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Week of April 14, 2014

Angela Curl, an assistant professor in the  School of Social Work, discussed steps individuals can take now to improve their wellness and stay healthy through their retirement years.
4/10/2014                    U.S. News & World Report  (leading online newsmagazine with nearly 3 million unique visitors per month)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0403-aging-workforce-requires-new-strategies-for-employee-retention-mu-researcher-says/

Officials from the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders have announced plans to partner with St. Louis-based Mercy Autism Center in order to expand research, professional education and clinical care for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders.
4/07/14                        Missouri Cures
4/08/14                        Columbia Tribune
4/09/14                        Columbia Missourian
4/11/14                        Columbia Business Times
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0407-mu-thompson-center-for-autism-and-neurodevelopmental-disorders-to-partner-with-mercy-autism-center/

James Schiffbauer, assistant professor of geological sciences in the College of Arts and Science, found rare, 500-million-year-old fossilized embryos. The MU research team’s methods of study may help with future interpretations of evolutionary history.
4/10/14                        ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
4/10/14                        Eurekalert (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
4/10/14                        Phys.Org (#27 most visited science news website)
4/11/14                        Yahoo!IndiaNews.com
4/11/14                        RedOrbit.com  (#1 most visited science news website)
4/11/14                        World Fossil Society
4/14/14                        LiveScience (#3 most visited science news website)
4/15/14                        Yahoo!News.com (#1 most visited news website)
4/15/14                        NBCNews.com  (#9 most visited news website)
4/15/14                        FoxNews.com  (#11 most visited news website)
4/15/14                        Huffington Post  (#3 most visited news website)
*Stories about this research appeared in more than 122 other international, national and regional media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0410-mu-researchers-find-rare-fossilized-embryos-more-than-500-million-years-old/

Ray Semlitsch, Curators Professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Science, determined that golf courses can offer a viable habitat for stream salamanders, and enhanced management practices may be beneficial to ecosystems within golf courses.
4/9/14                          Eurekalert (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
4/10/14                        Phys.Org (#27 most visited science news website)
4/11/14                        Futurity.org (#17 most visited science news website)
4/14/14                        GolfWrx.com (in association with Golf Digest)
*Stories about this research appeared in more than 34 other international, national and regional media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0410-salamanders-help-predict-health-of-ecosystems-on-u-s-golf-courses-mu-researchers-find/