In the 2000s, Missouri State University leaders had a vision. We wanted to redevelop a portion of Springfield’s center city. With the help of the city and local government, we would create an urban innovation park. It would blend university programs with residential, retail, commercial and entertainment facilities. The park would celebrate and encourage Innovation, … [Read more...] about Discover our vision for the future of IDEA Commons
The Children’s Bureau’s most recent child abuse statistics reveal that 7.2 million children were reported as abused in 2015. This number had unfortunately grown from the previous report by more than half a million children. Dr. Paul Durham is a distinguished professor of biology at Missouri State University and the director for the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences at the … [Read more...] about Childhood trauma and chronic pain: What’s the relationship?
Suffering from chronic pain is a pain in the neck. Missouri State University’s Dr. Paul Durham knows that. His research in the field of orofacial pain and migraine has earned him acclaim as an international expert. Now Durham, distinguished professor of biology, receiving the university’s highest honor — the Bronze Bear. The Missouri State Board of Governors voted … [Read more...] about Durham honored with Bronze Bear
Missouri State University, the Springfield Business Development Corporation and The Vecino Group announced today that they are exploring the potential for a new development within the IDEA Commons district. This proposed development will facilitate the creation of high-quality jobs and reinvestment in center city. The three parties have agreed to conduct the necessary study and … [Read more...] about City partners to explore downtown economic development project