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National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of Sept. 22, 2014

The University of Missouri celebrated its 175th anniversary with a week-long series of events culminating in the inauguration of R. Bowen Loftin as MU’s 22nd chief executive officer. 
9/15/14 Associated Press
9/15/14 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
9/15/14 Columbia Missourian
9/18/14 KOMU-TV (NBC) – Columbia, MO
9/18/14 KRCG-TV (CBS) – Columbia, MO
9/19/14 Columbia Daily Tribune
9/19/14 Columbia Missourian
9/19/14 KBIA-FM (Radio) – Columbia, MO
9/19/14 The Maneater
9/19/14 Mizzou Magazine
*Stories about this release appeared in more than 50 national, online and state media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/events/2014/0919-media-advisory-university-of-missouri-175th-anniversary-commemorative-week-and-installation-of-r-bowen-loftin-as-mu%E2%80%99s-22nd-chief-executive-officer/

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has pledged $10 million to the University of Missouri School of Journalism to enhance faculty salaries. This most recent gift makes the Reynolds Foundation the first $100 million donor to the University of Missouri, following previous gifts to build the Reynolds Alumni Center and to build and fund in perpetuity the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
09/19/14 Associated Press
09/19/14 Las Vegas Review-Journal (#42 U.S. newspaper)
09/19/14 KRCG-TV Columbia, MO (2)
09/19/14 KMOX-AM St. Louis, MO
09/19/14 KMIZ-TV Columbia, MO (3)
09/19/14 KQFX-TV Columbia, MO
09/19/14 Columbia Missourian
09/19/14 St. Louis Business Journal
09/19/14 The Maneater
09/19/14 Columbia Daily Tribune
09/20/14 KBIA-FM Columbia, MO
09/22/14 KCTV-TV Kansas City, MO (#31 U.S. television market)
*Stories about this release appeared in more than 15 national, online and state media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0919-10-million-gift-to-fund-faculty-fellowships-at-the-mu-school-of-journalism/

Jen-Hao Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health Professions, found that attention, social and behavioral issues in children with asthma are influenced by socioeconomic inequalities and that poor consequences of asthma are concentrated among children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
09/15/14 ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
09/15/14 ScienceCodex (#7 most visited health blog)
09/15/14 EurekAlert (#9 most visited science news website)
09/16/14 esciencenews.com (#24 most visited science news website)
09/15/14 ScienceNewsline
09/15/14 Medical Xpress
09/15/14 Health Medicine Network
*Stories about this research appeared in more than 20 international, national, online and state media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0915-long-term-effects-of-childhood-asthma-influenced-by-socioeconomic-status/

Judith Goodman, an associate professor in the School of Health Professions and chair of the Department of Communication Science and Disorders, found that toddlers learn words differently as they age, and a limit exists as to how many words they can learn each day.
09/21/14 Asia News International
09/21/14 Times of India (#3 most visited international newspaper)
09/17/14 EurekAlert.org (#9 most visited science news website)
09/18/14 Medical Daily
09/18/14 The Bump
09/18/14 ScienceCodex.com (#7 most visited health blog)
09/21/14 Science Daily (#2 most visited science news website)
*Stories about this research appeared in more than 50 international, national, online and state media outlets.
Link to news release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0917-babies-learn-words-differently-as-they-age-mu-researcher-says/

Paula McSteen, associate professor in the Division of Biological Sciences and a researcher in the Bond Life Sciences Center, found that boron plays an integral role in development and reproduction in corn plants. Scientists anticipate that understanding how corn uses the nutrient can help farmers make informed decisions in boron deficient areas and improve crop yields.
8/25/14 ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
8/25/14 EurekAlert.org (#9 most visited science news website)
8/25/14 Phys.org (#27 most visited science news website)
8/25/14 National Science Foundation
8/25/14 ScienceCodex.com (#7 science news blog)
8/26/14 eScienceNews.com (#24 most visited science news website)
8/27/14 ScienceNewsDaily (#49 most visited science news website)
9/22/14 Brownfield Ag Network
*Stories about this research appeared in more than 330 international, national, online and state media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0825-mu-researchers-find-boron-facilitates-stem-cell-growth-and-development-in-corn/