International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage
Selected Weekly News Placements
Based on press releases disseminated from MU’s News Bureau, during the past week, the following news placements about Mizzou appeared in international, national, state and online media outlets.
View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php.
MU has been chosen as a partner by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation to recognize and reward five exceptional incoming Mizzou students who exemplify leadership, scholarship and service with full scholarships.
Link to release: University of Missouri among Select Universities to Offer Prestigious Stamps Scholars Program
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (#34 U.S. newspaper, 2.3 million unique visitors per month)
St. Louis American
Aaron Ericssson, director of the MU Metagenomics Center and a research professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, found that a common probiotic in yogurt and nutrition supplements can decrease stress-related behavior and anxiety.
Link to release: Common Probiotics Can Reduce Stress Levels, Lessen Anxiety
The Daily Mail, London, U.K. (#2 U.K. newspaper; 2.14 million daily circulation; 28 million unique visitors per month)
Futurity (AAU science news website; more than 1.9 million unique visitors per month)
Steve Ball, associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at the University of Missouri, says that to prevent holiday weight gain, people need to focus on consistency and set realistic goals for exercise.
SELF (1.9 million unique visitors per month)
Brownfield Ag Network-Healthy Living (400 radio stations across the MidWest)
The Truman School Institute of Public Policy partnered with the Women’s Foundation to release findings on how licensing and certifications can create barriers, such as outdated requirements for licensure, that limit entrepreneurship opportunities for females.
Kansas City Star (1.6 million unique visitors per month)
Alasdair Roberts, professor of public affairs, commented on the presidential election and the deep
divisions in the country.
St. Louis Post Dispatch (2.3 million unique visitors per month)
John Brockman, associate professor of research in the MU Research Reactor, developed procedures that will better identify individuals exposed to uranium within one year. Scientists and homeland security experts believe this noninvasive procedure could identify individuals who may be smuggling nuclear materials for criminal purposes.
Link to release: Nuclear CSI: Noninvasive Procedure Could Identify Criminal Nuclear Activity
Futurity (#17 most visited science news website; 1.2 million unique visitors per month)