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4:42 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Events Scheduled to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

In 1990, Congress established November as Native American Heritage Month in order to celebrate the first Americans. Missouri State University will celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November with a variety of events.

Events include:

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Missouri State Journal
9:45 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Babies Teach Psychology Researchers about Perception, Learning

What can a four-month-old teach college students and faculty about learning? According to Dr. Wayne Mitchell, associate professor of psychology at Missouri State University, there is much to learn from these infants.

For example: You’re driving on the Interstate with traffic all around you. In tiny increments of time, you are cognitively aware: That’s a red Accord. That’s a blue Camry. That’s a semi. That's a DeLorean with a flux capacitor.

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Missouri State Journal
4:42 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Public Affairs Convocation Features Notable Humanitarian

Eric Greitens

Navy SEAL and CEO of “The Mission Continues” to speak on leading with compassion

Eric Greitens, renowned humanitarian, is the keynote speaker for Missouri State University’s 2014 Public Affairs Convocation, which will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.

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Missouri State Journal
7:59 am
Wed October 8, 2014

MSU Homecoming Celebration Includes Old, New Activities

Homecoming BearFest Village

Members of MarooNation everywhere and members of the Springfield area community are invited to join the celebration of Missouri State University’s “Let the Good Times Roar” Homecoming. Student Homecoming activities are scheduled Oct. 14-18 and alumni and community events are Oct. 17-18.

Those who attend any Homecoming event are invited to comment and post pictures using the Twitter or Instagram hashtag #BearsHomecoming.

Oct. 17

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Missouri State Journal
11:31 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Training the next Olympians

In the health and athletics world, the word train means to practice in order to improve. But in the world of Special Olympics athletes, it means so much more, thanks to a group of students and faculty from Missouri State University. This interdisciplinary group from kinesiology, special education, dietetics, graphic design and computer science developed TRAIN, Testing Recreation Activities and Improving Nutrition, in 2009 and 2010.

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