UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
Meet UM System researchers and hear about their work aimed at improving the health and well-being of Missourians!
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This research study highlights the connection between firearm suicide rates in adolescents and young adults and the easing of restrictions to gun ownership in Missouri law.
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
University of Missouri Extension’s Exceed program enhances economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects.
The Dinosaurs & Cavemen Science Expo is an annual fair held on or off campus that brings researchers, community partners and the public together to celebrate paleontology, natural history and science through activities, demonstrations and guest speakers.
The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]
The Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis Hellenic Culture Center at tUMSL is a place where scholars, students, and community members are welcome to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Greece – both international and locally. The Center is a resource for political, educational, cultural, travel, and business information.
The Institute for Human Development at UMKC is looking for women who are pregnant or have a child under 6 months of age to be part of a comparison group for the Team for Infants Exposed to Substance abuse (TIES) study.
Brent Never, coordinator of the new UMKC Institute for Data Education, Analytics and Science, conducted an analysis of the Paycheck Protection Program loans. The analysis and found only 341 of 4,677 went to minority- or women-owned firms. Read the full story from Fox4KC.
Extra Credit is a once-a-month movie series featuring a panel of MU researchers who expand on some aspect of a movie relation to their research and creative activities. This event also features a Q&A with the audience, and is a collaboration between The Connector and Ragtag Cinema.
The Columbia Young Scientists (CYS) Fair and Expo is an annual event at the University of Missouri that promotes STEM for people of all ages. The CYS Expo is a public event for all ages and features university, local, and state scientists, organizations, and clubs, each with a booth with demos, displays, and information.
Housed at UMSL since 1998, the St. Louis Mercantile Library is the oldest existing library west of the Mississippi River. It has developed a significant permanent collection of paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, decorative arts and folk art.
Missouri S&T’s EcoVillage is being powered by advanced lead batteries. This living laboratory, which conducts renewable energy research, education and outreach, has been successfully running since 2018 with the support of the Consortium for Battery Innovation.
Housed and supported in the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL, the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance builds shared data infrastructure and supports strong data actors who use quality data to improve people’s lives.
STLCyberCon is a unique annual cybersecurity conference that features presentations by industry experts and academic researchers. It also includes a “Capture the Flag” competition for students and practitioners, a community IT job fair, and research poster presentations. The conference is free and open to the public.
As part of the requirements for completion of the Pierre Laclede Honors College Certificate, all honors students complete six credit hours of internship, independent study, or independent research. Internships are experiences that combine academic development and meaningful applied practical experience.
A “science café” is an informal gathering where scientists share their research or expertise with the community in a dynamic, interactive format.
CLIMB is a partnership between the University of Missouri–St. Louis and the Jennings and University City school districts. Each summer since 2015, UMSL has offered 10-15 paid summer internships for bright high school students from these districts. Structured weekly activities engage the CLIMB interns to think like a scientist and do research with UMSL faculty […]
Early-intervention, language-focused preschool, run by SLHS (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences) students under the supervision of licensed clinical faculty. Early intervention is important for kids with speech delays – no matter the specific delay or the cause.