Digital Journalism Curation

URL: https://showme.missouri.edu/2019/saving-history-from-disappearing/ Point of Contact: Sarah Buchanan at buchanans@missouri.edu The shift to digital publishing has put born-digital primary source materials at risk as technology platforms proliferate and grow more complex. Researchers at MU investigate and document the key technology systems and production steps in use at contemporary news organizations to analyze and share how digital […]

Public Broadcasting Preservation

URL: https://pbpf.americanarchive.org/ Point of Contact: Sarah Buchanan at buchanans@missouri.edu MLIS students gain hands-on experience in audiovisual preservation, collaborating with KOPN Community Radio and the WGBH Educational Foundation to digitize public media materials and provide access in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at https://americanarchive.org/special_collections/kopn-women. Our work supports multigenerational diversity research and prepares graduates for audiovisual […]

Venus Pompeiana Project

URL: https://www.archaeological.org/interactive-dig/pompeii-italy/ Point of Contact: Sarah Buchanan at buchanans@missouri.edu Working with Data Archivist, Dr. Sarah Buchanan, iSchool students contribute to the digital archive presentation of archaeological artifacts, spatial data, and site photography.

STEM Education in Rural America

URL: https://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2018/1024-college-of-education-emints-national-center-awarded-22-4-million-to-help-rural-schools-in-missouri-and-kansas/ Point of Contact: Johannes Strobel at strobelj@missouri.edu “STEM education in rural America faces the challenge of having many isolated teachers who do not have the support or resources to offer advanced STEM courses to interested students,” Strobel said. “These grants will allow us to expand our efforts to introduce innovative support techniques and […]

Creativity throughout the Curriculum: Educational Practices to Build the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow.

URL: https://engineering.missouri.edu/2019/07/creativity-based-curriculum-to-build-on-initial-success/ Point of Contact: Johannes Strobel at strobelj@missouri.edu The nation’s economy and security require an engineering workforce that can design, manufacture, test, and deploy effective solutions to urgent, complex problems. In addition to developing traditional engineering skills, this workforce must also gain skills in innovation and creativity. This project aims to address this need […]

Catalysts for Community Health (C4CH)

URL: https://c4ch.missouri.edu/ Point of Contact: Jenny Bossaller at BossallerJ@missouri.edu Catalysts for Community Health (C4CH) is a three-year project grant to develop an interdisciplinary community health information curriculum and create a network of practice throughout the Midwest focused on meeting information needs for low-income and rural communities. Specific aims are to create information and curricular resources, […]