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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, during the week of September 12, 2016, the following news placements about Mizzou appeared in international, national, state and online media outlets.
View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php. 

Susan C. Nagel, an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health in the School of Medicine and an adjunct professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Science, released a study that is the first of its kind to link exposure to chemicals released during fracking to adverse reproductive and developmental outcomes in mice. Scientists believe that exposure to these chemicals also could pose a threat to human development.
Link to release:Exposure to Chemicals Released During Fracking May Harm Fertility
More than 126.4 million people have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 1,500 times.
The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, La. (103,085 daily circulation; 4,465,746 unique visitors per month)

Cheryl Rosenfeld, an associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and an investigator in the Bond Life Sciences Center, determined that Bisphenol A (BPA) can induce behavioral changes in turtles, reprogramming male turtle brains to show behavior common in females. Researchers worry this could lead to population declines in painted turtles.
Link to release:BPA Can Disrupt Painted Turtles’ Brain Development, Could be a Population Health Concern
More than 28.4 million people have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 1,500 times.
CBS News (15,322,714 unique visitors per month)

Mirae Kim, assistant professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs, found that arts nonprofits that
perform better according to philanthropic standards are not necessarily rewarded with more contributions
from individual donors.
Link to release: “For Arts Nonprofits, Attendance at Events Unlikely to Influence Donors
More than 2.4 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 200 times.
Nonprofit Quarterly (#3 nonprofit magazine, 143,000 unique visitors per month)

Tahir Rahman, assistant professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine, studied the case of mass murderer Anders Breivik, and suggests a new forensic term to classify non-psychotic behavior that leads to criminal acts of violence.
Link to release: “Extreme Beliefs Often Mistaken for Insanity, New Study Finds
More than 60 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 21,600 times.
The Washington Post (#8 U.S. newspaper)
The Denver Post (#10 U.S. newspaper)