Juneteenth falls on June 19. It’s the newest federal holiday in the United States commemorating emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Dr. Marlin Barber, senior instructor of history at Missouri State University, explains to BestColleges.com the meaning and significance of Juneteenth, as well as how colleges and students can celebrate it. … [Read more...] about Understanding Juneteenth
Bread is a staple food around the world and there are many different types. Some are healthier than others. Registered dietitian Jaime Gnau offers some insights about choosing the healthiest types of bread to INSIDER. She’s also a clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University. … [Read more...] about What are the healthiest bread choices?
Books have the power to shape, influence and change our lives. Why is that so? What goes into a book that can shape lives? Jennifer Murvin, assistant professor of English at Missouri State University and the owner of the indie bookstore, Pagination Bookshop in Springfield, Missouri, shares with Authority Magazine about the books that changed her life. … [Read more...] about The power of books to change lives
Why do some credits cards have annual fees and others don’t? Which type should you get? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers some insights to WalletHub. … [Read more...] about Annual fees vs. no annual fees credit cards
When parents divorce, it affects kids greatly. So, it’s important to communicate, keep them in the loop and make them feel secure. Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University and an intimate relationships expert, weighs in on this topic on Choosing Therapy. … [Read more...] about How to talk to your kids about divorce