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MU School of Nursing dean to retire in December

Oct. 18, 2017

University of Missouri Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Garnett Stokes announced today that Judith Miller, dean of the MU Sinclair School of Nursing, will retire effective Dec. 31, 2017. Miller has served as dean of the School of Nursing since August 2008.  Full Story
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For Older Adults, Volunteering Could Improve Brain Function

MU researcher finds association between volunteering and improved cognitive functioning, especially among women and those with lower levels of education

Oct. 16, 2017

Older adults worried about losing their cognitive functions could consider volunteering as a potential boost, according to a University of Missouri researcher. While volunteering and its associations with physical health are well known, less has been known about its associations with mental functioning. Now, Christine Proulx, an associate professor in the Human Development and Family Science Department in the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences, has identified a link between volunteering and higher levels of cognitive functioning in older adults.  Full Story
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