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.
Dr. D. Kim Bowman, '64, and her mother, Inez, '41, share many things in common. They both love teaching. Inez Bowman, now 97, educated elementary students during her career in the 1940s. Kim, 72, is an associate professor of modern languages at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. They are both world travelers. Inez’s late husband and Kim’s father, former … [Read more...] about Mother, daughter now both Golden Bears
1 Increased prominence and prestige The name “Missouri State University” raised the profile of the University in all aspects, from academics to athletics and beyond. “It has clearly elevated us to be a leader in the state,” said Missouri State University President Clif Smart. “I see evidence of that every day.” Some examples: Attracting talent From faculty to administrators … [Read more...] about The Missouri State University decade: 10 years, 10 accomplishments
A hard-to-beat opportunity presented itself and she took it, resulting in the creation of an award-winning Springfield boutique that focuses on contemporary, casual fashions. Pena, who graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s in fashion merchandising, bought an existing boutique on south Campbell Avenue in 2011 and renamed it Modern Society. In 2014, the retail store won the … [Read more...] about Owner of award-winning boutique credits MSU for business acumen
Next, he saw Nintendo’s combination of music, art, action and story. He started to understand the full possibilities of video game design — and started thinking of a future career. “Back then, saying you wanted to design video games was like saying you wanted to be a surfer when you grew up,” Raithel, studio director for Graphite Lab in St. Louis, told a group of students … [Read more...] about Electronic arts alumnus jumps to next level in video-game industry