Giving advice: It's an easy thing to do. Advising people for classes and careers, majors and minors? It's not quite as easy. Chelsea Martin, a graduate student of biology, was recently awarded the Excellence in Advising—Graduate Student Contribution Award. About Martin Martin is responsible for many things: giving tours to prospective students, working with students to try … [Read more...] about Recruitment and retention starts with student
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Colton Lynn is a biology teaching assistant. He recently won the Distinguished TA Award at Missouri State. Now, Colton won honorable mention for the Excellence in Teaching Award at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools competition. Congratulations Colton! … [Read more...] about Teaching in his genes
The Missouri Natural Resources Conference (MNRC) was held Feb. 3-5. This conference spans from aquatics to ecology to bats. Several students presented their work. Underlined are the student authors who presented at the conference. Oral Presentations "Accurately and Precisely Measuring Body Composition of Alligator Snapping Turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) with … [Read more...] about Biology student wins award at conference
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?