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Deadline for applications is Dec. 15, 2023.

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New storefronts in the heart of campus offer students the chance to sell goods at the MU Student Center with support from Greg Bier and Kelly Mattas, who lead entrepreneurial programs in the Griggs Innovators Nexus.

Education researcher Robert Petrone spent time with youth at a skatepark to see what positive dynamics there could be applied to the classroom.

Associate Professor Teresa Lever is developing tools to objectively diagnose and treat swallowing impairments associated with neurological diseases, cancer, genetic disorders and aging.

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