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MU Initiative Receives $500,000 NSF Grant to Augment Public Science Education and Outreach

Mizzou’s Broader Impacts program seeks to help citizens appreciate research and outcomes made possible by federal grants

Aug. 14, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $500,000 grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional initiative designed to encourage education and outreach efforts that communicate the value of taxpayers’ investment in federal scientific research. “The Broader Impacts and Outreach Network for Institutional Collaboration (BIONIC)” program, led by the University of Missouri, will bring together professionals who help scientists convey the importance of their research to society.  Full Story

MU Launches Initiative to Promote Knowledge of American Political System and Constitutional Democracy

Aug. 14, 2014

This fall, the University of Missouri departments of history and political science will unveil a new program to support excellence in the teaching and study of American constitutional and democratic traditions. The Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy includes initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty.  Full Story
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