For Dr. William Potts-Datema, health and education have to work together in order to improve lives. In his career, that’s been a resonating theme. In 2019, he retired from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, after 13 years. There, he managed programs reaching every state and territory, served in interagency coalitions and developed educational … [Read more...] about Alumnus’ policy work at CDC and beyond makes a difference in public health
David Sater always loved science and people. As a Bear, he played basketball, golf and won the intramural table tennis championship three years in a row. Immediately after graduating from pharmacy school, he moved to Cassville, where he began to work in a local pharmacy. A short while later, he bought the pharmacy when the proprietor retired. He owned and operated Sater … [Read more...] about Outstanding Alumnus Award: Senator David D. Sater
No one thinks of himself as a terrorist. “Not even members of Boko Haram,” said Dr. Bukola Oyeniyi, assistant professor of history. Oyeniyi, who is from Nigeria, has spent the last 10 years researching the roots of terrorism in West Africa. Looking at terrorism’s Latin root words “terrorem,” which means to instill great fear or dread, and “terrere,” which means to fill … [Read more...] about The Faculty: Eye to eye, or eye for an eye?
“In our household was a jar of water at the table. In it was an old Czar Russian silver ruble at the bottom — a pure silver coin. That silver leeching slowly out in the solution provided pretty good sterilization of water.” The antimicrobial property of silver is one key to a current research project Gerasimchuk is conducting 30 years after receiving his first doctorate … [Read more...] about Metals move front and center to target cancer
She’s skulking through dark streets photographing buildings for inspiration for her oil paintings. These low-quality snapshots help her recreate a story of the rural America that she loves. Occasionally, she gets taken down to the police station on her quest to capture images of her subjects. But usually, in her small hometown of Brookfield, Missouri — where she photographs … [Read more...] about Painter’s work gaining recognition; solo shows planned around U.S.