Missouri State University
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Mountain Grove - 88.7
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Neosho - 103.7

Author Bios

  • July 17, 2012 01:02 PM

    In this month's program, Missouri State University Interim President Clif Smart discusses how the university uses social media as a recruitment tool, and why it's important for the university to have a presence in more rural communities such as West Plains.

  • July 12, 2012 04:34 PM

    History comes to life this weekend at the Library Center auditorium in Springfield. Saturday at 7PM and Sunday at 2pm, there will be a staged reading of “Walking Toward America.” As KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports, this play highlights the story of one family who fled Latvia toward the end of World War Two.

  • June 27, 2012 04:58 PM

    The July 4th holiday is next week, but already you can hear the sound of fireworks cracking and popping across the Ozarks after the sun goes down. KSMU’s Missy Shelton spoke with a Springfield ophthalmologist about the importance of protecting your eyes around firecrackers.

  • June 19, 2012 12:42 PM

    One of the Weather Channel’s best-known storm chasers is coming to Missouri, but this time, he’s not on the trail of a twister. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • June 13, 2012 12:14 PM

    Missouri State University Interim President Clif Smart discusses job prospects for recent graduates. He also talks about what it means for the university to host sports activities, academies, and camps on campus during the summer months.

  • May 29, 2012 12:41 PM

    In this segment, KSMU's Missy Shelton examines the difficulties the Joplin School District, particularly high school students, have faced this past year as they dealt with the aftermath of the May, 2011 tornado.

  • May 25, 2012 11:47 AM

    The EF tornado that struck Joplin in May, 2011 destroyed Irving Elementary. Two teachers from this school discuss the past year, how the students are doing, and how they were able to help them move forward in spite of the tragedy.

  • May 17, 2012 04:43 PM

    State lawmakers approved a budget that gives higher education institutions in the state flat funding. Because university administrators had anticipated a cut in funding, they say this is positive news. Some uncertainty remains as the budget now moves to the governor's desk, and university administrators wait to see if Governor Jay Nixon will make any withholds.

  • May 3, 2012 03:44 PM

    The theme of this year's Public Affairs Conference at Missouri State University is the Culture of Connectivity. MSU Interim President Clif Smart talks about how connectivity is changing education and society.

  • April 10, 2012 08:44 AM

    This month, the Springfield-Greene County Library District is sponsoring “The Big Read,” a series of events that this year, relate to the book “The Maltese Falcon.” The idea behind “The Big Read” is to have a month-long celebration of a single, remarkable book, but also to encourage people to read. On Thursday, April 26th at 7pm, mystery author Ridley Pearson will be in Springfield to speak talk about his career and sign copies of his books. He’ll be speaking at Pythian Castle. The event is free, but tickets are required. KSMU’s Missy Shelton recently spoke with Pearson and files this report.