Dr. W.D. Blackmon, English department head, co-authored Inside Syria -- A Phyisician's Memoir with the book's subject, Dr. Tarif Bakdash. This collaboration became the foundation for a multimedia, interdisciplinary project that now includes faculty, students and alumni from the department of media, journalism and … [Read more...] about Interdisciplinary team filming in Jordan
On March 15 and 16, a series of events will celebrate the Moon City Press Book, "Throwaway Youth," including a jazz performance, readings and a book signing. Book tells stories of homeless teens in Springfield The book offers real accounts of homeless teenagers who've used the services of Springfield's Rare Breed Youth Services. Its writer, Nancy Fairbank, was a … [Read more...] about Moon City Press book on homeless teens making debut at diversity conference
Missouri State’s Missouri Fine Arts Academy, also known as MFAA,will begin accepting applications for its 2016 summer program (June 5-25) several months earlier this year on Nov. 1. The application period will run until Jan. 15, 2016. Changes on the horizon for summer 2016 academy That is not the only change this year. Director Ray Castrey, who has been with MFAA for two … [Read more...] about MFAA students gain new artistic perspectives
Nancy Allen has seen enough courtroom drama to write a book about it. In fact, she has written two! The former Greene County assistant prosecutor will be on campus Sept. 17 to talk about her two published legal thrillers, "The Code of the Hills" (HarperCollins 2014) and "A Killing at the Creek" (HarperCollins 2015), as well as her upcoming third novel. The presentation is … [Read more...] about Ozarks Celebration Festival: Alumna reveals Ozarks’ underbelly
COAL kicks off convocation day with New Student Lunch The College of Arts and Letters will be welcoming its newest members to campus with a free lunch on the Craig Hall patio from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16. Who says there's no such thing as a 'free lunch'? The luncheon will give new students the opportunity to mingle, find out about student organizations … [Read more...] about Calling all new arts and letters students!