In celebration of the bicentennial of Missouri's statehood this month, many news outlets, city and state organizations, and educational institutions are offering special events, exhibitions, videos, and tours. Dr. John Schmalzbauer, Professor in Religious Studies at MSU, recently participated in the bicentennial initiative, "Show Me Missouri: The History of Religion in the … [Read more...] about Missouri Bicentennial: Show-Me-Missouri Show Features Dr. John Schmalzbauer
by Dr. Vadim Putzu Last night's screening of the movie, Icaros: A Vision, in Glass Hall and a promised question/answer session with the film's director, Mr. Matteo Norzi, drew a large crowd and invoked a lively discussion as students and community members had a host of questions for Matteo after watching the film. Dr. Marnie Watson (Anthropology), introduced the movie, … [Read more...] about Icaros: A Vision Film Screening Invokes Lively Discussion
by Jane Terry Always dreamed of being a radio celebrity? Now is your opportunity! Our Religious Studies and KSMU Internship is such a success this semester that we're offering it again for Fall 2014! KSMU Internship flyer FA14 The MSU Religious Studies Intern will work with the News Director and other KSMU staff and interns to pitch stories, research … [Read more...] about Ready for Fame?
by Jane Terry Great story this morning on KSMU by our Religious Studies major and KSMU intern, Samantha Nichols, on the Springfield Race and Faith Collaborative. The Collaborative is home to our Religious Studies interns, as well: Stacy Street last fall and Dizzy Hill this semester. Great job to all three students! … [Read more...] about KSMU and Race & Faith Collaborative!
by Jane Terry Samantha Nichols, a Religious Studies major at Missouri State University, is interning this semester at KSMU, our Ozarks Public Radio station (91.1 in Springfield), and her first story aired yesterday: "What's in a name?" Ms. Nichols has a background in public speaking and debate, and the writing and presentation skills gained through her … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Student Interns at KSMU