful business leaders.  Participate in engineering social justice lectures at Peruvian partner universities. Experience the majesty of the Machu Picchu engineering marvel and the Valle Sagrado in Cusco. Program includes a seven week pre-departure class. Honors credit available. Open to all UM System students. For more information contact Lindsey Wisnewski at or visit

Announcement sponsored by MU Engineering Study Abroad
   Now Accepting Applications for Griffiths Leadership Society for Women!
It is an exciting time as we kick off our thirteenth year connecting collegian women with like-minded alumnae and friends of the University. The Griffiths Leadership Society for Women promotes mentoring relationships and lifelong connections among diverse female collegian leaders and alumnae.  Applications are now being accepted and will stay open through September 8th. To be eligible to apply, you must be a current junior, senior or graduate student at Mizzou. APPLY NOW to become a member of Griffiths.  Griffiths is a program of the Mizzou Alumni Association. Read more about Griffiths. If you have questions please call 573-882-6611 or email us.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Alumni Association
   RecSports Registration: Log Rolling
Get your friends together for some RecSports fun and competition this semester! Registration for log rolling is taking place Aug. 28-Sept. 7 in the RecSports Office at MizzouRec. For more information about log rolling and how to register, visit our website.

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Mizzou Welcomes LGBTQ and Ally Students!
The LGBTQ Resource Center at The University of Missouri has two events designed to welcome LGBTQ and ally students! Queer Fall Fling - Weds, August 30, 4pm-7pm, Stotler Lounge- The largest welcome event for LGBTQ and ally students! Food, games, crafts, friends, organizations, and community are all available.  LGBTQ and Ally Graduate and Professional Student Social - Friday, Sept 8, 4pm - 7pm, Top Ten Wines (111 S. 9th St.)- Designed specifically for new and returning professional and graduate students, this social will be a chance to meet, get involved, and stay connected. Light appetizers will be provided. (Open to those ages 21 and up)

Announcement sponsored by LGBTQ Resource Center
   It Happened. An art exhibition addressing sexual violence on university campuses, k-12 schools and in communities
It Happened features local and national artists who create work on the issue of sexual violence, addressing the reality of rape and sexual assault on university campuses, k-12 schools and in communities regionally and nationally.

Exhibition dates: Monday, August 28 to Thursday, September 21, 8 am to 5 pm.

Location: George Caleb Bingham Gallery, A126 Fine Arts Center, Department of Art, University of Missouri-Columbia campus (corner of Hitt St and University Ave).

Opening Reception: Thursday, August 31, 5 pm to 7 pm, George Caleb Bingham Gallery.

For additional information on artists, speakers, events, and when support services will be available during the exhibition go to

Announcement sponsored by Digital Storytelling Program, Extension, Women & Gender Studies Program, and others
   Fall IT Training Schedule Open for Registration
Our schedule is out for fall! IT Training offers classes in Excel, Qualtrics, Photoshop, HTML5 and more. Courses are available free of charge to MU faculty, staff, and students, as well as hospital, system, and extension employees. Register Today!

Announcement sponsored by Division of IT
   MIZZOU FOOTBALL Game Day Positions - Keystone Event Staffing
Keystone Event Staffing is hiring for game day positions for Mizzou Football.  Parking lot attendants, bag chekers, ticket scanners, ushers, premium seat ushers and field crew.  Pay is $8.75/hr - $10/hr.  Get paid while enjoying the excitement of Mizzou Football.  Email Mike Cosentino at or call 314.720.7916 to schedule an interview.

Announcement sponsored by Intercollegiate Athletics