MU Info - 2/13/2019

   Support our student military members and veterans
Mizzou is home to many who have served or are still serving our nation in the U.S. Armed Forces. Help us improve the experiences they and their families have here on campus. Let us know how we can do better by taking this short survey.

Announcement sponsored by Chancellor’s Military and Veterans Standing Committee
   Judging for POYi Has Begun!
Pictures of the Year is the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism competition in the world. Each year, POY recognizes excellence in photojournalism, multimedia, and visual editing. Join the POYi judges in person at 85 Gannett Hall (Tucker Forum) or  live on Facebook as they participate in a lively, spirited, and educational debate for who will take home the top awards! Judging Dates: News: February 11-15; Sports: February 16-18; Reportage: February 20-23; Multimedia: February 25-March 1.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri School of Journalism
   A NEW NAME FOR MIZZOU'S TECH TRANSFER OFFICE
Technology Management and Industry Relations has a new name that better reflects our role at Mizzou: To leverage the commercial potential of innovations and technologies resulting from faculty and staff research. We are now called the Technology Advancement Office. Please visit tao.missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by MU Technology Management Office
   Type 2 Diabetic and Sedentary? Participants are needed for Cardiovascular Research Study.
Are you diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, overweight, and aged 35-65? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a Cardiovascular Research Study examining whether walking may improve vascular function and insulin sensitivity. You may be placed into either a walking group or a control group. Subjects placed in the walking group will participate in supervised and unsupervised sessions of walking several days per week for 8 weeks. Experimental visits determining insulin sensitivity and vascular function will take place before and after the intervention. Monetary compensation for completion of the study will be provided. For more information, contact: Lauren Walsh at lkw7c5@mail.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
   Take Mizzou with you this summer
Want to earn credits while you’re off campus this summer? Take an online course from Mizzou and get a jump on your fall semester. Popular subjects include economics, education, English, human development and family studies, psychology and sociology. Early registration starts March 4. Talk with your adviser about an online summer course that fits your degree. Learn more at online.missouri.edu/summer.

Announcement sponsored by Mizzou Online
   On Campus Florist - Open Late for Valentine's Day!
Did you know there is a full-service florist on campus? We are located in the Agriculture Building right across from the Rec, and we are open 8a - 6p on February 13th and 14th! Delivery is available anywhere in Columbia! Call us at 573-884-1191, visit us, or check out our website!

Announcement sponsored by Division of Plant Sciences
   A Fire Bell in the Past: The Missouri Crisis at 200
On February 15-16, the Kinder Institute will convene the first ever international scholarly conference devoted to reassessing the crisis sparked by the question of Missouri statehood. Panels will run all day on the 15th and 16th in RJI 100, and UCLA Prof. Stephen Aron will give a Friday evening keynote dinner lecture. All panels are free and open to the public, and a full conference schedule and registration link can be found here. Email Thomas Kane, KaneTC@missouri.edu, for details about attending the Friday dinner, space at which is limited.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   We want to hear your business idea!
The Missouri Student Unions Entrepreneurial Program is accepting student business proposals. Share with us your business idea for an opportunity to secure a storefront in the MU Student Center. Proposals due March 1st by 5 pm. Visit this webpage http://www.unions.missouri.edu/entrepreneurial for application details.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri Student Unions Entrepreneurial Program
   Understanding Fraud & How to Protect Yourself
Protecting yourself from fraud is an important step towards financial wellbeing. Please join us on Wednesday, February 20th at 2pm in the MU Student Center 1209 A&B to get a better understanding of what fraud is and how to best safeguard yourself from it. This session will be presented by US Bank as part of their financial literacy program.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri Student Unions
   BREATHE New Energy Into Your Life - Join Breathe
Take time to pause, relax and experience mind/body practices for stress management and increased resiliency. Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm we meet for meditation practice and meaningful conversations about living life more lightheartedly. We meet in the Contemplative Practice Center (Newman Center lower level, 602 Turner Ave). No prior experience necessary! Join our contemplative community through OrgSync or follow us on Facebook.

Announcement sponsored by MU Student Health Center
   Make Service YOUR priority this Summer – Ireland 2019
Make a difference this summer in the Emerald Isle! Our Global service program in Ireland is a 6 week service-learning experience in Galway. Students will help the community in a variety of programs including: Special needs education, Elderly assistance and visitation, Social Justice and Human Rights and support for the homeless. As well as providing valuable service to the community you will be given the opportunity to explore Ireland through many of our organized cultural activities and excursions. This is a 6 credit hour course open to all MU Students. Learn more or Email. Applications are NOW OPEN! Deadline is Feb. 25th! Apply today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   You can make a difference this Summer! Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2019!
Make a difference this summer! Service-Learning offers a unique opportunity to work with at risk populations in a global setting. In Ho-Chi-Minh City students will have the opportunity to work with children with disabilities and/or chronic health issues such as HIV. During this program you will immerse yourself in the local Vietnamese culture while engaging in impactful service programs. Weekend excursions include trips to Cu Chi and Da Nang. This is a 6 credit hour course open to all MU Students. Learn more or Email. Applications are NOW OPEN! Deadline is Feb. 25th! Apply today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Two week research program in Cu Chi Vietnam
Building on the work that was completed last summer the Office of Service Learning is looking to put together a cohort of undergraduate and graduate students to engage in research with the Cu-Chi Womens union, a group that provides micro-finance loans to stimulate entrepreneurship in the area. We will use critical ethnographical approaches to help understand the economic, social and cultural contexts, with a view to advocate for an expansion of similar micro-finance models. This is a 3 credit hour course. Qualified applicants will be interviewed and accepted into the program in March. Closing date to apply is February 25th. Learn more or Email. Apply today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Exciting NEW program in Ghana this summer 2019!
Serve whilst experiencing the wonders of this vibrant culture! Students will engage in direct, hands-on service in the Ghanian education system whilst being immersed in Ghanaian culture, history and society. Students will be spend two weeks at The Dagbe Cultural Institute and Arts Center, where we will take lessons in traditional drumming and dancing whilst serving at a local school. All students will enroll in 3 credit hours course open to all MU Students. Learn more or Email. Applications are NOW OPEN! Deadline is Feb. 25th! Apply today!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Study in China during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering a study-abroad program in China from May 22 to June 28, 2019, and the opportunity to apply for an internship to follow. Acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies and Mandarin language skills. Earn up to twelve credit hours (with internship). Visit Chengdu, Deyang, Xi’an, Beijing, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. Gain international business insights while visiting several multinational companies. ALL MAJORS are welcome. For more information, contact Jay Waldron (jrw7h8@mail.missouri.edu), Lily Liu (sl886@mail.missouri.edu), or the study abroad office at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Study in Prague during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering a study abroad program in Prague, Czech Republic for undergrad students from May 19 to June 17, 2019 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies. Opportunity to apply for an internship to follow in Prague. Students will earn six credit hours in international business while enjoying four program-sponsored cultural/business trips. All classes in English. No previous business coursework required. Opportunity for weekend travel on your ownAll Majors welcome.  If interested, please contact Chase Harvey (cch9bc@mail.missouri.edu), Sarah Wolter (sjw7w2@mail.missouri.edu), or the study abroad office at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Study in Alicante, Spain during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate study abroad program in Alicante, Spain from June 28 to July 26, 2019 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies.  Study with European students and learn about international business and finance.  Attend several company visits to view differing European business strategies.  (All conducted in English).  ALL MAJORS welcome. For more information contact Deanna Meyer (dmmbq9@mail.missouri.edu), Tara Vogler (tjvmr2@mail.missouri.edu), or the study abroad office at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Study in Bergamo, Italy during Trulaske Summer Study Abroad 2019
The Trulaske College of Business is offering an undergraduate study abroad program in Bergamo, Italy from May 19 to June 16, 2019 which will allow you to acquire valuable cross-cultural competencies. Opportunity to apply for an internship to follow in Prague. Select classes from an MU professor and an Italian professor in international business, marketing, and/or finance; discuss business strategies with company managers and experience Italian culture in class assignments with Bergamo student classmates. All majors welcome. For more information contact Emily Huppert (ekhx86@mail.missouri.edu), Sarah Stannard (sks4kk@mail.missouri.edu), Bryce Holsman (bahm44@mail.missouri.edu), or the study abroad office at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Study and Intern in Lyon, France during Summer Study Abroad 2019
Study abroad and complete an internship in Lyon, France, from June 5 to July 13, 2019. This program is ideal for Business and Arts & Sciences students interested in global business and cross-cultural competencies. All classes taught in English, but French language skills will be enhanced. Earn six credits. Start in Paris to see the “City of Lights” and then work in Lyon the “gastronomic capital of the world,” boasting a large number of Michelin-starred restaurants as well as popular eateries known as bouchons. Opportunity for weekend travel on your ownAll Majors welcome.  If interested, please Sabrina Nelson (san8v6@mail.missouri.edu) or the study abroad office at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Trulaske International Programs
   Teach English in South Korea - Join the TaLK program!
Applications are NOW OPEN for TaLK (Teach and Learn in S. Korea) Fall 2019. This is a paid and supported internship teaching English in schools in South Korea, with plenty of opportunities to explore the country and visit the home of the 2018 Winter Games! Don't worry, you can remain a full-time student at Mizzou during your six-month trip, or go as a new graduate. This is the most affordable way to serve and travel abroad. Interested? Questions? please visit our website or email.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service Learning
   Apply to the 2019-20 Society of Fellows
The Kinder Institute is currently accepting applications for its 2019-20 Society of Fellows, a competitive academic fellowship program for MU undergraduates of any and all majors that provides students with an opportunity to engage in a yearlong, communal inquiry into the origins, evolution, and contemporary practice of constitutional democracy in the United States and around the globe. More information about the program can be found here, and the application materials can be found here. An information session about the program will be held on February 21, 2019, from 5-6pm in Jesse 410. The deadline to apply is March 8, 2019.

Announcement sponsored by Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
   MU Theatre presents "The Every 28 Hours Plays"
The Every 28 Hours Plays, directed by Dr. Claire Syler - A national performance project that takes its name from the contested statistic that every twenty-eight hours a Black person is killed in the US by police or vigilante. Developed in St. Louis in association with theatre makers from across the country, it features multiple short plays. 7:30 pm: Feb 20 – 23 • 2:00 pm: Feb 24 • Rhynsburger Theatre. Tickets $16 at MU Theatre box office in the Rhynsburger Theatre lobby from 2-5 pm, M–F. Call 573-882-PLAY (7529), online at theatre.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Theatre
   MU Women's Center & RSVP Center Present: The Vagina Monologues
Organized and performed by the MU Community, the Vagina Monologues performance is highly provocative, eye-opening and emotional. The Vagina Monologues are sure to make you laugh, cry and leave the theater ready to change the world. Proceeds benefit the MU Stop the Violence Fund. Tickets on sale February 1st. Please visit https://womenscenter.missouri.edu/vagina-monologues/ for more information.

Announcement sponsored by MU Women's Center, MU Relationship and Violence Prevention Center
   ATTENTION 2019 Grads – Amazing Job Opportunity Awaits!
Missouri College Advising Corps seeks recent MU graduates (Bachelors obtained in 2018 or May 2019) to apply to be full-time near-peer college advisers. As a MCAC adviser, you will be trained and placed in a Missouri high school to assist first-generation-college, low-income and underrepresented students with navigating the complex college planning, financing, and transition process. Applications open January 1st with a priority deadline of March 1. The College Adviser Position is posted on the MU HR Website. To learn more about MCAC, subscribe to our MCAC recruitment list! Contact MCAC with questions: mcac@missouri.edu or 573-882-2661.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri College Advising Corps
   The Leadership Crucible - Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m., Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center
Col. John Clark was a decorated pilot when his plane was shot down in March 1967 over North Vietnam. He spent six years as a prisoner of war, enduring horrific treatment until his release in February 1973. An MU College of Engineering graduate who also earned an MBA from MU, Col. Clark will speak about resilience and learning from life’s disastrous events. Join us for a discussion of finding leadership in life’s darkest moments during this special presentation sponsored by the MU College of Engineering Leadership, Engagement and Career Development Academy and the MU Parent Leadership Council. Open to the entire MU campus and community.

Announcement sponsored by College of Engineering
   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., heartrate) 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 (mupsychpeerrelatio1@missouri.edu) to schedule a visit if their child is interested.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
   FREE WEEKEND FILM: Instant Family
A couple find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children. Join us in Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union) at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 15 or Saturday, February 16 to see Instant Family. MU ID requested. Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.
Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Decorate a Cupcake at SPRINKLE SOME LOVE!
Stop by the Main Floor of the MU Student Center on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. to Sprinkle Some Love and decorate a cupcake for your valentine! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu for more information.
Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Rewriting Realities Annual Competition Announcement! **Cash Prizes!
What’s your story? For the 6th Annual Rewriting Realities Competition, the Multicultural Certificate Office wants you to tell us your story. What events in your life have shaped you? Do you have any defining memories? What parts of your identity have spurred you into action? Where are you in your life’s story? Responses are welcome in any form; poetry, essay, painting, drawing, graphic art, videos or anything you can think of.

Announcement sponsored by Multicultural Certificate Office
   Submit a Proposal for the 2019 Women*s Leadership Conference!
The Women*s Leadership Conference is currently accepting presentation proposal submissions for the conference. Proposals for any presentation topic are accepted that will correspond with our theme, More to Learn, and/or with one or more of our four pillars: networking, education, empowerment, and diversity. We are also specifically interested in breakout sessions intended for a graduate student audience.  You can submit your proposal here:  https://orgsync.com/147368/forms/338640

Announcement sponsored by Office of Student Engagement, MU Women's Center
   Attend the 2019 Women*s Leadership Conference!
The Women*s Leadership Conference is an event held to coincide with Women’s History Month and is designed to bring female leaders from Mid-Missouri together to discuss the past, present, and future of women’s leadership on a global level.  The conference is built upon four pillars:  networking, education, empowerment, and diversity and will take place on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. For more information and instructions on how to register please visit: https://orgsync.com/147368/forms/351662

Announcement sponsored by Office of Student Engagement, MU Women's Center
   College of Engineering Study abroad opportunities available - Registration deadline February 14, 2019
Become a global leader in your field! The College of Engineering offers study abroad options allowing you to experience the world and still graduate on time. Take a humanities/social science or engineering-specific technical course abroad! Global Leadership for Engineers (May 2019) – OPEN TO ALL MAJORS - Italy/Switzerland, Australia, or Costa Rica. Technical courses (Summer 2019) - Circuit Theory, Strength of Materials, or Media Design in Ireland; Thermodynamics I or Thermodynamics II in Italy; Mass & Energy Balance or Mobile VR/AR Development in China. Apply for programs here or e-mail MUENGRabroad@missouri.edu for more info. Registration deadline: February 14, 2019.

Announcement sponsored by Engineering Study Abroad
   Enjoy Healthy Competition with RecSports this Semester!
Interested in joining a soccer, basketball or flag football team? Stay active and spend time with your friends by registering for a RecSports team this Spring! Learn more about RecSports office hours and registration dates here: https://www.mizzourec.com/programs/sports-competition/recsports/

Announcement sponsored by MizzouRec
   4th Annual Undergraduate Visual Art & Design Showcase - February 11-15, 2019
Student projects will be on public display in Jesse Hall during the Showcase Week, including art, graphic design, architecture, photography, film, and fashion.  "BEtween We and Me:  The responsibility of a contemporary artist" will be the keynote talk given by Brandan 'BMike' Odums on Wednesday, February 13th at 5:30 pm in Jesse Auditorium.  Odums uses public art to re-imagine spaces and bring communities together.  Odums’ work encapsulates the political fervor of a generation of Black American activists who came of age in the Obama era and the resurgence of popular interest in law enforcement violence.  His boldly painted building-sized murals depict historical figures, sports icons, and everyday people.

Announcement sponsored by Undergraduate Studies
   Mizzou vs. Mississippi State Watch Party
Come to The Shack (MU Student Center) on Thursday, February 14 at 8 p.m. to watch your Mizzou Women’s Basketball team take on Mississippi State. Cheer the Tigers to a victory with FREE food and games! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu and follow @stufftodoatmu on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for more information!

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Announcing NEW Program Working at a humane ELEPHANT Sanctuary in Thailand
Set in the foothills of Thailand close to Chiang Mai is an elephant rescue center and sanctuary. The park has been involved in dozens of elephant rescues creating a thriving herd of 88 elephants. This global service project allows you to work on this important conservation project and includes an exploration of the culture of Northern Thailand. Expected program dates will be July 31st - August 12th. This is a 3 credit hour Fall 2019 program offered to ALL MU Students. For more information visit our website or email us!

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   MU Serves! Summer 2019!
Wherever you go, wherever you are, earn academic credit while serving your community!  Work on 1-6 credit hour service-learning and internship projects with the support of the Service-Learning Office.  Meet with us to start planning your summer of service.  For more information email the MU Office of Service-Learning or make an appointment with Dr. Anne-Marie Foley through MU Connect.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Service-Learning
   Get Smart About Credit
US Bank offers financial literacy sessions to assist students with their financial wellbeing. Learn the importance of credit and how to build credit responsibly. Wednesday, March 13, 3-4 pm in the MU Student Center in room 2206 C.

Announcement sponsored by Missouri Student Unions
   Mid-Missouri FIREFIGHTERS - Participate in a cutting-edge research study improve the fit and sizing of turnout gear
We are conducting a research study with 12 universities across the U.S. to improve the fit of firefighter turnout gear, gloves, and boots. We seek 50 mid-Missouri firefighters to represent this region! Participation is simple: Fill out an online survey (~15 min.) about the fit of your current gear and come to Gwynn Hall on the MU-Columbia campus where we will measure your hands, feet, and body using 3D scanning technology (~50 min). At the end of the measurement appointment, you will be given a $15 Amazon gift card. You may participate if you are over 18, and a career, volunteer or trainee firefighter. To get started, complete this survey:  https://missouri.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2n1uqjgFlQjjO0l

Announcement sponsored by Textile and Apparel Management
   Know the Ins & Outs
Do you know where your building’s accessible entrances and exits are? Explore Mizzou’s accessibility map at accessibilitymap.missouri.edu. #TheFutureIsAccessible
Announcement sponsored by the MU Disability Center
   MU LEGO Robotics camp for 2nd-9th graders
Learn about Science, Engineering, Life sciences and Communication skills at the MU LEGO Robotics Camps by building and programming robots using the LEGO EV3's in fun, hands-on, real world problem solving activities. Children with different ability levels can start and gain experience in relating concepts of science, technology and engineering to everyday life! Spring/Summer 2019 Dates: Mar. 16-17, Apr. 20-21, May 18-19, June 14-16, July 19-21, Aug. 16-18. Find registration information at: https://engineering.missouri.edu/about/k12-camps/lego-camps/. Contact Heather Ralph with questions at ralphhm@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
   MUII Research Initiatives Colloquium Series Speaker – Dr. Jessica Tenenbaum
The MU Informatics Institute’s Data-Driven Precision Medicine Research Initiative invites you to join Dr. Jessica Tenenbaum, Associate Director for Bioinformatics in the Duke Translational Medicine Institute at Duke University, on Thursday, February 21stfrom 3:30-5:00pm in Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union as she presents “Health 3.0: Enabling precision medicine through translational bioinformatics and the learning health system.” Light refreshments will be served. For more info, please visit the MUII website.

Announcement sponsored by MU Informatics Institute and the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences
   Mizzou vs Florida Watch Party
Come to The Shack (MU Student Center) on Saturday, February 23 at 3 p.m. to watch your Mizzou Men’s Basketball team take on the Florida Gators. Cheer the Tigers to a victory with FREE food and games! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu and follow @stufftodoatmu on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for more information. 

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Valentine's Dinner
Grab your friends or significant other and come to Stotler Lounge (Memorial Union) on Friday, Feb. 15th from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. to enjoy the classic dinner and a movie for Valentine's Day. There will be a film screening of The Proposal, caricatures, claw machine, chocolate fountain and more. Free with MU ID and $5 for general public. Children under 17 are not allowed. Check stufftodo.missouri.edu and follow @stufftodoMU on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Make a Stuffed Animal at CARING BEARING SHARING
Stop by the Main Floor of the MU Student Center on Monday, February 18 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and help Tiger Pantry by making your own stuffed animal! In exchange for a donation of canned goods, receive a fun animal to stuff. Donation required for entry and will benefit Tiger Pantry. Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu and follow @stufftodoatmu on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more information. 

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board
   Mizzou vs. Florida Watch Party
Join us in The Shack on Saturday, February 23 at 3 p.m. to watch your Mizzou Men’s Basketball team take on the Florida Gators. Cheer the Tigers to a victory with FREE food and games! Visit stufftodo.missouri.edu and follow @stufftodoatmu on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Campus Activities Programming Board