Students are missing more school, and school nurses may be well-positioned to help

An MUSSON study led by Knoo Lee, PhD, RN, examines the role school nurses play in identifying students at risk for chronic absenteeism.

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2023 Fall Commencement

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. for our commencement celebration.

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First-Generation Week: Jayde Sharp

From a small-town high school where she worked extra hard to get ahead, to carrying the prestige of five degrees as a first-generation student – one word best describes Jayde Sharp, Unstoppable.

Mena Castro First Generation Week, “My advice to other first-generation students is that you have to embrace your journey and trust yourself because you’re here for a reason.”

First-Generation Week: Mena Castro

Immigrant parents inspire and motivate first-generation daughter to overcome challenges

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Stigma felt by opioid-dependent moms impacts the health care received by their babies

Findings from University of Missouri study can help emphasize messages of compassion and support toward opioid-dependent mothers.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Chiocca

Dr. Chiocca has devoted 41 years to being a nursing crusader.

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SSON Graduate Student to Compete in Mizzou Entrepreneur Quest 2023

Sinclair School of Nursing Dean Lori Popejoy, right, celebrates with nursing doctoral candidate Lauren Compton at last month's pitch competition. Compton was chosen as the audience favorite and won $2,000 from Hawthorn Bank.