A $600,000 National Science Foundation grant will allow Missouri State University to boost STEM education in southwest Missouri. The funds will be used to implement the Computer Science Research Opportunity for Smart Environments (ROSE) program for the next three years. What’s ROSE? ROSE involves computer science faculty providing a unique summer research experience for middle … [Read more...] about MSU receives grant to train area STEM educators
Remote work is changing the job landscape. Whether working from home, in a coffee shop or in a co-working space, remote work has been on the rise since the pandemic. The Wall Street Journal recently named Springfield, Missouri the number one location for remote workers. Rachel Anderson, director of the efactory, part of Missouri State University, explains how the efactory, … [Read more...] about How the efactory has contributed to Springfield’s remote work haven
Also known as Euler’s number, the number e is a mathematical constant approximately equal to 2.71828. It can be characterized in many ways. But what does it represent? And what makes it so transcendental? Missouri State University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Dr. Xingping Sun explains to Popular Mechanics. … [Read more...] about What makes Euler’s number so special
The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank, the second-biggest bank collapse in U.S. history, has raised this question for many Americans: Is my money safe in the bank? Experts like Dr. Jeff Jones, certified financial planner and department head of finance and risk management at Missouri State University, share with ABC News why deposits are safe despite the financial turmoil. … [Read more...] about Are bank deposits safe in wake of Silicon Valley Bank collapse?
Humans have five senses: vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. All five senses play a key role in daily life, but they can also help us explore literature in a more profound way. Dr. Victor Matthews, dean of Missouri State University’s College of Humanities and Public Affairs, wrote a book that explores scripture by using the five senses. In his new book, “Experiencing … [Read more...] about Experiencing scripture through the five senses