It’s reason enough to celebrate when your fiction story is published in the summer 2013 issue of Indiana Review. But when University of Missouri–St. Louis alumnus Ryan Trattles, MFA 2013, learned that his story “Helpful Products for Family Men: A User’s Guide” was also highly praised in Ploughshares, another prestigious literary establishment, it felt a bit surreal.
“Shattered, Cracked, or Firmly Intact?: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide” BY FARIDA JALALZAI Oxford University Press, March 2013 The idea of women in powerful roles is no myth, but the climb to executive leadership is still trying and does not necessarily correspond to a woman’s social status and the existence of gender equality, [...]
There are people who inspire others to be better versions of themselves. Orvin Kimbrough is one of those people, and he’s turned his leadership abilities and compassion into quite the career.
The University of Missouri–St. Louis’ Alumni Association is turning a new leaf with its new president Michael J. Finkes, BS chemistry 1973 and MS chemistry 1978. Finkes, a seasoned member of the association, assumed his position July 1. He recently retired from Monsanto, where he worked for more than 30 years, and is dedicating his time and energy to the university and community that helped him build a foundation for his successful career.
The late Robert McKnight, honorary trustee and longtime member of the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library, will live on through his outstanding contributions to the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
Park it in the garage Dec. 3 to be eligible for giveaways and refreshments at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Coffee, cocoa and donuts will be passed out from 9-11 a.m. to those who park in the Millennium North Garage, Millennium South Garage and West Drive Garage. The food and giveaway table will be stationed [...]
Louisa Werner wakes up at 8 a.m. From 9 to 10:45 a.m. she fulfills her duties as a research assistant in the psychology lab on campus before attending her 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. class. Then it’s on to tennis practice from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. She changes just in time for one more night class, officially concluding her day at 9:30 p.m.
One hundred fifty new blue recycling bins are being dispersed across the University of Missouri–St. Louis’ campus to increase the university’s recycling effort in time for America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. The first round of blue bins were set up Nov. 13 in Lucas and Clark Hall. The UMSL Sustainability crew will continue to [...]
Whether you’re a fan of poetry or fiction, you’ll get the best of both worlds Monday at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Poet Sally Van Doren, MFA 2000, and fiction writer Ron Austin, MFA 2011, will read for the upcoming installment of the Monday Noon Series.
That’s right. The U, the University of Missouri–St. Louis’ student radio station, will be on mtvU for the College Radio Countdown. Their episode will play their 10 music picks and mtvU videos that best represent The U’s vibe.