Setting SMART goals will help people make and keep New Year’s goals.
Dietetics instructor Hillary Roberts offers suggestions on how to make an attainable goal.
Dave Embree, lecturer of religious studies and minister at Christian Campus House, discusses several cultural and religious holidays celebrated in December in the Ozarks.
Char Berquist is the director of the Center for Dispute Resolution at Missouri State University. She provides tips about how to avoid conflict during the holidays and how to diffuse stressful situations.
A recent study found that some supplements can shorten the lifespan of older women. Jodi Flynn, assistant professor in the physician assistant studies program, discusses the study.
Missouri State University and Springfield Public Schools will present “Community Conversations in Math: Math is Not a Four-Letter Word” from 5:45-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Sherwood Elementary School, 1813 S. Scenic Ave. The event is geared toward kindergarten-8th grade students and their parents.
Students will participate in fun, age-appropriate activities involving math concepts.
Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and will gain greater understanding about math and math-classroom activities and issues.
Dr. Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor of History at Purdue University, will give a talk on “From Bible Belt to Sun Belt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism”at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 in Meyer Library Room 101.
Howard Campbell, professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso, will give a talk on the current outbreak of drug-related violence in Mexico, particularly in the area bordering the United States at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Plaster Student Union, Room 313.
Media and technology theorist Douglas Rushkoff is a globally recognized thought leader on marketing and Internet culture, who explores how interactive communications affect how we live and work. Rushkoff will present the fall public affairs convocation lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Plaster Student Union Theater.
Professor of Art Judith Fowler discusses how art therapy and therapeutic art are being used to help victims of the Joplin tornado heal.
Sponsored research and programs coordinator discusses how grants help the university and the community.