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What would you do if you had the chance to save someone’s life?

That was a decision A’dja Jones from Missouri State University had to make. In 2014, she registered as a bone marrow donor at a drive on campus. The drive was in aid of MSU softball player Allie Alvstad, who had leukemia.

In 2015, Jones got a message that would change her life forever. She was a match for a young child and chose to give him her marrow. 

A Big Bears Celebration

Oct 17, 2017

Missouri State University Bears everywhere are welcomed home for #BearsHomecoming 2017.

Alumni and visitors will get to celebrate tradition and enjoy a host of events on campus Oct 26-28. 

Lori Fan, MSU executive director of alumni relations, shares highlights of the celebration.  

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This fall and upcoming spring, Moon City Press at Missouri State University will bring several authors to campus for its 2017-2018 Moon City Reading Series.

The lineup is diverse, featuring novelists, short fiction authors, poets and student writers. 

Do you like growing your own plants, fruits and vegetables? Then the upcoming Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop at Missouri State University’s (MSU) Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove might just be for you. 

Scheduled from Oct. 12-13, 2017, the workshop is a joint effort among Missouri State’s Darr College of Agriculture, University of Missouri Cooperative Extension and Lincoln University.

Everybody goes through it – that awkward phase known as puberty. Unfortunately, the most dramatic changes become evident when you attempt to be your most melodic.  

Dr. Cameron LaBarr, director of choral studies at Missouri State University, knows the incredible value music adds to life. He wants to talk about sticking with music even when the voice doesn’t seem able to stick to a note. 

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