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International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly 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.
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Hongbin “Bill” Ma, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, developed a travel mug that absorbs the initial heat of coffee and brings it to the optimal drinking temperature. As the coffee begins to cool, the mug releases the absorbed heat back into the coffee, extending the optimal temperature for much longer than a standard mug.
Stories about this research appeared in more than 53 national and statewide broadcast, online and print media outlets. More than 35 million have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print.
Associated Press (Distributed to more than 1,700 newspapers as well as more than 5,000 TV and radio broadcast stations)
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA (167,602 daily circulation; 13,397,881 unique visitors per month)
The Washington Times, Washington, DC (59,185 daily circulation; 7,258,345 unique visitors per month)
The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, NC (2,094,784 unique visitors per month)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Mo. (186,820 daily circulation; 2,136,799 unique visitors per month)
Columbia Missourian – Columbia Mo. (6,202 daily circulation; 198,520 unique visitors monthly)

The Institute of Public Policy in the Truman School of Public Affairs published an updated Women’s Foundation Status of Women report. Researchers found that more Missouri women have health care than two years ago, but they are struggling to close the pay gap with men.
More than 4.9 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research.
St. Louis Post Dispatch (#33 Newspaper, 4.1 million unique visitors per month)
Springfield News Leader (Associated Press story; 214,388 unique visitors per month)

Colleen Galambos, professor in the School of Social Work, has found that more attention to how advance directives are used in nursing homes may reduce unnecessary care and save health care costs, all while respecting residents’ wishes.
More than 4.5 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research.
United Press International (4.5 million unique visitors per month)