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Week of July 28, 2014

MU has set a single-year record for fundraising. The MU advancement team and the university community have raised a record $164.5 million in the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing the previous record of $160.5 million raised in 2008. With this total, MU surpassed its goal of $150 million for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
07/08/14    Associated Press
07/09/14    Washington Times
07/08/14    Columbia Daily Tribune
07/08/14    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
07/09/14    Kansas City Star
07/09/14    St. Louis Business Journal
07/11/14    KCUR-FM – Kansas City, Mo. (NPR affiliate)   
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 23 national, regional and online news outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0708-mu-sets-fundraising-record-for-single-year/

MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin has named Ellen de Graffenreid as the new vice chancellor for marketing and communications, effective Sept. 2. Currently, de Graffenreid is the senior vice president for communications at Brandeis University, an AAU-member university located in Waltham, Mass.
07/24/14    Columbia Tribune
07/24/14    Columbia Missourian
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0724-de-graffenreid-named-vice-chancellor-of-marketing-and-communications-at-mu/

During the 2011 and 2012 migration seasons, Dylan Kesler, an assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife in CAFNR, monitored mallard ducks with new remote satellite tracking technology.  The research revealed that mallards use public and private wetland conservation areas extensively as they travel hundreds of miles across the continent.
07/17/14    birdwatchingdaily.com
07/17/14    Phys.Org (#4 most read science news site)
07/18/14    Futurity (AAU research news website)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0716-duck-migration-study-reveals-importance-of-conserving-wetlands-mu-researchers-find/

Graduate students at the University of Missouri Truman School Of Public Affairs are hosting a five day summer camp, the Truman Leadership Camp, to engage adolescents in civic and community service. The camp, which is in its second year, is directed at children who are entering the seventh, eighth or ninth grades and will feature service projects and other community improvement ventures for students.
07/26/14    Columbia Daily Tribune

More than 130 undergraduates from the University of Missouri and 48 other higher education institutions presented their work at the Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum. The forum showcased student research and scholarly and creative achievements to the Mizzou community.
7/26/14      Columbia Daily Tribune
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/events/2014/0724-media-advisory-mu-to-host-undergraduate-research-creative-achievements-forum-2/