The study uses MRI scans to help detect and prevent psychosis from seriously developing in patients, which could help lower societal and public health costs.
The gift will help fund the physics and astronomy undergraduate and graduate programs, giving current and future students more opportunities for hands-on research and collaboration.
Okker has served as the interim dean of the College of Arts of Science since August 2016.
The program gives graduate students a hands-on approach in understanding economics.
Assistant professor Haley Horstman: “Opening the channels of communication is really important so that you can provide perspective and that you can provide support for your partner.”
Fourth and final College of Arts and Science dean candidate plans to advocate for inclusion on campus, increase funding for the college
Patricia Okker currently serves as the interim dean and said that, in that position, she learned about the inner workings of the college.
In addition to open forums, College of Arts and Science students will have the opportunity to give feedback on the candidates through an electronic survey.
Second candidate for Arts and Science dean position wants to raise MU enrollment, positive morale among staff
Jeffrey Roberts explained his past work to increase student and staff engagement at Purdue University, where he currently works as a chemistry professor.
Nancy Goroff, finalist for dean of College of Arts and Science, meets with MU faculty and staff to learn more about campus, continue interview process
The second candidate for the position visited campus on Thursday, and the third and fourth will visit later this month.
Director Jo Stealey: “We do not intend to be the biggest program. Rather, our goal is to be the best, and we are going to be the best. We already are the best.”
MU researchers conducted a series of studies to measure how people use intuition to determine scenarios as morally wrong
“I was just really curious about individual differences and how people react to these things and the reasons that that happens,” Sarah Ward said.
MU associate professor Rabia Gregory to use $30,000 grant to improve the teaching of religious diversity
The program will involve community listening sessions, a religious survey and faculty events.
MU social work professors research the relationship between veterans and the criminal justice system
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, veterans make up about 8 percent of the U.S. prison population.
MU associate professor Catherine Rymph's new book about the history of American foster care to come out in October
Postdoctoral teaching fellow Cassandra Yacovazzi: “Her book raises the question of what our responsibility is to the community and the children in the community in which we live.”
MU’s agricultural engineering department began in 1917, but no longer exists as a separate academic department.
Assistant history professor Daniel Domingues: “[Students] will learn important skills, not just for their studies at the university but also for their careers.”
Okker has selected Cooper Drury as a new associate dean.
O’Brien has been named interim provost at Texas A&M-San Antonio.
The vote for a diversity course requirement passed with 75 percent of support from faculty who voted.
The award celebrates various areas of diversity from gender to economic strata.