What does it take to create a highly successful career in conflict resolution and mediation? Dr. Erin Wehrman, associate professor of communication at Missouri State University, offers some insights to Authority Magazine. She’s also the former director of the Center for Dispute Resolution in the department of communication, media, journalism and film at Missouri State. … [Read more...] about How to create a successful career in conflict resolution and mediation
A healthy gut (your gastrointestinal tract) helps ensure your overall health and well-being. You want to have a good balance of gut bacteria to digest and absorb nutrients effectively. What you eat daily greatly affects gut health. Registered dietitian Natalie Allen talks about gut health and how to improve it through diet and nutrition. She’s also clinical assistant professor … [Read more...] about How to improve your gut health through diet
News stories about the United States’ southern border with Mexico are making headlines almost daily. However, little is said about those migrants and their journeys through Mexico. Dr. Judith Martínez is an associate professor in the department of languages, cultures and religions at Missouri State University. Her research focuses on forced migration and violence. She … [Read more...] about Understanding the forced migration of Central Americans
Certified financial planner Dr. James Philpot talks about annuities on the Annuity.org Podcast. Philpot is also an associate professor in the department of finance, economics and risk management at Missouri State University. Interest Rates Make Annuities Attractive for People Near Retirement – Philpot discusses how rising inflation rates and interest rates … [Read more...] about Get a better understanding of annuities
In the most significant change to U.S. refugee resettlement in 40 years, the federal government is turning to the public and the private sector to help settle people who have fled their home countries because of war, persecution and ongoing armed conflicts. Dr. Emily Frazier, assistant professor of human geography and sustainability in the department of geography, geology and … [Read more...] about Addressing community-based refugee programs in the U.S.