MSU Bicentennial Webinar: The Deep Dark Secrets of the Cave State: Missouri’s Fascinating and Hidden Geology, Biology, and Water Resources
MSU Bicentennial Webinar: What Can We Learn about Equity and Inclusion from the One Room School House? Exploring MSU Leadership in Teacher Education Since 1905
MSU Bicentennial Webinar: Educating Health Professionals: Plotting the Future by Understanding Missouri’s Past
This is the second of seven webinars scheduled in 2021 to recognize the Missouri Bicentennial. Join us as we continue with the series – Missouri and MSU: A shared past. A vision for the future.
This webinar will focus on statewide, university and local efforts to value the inclusion of diversity. The emphasis will be on higher education, particularly students of color, first generation and Pell Grant eligible students.
Meet our panelists
|•||Dr. Lyle Q. Foster (moderator), Diversity trainer, university instructor and entrepreneur, Springfield, MO|
|•||Amelia “Amy” Counts, Chair of the Missouri State University Board of Governors, St. Louis, MO|
|•||Zora Mulligan, Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education, Jefferson City, MO|
|•||H. Wes Pratt, J.D., Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer at Missouri State University, Springfield, MO|
Commissioner Zora Mulligan will discuss the Missouri Equity Project, a multi-year statewide initiative promoting equity and workforce development of underrepresented students. Chairperson Amy Counts will share Missouri State University’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts approved by the Board of Governors in the 2020-2021 Action Plan. And finally, H. Wes Pratt will share collaborative efforts that Missouri State has taken in the general Springfield community and with our local partners in various sectors. Please feel free to submit questions when registering or during the webinar.
Join us on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from noon to 1pm, for the first of seven webinars scheduled in 2021 to recognize the Missouri Bicentennial. Join us as we unveil Missouri and MSU: A shared past. A vision for the future. Click here to view the entire year’s programming.
This session will focus on research and technology, where we have been and where we are headed. Learn more about Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC), a place where Missouri State University researchers and corporate partners are conducting cutting-edge research and development in a collaborative environment.
The expeditious and trailblazing spirit embedded deep in the core of Missourians continues to flourish through our inventions and entrepreneurs today. At Brewer Science and the MSU Jordan Valley Innovation Center, the evidence of this spirit is strong and will be needed to address the challenges of our future world.
Two technology leaders will share their perspectives based on past research and opportunities for the future. Brewer Science, a JVIC Corporate Partner, is led by Dr. Terry Brewer. Dr. Brewer will discuss some transformation technologies, including the impacts of micro, printed, and flexible electronics; advanced materials design; and innovative corporate structures that will be driving our future.
The Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences at the Jordan Valley Innovation Center is led by Dr. Paul Durham. Dr. Durham will share research on emerging therapies for treating orofacial pain conditions, including new pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and alternative therapeutic options for managing acute and chronic pain to transform human health.