An online criminal justice master’s degree can open doors to leadership positions and specialized career paths where you can keep the public safe and make a positive impact on the justice system. Dr. Brett Garland, department head of criminology at Missouri State University, answers a few questions about online master’s degrees in this field on Online Master’s … [Read more...] about Online master’s in criminology and criminal justice
In ancient Egypt, cats were initially adopted as useful predators and gradually became symbols of divinity and protection. How and why did these animals gain their important role? Dr. Julia Troche, Egyptologist and assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, offers some insights to History.com. … [Read more...] about Why did ancient Egyptians revere cats?
In celebration of Missouri’s 2021 bicentennial anniversary, Ozarks Public Television, in partnership with other Public Television Association of Missouri stations, announces the broadcast premiere of “Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration.” The show will premiere at 8 p.m. Aug. 12. “I believe everyone can find tidbits of history and knowledge in the documentary that will … [Read more...] about Discover “Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration”
How did early American Protestants respond to disease and suffering? What role did religion play in their response to sickness? In her new book, “The Course of God’s Providence: Religion, Health, and the Body in Early America, author Dr. Pippa Koch explores the doctrine of providence – a belief in a divine plan for the world – and its manifestations in 18th century … [Read more...] about What’s the connection between religion and health?
Want to truly walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Try an ethnographic field school. It’s an immersive experience where you live within another culture. Dr. William Meadows, professor of anthropology and Native American studies at Missouri State University, leads a 6-week experience for his students, living with a Kiowa family. He also integrates his students with members of … [Read more...] about Immersing in a new culture