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International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected News Placements
Based on press releases disseminated from MU’s News Bureau, the following news placements about Mizzou recently appeared in international, national, state and online media outlets. View the news coverage online at

During the past month, more than 566 million people have had the opportunity to view positive stories about MU in 540 placements. Stories were shared more than 39,800 times on social media. 

Land Grant Compact Will Provide Access to Missouri Residents
Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Pelema Morrice signed the Missouri Land Grant Compact, which will cover all tuition and fees for all Pell-eligible Missouri residents who qualify for admission to MU. Missouri Land Grant Honors will meet 100 percent of unmet financial need, including tuition, fees, books and room and board.
Read the story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (#33 Newspaper, 4.1 million unique visitors per month)
Story also ran in U.S. News & World Report (#27 top website, 11.9 million unique visitors monthly)

These New Gadgets Could Be Game Changers for Senior Living
Researchers from the Sinclair School of Nursing and the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri found that sensors that measure in-home gait speed and stride length can predict falls. This technology can assist health providers to detect changes and intervene before a fall occurs within a three-week period.
Read the story at (30.9 million unique visitors per month)
Story also aired on NBC’s The Doctors (featured on 221 U.S. TV stations)

MU Experts Share Expertise on 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Tim Reinbott, director of field operations at the South Farm Research Center; Candi Galen, professor of biological sciences; and Angela Speck, director of astronomy, discussed their research programs and the experiments they conducted during the solar eclipse.
Listen to the story on National Public Radio (29.8 million unique visitors per month)

Spanking Can Be Detrimental for Children’s Behavior, Even Ten Years Later
Gustavo Carlo, Millsap Professor of Diversity and director of the Center for Family Policy and Research, found that physical discipline experienced during infancy can negatively impact temperament and behavior among children in the fifth-grade and into their teenage years.
Read the story in Good Housekeeping (11.2 million unique visitors per month)

Advanced Practice Nurses Improve Health Care for Nursing Home Residents, MU Study Finds
Lori Popejoy, associate professor of nursing; and Marilyn Rantz, Curators’ Professor of Nursing; have found that nurses with advanced training can help nursing homes reduce hospitalizations related to falls, dehydration and other health issues.
Listen to the story on St. Louis Public Radio (#21 media market; 136,672 unique visitors per month)