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MSU Foundation announces major gifts
The Missouri State University Foundation on Wednesday announced $8 million in recent large gifts, including funds for a soccer field and running track, a field hockey and lacrosse field, sand volleyball courts, and receipt of a woodland that during the Great Depression was the site of a 17-building federal camp for transients.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
"Coach Tuke" named new SEMO football coach
Watch live video of the Southeast Missouri State University press conference announcing its new head football coach.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Fatal hit-and-run bicyclist crash leads to murder charge - but not against driver who fled
After weeks of reviewing the details of a Nov. 17 fatal hit-and-run of a bicyclist near the Missouri State University campus, Greene County prosecutors have decided to charge someone with murder -- but not the woman who they say was driving the car that hit the bicyclist.
Three promoted at Commerce Bank
Tonya Hammons has been promoted to be the Republic and Southwest Springfield branch manager.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Missouri State Considers Banning Nerf Guns After Campus Lockdown
Missouri State University officials are discussing whether to ban nerf guns after a professor confused the toy for a real gun.
Missouri State's Barnett has article on 'Golden Age of Piracy' published
What few people realize is that at one time piracy was viewed as a legitimate means of entry into the New World.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Missouri State U, considers banning Nerf guns after 'scare' prompts 911 call
A riddle: What's the difference between a Nerf gun and a gun that fires bullets that can injure or kill? The answer is none, if you're the professor at Missouri State University who ordered a lockdown of his classroom and called 911 after he saw one of the brightly-colored toys and assumed it was a "real" gun.
Six Missouri State students earn recognition as citizen scholars
The Missouri State University Board of Governors on Friday designated six students as 2013 citizen scholars.
University of Kentucky to give former MSU president Nietzel an honorary degree
Michael T. Nietzel, president of Missouri State University from 2005 to 2010, on Dec. 20 will receive an honorary degree from the University of Kentucky, where he worked for 32 years prior to coming to Springfield.
Engagement: Stacy Lipskoch & Ryan Schneider
An October 18, 2014 wedding is planned at Downstream Resort and Hotel, Joplin. The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Helias High School, Jefferson City, and a 2006 graduate of Missouri State University with a Computer Animation degree.
Engagement: Katie Roberts & Landon Brixey
Katie will graduate from Missouri State University in December with a degree in Elementary Education.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
MSU board tackles challenges facing 'first-generation' students
Missouri State University's Board of Governors on Friday explored the challenges faced by first-generation students.
MSU students looking at Zipcar
The student Sustainability Commission at Missouri State University is looking into contracting with a company that would provide two to four cars that could be reserved, for a price, by students who need a vehicle.
Experts discuss historical, mystical elements in the story of Jesus' birth
The birth of Jesus as described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke is familiar to many Christians, but there are some missing details, and people may fill in the gaps with their own imagination.
Zombie game draws concerns at Mo. State campus
Missouri State University officials are trying to decide how, or if, to monitor fake guns used on campus during a popular Zombie game.
MSU holds two fall commencement ceremonies on Friday
Missouri State University conferred 1,379 degrees to students at its 2013 fall commencement ceremonies at 12:30 and 4 p.m. Friday at the JQH Arena.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
MSU announces initial inductees to Public Affairs Hall of Fame
A president, senator and newspaper publisher will be the inaugural inductees into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame.
MSU taking a close look at Nerf guns as part of campus game
Missouri State University is taking a closer look at a brand of toy guns in the wake of the increasing popularity of a semi-annual, campus-wide game called "Humans vs. Zombies."
Thu Dec 12, 2013
LMI Adds Bowden to Support Intelligence Community Initiatives
LMI has hired longtime Intelligence Community veteran Dennis J. Bowden to serve as a director in LMI's Corporate Business Development unit, in which he will support efforts to bring all of LMI's capabilities to the members of the IC.
MSU, 4 other schools team up to offer online ag classes
Missouri State University and four other public universities in the state have collaborated to offer online agriculture courses in which each school draws upon its strengths and expertise.