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Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi and Homecoming

This fall, Western Homecoming will be Oct. 6-12 with familiar and novel events that will bring together students, faculty and community members. Stegall and Erin Teel are co-chairs for the 13-person Homecoming Steering Committee.  Stegall said a lot of brainstorming went into choosing the theme when the committee started planning in January this year. The theme, “Game Changers,” plays on... Read More

Western, Davidson College receive $1 million grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded just over $1 million to Missouri Western and Davidson College for collaborative undergraduate synthetic biology research.  This is the largest grant Western has ever received. At the Sep. 19 press conference in the Remington Hall atrium, President Vartabedian said the synthetic biology, team received three previous grants equaling $640,000 worth of research. “Well, we’ve got the topper... Read More