MU Info - 8/14/2019

   American Sign Language: 8-wk Community Classes starting August 20 or 22. 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 20 or 22. 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 loganste@health.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Dept of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
   CURRENTLY CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS AND HIRING FOR FALL 2019 AT ADVENTURE CLUB
MU Adventure Club is accepting applications for Site Assistants for Fall 2019. We are located in 21 elem. schools in Columbia. If you like working with kids, come join us. Avail. shifts are 6:40-7:25 a.m. & 2:25-6:00 p.m. M-F for one set of schools and 6:40-8:05 a.m. and 3:00-6:00 p.m. at another. Staff can work 2-10 shifts\wk and schedules is consistent for the semester. Starting pay $9.00. To learn more, view our video at https://youtu.be/LmREYUevljY. Applications avail. at 101 Park De Ville, Suite D or  http://education.missouri.edu/orgs/adventure/employment/index.php. Wait to apply until you’ve enrolled for classes for  Summer and Fall Semester. Call us at 884-2582 with questions.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education
   Are you interested in Pre-Med or Pre-Dental or Pre-Vet?
Join the Department of Nutrition & Exercise Phsyiology for our 2nd Annual Pre-Med/Denta/Vet "Speed Dating" for a fun opportunity to explore academic major options to prepare students for medical, dental or veterinary school.  Thursday, September 5, 2019, Memorial Union, Room N214, University Students: 4:30 - 6:00 pm; High School Students: 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Meet with advisors from several MU adademic programs; reps from medical, dental and veterinary schools in the region will also be available.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
   Participants Needed for Post Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury Spasticity Clinical Trial
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is seeking adults 18-70 years of age suffering from moderate to severe muscle spasticity (tightness) in the arm following stroke or traumatic brain injury.  An investigational drug will be given by injection to determine if it may help relieve this muscle tightness.  Participants will attend up to 13 visits over 39 weeks in the PM&R clinic. Reimbursement is available to assist with travel expenses. For more information, contact Anne Bonnett, RN at bonnetta@health.missouri.edu or 573-884-6119.

Announcement sponsored by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
   Tiger Calling Center - Need an on campus job? Interviewing now!
Tiger Calling Center is hiring! Interviews and training starting now! They offer the following benefits: Up to $8.75/hour starting; On campus; Only 9 hours/week required; Flexible schedules; Learn career building skills while helping MU grow; Tuition assistance each semester! For more information or to apply visit: http://missouri.thecallingcenter.com/, email our manager montrell.cartwright@ruffalonl.com, or by phone at 573-884-5490. Apply today!

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Alumni Association
   Volunteers Needed for the Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line
We need you!! The Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line is a 24-hour telephone crisis hotline.  We offer a great one one one experience with flexible scheduling.  We ask that you VOLUNTEER one 3-hour shift a week and do one overnight (11 pm-7 am) a month.  Our next new volunteer training will be September 4th (5:30-9:30pm), September 7th (9 am-1 pm), September 9th (5:30 -9:30pm), September 11th (5:30 -9:30pm), September 13th (5:30 - 9:30pm). This is a 49 hour training combining in-class work, self-study and shadowing.  All days are required, but you can miss a day due to scheduling issues if needed.  If you are interested, please email Teresa at loganste@health.missouri.edu or call 573-445-5005 ask for Teresa or Wendy.

Announcement sponsored by Dept. of ESCP
   Healthy Participants Age 18-35 Yrs Needed for Phenylketonuria (PKU) Research
We are seeking healthy individuals, age 18 to 35 years with no history of neurologic problems, to serve in a comparison group for a study examining neuropsychological function and brain structures of individuals with PKU. Participants will complete several tests of cognitive skills. They will also receive an MRI of their brain (no injections or radiation). Participants will receive monetary compensation for their time. Flexible scheduling. For more information or to schedule, please contact Emily at abbenee@missouri.edu or 573-884-8109 with your name, age, and contact information.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
   MU community orchestra seeking musicians
Do you play a string, wind or percussion instrument? Are you interested in playing with a low key orchestra ensemble that meets on campus one evening a week for 75 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 available at music.missouri.edu/cmp/mid-missouri-community-orchestra-mmco

Announcement sponsored by School of Music
   Music Lessons for All Ages at the School of Music
Did you know the MU School of Music offers non-credit vocal and instrumental music instruction for students of all ages through our Community Music Program? Private lessons or group classes available. Find out more information about private lessons at music.missouri.edu/cmp/community-music-program-private-lessons; or for group piano classes, visit music.missouri.edu/cmp/experiencing-piano-kids for Experiencing Piano for Kids (ages 6-9) or music.missouri.edu/cmp/experiencing-piano-adults for Experiencing Piano for Adults.

Announcement sponsored by School of Music
   Females Needed for a Voice Study on Neck Muscle Activity
The Vocal Control and Vocal Well-Being Lab is recruiting healthy females, ages 21-39, to participate in a study to explore the early detection of voice disorders by collecting surface signals from the front of the neck. The voice screening will take 30 min. and the experiment two hours. You will fill out questionnaires and complete voice and speech tasks and physiological recordings. Sessions will take place in Lewis Hall. If you are interested in participating, please complete the following web Recruitment Questionnaire. You will be paid $60 for the experiment, but you will not be paid for the brief web recruitment questionnaire and screening. For questions please email muvoicelab@gmail.com.

Announcement sponsored by Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
   FREE PRESCRIPTION DELIVERY WITHOUT LEAVING WORK!
MU Health Care’s Mizzou Pharmacy is making it easier than ever for University and MU Health Care employees to manage prescription orders. Transfer prescriptions from other pharmacies with one phone call. 90-day fill options are available for University and MU Health Care employees. You also have the option of paying via payroll deduction. Call Mizzou Pharmacy today at (573) 882-8300!

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Pharmacy
   Study Abroad in South Africa —Winter Intersession 2020 — open to all majors
Visit South Africa this winter break through our ENGR 3000: EDGEs study abroad course. Students will increase their cultural competency through lessons in diversity, inclusion and equity, as it relates to being a global engineering leader. In addition, students will experience a full-day safari in Kruger National Park, visit a rural Zulu village and meet the residents, and explore the sites of Johannesburg and Cape Town while learning the history of Apartheid and how the country has developed into a multicultural democracy. Earn three hours of upper-level humanities or social science credits. Honors credit available. Deadline for registration is Thursday, Oct. 3. For more information or to apply, contact MUENGRabroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Engineering Study Abroad
   Pizza with Police
Come connect with your MUPD officers and enjoy some FREE pizza. We will set up tents at various locations on campus from August 19 until August 22. For more information regarding times and locations of the event, go to @stufftodoatmu on Facebook or stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   CAPB presents: Aladdin (2019)
Wonder how Disney turned the childhood classic animation, Aladdin, into a live-action film? Come find out yourselves this Friday at 8 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium. FREE admission and open to all. For more information regarding our events, follow our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat or visit our website at stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Welcome Week Concert: Timeflies
Kick-off the school year with the pop-rap duo, Timeflies, at our annual Welcome Week Concert on Carnahan Quad at 8:30 p.m. this Saturday (Rain site: Jesse Auditorium). FREE admission to all. This event is sponsored by CAPB, PHA, IFC, RHA, ResLife, The Arch, Copper Beech and Jimmy John's. For more information regarding CAPB events, follow our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat or stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Poster Sales
Need something to decorate your place with that reflects YOU and what you love? Stop by the annual poster sale at the Fountain Area by MU Student Center, August 15 to August 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thousands of images are available to you at bargain prices. Make your place the coolest on the block. Sponsored by The Mizzou Store.

Announcement sponsored by The Mizzou Store
   CAPB presents Up All Night
Nothing says it is the end of the first week of school like a party. Compete against your friends on our old school arcade games, challenge them to a duel on an inflatable obstacle course and finally win at the claw machine on Friday, August 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. on the main floor of MU Student Center. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat or stufftodo.missouri.edu for future events.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   CAPB presents Captain Marvel (film)
Our FREE FILM series is back in town! We are showing Captain Marvel on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. in Wrench Auditorium in the South side of the Memorial Student Union. FREE admission and open to the general public. MU IDs requested but not required. Check out our social media @stufftodoatmu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat or go to stufftodo.missouri.edu for our future events. 

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Know Someone Who Makes a Difference in the Lives of Persons with Disabilities? Nominate them for a Lee Henson Award!
There are many people on our campus who do work that ensures inclusion of persons with disabilities. The Lee Henson Award honors faculty, staff, and students who have responded above and beyond to a disability inclusion or accessibility concern on campus, championed making Mizzou a more inclusive place for people with disabilities, and/or demonstrated a commitment over time to improving inclusion and accessibility at the university.  Nominate a deserving individual or group today so we can celebrate their successes!  The deadline for nominations to be considered for the 2019 Lee Henson Award is September 1.

Announcement sponsored by MU Disability Center