National, State and Hometown Media Coverage
News Bureau International, National, State and Hometown Placements
Week of March 10, 2014
Angela Curl, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, studied factors that contribute to self-employment among older adults. Curl found that older male workers seem to choose self-employment, whereas older female workers seek self-employment because of financial necessity.
3/06/14 Bloomberg BusinessWeek
2/19/14 examiner.com (#36 most visited news website)
2/27/14 Columbia Business Times
2/25/14 Yahoo! Finance (Yahoo! is the No. 1 news website)
2/19/14 Science Daily (#2 science news website)
2/19/14 Eurekalert.com (#9 most visited science news website)
*Stories about this appeared in more than 25 national, regional and online news outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0219-reasons-for-becoming-self-employed-in-later-life-vary-by-gender-culture-mu-researcher-finds/
George Stewart, a medical bacteriologist at MU’s Bond Life Sciences Center, chairman of the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and McKee Endowed Professor in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, conducted research and developed a faster method for detecting anthrax spores in the field.
2/27/14 ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
2/27/14 EurekAlert (#9 most visited science news website)
2/27/14 Missouri Gazette
3/4/14 Good Morning Arizona (newsclip)
3/4/14 Futurity.org (#17 most visited science news website)
*Stories about this appeared in more than 58 national, regional and online news outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0226-faster-anthrax-detection-could-speed-bioterror-response-and-save-millions-in-decontamination-costs-mu-study-finds/
Ken Sheldon, professor of psychological sciences in the College of Arts and Science at MU, determined that the contract year performance boost in the NBA and MLB is real, but cautions team managers and coaches that it might be followed by post-contract performance crash – a two-year pattern he calls the “contract year syndrome.”
3/5/14 WAMC Northeast Public Radio – Academic Minute (Radio spot)
3/5/14 InsideHigherEd – Academic Minute (Radio spot)
*Stories about this appeared in more than 49 national, regional and online news outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0122-athletes%E2%80%99-performance-declines-following-contract-years-mu-researchers-show/
Francis Huang, assistant professor in the MU College of Education, has found that the youngest kindergartners are about five times more likely to be retained, or held back, compared to the oldest students, resulting in higher costs for parents and school districts.
3/04/14 Parents Magazine
3/04/14 Science Daily (#3 most read science news site)
3/05/14 Futurity (AAU research news website)
3/04/14 KSHB- TV Kansas City
*Stories about this appeared in more than 30 other national and state media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/0303-youngest-kindergarteners-most-likely-to-be-held-back-mu-study-finds/