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National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of April 13, 2015

Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield have given a $10 million gift to the University of Missouri to help fund the proposed new School of Music building. The generous gift is the largest gift ever given to MU to support the fine arts.
04/10/15          Associated Press
04/10/15          St. Louis Post-Dispatch (#40 U.S. newspaper)
04/10/15          Kansas City Star (#28 U.S. newspaper)
04/10/15          Springfield News-Leader
04/10/15          KSDK-TV St. Louis, MO (#21 U.S. television market)
04/10/15          KTVI-TV St. Louis, MO (#21 U.S. television market)
04/10/15          Columbia Daily Tribune
04/10/15          St. Louis Business Journal
04/10/15          KMOX-AM St. Louis, MO (#21 U.S. radio market)
04/10/15          KRCG-TV Columbia, MO (4)
04/10/15          KOMU-TV Columbia, MO (2)
04/10/15          KMIZ-TV Columbia, MO (3)
04/10/15          KBIA-FM Columbia, MO
04/10/15          Columbia Missourian
04/11/15          The Maneater
04/12/15          St. Louis Post-Dispatch (#40 U.S. newspaper)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0410-missouri-couple-gives-10-million-to-support-new-music-building-at-mu-largest-gift-ever-to-support-the-arts-at-mizzou/

Officials held a ceremony to launch the renovations of Lafferre Hall, the main building of the College of Engineering. On Oct. 16, 2014, Governor Jay Nixon toured Lafferre and approved the state’s issuance of $38.5 million for renovations to the 1935 and 1944 sections of the building.
04/14/15          Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Mo.
04/14/15          Columbia Missourian, Columbia, Mo.
04/13/15          KMIZ-TV (ABC) – Columbia, Mo.
04/13/15          KRCG-TV (CBS) – Columbia, Mo.
04/13/15          KOMU-TV (NBC) – Columbia, Mo.
Link to release: https://nbsubscribe.missouri.edu/engineering/2015/0413-media-advisory-mu-ceremony-to-kick-off-renovations-at-lafferre-hall/

Chris Robert, an associate professor of management in the Trulaske College of Business, has shown that people tend to overestimate the likelihood of new technologies’ success; this overconfidence can influence important decisions, such as investing in companies that produce new technology.
Stories about this research appeared in more than 20 international, national, local and online news outlets.
04/08/15      Science Daily (#2 most visited science news website) (several retweets)
04/08/15      BrightSurf (#58 most visited science news website)
04/08/15      Science Newsline-Psychology
04/08/15      esciencenews.com (#24 most visited science news website)
04/08/15      Health Medicine Network
04/08/15      Technology.org
04/10/15      Futurity (AAU research news website)
04/10/15      techtimes.com
04/10/15      KOMU-TV
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0407-overconfidence-in-new-technologies-can-influence-decision-making/