Skip to main content
Skip to navigation

National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of Oct. 20, 2014

Heather Leidy, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, found that eating breakfast, particularly meals rich in protein, increases young adults’ levels of a brain chemical associated with feelings of reward, which may reduce food cravings and overeating later in the day. Understanding the brain chemical and its role in food cravings could lead to improvements in obesity prevention and treatment. The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, the College of Human Environmental Sciences and the School of Medicine.
10/15/14    U.K. Daily Mail (#2 U.K. newspaper, 2.14 million daily circulation)
10/15/14    MSN Australia
10/16/14    Yahoo! News-India
10/16/14    La Presse-Canada
10/17/14    Times of India (#3 most visited international newspaper)
10/17/14    Parade Magazine
10/18/14    PsychCentral (#15 most visited health blog)
10/16/14    Medical News Today (#2 most visited health news website)
10/20/14    ABC News Radio
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 100 international and national media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1015-eating-breakfast-increases-brain-chemical-involved-in-regulating-food-intake-and-cravings-mu-researchers-find/

College of Education researchers Barbara Reys, Corey Webel, James Tarr and Nianbo Dong will receive nearly $2.3 million from the National Science Foundation over the next four years to study elementary students’ mathematics learning outcomes in relation to teacher expertise and classroom assignment. The results will help school and district leaders throughout the nation better determine how to use their elementary teaching staffs to provide all students with high-quality mathematics instruction.
10/14/14    Associated Press
10/14/14    Houston Chronicle (#14 U.S. newspaper, 360,251 daily circulation)
10/14/14    San Francisco Chronicle (#29 U.S. newspaper, 218,987 daily circulation)
10/14/14    Kansas City Star
10/14/14    Fox 2 St. Louis (#21 U.S. broadcast market)
10/14/14    Columbia Missourian
10/16/14    KPLA-FM (Radio) - Columbia, MO (2)
10/16/14    KMOX-AM (Radio) - St. Louis, MO (3) (#21 U.S. broadcast market)
10/20/14    KOMU - Columbia, MO (2)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1014-2-3-million-nsf-grant-will-fund-mu-study-of-math-learning-outcomes/

Pamela Norum, a professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, found that many more of the baby boomer generation possess skills such as sewing, hemming, button repair and general laundry knowledge than Americans 18-33 years of age. Norum says a need exists for increased education on what once was considered common clothing maintenance knowledge.
10/15/14    The India Times
10/14/14    Science Daily (#3 most visited science news site)
10/15/14    Jezebel
10/15/14    Phys.Org (#2 most visited science news site)
10/16/14    WGNO-TV New Orleans, LA
10/17/14    Huffington Post (#7 most read news site)
10/20/14    LeviStrauss.com
*Stories about this research have appeared in 25 other international and national media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1014-millennials-uneducated-on-important-clothing-care-skills-mu-study-finds/