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Teacher Training Program Can Help Children Regulate Their Emotions, MU Study Finds

Researchers find that the program also helps students become more socially competent, which can lead to academic success COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most adults know that failing to control your emotions can wreak havoc at work and at home. Likewise, for young children, emotional outbursts can have negative consequences at school. Researchers at the University of…

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The Changing Role of Religion on Campuses Across the Country

By University Communications Do students lose their religion when they enter college? It’s a common question asked, and the answer is not always clear. Dr. John Schmalzbauer, associate professor of religious studies at Missouri State University, says no. According to Schmalzbauer, there was an increase in new religious immigrants from different parts of the world…

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Mizzou’s George P. Smith Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that George P. Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, is one of a trio of researchers who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Smith is the first University of Missouri professor to receive a Nobel Prize for research conducted at…

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