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MDC and Dickerson Park Zoo coordinate efforts on virtual Eagle Days events

Missouri’s Eagle Days events have become much-anticipated mid-winter routines for many families in the Show-Me State. This year, COVID-19 health concerns have changed Eagle Days to an online event, but that doesn’t diminish the ongoing efforts to celebrate our national bird and its comeback in Missouri and the U.S.

Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

Never say never to nitrogen

Sometimes it pays to be late.
Nitrogen application is one of those times, says University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist Peter Scharf.

Literacy Council establishing county committees

    The East Central Area Literacy Council is establishing county committees comprised of volunteers to support adult education programs.
    Each committee will be comprised of local volunteers, an Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) instructor from an adult education class site, and alumni students from the adult education program in each county.

Senior Companions hold parade

The Phelps County Senior Companion Program, once again, comes up with innovative ways of keeping their essential volunteers motivated and connected. On December 19, the Senior Companions held a Recognition Christmas Parade at the Phelps County Courthouse circle.