The University of Missouri–St. Louis incubator for startup companies continues to grow, with the addition of two new tenants. Retectix and Onshore Outsourcing recently moved into UMSL’s Innovative Technology Enterprises, which brings the ITE tenant count to eight.
As the rush continues to purchase last-minute school supplies and clothes, thoughts begin to focus on the upcoming school year. With a new school year, comes new homework assignments and the ongoing discussion about how much is too much.
When it comes to advertising, consumer behavior is the key to any successful campaign, according to marketing expert Haim Mano. Whether selling pencils or cars, he explained to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch advertisers must appeal to the buyer.
How does mass trauma affect us? How do you talk to children about traumatic events? University of Missouri–St. Louis psychologists talked to KSDK (Channel 5) reporter Kay Quinn about how to recover from events as tragic as last week’s theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., where a lone gunman opened fire on people during sold-out screening of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 12 and wounded more than 50 people.
With his most recent book, “Sublime Dreams of Living Machines,” Minsoo Kang tracked our love-hate relationships with robots, automata and other machines that mimic human behavior. The associate professor of history at the University of Missouri–St. Louis further discussed the topic in a feature about his work that ran in St. Louis Magazine.
Driving down the highway, you look over and notice the driver next to you is texting. How do you react? Some do nothing. Some honk their horns. Others get angry and some even retaliate.
“I don’t sleep as much as I’d like to,” said a chuckling Lydia Vaughan. The 19-year-old junior majoring in communication at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is extra busy these days balancing her school work, a part-time job and a thriving music career.
When the rest of their friends are sleeping this summer, hundreds of high school students are lining up for 8 a.m. classes at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The UMSL Bridge Program, the university’s award-winning precollegiate program, is now in it’s 26th year. And it’s enrollment has climbed to more than 400 this summer including it’s middle school program.
University of Missouri–St. Louis gerontologist expert Tom Meuser has done some great things since taking over the helm of the Gerontology Graduate Program at UMSL.
To paraphrase KMOX (1120), you don’t have to travel far from the University of Missouri–St. Louis campus to find great summer reading. “The Inverted Forest” by John Dalton, director of the MFA in Creative Writing program at UMSL, made the radio station’s list of “Books by St. Louis authors to read this summer.”