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Every vote matters: College students weigh in after U.S. Senate debate in Missouri

MU political communication experts share results following a debate-viewing study of 70 college students for Thursday’s televised U.S. Senate debate

Oct. 19, 2018

Results of a debate-viewing study of college students reveal that the students thought Republican Josh Hawley outperformed incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill, 51 percent to 33 percent, in Thursday night’s televised U.S. Senate debate. Among 70 participants, support for both candidates increased overall, according to a study coordinated by the University of Missouri’s Political Communication Institute.  Full Story

$5 million grant will help researchers magnify the societal impact of scientific advances

The ARIS Center will help scientists communicate the impact of their research

Oct. 17, 2018

When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms of arthritis, plaque psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. However, most people may not know the scientific breakthrough for the foundation of Humira took most of a Nobel laureate’s 40-year career at the University of Missouri to develop. Every day, scientific breakthroughs such as this improve the lives of millions, but many do not get shared. Mizzou’s new multimillion dollar grant aims to help scientists shine a light on their research.  Full Story

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