MU Info - 6/28/2017

   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 27 December 2017 -12 January 2018. No previous business coursework requiredApplication deadline first Monday in Oct. Open to ALL majors.  If interested, please contact Student Managers: Ashley vonHartizsch (akvwy6@mail.missouri.edu ) Maddie Breedlove (mlb8t3@mail.missouri.edu), or Ellie Schoedinger (hes374@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

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 27 December 2017 -12 January 2018. No previous business coursework required. Application deadline first Monday in Oct.  Open to ALL majors. If interested, please contact Student Managers: Cole Smith (cds7b2@mail.missouri.edu), Khaliyah Frazier (kafr53@mail.missouri.edu) or Professor Albright (albrightj@missouri.edu).  For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

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 27 December 2017 -12 January 2018. No previous business coursework required. No withdrawal penalty until Sept 1. Registration deadline - Oct 5.  Open to ALL majors. For more information, contact Student Managers: Matt Reeps (marb7d@mail.missouri.edu) or Gavin O’Brien (gdod45@mail.missouri.edu). For other program details, visit http://TCoBStudyAbroad.missouri.edu or contact us at TCoBStudyAbroad@missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by TCoB International Programs
   On-campus, year-round Conference and Guest Housing now available with Residential Life!
Do you bring groups to campus that need overnight accommodations? Maybe you have visiting scholars or interns who need extended stay housing? Residential Life’s residence halls are now available for your year-round guest, camp or conference housing needs. We have a wide range of accommodations including suites with private bathrooms, suites with living rooms and more. Visit reslife.missouri.edu/guest-camp-conference for more details and contact information!

Announcement sponsored by Residential Life
   Children Needed for Research Study
Stacy Wagovich, Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, is currently recruiting children, ages 3 - 6, to participate in a study on cognition, language development, and 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 90 minutes in length.  Sessions are scheduled at the parents’ convenience and can be held either in Columbia or St. Louis. Contact Dr. Wagovich at 882-2969 or fluency@missouri.edu for more information.  Parents will be compensated for their time.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Communication Science & Disorders
   Children who Stutter, 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 stutter but who are typically developing in 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 Stacy Wagovich at fluency@missouri.edu or call the lab at 573-882-2969 for more information.  Parents will be compensated for their time.  

Announcement sponsored by Department of Communication Science & Disorders
   Participate in a Psychology Research Project
The Alcohol Cognitions Lab at the University of Missouri-Columbia is recruiting participants for a research study investigating the effects of alcohol on human decision-making and performance on computer tasks. Individuals between the ages of 21-35 may be eligible. Participation requires 2 lab visits, lasting 5-8 hours each. Participants will be compensated $15/hour for their time plus an additional $30 upon completion of both sessions. Please call Dr. Denis McCarthy and project staff at 573-882-8225 for more info.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences
   UM System Quality of Work Life (QWL) Resources
A variety of resources are available to enhance the work-life balance of employees. Please take a moment to review the work-life resources located at: http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits/eap_surveys Select the option labeled: EAP Quality of Work Life Assessment. Please save the resources for future reference. If desired; please complete the EAP Quality of Work life Assessment located next to the list of QWL resources. Thank you.

Announcement sponsored by Employee Assistance Program
   The University of Missouri Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Primary Prevention
The MU EAP routinely collects data regarding stressors that influence employees at work and in their personal lives. Our stress analysis questionnaire is located at: https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits/eap_surveys

Select: Stress Analysis Questionnaire. Participation in this project is voluntary and confidential. There are no known risks to this study. Data derived from this analysis are for the purpose of designing and implementing EAP services. Direct any questions about this intiative to James Hunter, EAP Director at (573)882-6701.

Announcement sponsored by Employee Assistance Program
   The University of Missouri Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Secondary Prevention
The MU EAP offers a range of training programs and virtual resources designed to help employees manage stressors that influence their well-being at work and in their personal lives. Visit our website to explore resources and training programs. Please contact the EAP at (573) 882-6701 with any questions about our secondary prevention activities.

Announcement sponsored by Employee Assistance Program
   The University of Missouri Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Tertiary Prevention
The MU EAP provides no-cost counseling and referral services to all faculty, staff and their immediate family members. This service is also available to MU retirees. We use a brief model of intervention to include up to five sessions of counseling for range of personal,life or occupational stressors. The service is confidential. To schedule an appointment for counseling, or to collect more information about this service please contact the EAP at (573) 882-6701.

Announcement sponsored by Employee Assistance Program
   Fourth of July Celebration!
Celebrate Independence Day with MSA/GPC- Student Activities on the roof of the Missouri Theater on Tuesday, July 4th at 7 PM. Tickets are $3 for students, staff, and faculty and $5 for the public. Tickets are available at the MSA/GPC Box Office on the first floor of the MU Student Center. For more information, please go to stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC Student Activities, Department of Student Life
   Trip to Forest Park in St. Louis

Enjoy everything Forest Park in St. Louis has to offer for a day on Saturday, June 24th! Meet us in front of the MU Student Center at 8:30 a.m. for our 9 a.m. departure. We will return by 6 p.m. Get your tickets for $5 for students, $10 for faculty and staff, and $15 for public, at the MSA/GPC Box Office on the first floor of the MU Student Center. For more information, please go to stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC Department of Student Activities, Department of Student Life
   FREE Outdoor Film Event: Boss Baby
A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Enjoy this free film on Friday, July 7th at 9 p.m. on Kuhlman Court, on the north side of the MU Student Center. Free food and drink provided! For more information, please go to stufftodo.missouri.edu.

Announcement sponsored by MSA/GPC Department of Student Activities, Department of Student Life
   Children Needed for Research Study of Word Learning

Researchers in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders are currently recruiting 9- to 11-year-old children to participate in a study of children’s word learning. We are looking for children with typical language and reading skills. Children attend 2 weekly sessions of about 75 minutes each. The study will take place in Lewis Hall on the University of Missouri campus. Flexible scheduling – evenings and weekends available. Contact Margaret Hill at 573-882-2969 or mshkb8@mail.missouri.edu for more information. Compensation provided.

Announcement sponsored by Communication Science & Disorders
   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH STUDY!
The Department of Physical Therapy is conducting a study investigating the mechanisms involved in pain processing within the brain. We are currently recruiting individuals who suffer from chronic widespread pain (i.e. fibromyalgia) who are age 21 and older. Participation in our study would involve 3 or 4 sessions, lasting about 1 to 1.5 hours. During that time, you would be asked to complete a few questionnaires, participate in an MRI scan of the brain and undergo the experience of a thermal stimuli. Compensation will be provided at $50 per session. Contact Alyssa Smith at muptbrainstorm@missouri.edu!

Announcement sponsored by Department of Physical Therapy