What comes to mind when you see articles like “Safest Cities in America” or “10 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S?” Do you question their accuracy? Recently, SafeWise released its “The 50 Safest College Towns in America for 2022” report. It lists the safest and most dangerous college towns in America. Springfield, Missouri, was ranked as the no. 4 most dangerous college towns in … [Read more...] about Why crime data may not present an accurate picture
Fostering a safe community for newly returned veterans was the key focus for Missouri State University Ad Team’s award-winning campaign. The team’s digital initiative, Caliber Gaming Alliance focused on helping military veterans and young adults find a sense of community and purpose through gaming. “The team used gaming to promote real-life connections and reduce feelings of … [Read more...] about MSU Ad Team takes second place in elite national competition
Cake mix, frosting and artificial intelligence (AI). These ingredients go together smoothly for Dr. Lawrence Yang, Missouri State University associate professor of information technology and cybersecurity (ITC). He explains that artificial intelligence and machine learning can predict human purchasing behavior. One example he uses is how the amount of frosting purchased will … [Read more...] about Artificial intelligence predicts what items land in your grocery cart
Some economists believe a recession is imminent. With a war in Europe, inflation, a crumbling supply chain and continuing threats to public health converging, the economy is struggling. Missouri State University finance and risk management department head, Dr. Jeff Jones, agrees. But this potential recession may indicate a return to normalcy after a period of economic … [Read more...] about What you need to know about a potential recession in the U.S.
For cybercriminals, stealing your personal information and money through online scams has become big business. The growth of social media use has resulted in even more scams, according to recent reports given to the Federal Trade Commission. More than one in four people who reported losing money to fraud in 2021 said it started on social media with an ad, a post or a … [Read more...] about Beware falling prey to online scams