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4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Ancient Greece Leaves Legacy of Drama, Democracy and Argument

    Ancient Athens can be credited for so much of the foundation that is today’s society: drama, both tragedy and comedy, and democracy with laws made by the people. Dr. Edwin Carawan, professor of modern and classical languages at Missouri State University, noted that the ancient Athenians also created the art of speech writing and rhetoric, both of which have inspired his publishing projects, which have focused on the intersection of law and rhetoric.

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Missouri State Journal
10:07 am
Tue July 15, 2014

RNA Targeting Research May Hold Key To Curing Cancer

  The possibility of curing fatal diseases, such as cancer, may be closer than we think.

Dr. Robert Delong, associate professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, and his group of students are interested in Ribonucleic Acids (RNA) targeting, a very rapidly developing field in science.

Like DNA, RNA can be manipulated and designed to produce a variety of different nanostructures. RNA, however, is a more flexible structure that can fold into numerous complicated configurations.

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Missouri State Journal
8:11 am
Tue July 15, 2014

GLADE Camp Immerses High School Students in Nature

2014 GLADE campers

Each summer, Missouri State University and the Greater Ozarks Audubon Society host the Green Leadership Academy for Diverse Ecosystems or (GLADE) program at Bull Shoals Field Station.

About 16 conservation-oriented high school students are selected to participate in this week-long residential summer camp.

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Missouri State Journal
4:15 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Communicating Across an Ever Changing Landscape

What do you communicate through body language? What do your text message choices say about you? How much influence do you hold in a conversation?

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Missouri State Journal
5:28 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Artistically Gifted Students Attend Missouri Fine Arts Academy

Missouri Fine Arts Academy faculty showcase

The Missouri Fine Arts Academy is a summer residential program for artistically gifted high school students. Selected students spend three weeks on the Missouri State campus learning from accomplished artists and each other.

Academy directory Ray Castry and three students – Renay Friendshuh, Bethany Elliott and Melvin Bozeman – join me today.

Friendshuh is a senior at Scotland County schools in Northeast Missouri.

Elliott is a senior at Lighthouse Prep Academy in Jefferson City.

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