September 2012

Chasing the Rain

Chasing the Rain

Mizzou studies stream erosion with a Doppler on Wheels

An interdisciplinary team of University of Missouri students is using one of the most advanced mobile radars to better learn how rainfall impacts an ecologically fragile area in middle Missouri.

Sunshine, Smiles and Science

Sunshine, Smiles and Science

South Farm Showcase offers fun, discovery for the whole family

More than 8,000 mid-Missourians attended the sixth annual South Farm Showcase, solidifying its place as a premier fall event for families in mid-Missouri. Attendees took mule-powered wagon rides, learned how to milk a cow, cheered on cockroaches in races, handled reptiles, petted baby animals, sampled Missouri wines and mealworms, played soccer on the turf, weaved […]

Two of Four

Two of Four

Hazelbauer and Jones named 2012 Curators' Professors

The University of Missouri Board of Curators this week named Jerry Hazelbauer, Biochemistry Professor, Chair (School of Medicine) and Division Director (College of Agriculture, Foods and Natural Resources and Natural Resources), and Jack Jones, the J. Michael Dunmire Professor and department chair in Fisheries and Wildlife, as Curators’ Professors – the University’s highest and most […]

Superior Sires

Superior Sires

DNA sequence data on Angus bulls could improve future accuracy in genomic-enhanced EPDs.

The Angus Foundation Board of Directors is funding a research project at the University of Missouri for the genomic sequencing of Angus bulls. This sequencing is meant to enhance the understanding and genetic prediction of Angus cattle performance.

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

MU summit focuses on causes, consequences, solutions

Hunger in America, and its causes, consequences and possible solutions, will be the topic of a University of Missouri national symposium Oct. 17-19.

Blooming Success

Blooming Success

Tiger Garden's Martin honored by International floral group

Kim Martin, Tiger Garden’s Supervisor and CAFNR Plant Sciences Design Instructor, has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) as a recipient of its coveted Certified Floral Designer (CFD) designation. Martin was granted this designation after successfully completing the Professional Floral Design Evaluation (PFDE) earlier this summer immediately prior to the Institute’s […]