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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

New meaning to “Western Gold”

A new minor is going to be offered at Western’s Craig School of Business. It is attached to a program there that is causing a lot of excitement and opportunity for students. The goal there is to have more than just a degree. President Robert Vartabedian explains. “What they are trying to do in that entrepreneurship initiative is to have... Read More

Western plans for future, looks to ‘graduate students for 21st century’

Missouri Western is learning from the past to build for the future by establishing goals to move the university forward. The strategic planning process is a way for Western to identify opportunities, establish goals and objectives to move forward in continuous improvement. Associate Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Cindy Heider said, in the current draft form, that... Read More

Changes in policy: business, financial aid offices must inform students

Both the business office and financial aid office have recently updated their policies. These new regulations begin in the business office, with students now receiving reimbursement checks through mail or direct deposit, instead of in person like the previous years. This means a student must update both their phone numbers and addresses to receive their money. According to Business Office... Read More