December graduate Jacob Beers leaves environmental impact on UMSL campus

Jacob Beers, who will graduate with an MA in communication in December 2019, enjoys a passion for the outdoors and is dedicated to sustainability. (Photo by August Jennewein) Walking a mile in Jacob Beers’ shoes means trekking through snow, scrambling up boulders and crushing leaves on a forest floor. When it comes to the outdoors,

City of St. Louis Takes Legal Action against T.E.H. Realty

City of St. Louis, MO

Today, the City of St. Louis filed a petition in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court to enjoin a public nuisance against SM-T.E.H. Realty 3, LLC, the owner of the Southwest Crossing Apartments complex in south St. Louis. For several years, SM-T.E.H. Realty 3, LLC has maintained and continues to maintain a nuisance property at this

Philadelphia soda tax lacks fizz, study finds

If Philadelphia’s soda tax is any indication, local soda taxes don’t work as well as policymakers intend. Song Yao, associate professor of marketing in Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and two other researchers from UCLA and Northwestern University studied the effects of Philadelphia’s soda tax, which took effect in January 2017.

Dates Set for April Branson City Election

The MO Secretary of State has set the spring local election day as April 7, 2020. Registered voters in Branson will be able to vote for the Alderman representing their Ward. Each of the City’s three Wards will have an Alderman position on the ballot. Original Source

There’s a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it’s not watered down

<img data-attachment-id="369916" data-permalink="https://source.wustl.edu/2019/12/richards-paper-wins-award-from-privacy-forum/richards-neil-mug/" data-orig-file="https://source.wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Richards-Neil-mug.jpg" data-orig-size="525,480" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1535509730","copyright":"RANDALL KAHN","focal_length":"85","iso":"125","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Richards – Neil (headshot)" data-image-description=" Richards ” data-medium-file=”https://source.wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Richards-Neil-mug-300×274.jpg” data-large-file=”https://source.wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Richards-Neil-mug.jpg” class=”alignleft wp-image-369916″ src=”https://source.wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Richards-Neil-mug-300×274.jpg” alt=”Richards” width=”82″ height=”75″ />Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law   Last week, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), joined by Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), introduced what is

Agonafer receives CAREER award for evaporation research

Agonafer Damena Agonafer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a five-year $500,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. The award will help fund his research to identify different modes of heat transfer during the evaporation process of nonsymmetrical microdroplets that sit atop micropillar structures on

Professor E. Paulette Isaac-Savage inducted into The International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame  

UMSL Professor of Adult Education E. Paulette Isaac-Savage (right) was inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame for her research on adult education and learning experiences of African Americans in church-based education thanks to a nomination from Mary V. Alfred, professor of adult education at Texas A&M University. (Photo by Aleksandar

Richards paper wins award from privacy forum

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Press Release: Addiction Continues to Expand in St. Louis Region

(St. Louis)- This morning the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse- St. Louis Area (NCADA-STL) released final overdose death numbers for the St. Louis metro region in 2018. Deaths involving opioids, primarily fentanyl, reached a new level peak of 1080. This represents a 29.9% increase in opioid involved deaths between 2017 and 2018. “The

Pothole Repairs Scheduled for Stadium Boulevard Next Week

Pothole Repairs Scheduled for Stadium Boulevard Next Week Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 17:20 COLUMBIA – Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be repairing potholes along Stadium Boulevard in Columbia beginning Sunday evening.Crews will have sporadic and temporary lane closures at the following Stadium Boulevard intersections, between 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Sunday,

Route H in Dunklin County Closed for Pipe Replacement

Route H in Dunklin County Closed for Pipe Replacement Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 15:50 Sikeston – Route H in Dunklin County will be closed as the Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe beneath the roadway.   This section of roadway is located between County Road 108 to County Road 128. Weather permitting,

Bridge repairs to narrow Interstate 229

Bridge repairs to narrow Interstate 229 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 15:20 ST. JOSEPH, Mo – Southbound Interstate 229 will be narrowed to one lane beginning Dec. 9, 2019, near mile marker 6.8. Local maintenance crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close one land of southbound I-229 to repair the bridge joints

Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Dec. 9 – 15

Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Dec. 9 – 15 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 14:50 ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northwest Missouri region for the week of Dec. 9 – 15. Though not

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overhead Flashing Light at Route 76/Taney County Route VV Intersection

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overhead Flashing Light at Route 76/Taney County Route VV Intersection Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 11:10 Removed Dec. 11 What: Overhead flasher at intersection of Missouri Route 76 and Taney County Route VV removed permanently by MoDOT crews  When: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11  Why: A recent traffic study conducted by MoDOT

Road Work for Mid-Missouri

Road Work for Mid-Missouri Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 10:40 December 9 – 20, 2019 The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the mid-Missouri area for the two-week period of December 9 – December 20, 2019. The projects listed will include lane closures that could cause traffic delays. Full

Wilkes Boulevard in Columbia to Close for ADA Improvement Work

Wilkes Boulevard in Columbia to Close for ADA Improvement Work Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 10:40 COLUMBIA – As part of the ongoing Route 763/College Avenue sidewalk and pedestrian improvements project in Columbia, the east entrance to Wilkes Boulevard at the intersection of Route 763 (College Avenue) will be closing to traffic for one

Public Invited to Comment on Morgan County Intersection Project

Public Invited to Comment on Morgan County Intersection Project Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 09:30 MORGAN COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation needs public feedback regarding an intersection improvement project at U.S. Route 50 and Missouri Route 5 North in Morgan County, east of Syracuse. The project will be awarded and constructed in

U.S. Route 160 Widening Project – Willard to Springfield

U.S. Route 160 Widening Project – Willard to Springfield Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/06/2019 – 09:00 Update for Week of December 9 Work Scheduled:   Grading rock and dirt to build new highway lanes Installing drain pipes in various locations Removing mulch piles  Traffic Impacts:   Short-term traffic stops on Greene County Farm Road 115

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts announces new full-tuition scholarships

Sam and Marilyn Fox (center) meet with students in 2016. (Photo: Whitney Curtis/Washington University) Since its founding in 2006, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis has established a national reputation for addressing critical social and environmental challenges. Innovative programs, curricula and collaborative initiatives have driven substantial

Columbia Police investigate fatal vehicle pedestrian crash on Dec. 6

Date and Time: Friday, Dec. 6 at 6:54 p.m. Location: 100 block of South College Avenue (MO-763) Vehicle, Driver and Pedestrian Information: Vehicle 1 – 2016 Honda CR-V Driver 1 – Kathrine E Madigan, 21 Columbia, Missouri, Seat belt – yes, No injuries Pedestrian 1 – Logan M. Warnecke, 21, Columbia, Missouri, Fatal Injuries Incident

Columbia Police engage in a vehicle pursuit on Friday, Dec. 6

On Friday, Dec. 6, at approximately 1:50 a.m., an officer with the Columbia Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the area of 9th Street and Cherry Street after the officer observed a Volkswagen Beetle (VW) proceed through a red light without properly yielding. When the officer activated his emergency equipment and attempted

[Men's Basketball] Euts Succumb to Eagles in Final Minutes

The Eutectic men’s basketball team and the Williams Baptist University Eagles (2-5, 1-2 AMC) battled it out in tonight’s American Midwest Conference matchup in St. Louis, with the Eagles turning it on in the final minutes to secure a ten-point victory, 80-70. Original Source