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In memory of Dr. Lawrence E. Banks Jr.

Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Edison Banks Jr., 71, of Springfield passed away Jan. 6, 2010, after a brief struggle with cancer. He served the University faithfully for nearly 50 years. Dr. Banks was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Lawton, Okla. He …

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W.E.T. and W.I.L.D. for college credit

Project W.E.T. (Water Education for Teachers) had a great year thanks to our dedicated group of Project W.E.T. facilitators who lead workshops throughout all regions of the state. In 2009, more than 300 teachers, college students and many other educators …

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Students visit Portland for bat conference

By Janelle Bowcock Six biology graduate students traveled to Portland, Ore., Nov. 4-7, 2009, for the 39th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research. They spent three days learning about the ecology, behavior, genetics, physiology and conservation of bats worldwide. …

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MSU engineering students receive scholarships

Due to the support of Structural Engineering Associates, inc, an engineering firm based in Kansas City, Mo., the cooperative engineering program recently awarded four new scholarships. Each scholarship is worth $500. The scholarships were awarded based on an application, resume, …

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