National, State and Hometown Media Coverage
Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of May 18, 2015
Chris Robert, an associate professor of management in the Trulaske College of Business, found that people tend to overestimate the likelihood of new technologies’ success; this overconfidence can influence important decisions, such as investment choices.
Stories about this research have appeared in more than 30 international, national and online media outlets, including:
05/15/15 TIME (more than 3.2 million circulation)
Link to news release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0407-overconfidence-in-new-technologies-can-influence-decision-making/
Marjorie Skubic, director of the Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology and a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, testified before members of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging in regard to an unobtrusive, in-home sensor network that allows seniors to age in place safely and independently.
05/06/15 St. Louis Public Radio
05/14/15 Bankrate.com (more than 13 million monthly unique visitors)
Gov. Jay Nixon visited MU Monday, May 18, to announce $10 million in state matching funds for construction of a new Applied Learning Center. When matched with private donations, the $22.3 million Applied Learning Center will serve the university’s Trulaske College of Business.
05/18/15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
05/18/15 Columbia Tribune
05/19/15 Fox 2 Now