The monthlong government shutdown has halted new research funding and slowed students’ ability to receive tax documents.
The project is expected to last three years and will involve various experiments involving ticks and cattle to study their responses to deadly pathogens.
R. Bowen Loftin has experience in the field, having worked with agencies like NASA and the military to develop effective ways to train and educate.
R. Bowen Loftin: “People seem to think I’m doing nothing, which is totally false. I’ve been very busy since all this happened back in November.”
Dan Miller: “I am a sort of idealist. I think we need to be thinking about the next generation and thinking about our kids.”
Without funding from the proposed library fee, the libraries may have to decrease their hours.
Click’s research topics have been called into question by lawmakers since her involvement in protests last fall.
The funding would boost treatments, community programs, trainings and research.
The 5-year plan would offer tax incentives to companies who used the land.
The two professors join Chancellor Loftin and Dr. Hank Foley as NAI Fellows from MU.
Students and faculty will be able to further studies in bioinformatics, geoinformatics, high performance computing and engineering applications.