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UCM biology professor awarded grant to save endangered fish

Research shows the disappearance of a species is happening in Missouri’s backyard, and it doesn’t look like it’s getting any better. Assistant professor of biology, Dr. Aaron Geheber, recently received a $109,305 grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation to discover where Missouri’s remaining Topeka shiners live. The Topeka shiner is a small fish, the… Read more »

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality

As we enter February, more and more people are already failing their New Year’s resolutions. According to Time, the 10 most commonly broken resolutions include all the most commonly made resolutions. Odds are, if you made a resolution at all, you’ve already broken it. US News and World Report found that, last year, the failure… Read more »

‘Captain Marvel’: Good but not great

“Captain Marvel” has a very interesting plot. However, to avoid spoilers, this opening synopsis will be kept vague. Set as a prequel to the rest of the MCU movies, the film is based off a Marvel Comics character who was never very popular. Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, is a Kree warrior, a powerful… Read more »

UCM adds faculty mentoring component to success advising model

The University of Central Missouri is adding a campuswide faculty mentoring program to engage students beyond the classroom. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said the idea is to customize a faculty mentorship program with each school on campus. Schueller said this provost-initiated program started in January by first meeting with school chairs and program… Read more »