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New MU study strives to detect risk of psychotic disorders like schizophrenia

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.

College of Arts and Science receives $1.28 million gift from MU alumnus

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.

Patricia Okker announced dean of College of Arts and Science

Okker has served as the interim dean of the College of Arts of Science since August 2016.

MU College of Arts and Science offers new online economics degree

The program gives graduate students a hands-on approach in understanding economics.

Study by MU professor finds communication benefits both men and women after miscarriage

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.

Third finalist for the dean of the College of Arts and Science visits campus

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.

MU launches new School of Visual Studies within College of Arts and Science

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.”

Researchers display agricultural engineering technologies at event last Saturday

MU’s agricultural engineering department began in 1917, but no longer exists as a separate academic department.

Two projects approved for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Scholars program

Assistant history professor Daniel Domingues: “[Students] will learn important skills, not just for their studies at the university but also for their careers.”

Pat Okker named interim dean of College of Arts and Science

Okker has selected Cooper Drury as a new associate dean.

College of Arts and Science Dean Michael O’Brien to leave MU

O’Brien has been named interim provost at Texas A&M-San Antonio.

College of Arts and Science approves diversity requirement

The vote for a diversity course requirement passed with 75 percent of support from faculty who voted.

MU presents five awards for contribution to campus diversity

The award celebrates various areas of diversity from gender to economic strata.