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Gov. Jay Nixon says an increase in revenue has prompted the release of $43 million, which in turn will benefit various projects in Springfield and around the state.

Some people are born into it. Those who are not, will likely enter it at one time or another. We're talking about the disability community and its unique challenges and value.

Katheryne Staeger-Wilson, director of the Disability Resource Center at Missouri State University, and Dr. Jamaine Abidogun, professor of history, explain the disability studies minor and what it brings to its students.

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Results of a campus and community climate study released this week shows Missouri State University data in line with that of other schools across the nation, according to President Clif Smart.

“The results of this study make two points clear,” Smart said. “First, we have made progress in the last five years; second, we still have lots of work to do.”

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Ethics conversations on end of life decisions, sustainability, news reporting, poverty and race are among the panel discussions slated for April 14-17, as part of Missouri State University’s annual Public Affairs Conference.

The theme for the event, now in its 10th year, is The Ethical Citizen: Can you Make a Difference? Free and open to the public, the Public Affairs Conference is intended for all community members, often addressing a wide range of issues and featuring a diverse group of speakers.

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In an effort to expand opportunities and allow students to stay close to home, Ozarks Technical Community College and Missouri State University announced a partnership Thursday at OTC’s Table Rock Campus.  This partnership will allow students to be able to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in communications  or English with an emphasis on professional writing at the Hollister campus.