As a butterfly enthusiast for his entire life, Dr. Chris Barnhart remembers collecting caterpillars in a grass-filled Radio Flyer wagon as a young child. Now a distinguished professor of biology at Missouri State University, Barnhart tells how his hobby turned into an outreach program about a decade ago. Butterflies defy odds with long-distance migration He and his wife now run … [Read more...] about Biologist shares passion for butterflies through community events
We take so much for granted each day. One of those things is the ability to hear and effectively communicate. According to the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, May is better hearing and speech month. Jennifer Kerr, clinical assistant professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders, and Lauren Jones, director of the Speech, Language and … [Read more...] about Shedding light on communication, hearing challenges
Are you ready to give back to the people of Springfield? Alumni have a great chance to help Missouri State students contribute to the community during the Into the Streets service day on Saturday, September 17. This event is a part of Public Affairs Week, which is open to the public. Consider spending a few hours on a beautiful autumn afternoon with fellow Bears and show your … [Read more...] about Go “Into the Streets” and help the Ozarks!