The Gathering Place, a historic Columba bed and breakfast, will celebrate its 10,000th breakfast served since becoming a student hospitality management laboratory. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on June 5.
Gathering Place celebrates milestone as an educational laboratory
Class of '93 graduate earns new job at forecasting service
Laura (Eikermann) Furgione, who earned her Bachelor’s degree in atmospheric sciences from Mizzou in 1993, was named the Acting Assistant Administrator for the National Weather Service (NWS) in May.
Brandon Thiel, recent plant sciences graduate, Marshall, Mo., was named CAFNR’s Outstanding Senior for 2011-2012. During his time at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Thiel served on the CAFNR Steering Week Committee, CAFNR Student Council, MU Homecoming Committee, Omicron Delta Kappa honor society, Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, and others; all with an [...]
Crafting a tool to inform fire management
Prescribed fire is growing in popularity as a tool for forest management, but the benefit/cost ratio is hotly contested among natural resource managers. Joe Marschall, research specialist at the Missouri Tree Ring Laboratory, created a tool to quickly and accurately evaluate fire's effects on timber quality in Missouri's oak forests.
Climate Change Conference held June 6-8
Developing better ways to adapt to climate change is the theme of a conference June 6-8 at the University of Missouri. This conference, Adapting to Climate Change: Gaining the Advantage, is primarily funded by the Mizzou Advantage. It will highlight policy options, research priorities, message distribution, infrastructure investment, business opportunities and education needs. It will [...]
Research identifies method to remove faulty sperm
Research from a CAFNR reproductive scientist identifies faulty sperm and takes them out of the equation for artificial insemination (AI) of cattle.