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

In June 2018, more than 187 million people had the opportunity to view positive stories about MU in more than 998 placements.

Highlights:

Academic Minute, a radio segment that airs on WAMC and 30 other NPR stations on the east coast, hosted a “University of Missouri week,” where the national radio show featured five MU researchers.
Featured researchers: Steve Ball, Melissa Maras, Benton Kidd, James Cook and Scott Frey

University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright announced that Latha Ramchand, dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, has been appointed as provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Featured placement: Houston Chronicle
Stories about this announcement appeared in more than 15 national and international media outlets. More than 12 million people had the opportunity to view the stories.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute selected Mizzou to receive a $1 million, five-year grant in support of the Inclusive Excellence initiative. As one of 33 colleges selected in 2018, Mizzou will contribute to the initiative by improving efforts to engage all students in science—regardless of their backgrounds.
Featured placements: St. Louis Business Journal and Brownfield Ag News
Stories about this announcement appeared in three Missouri media outlets and 587 Brownfield Ag News radio stations across the Midwest. More than 9.7 million people had the opportunity to listen to or read the stories.

Peter Sutovsky found that zinc plays a key role in promoting fertility in males, a discovery that has implications for improved in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination in livestock and for human infertility diagnostics and therapies.
Featured placement: Public News Service (Syndicated to more than 150 radio stations)
Stories about this research appeared in 165 national media outlets. More than 3.3 million people have had the opportunity to view stories.

Irma Arteaga, assistant professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, says that the supplemental nutrition program for women, children and infants (WIC) should be accessible for children until they enter kindergarten, regardless of age.
Featured placement: Joplin Globe
Stories about this research appeared in 10 national media outlets. More than 7.2 million people have had the opportunity to view stories.

#MizzouMade Highlights:

Alumnus Greg Miller credits Mizzou for his success. He currently is an internet personality and CEO of Kinda Funny, an online entertainment company.
Learn more: From CoMo to CEO
More than 8,989 people liked or shared this story on social media. 

Taylor Cofield found her passion at Mizzou. Three national fellowships and scholarships later, she's taking that passion across the world.
Learn more: Mizzou alumna has global trajectory
More than 567 people liked or shared this story on social media.

Lee Ann Niekirk came to Mizzou as part of the South African Education Program.
Learn more:  Worldwide impact
More than 460 people liked or shared this story on social media.

Current student Dina Ahmed came to Mizzou from Cairo and is finding a home at Mizzou.
Learn more: From the Middle East to the Midwest
More than 156 people liked or shared this story on social media.

Campus Highlight:

MUPD offers crisis intervention training to help police officers recognize and deal with students who are facing mental health problems.
Learn more: Crisis communications
More than 1,119 people liked or shared this story on social media.