All parents strive to raise kind, caring children. But how do you teach kindness and ensure your children don’t become jerks? Dr. Julie Masterson, communication sciences and disorders professor and associate provost and dean of the Graduate College at Missouri State University, offers some insights to TODAY Parents. … [Read more...] about How to teach your kids to be kind
Ticks, mosquitoes and chiggers — these are a few common bugs that bite us. How do you know what type of bug bit you? What should you do about it? Dr. David Claborn, master of public health program director at Missouri State University, shares about different types of bugs and their bites, as well as treatments and ways to prevent getting bitten with Martha Stewart Living. … [Read more...] about How to identify common bug bites and stings
There’s a crisis in American agriculture. The average age of today’s farmer continues to rise and more people are choosing not to work on their family farms. It’s especially tough for beginning farmers in America to succeed in the industry. The hurdles range from securing land to getting financial credit and navigating government regulations. Beginning … [Read more...] about How to empower the next generation of American farmers
Since 2012, Missouri State University has launched two doctoral programs. This effort has not gone unnoticed. Recently, Missouri State received a higher level of classification in the 2018 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university moved up from the “master’s colleges and universities” classification to the newly added … [Read more...] about A Carnegie Classification upgrade
While students with high GPAs have an easier time getting in graduate schools, those with low GPAs shouldn’t lose hope. They still have an opportunity to be accepted. Dr. Doug Gouzie, departmental director of graduate studies and professor in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, explains to Accredited Schools Online what … [Read more...] about Is a low GPA a hurdle to get into graduate school?