They live out Missouri State University’s public affairs mission in their work and personal lives. Missouri State University recognized three staff members and three faculty members for their efforts with the 2020 Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Public Affairs. Each winner receives a $1,500 grant for travel and/or projects related to their public affairs … [Read more...] about Recognized for their commitment to public affairs
Volcanoes are mysterious. Many questions remain about how and why they erupt. Dr. Gary Michelfelder, associate professor of geology, leads research at five active volcanoes in the Central Andes of Chile and Bolivia that just might provide some answers. These volcanoes have one important thing in common: a large reservoir of magma, the molten rock material of Earth’s … [Read more...] about Answering some of volcanoes’ burning questions
The divisiveness in the U.S. today is troubling and it’s crucial we all come together to ensure an inclusive, representative and equitable society. But how can this be done? Missouri State University Chief Diversity Officer Wes Pratt shares his perspectives with Authority Magazine. … [Read more...] about How to create an inclusive society
With the presidential election less than 30 days away, the age-old debate on the Electoral College has surfaced once again in an already divisive election season. How does the Electoral College work? What are its pros and cons? Dr. Kevin Pybas, associate professor of political science at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on TODAY. … [Read more...] about What’s the Electoral College all about?
It’s no doubt that 2020 has been a tough year so far. As a leader of a business or organization, how can you lead effectively during turbulent times? Missouri State University President Clif Smart shares his perspectives with Authority Magazine. … [Read more...] about How does a leader lead effectively during turbulent times?