Archive for Institutional

Justice Program awarded funding grant

September 18, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

The Office of Justice program and the Bureau of Justice Assistance have recently awarded a grant to fund the enhancement and training of law enforcement to Missouri Western State University and the Missouri Regional Community Policing Institute in the amount of $714,010.  The Missouri-Regional Community Policing Institute or MO-RCPI, was established in 1997. It is […]

Recyling implemented

September 18, 2007 Comments

Emily Gummelt

As many students might have already noticed, several blue, plastic recycling bins have been added to various locations on campus.   The decision to have these bins was inspired by the recycling efforts carried on by Annette Wright, library assistant, and Victoria Sample, who works as a lab coordinator in the Biology Department. Beth Wheeler, […]

Shang bolts for UMKC

September 11, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

Many changes are in store for Western over the next few semesters. The biggest change however, comes in the staffing. With many faculty and staff leaving over the summer, many faculty members have had to double up on jobs and find replacements for their missing colleagues. Dr. Paul Shang is one of the members of […]

NSF gives Western’s math and science programs large grant

September 11, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Missouri Western has received its largest National Science Foundation research grant – $170,000 – to fund student and faculty work in synthetic biology. This grant reaches across the country and across majors. The grant will be used to support a three-year collaboration between the math and biology departments of Western and Davidson College in North […]

Wilson leaves Western in pursuit of law

September 11, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

With the departure of Student Employment Coordinator Jeff Wilson, MissouriWestern is in search of someone to fill his shoes.  Wilson left Western this year and went to work at a law firm in Kansas City. Since he wants to attend law school in the future, he couldn’t say no.     “It was an opportunity I couldn’t […]