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

Since the 1980s, it has been well known that nicotine is bad for your health. At the Jordan Valley Innovation Center, researchers are conducting experiments to understand the linkage between trigeminal pain and nicotine.

Late stage cancer patients experience a wide range of emotions, and those in search of a coping mechanism often turn to avoidance and distraction, according to Dr. Ann Rost, associate professor of psychology at Missouri State University.

 

 

Missouri State University has convened a Diversity Task Force to continue the focus on diversity and inclusiveness on the Missouri State campus and to influence change in the community. One way people can get involved is through visiting the Discovery Center's "Race Exhibit" this summer. Dr. Ken Coopwood, vice president for diversity and inclusion and MSU, shares more about this opportunity.

The Ozarks have a unique history, yet it can also be said that he Ozarks represent a miniature version of the United States. Dr. Brooks Blevins, Noel Boyd associate professor of Ozarks studies at Missouri State University, shares about the recent addition of an Ozarks studies minor at the University.

The Ozarks have a unique history, yet it can also be said that he Ozarks represent a miniature version of the United States. Dr. Brooks Blevins, Noel Boyd associate professor of Ozarks studies at Missouri State University, shares about the recent addition of an Ozarks studies minor at the University.

The iconic tent has gone up behind Craig Hall on the Missouri State University campus, marking the start of the 50th season of Tent Theatre. Events scheduled through July will celebrate the 50th All-Star Season.

Managing director Mark Templeton discusses what patrons have to look forward to this season.

Many people wax poetic about the good old days of baseball. According to Dr. Stephen McIntyre, associate professor of history at Missouri State University, baseball has always been big business.

Since its inception in 2005, the annual public affairs conference at Missouri State University has tackled the big topics of community engagement, ethical leadership and cultural competence - the pillars on which the mission was founded.

As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is commemorated, new theories continue to arise on the faults that allowed the unsinkable ship to do just that.