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.
What does sustainable travel mean and what are some ways you can be a more sustainable traveler? Dr. David Perkins, assistant professor of geography and sustainable tourism in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, offers some insights to U.S. News Travel. … [Read more...] about How to travel sustainably
On Jan. 19, the State Department announced the launch of “Welcome Corps,” the newest change to the U.S. refugee resettlement program. Dr. Emily Frazier, assistant professor of human geography in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, co-authors an op-ed piece about refugee resettlement and this new program in The Washington Post. … [Read more...] about Spotlight on the ‘Welcome Corps’ program
Missouri State University’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) has recognized faculty for their outstanding teaching, research and service with two professorships and fellowships: The Roy D. Blunt Life Science Professorship. The Matthew and Patricia Harthcock College of Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty Fellowship. Roy D. Blunt Life Science Professorship Thanks … [Read more...] about STEM faculty awarded two new professorships and fellowships
The Amish community in Missouri has been growing. What does this mean for rural Missouri and community planning? Dr. Krista Evans, director of planning at Missouri State University, has explored these questions in her recent research. Local student project sparks interest Evans’s interest in the relationship between the Amish and community planning was sparked while teaching … [Read more...] about Missouri sees growth in Amish communities