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Government shut down, future federal aid uncertain

Most students are not feeling the weight of the government shutdown directly, however, a select few at Western — as well as some faculty — are feeling it directly. Those students who were selected for verification that have already completed their forms do not need to worry, but, those who waited may face an obstacle. Director of Finance Marilyn Baker... 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

Innovation Campus comes to Western

This fall Missouri Western will be one of nine universities awarded a grant of $1 million to establish an Innovation Campus. Thanks to the partnership of the state of Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon, Missouri Western, Metropolitan Community College and several others who made these projects possible, students will now have the chance to discover endless career possibilities. President Dr. Robert... Read More