Since 2004, the Public Policy Research Center Photography Project at the University of Missouri–St. Louis has amassed more than 900 photographs taken by amateur shutterbugs from the St. Louis community. The photos, along with artwork, poetry, autobiographical texts and project descriptions, were displayed at UMSL and within the communities they were taken. Starting this semester, those exhibits are now available to view in another location: online.
When Joan Hutchinson enrolled in a marketing class at the University of Missouri–St. Louis last semester, she wasn’t expecting to work on a real marketing campaign for Chevy. Nor was she expecting to compete with other college teams and place second on her first marketing plan, but that’s what happened.
Nadia King (left) and Kamilla Isakova celebrate their graduation from the University of Missouri–St. Louis on Dec. 15 outside the university’s Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center. Each earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. King hails from Minsk, Belarus, and Isakova from Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Steven Rowan, professor of history at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, has written, edited and translated extensively on the history of Germans in America. The German American Heritage Society of St. Louis recently recognized Rowan’s efforts by naming him this year’s Carl Schurz Heritage Award recipient.
A musical score composed by Barbara Harbach and based on works by Greek surrealist poet Andrea Embirikos will makes its debut at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 in the E. Desmond and Mary Ann Lee Theater at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center on the North Campus of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
Current United States-Mexico relations and immigration reform are hot topics in the news now. But it’s a book about the mid-20th-century relationship between the neighboring nations that’s earning praise for Deborah Cohen, associate professor of history at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The historian has received a trio of honors this year for her 2011 book “Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects.”
If you missed the annual holiday jazz concert at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, you’re in luck, as KTVI (Channel 2) will re-air the performance on Christmas morning.
When many Americans hear the word outsourcing, thoughts of shipping jobs overseas enter their head. However, a new trend in outsourcing is gaining momentum. Rural outsourcing is the idea of bringing jobs to rural areas throughout the United States.
The Leadership Academy in Character Education is a yearlong professional development program for education leaders. On Dec. 4, LACE graduates participated in peer-group discussions at Glen Echo Country Club in Normandy, Mo.
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Dec 14 2012 | Posted in Events
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