MU Info - 6/12/2019

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   MU Theatre presents Corduroy, a lovable book becomes a play and it's fun for all ages.
Corduroy, by Barry Kornhauser. Directed by Dr. Matt Saltzberg. Come join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through a department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him before he can find his button? Will Lisa’s mother let her give the bear a home? The tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the stage with a rumpus of action! Based on the beloved book by Don Freeman. 6:00pm: June 19 - 22  1:00 pm: June 22 - 23 Studio 4, 672 Hitt St. Columbia MO 65211. Tickets $16, youth under 17, $10. Purchase online or at the MU Theatre box office, Rhynsburger Theatre lobby, 2-5 pm, Mon. – Fri and one hour before show times. Or call 573-882-PLAY (7529).

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   Mizzou Urgent Care Has Moved
MU Health Care’s Mizzou Urgent Care, formerly located at South Providence Medical Park has moved to its new location. The new Mizzou Urgent Care clinic is located at 3916 S Providence Road and offers the same imaging, lab tests and care for urgent, but not life-threatening conditions.  Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Urgent Care services have also moved to the new Mizzou Urgent Care location and the Pediatric Urgent Care clinic located at Children’s Hospital is closed.

Announcement sponsored by MU Health Care
   Registration Open for RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health
Learn to RESPOND effectively to someone experiencing emotional or mental health crisis. Most of us want to help someone in distress, but often feel uncertain about what to do or say. You will learn to recognize symptoms often associated with mental health problems and leave with an action plan to RESPOND effectively. The course will address FERPA as well as crisis and mental health resources at MU. Information and registration open at Contact Christy Hutton at for additional information or questions.

Announcement sponsored by MU Counseling Center
   Thompson Center Research Fair
Interested in research on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders? Learn more about how MU researchers are advancing the field of autism clinical and behavioral knowledge and how YOU can be a part of it. Presentation topics include: autism medical research, health outcomes for the aging population with autism, advances in ABA and best practices in teaching social skills to children on the spectrum. Listen to some of our ongoing research, network with other like-minded researchers, and learn about how you might be able perform research at one of the premier autism centers in the world. Join us from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, June 14 at the Thompson Center Research & Training Facility, 200 Keene St. Columbia, MO 65201. Refreshments provided.

Announcement sponsored by Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
   Adults age 60+ needed for a research study on exercise
University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Orthapedic Institute are seeking older adults to participate in a research study investigating improvements through a training intervention. The main focus is to determine if training is effective to increase physical function in older adults.The study will include group training sessions at no cost, as well as functional assessments, bone density scans (DXA) and blood analysis. Participation is valued at $100.Testing will take place on the University of Missouri Columbia Campus. If you are intersted, please click here

Announcement sponsored by University of Missouri Extension Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Obese and overweight subjects 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 investigated 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 Camila Manrique by email at

Announcement sponsored by Medicine
MU Adventure Club is accepting applications for Site Assistants for Summer 2019\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 Applications avail. at 101 Park De Ville, Suite D or 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
   Free Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Don’t miss out on the first FREE film screening of the summer - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. This is showing on Wednesday, June 12 at 8 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium and is open to students and the public. For more information and to stay up to date with our other events, follow us on social media @stufftodoatmu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Trip: Discover Kansas City
Spend your Saturday exploring the Stonehenge exhibit at Union Station, the Plaza and the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City on June 15. The bus will depart from the MU Student Center at 7:30 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. The trip includes transportation and admission to the Stonehenge Exhibit. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and much of Union Station is free to explore. All meals and other purchases are your responsibility. At least one traveler in your group must have an MU ID. No travelers under 16 allowed. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sign up in person at the Campus Activities Desk in the Center for Student Involvement. For more information follow us on social media @stufftodoatmu.

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   Trip: Dive into Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor (Eureka, MO)
Join CAPB for a day at the amusement park! The bus will depart from the MU Student Center at 8 a.m. and will return to Columbia at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Six Flags is known for its roller coasters and the new SUPERGIRL Sky Flyer. Hurricane Harbor features water slides, a lazy river and wave pool. The trip includes bus travel and admission to Six Flags/Hurricane Harbor. All meals and other expenses are your responsibility. At least one traveler in your group must have an MU ID. No traveler under 16 is allowed. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sign up in person at the Campus Activities Desk in the Center for Student Involvement. For more information follow us on social media @stufftodoatmu.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Recruiting 8th-10th grade students for a study on friendships
The MU Peer Relations Lab of the Department of Psychological Sciences is inviting adolescents in 8th, 9th, and 10th grade to participate in a research study on friendships. To participate, adolescents will come to our lab with a same-gender close friend within one year of their age. The friends will complete surveys and engage in several tasks together. Their physiological responses (e.g., heart rate) also will be measured. Lab sessions last up to 2 hours and can be scheduled at your convenience. Each adolescent will receive $20 for participating. Parents should contact Sarah Borowski ( to schedule a visit if their child is interested.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
   Overweight Men: Do you know how regular sleep restriction can influence your health?
This study is interested in determining if reduced hours of sleep during the week impact insulin sensitivity and if regular exercise can metabolically protect against lost sleep. Must be: 21-40 years old; overweight or obese (BMI 25-40); and a regular sleeper (7-9 hours per night on Monday-Friday). If interested, please contact: Jay Porter, MS at

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Two fun summer robotics camps for incoming 4th - 8th graders, no previous experience needed!
1. Underwater robotics camp. When: July 31 - Aug 2, afternoons. Cost: $149. Campers will spend the first two days working in groups of three to assemble an underwater robot.  On Aug 2, the campers will test and compete with their underwater robots at an indoor pool. Afterwards, they will have time to play in the pool. A lifeguard will be on duty. 2. Programmable robot camp. When: July 16-17, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $149 and includes programmable mBot OR $69 for previous campers with mBot. Campers will build and learn to program an advanced mBot that they get to keep. Returning mBot campers will work on advanced programming projects: Signup:

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou FIRST Alumni Organization
   ParentLink Family Support Specialist (Part-time)
Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling, child development and family studies, social work, education, health administration, or related field. Duties: Analyze family requests, provide support and referrals; Complete data intake/entries; Stay apprised of research; Work with professionals across Missouri; Conduct follow-ups; Identify gaps and barriers in services; ParentLink offers parenting information and support to all Missourians using a variety of methods. The position will be 10-28 hours per week, primarily evening until 10 p.m. and weekend afternoon hours with possibly some day hours. Please contact Misty Phillips for questions or to submit your application at

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