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October 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

MU has earned $8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand the research facility on MU’s campus and speed up the scientific discoveries that can help treat humans who are suffering from the same diseases shown in the genetically modified pigs.
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It’s been one year since the doors officially opened at the Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health building on the University of Missouri campus, here is a year in review.
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UMKC campus photoUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

Former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Mayor Quinton Lucas and members of the General Services Administration toured the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center to learn more about how UMKC's research on renewable energy.
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S&T campus photoMissouri University of Science and Techonology

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $2 million grant to a Missouri S&T to study the effectiveness of alternative jet fuels.
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UMSL campus photoUniversity of Missouri-Saint Louis

To meet a critical need for quality-trained social workers, the University of Missouri -St. Louis announced a collaboration with the largest employer in the St. Louis region, BJC HealthCare, to increase the available number of social workers in the area of behavioral health services.  
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Reviewed 2022-11-11