The sport of roller derby embraces and empowers women of all sizes, shapes, ages and personalities on the track. Even through these differences, surprisingly one thing is pretty common among the local players – many of them have ties to MU.
Tag: rural sociology
Roller derby is a fun fit for some CAFNR women
States should treat tax policy as an investment portfolio
Judith Stallmann, a professor of community development extension, agricultural and applied economics and rural sociology in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, said that state governments should treat tax policy as they would an investment portfolio.
Sustainable agriculture major nationally recognized for leadership
Sustainable agriculture major Monica Everett was recognized nationally for her leadership on food policy at Mizzou. She's created partnerships on and off campus to increase student awareness of where their food comes from, and worked to bring healthy, local food to campus and to area food pantries.
Barriers cause rural women to suffer a higher incidence of breast cancer
Women living in rural Missouri who must drive long distances to health care providers are more likely to be diagnosed with late stage breast cancer, research at the University of Missouri shows.
Faustine Williams and Steve Jeanetta’s poster entitled “Spatial Cluster of Female Breast Cancer in Missouri” won second place in the poster competition.
On April 22, Jordan Dawdy, a second-year doctoral student in Rural Sociology, was inducted into the Rollins Society during Tap Day ceremonies at the University of Missouri. The Rollins Society was created in 1994 by the Graduate and Professional Council to recognize graduate and professional students at MU who have significantly advanced the well-being of [...]