Nicki Donnelson

Co-host of "Missouri State Journal"

Nicki received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State in marketing, in 2002 and 2004 respectively. After gaining experience in writing, marketing, special event planning, fundraising and public relations, she returned to the university to work as the public relations specialist in the office of university communications. There she tells the university’s story by sharing the stories of individuals at Missouri State. 

Ways to Connect

Spring is the perfect season for outdoor activity, and studies show many physical and mental health benefits for taking walks and exploring nature. Dr. Janice Greene, professor of biology at Missouri State University and director of the Bull Shoals Field Station, gives tips for preserving nature.

Ask anyone who lives in the Ozarks and they'll tell you about the strange weather changes that happen. Tornadoes are a part of the area's history, and Dr. Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozarks History at Missouri State University, found a letter documenting one farmer's experience during the 1880 Marshfield cyclone.

Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she and her twin sister, Miriam, arrived in Auschwitz and became part of Dr. Josef Mengele’s infamous twin experiments. Kor will present her life story and journey to forgiveness during a free public lecture at 7 p.m. at Missouri State University on Feb. 26.

For more information on Kor, visit www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org. For more information on this event, call (417) 836-5514 or email religiousstudies@missouristate.edu. 

Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she and her twin sister, Miriam, arrived in Auschwitz and became part of Dr. Josef Mengele’s infamous twin experiments. Kor will present her life story and journey to forgiveness during a free public lecture at 7 p.m. at Missouri State University on Feb. 26.

For more information on Kor, visit www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org. For more information on this event, call (417) 836-5514 or email religiousstudies@missouristate.edu. 

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" has been on the New York Times bestseller list since February 2010, stirring controversy and raising questions about ethics. Dr. Paul Durham, professor of biology and director for the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences at Missouri State University in the Jordan Valley Innovation Center, discusses Lacks' contribution and the continuation of biomedical ethical questions.

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