"Intellectual Diversity" Promoted in House

A dispute sparked by a social work student at Missouri State University in Springfield has sparked legislation at the Capitol, which supporters say is needed to ensure intellectual diversity. Missouri State settled a lawsuit filed by student Emily Brooker who accused...

Researchers Explore the Role of Gender in the Classroom

Research shows boys and girls learn in different ways. Supervisor Sherry Whitson with the Missouri State University Field Experiences Office says she found male vision is drawn to movement, while female vision responds more to faces. Her research also shows boys like...

Missouri State Settles Student Lawsuit

Missouri State University in Springfield has settled a lawsuit with a student who says she was punished because she refused to sign a class-project letter supporting homosexual adoption. School president Michael Nietzel says the school’s investigations of...

Differing Views Offered on Storm Over Ports

Two professors at two of Missouri’s biggest universities find themselves on opposite ends of the debate over foreign ownership of American ports. Robert Baum teaches religious studies at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He worries the real reason for the...
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