MU Info - 10/11/2017

   Weekend Film: Dunkirk
November 3rd and November 4th @ 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm. Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union South. $1 with MU student ID. $2 for public. Based off the Battle of Dunkirk fought between the Allies & Nazis during WWII in France.
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
   Weekend Film: Girl’s Trip
October 13, 2017 & October 14, 2017. @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm. Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union South. Four friends travel to New Orleans as their sisterhoods are rekindled and wild sides are rediscovered. $1 with MU student ID, $2 for others. Show times at 7pm and 9:30pm.
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
   FREE Wednesday Film: The Dark Tower
October 11, 2017. Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union South. FREE. Show times at 8pm. The last Gunslinger must stop the Man in Black from destroying the Dark Tower & ending all existence.
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
   Celebrate Ability Week film: Notes on Blindness
October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. The Shack, MU Student Center. Free. As a part of Celebrate Ability Week, enjoy this free film!
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
   Venture Out Wilderness First Aid/First Responder
Venture Out offers Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and Wilderness First Aid (WFA) courses each year in early January. People involved in outdoor activities (backpacking, caving, hunting, rock climbing) or who plan to pursue an outdoor career should strongly consider this exceptional leadership opportunity. These courses are open to everyone – Mizzou students and non-students of all ages and experience levels. For more information and to register, visit and click on the "Wilderness First Aid" tab at the top of the page. The deadline to enroll is Sunday, November 26. Email questions to Kelsey at

Announcement sponsored by Venture Out and the Office of Student Engagement
   Prepare yourself for a leadership role with an MBA!
Learn about the MU Crosby MBA program from admissions representatives and a panel of current students who will share their experiences about the program on Tuesday, October 17 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in 105 Cornell Hall. Crosby MBA students come from all backgrounds, including science, engineering, liberal arts, business and health-related fields. No prerequisites are required. Significant financial aid is available for highly qualified students. RSVP here. Visit for additional information on the program. Lunch will be provided.

Announcement sponsored by Graduate Programs in Business
   Children Ages 6-11 Needed for Research Study
The MU Language and Fluency Lab is currently recruiting children, ages 6 - 11, to participate in a study on filler word use in developmental stuttering. We are looking for children who are typically developing in speech and language and who speak English as their first language. Children and their parents attend two sessions, about 60 minutes in length. Sessions are scheduled at the parents’ convenience. Contact Bryan Brown at or call the lab at 573-882-2969 for more information. Participants will be compensated for their time.

Announcement sponsored by Dept. of Communication Science & Disorders
   Want to know if an IT Service is operational? Go to
Just bookmark and anytime you experience an IT issue, go there and see if the service is operational. If it isn’t, the Division of IT will have posted information about it. If you don’t see anything posted, call Tech Support at 573-882-5000 for assistance or live chat with us at

Announcement sponsored by Division of IT
   Sign up for Boot Camp at MizzouRec
Grab some friends and let MizzouRec’s personal trainers help you meet your fitness goals with our Boot Camps! Groups meet twice per week for five weeks. Learn more on our website and sign up online at

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Apply to the 2018 Kinder Scholars Summer Program in D.C.
Applications are now open for the Kinder Institute’s 2018 Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program. Uniquely combining coursework and experiential learning, the program brings up to 20 rising MU juniors and seniors to D.C. each year to spend June and July living, studying, and working in the nation’s capital. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 27, 2017, and an information session about the program will be held in Jesse Hall 410 on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Application materials can be accessed here, and more information about the Kinder Scholars program can be found here.  

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
November 1, 2017. Jesse Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. MU Chapter Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics presents Daymond John. Daymond John is the founder and CEO of FUBU, branding expert and investor on ABC's Shark Tank. His speech will focus on his phenomenal journey to becoming the face of the American entrepreneurship as he offers audiences invaluable tools for creating a vision, making it big, and achieving personal and professional goals. Tickets are free for MU students with an MU ID and $20 for the general public. TIckets are available at the MSA/GPC box office in the MU Student Center.

Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC Department of Student Activities, Division of IDE and the Mizzou Alumni Association
   University Club of MU now hiring Bartenders and Servers
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
   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 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, October 19 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. To learn more about the program before you visit us go to: Please RSVP to Veronica at

Announcement sponsored by Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine
   11th Annual Missouri Chestnut Roast! Sat. Oct. 7, 10am-4pm Horticulture & Agroforestry Research Center New Franklin, MO
Fun day at HARC. Farm tours by wagon, Historic Hickman House Tours: 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm; Specialty crop walking tours: 11:30am & 1:30pm Roasted chestnut samples, local vendors, educational booths; Cooking demos by Larry Roberts. Visit alpacas, hear live music by the Flat Mountain Boys; Whiz Bang Science Show. Schedule includes: 10:15am "Migratory Birds & Their Habitat;" 11am "Elderberry Production;" 12:15pm "History of Grapes in America;" 1pm "Dicamba Sensitivity of Tree & Ornamental Species;" 2:45pm "Health Benefits of Black." To volunteer, contact Michelle Olthoff, Free & open to the public. Service animals only. Event details & directions

Announcement sponsored by Center for Agroforestry
   RecSports Registration: Indoor Volleyball
Get your friends together for some RecSports fun and competition this semester! Registration for indoor volleyball is taking place Oct. 16-23 in the RecSports Office at MizzouRec. The office is open from 6-10 PM. For more information about indoor volleyball and how to register, visit our RecSports page.

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid Course at MizzouRec
The Mizzou Aquatic Institute's First Aid/CPR/AED course provides participants with the skills to respond to cardiac, breathing and first-aid emergencies to help victims of all ages. This course will be held on Oct. 22 from 12:30-5:30 PM. The course is $60 and certification lasts for two years. For more information, please visit Mizzou Aquatic Institute online or contact Chris Seris at

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec Services and Facilities
   Take to the Sky at SHAPE's Fall SEXtacular TODAY on Kuhlman Court. FREE food and condoms.
Want to learn more about sexual and reproductive health? Join the MU Student Health Center's SHAPE for SEXtacular from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, on Kuhlman Court. Check in at each gate to get information from great organizations and resource centers at Mizzou. Get your sexual health questions answered by SHAPE peer educators. Ask how to become a SHAPE peer educator, one of Mizzou's trusted sexual health experts. FREE food and sexual health safety products — while supplies last. Grab your boarding pass and get ready to ride. See you at SEXtacular!

Announcement sponsored by MU Student Health Center
The biggest Halloween party in Columbia will be on Wednesday, October 25th from 7-11 p.m. in the MU Student Center. Enjoy a haunted house, the Great Pumpkin Carving, a costume contest, and lots of Halloween treats; you won’t want to miss it! Visit stufftodo.missouri .edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities, MSA/GPC Student Activities and Mizzou After Dark
   Lung Motion Study
The Department of Radiology seeks healthy adults and adults with Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) or Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) for a research study. The study purpose is to look at lung movement by Computed Tomography (CT) scan to see if this movement is different in areas of the lung that appear normal in patients with ILD or IPF. The study involves pulmonary function testing and a chest CT scan. The study requires one 2 to 3-hour visit. Study-related CT scan and pulmonary function testing provided free of charge. Compensation for study completion provided. For information, please contact: Joanne Cassani Phone: 573-882-3677; Email: IRB #2006114 Principal Investigator: Talissa Altes, MD
Announcement sponsored by Department of Radiology
   FREE Wednesday Film: Atomic Blonde
October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm. Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union South. FREE
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
   FREE Spooktacular Film: The Addams Family
October 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. The Shack, MU Student Center. FREE
Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC/DSA
Thursday, OCTOBER 19th. Kick off your Homecoming Weekend by joining us 5-7pm for the Museum of Anthropology Grand Opening celebration.  Food, drink, and curators on hand to welcome you to the Museum and celebrate the journey to reopening.  Second Floor, Mizzou North.  Questions? email:

Announcement sponsored by Museum of Anthropology
CLICK FOR FULL PROGRAM. Investment, business, tech-transfer and faculty pros will share what it takes to commercialize early-stage innovations, 1-5 p.m., Oct. 12, Monsanto Auditorium, Bond Life Sciences Center. KEYNOTE: Dr. Michael Helmstetter, president and CEO of TechAccel and an expert in startups, spinoffs and technology advancement. PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Show Me the Money! Tips on Finding the Right Funding; and Passion, Panic and Purpose: Inside the Minds of High-Growth Entrepreneurs. PRESENTATIONS FEATURE next-big-thing technologies and successful Mizzou startups. HAPPY HOUR courtesy of Pipeline Entrepreneurs. Space is limited. Register now.

Announcement sponsored by MU Office of Technology Management & Industry Relations
   2017 Sustainable Living Fair Provides Free Workshops, Tours & Info on Oct 15th
Would you like to lower your impact on the Earth? Want to save money on utilities? Want to produce more with less in your garden? Check out the workshops and information at mid-Missouri’s 15th annual Sustainable Living Fair sponsored by Center for Sustainable Living, with the co-sponsorship of Mizzou Energy Action Coalition. The FREE event will be held at Columbia City Hall from 10:30-5:00 Sunday, Oct. 15.Workshops will be presented on composting, green investing, rain barrels, solar power, DIY home efficiency, reducing your carbon footprint and more. See a sustainable business building and home on a solar tour. Find out more about Columbia’s premier sustainability event at or call 573-875-0539.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Energy Action Coalition
   Feline Friends Study
This study is to learn more about how adoption of a shelter cat impacts children with autism, their families and cats. Cats will be adopted from a local shelter and their will be 5-8 home study visits. Participants will complete brief questionnaires and collect a sample from their cat's litter box before each study visit (gloves/supplies provided). Free cats and supplies (carrier, tree and toys) will be provided. Families will be responsible for cat veterinary care. Children with autism age 6-12 and verbal are eligible. Families must agree to adopt a cat and currently have NO free roaming pets (fish or hamsters are ok). For information please contact Gretchen Carlisle at (573)882-2266 or IRB#2008460

Announcement sponsored by College of Veterinary Medicine
   Participants needed for Restless Leg Syndrome Clinical Trial
We are seeking individuals suffering from RLS that experience an irresistible urge to move their legs or other parts of their body. This study will focus on a medication aimed at relieving worsening symptoms associated with RLS and improving quality of life for patients. Qualified participants should be 18-85 years of age, currently taking a restless leg medication and able to come in for visits. For more information contact Liyan Yin at or 573-884-0164.

Announcement sponsored by Neurology
   Participants needed for a research study on how alcohol and food affect liver fat metabolism.
Seeking men (aged 21-40 years), non-smokers, sedentary, social drinkers, with no known medical problems and not taking prescription medication. Study includes one health screening visits and one-day overnight hospital stay to investigate how the liver produces fat after alcohol/food consumption. Participants will receive blood lipid analysis and body composition information and will be compensated for their time. If you are interested, or for more information please contact Kimberlee Bingham, at the University of Missouri, 573-884-1708 or

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Study abroad in Peru this Winter Break 2018 — Open to all majors
Visit Peru this winter break, learn about the fascinating heritage of the Inca culture and earn three 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 Machu Picchu and the Valle Sagrado in Cusco and see the mysterious Nazca lines dotted throughout the Peruvian desert. Program includes a 5-week pre-departure class. Honors credit available. Open to all UM System students. Deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 13. For more information, contact Lindsey Wisnewski at

Announcement sponsored by College of Engineering
   Study Abroad in Spain this Spring Break 2018 — Open to all majors
Visit Spain this spring break, learn about the fascinating heritage of the Spanish culture and earn three credit hours of upper level humanities or social science. Visit global engineering companies in Barcelona and Madrid and meet successful business leaders. Experience the lively culture of Catalonia and rich history of Spain in Madrid and beyond. Program includes a 6-week pre-departure class. Honors credit available. Open to all UM System students. Deadline for registration is Friday, Dec. 15. For more information, contact Lindsey Wisnewski at Click here for more information.

Announcement sponsored by College of Engineering
   Overweight men needed for a research study on an investigational drug to improve liver health
The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism is seeking sedentary, overweight men between 35-60 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a study.  The investigational drug would be taken for 10 days and measurements of liver health are performed before and after.  Monetary compensation is available.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Kimberlee Bingham by email at or call 573-884-1708.

Announcement sponsored by Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
   Mizzou Motivation
The University of Missouri is proud to welcome St. Louis native John O’Leary, author of the best-selling ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life. In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious 9-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100 percent of his body. He was given a 1 percent chance to live. Thirty years later, he is sharing his remarkable story of survival with audiences across the country. John O’Leary will bring his emotional storytelling, unexpected humor, and authenticity to the Missouri Theatre at 6 p.m. on Oct. 19. A book-signing will follow his presentation. The event is free and open to the public.

Announcement sponsored by College of Veterinary Medicine
   Hands-on Canvas Help Sessions for Instructors
Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO) is hosting a new round of hands-on Canvas Help Sessions for instructors who are ready to work on developing their Canvas course site. Attendees will work one-on-one with instructional designers and developers on any part of their Canvas course. Instructors should bring their laptop and course materials. We encourage instructors who are brand new to Canvas to attend a Canvas Overview training or watch the short Canvas at Mizzou videos before attending the session. Various dates are available in October and November. Please sign up here.

Announcement sponsored by Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO)
   Let's talk about TaLK (Teach and Learn Korea) - Spring 2018
The Office of Service Learning (OSL) is recruiting students who are interested in teaching English in S. Korea for the Spring 2018 semester. This a paid internship from February 2018 to August 1. Don't worry, you can remain a full-time student. For more information check out the OSL website. Interested in more information email us!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service Learning
   Learn and Serve with us Abroad, Ghana Winter Break 2018!
Come with us and experience the wonders of Keta, Ghana. In Ghana students will engage in direct, hands-on service in areas such as sea erosion & climate mitigation, water sanitation and hygiene, and sports programing. Students will be introduced to Ghanaian culture, history and society through various excursions and activities. All students will enroll in three credit hours awarded during the Spring 2018 term. This course is designed to integrate academic and experiential learning with cultural immersion, identity exploration, and global engagement. Want to learn more! Attend an info session or check out our website! Apps due October 23rd!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Spring 2018 Government Internships!
Experience the real life House of Cards! Learn about agriculture, fiscal policy, health services, social services, and education in the state of Missouri by participating in the Civic Leaders Internship Program! Get work experience in offices such as the governor, state senators and representatives, and more while earning academic credit! Commitment ranges from 8-32 hrs/wk. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants must have sophomore standing and a 2.8 GPA to apply. Interested? Email us!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Spring/Summer 2018 D.C. Internships: Apply Now!
Would you like to represent MU in Washington, D.C. this coming spring or summer semester? The Congressional Scholars Program is looking for students interested in leadership and public service from all academic majors and backgrounds. Interning in Washington, D.C. is truly a life-changing experience. You will interact with our nation's leaders while shaping your future professional profile. Students accepted will be placed with a member of our Missouri delegation. Students must have sophomore standing and 2.8 GPA to apply. Scholarships are available. Interested? Email us.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Earn Credit while Helping Others, Spring & Summer Nonprofit Internships 2018!
Would you like to experience the excitement of helping others while earning credit? If so, the CLIP Non-profit Internship Program is for you. Students from all backgrounds and majors are welcome to apply. The Office of Service-Learning works closely with area agencies who are seeking students to help with event planning, social media, fundraising, and all kinds of direct service. Also, our course is online in the summer, so we can help you earn credit while returning home to aid your own community. Interested, email us today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   American Sign Language: 8-wk Community Classes starting Oct. 24 and Oct 26. 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 October 24 and October 26. 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