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December 2022 Monthly Update

Government Relations Monthly Update

If you would like more information regarding any of the stories we share, or if you have any suggestions, please feel free to contact Dusty Schnieders and/or Emily Lucas If you would like to visit any of the campuses to see research and community service projects, please let us know and we can coordinate such meetings. There are also University of Missouri Extension offices in every county and district, who also like to show off what they do in your communities, and we would be happy to coordinate those visits as well.

MU campus photoUniversity of Missouri-Columbia

Using a $2.6 million grant from NIH, researchers at the MU College of Engineering are designing a breathable material with antimicrobial properties for use with a wearable heart monitor.
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University of Missouri’s year in review, to include notable stories from 2022.
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UMKC campus photoUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

Only 10 of the 219 counties that make up Missouri and Kansas have enough dental care providers, according to the Rural Health Information Hub. The majority of these dental deserts are in rural communities. The UMKC School of Dentistry is working to end this dental drought through a number of measures.
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S&T campus photoMissouri University of Science and Techonology

Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe shared life lessons and advice with graduates at two Missouri University of Science and Technology commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17, on the Missouri S&T campus.
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UMSL campus photoUniversity of Missouri-Saint Louis

Veterans Center celebrates 10 years serving military-connected students at UMSL.
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UMSL is investing in the growing geospatial field. As part of the educational agreement, UMSL faculty and staff are working with NGA professionals to develop a variety of academic courses to provide students with the skills necessary for careers in geodesy, geophysics and geospatial intelligence. Furthermore, UMSL is the only university in the region working with the agency to develop foundational geodesy coursework.
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Reviewed 2022-12-22