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The Missouri State Journal is a weekly program keeping you in touch with Missouri State University.

We take so much for granted each day. One of those things is the ability to hear and effectively communicate.

According to the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, May is better hearing and speech month. Jennifer Kerr, clinical assistant professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders, and Lauren Jones, director of the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic, share about the resources at the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic at Missouri State.

Inspiration can come from anything: an object of affection, heartbreak, world events, poetry. The list goes on.  Dr. John Prescott, composer and professor of music at Missouri State University, was asked to create a memorial piece of music to be performed on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and he obliged.

Children are the biggest casualty of the Syria war, raging since 2011. Thousands of them have been killed, injured and ripped apart from their families.

To shed light on the humanitarian crisis, a film crew comprising Missouri State University students and alumni is creating a feature-length documentary through Carbon Trace Productions

With spring comes gardening and if you’re looking to buy seeds or plants to grow, put Missouri State University’s upcoming Plant Sale from May 4-6, 2017, on your calendar. 

Held each spring for more than 15 years, Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers, associate professor of environmental plant science from MSU’s Darr College of Agriculture, leads the event with help from her students.

The overall stress level in America peaked for the first time in a decade, according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association.

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