Recently, President Donald Trump tried to minimize the U.S. partnership with the Kurds by saying, “they didn’t help us in the Second World War. They didn’t help us in Normandy.” Dr. Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, comments on this statement in The Washington Post. … [Read more...] about Did the Kurds help the U.S. during World War II?
Bears everywhere, welcome home to Missouri State University for #BearsHomecoming 2019, Oct. 25-26. From the Homecoming Parade to Breakfast with Boomer to It’s On! and more, there will be many exciting events for alumni and friends. Lori Fan, executive director of alumni relations at Missouri State, highlights what’s in store for this year’s Homecoming celebration. It's time for … [Read more...] about Celebrate all things Bears at Homecoming
One major expense as a driver is car insurance. Finding a cheap, but quality coverage can be challenging. Dr. Puneet Prakash, associate professor in the department of finance and general business, and the Baker Chair of Risk Management and Insurance at Missouri State University, offers some insights to WalletHub about car insurance rates in Missouri. … [Read more...] about What are the pros and cons of cheap car insurance?
“No one says, ‘I love having a lisp,’” Dr. Sarah Lockenvitz said. A lisp is common in preschoolers and often recurs when a child loses teeth. In some cases, speech therapy can treat a lisp, but not always. Lockenvitz, assistant professor of speech-language pathology at Missouri State University, studies the life experiences of those with a persistent lisp. “Something as minor … [Read more...] about Lose the lisp with technology and training
Some employers offer select employees a Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP). What is SERP? How is it different from the 401(k)? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, explains more about SERP on U.S. News & World Report. … [Read more...] about Understanding the Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan