If peace on Earth and goodwill toward men is the goal this holiday season, Missouri State University’s Dr. John Schmalzbauer believes it starts with displaying tolerance, acceptance and inclusion. That includes recognizing holidays and holy days from a variety of faiths and cultures, Schmalzbauer said. It also means understanding how diversity helped form many American … [Read more...] about Make room for all during the holidays
What’s anthropology? What skills will you gain by studying it? What types of career options are available to those with an anthropology degree? Dr. Elizabeth Sobel, professor of anthropology at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on The Muse. … [Read more...] about What can you do with an anthropology degree?
Although the interests of Native Americans have often not been protected, these native people have fought on behalf of the U.S. military in every major war. Being from a military family himself, and growing up around powwows, Dr. William Meadows became interested in the military experience of indigenous people very early in his career. Meadows, professor of anthropology and … [Read more...] about Recognizing veterans from all cultures
Have you ever looked at the night sky and noticed that it didn’t appear dark? That in fact, the sky which should be inky black was instead a dull gray or hazy blue? Have you tried to stargaze and been unable to see any celestial bodies at all? Dr. David Mitchell, economics professor at Missouri State University, explains light pollution. “It’s obtrusive or unwanted … [Read more...] about Dark skies bring great beauty and provide balance
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