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Mizzou receives $500,000 for fall prevention programs

Funding will help provide strength training programs to 6,000 older adults throughout Missouri

Sept. 24, 2018

Now, University of Missouri Extension faculty, in partnership with Oasis Lifelong Adventure St. Louis, are leading a team of professionals across the state to help 6,000 older adults decrease their fear of falling, build muscle and increase bone density. The team recently received a grant of more than $500,000 from the Administration for Community Living to expand their fall prevention programs — “Stay Strong, Stay Healthy”, “Tai Chi for Arthritis Prevention” and “A Matter of Balance.”  Full Story
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Mizzou’s freshman enrollment increase among highest in SEC

University’s official census numbers show freshman enrollment increased by 13 percent

Sept. 21, 2018

Mizzou is one of only two Southeastern Conference universities to experience double-digit growth in new freshmen, while several institutions saw declines in their incoming classes this fall.  Full Story

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