Emily Yeap

Host, Missouri State Journal

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the public relations specialist in the office of university communications. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Protect Yourself Online

Oct 22, 2019
A man working on a laptop with the word "Security" above him.
Image by methodshop from Pixabay.

While the field of cybersecurity is advancing daily, cyberattacks are still a big threat. In 2018, hackers stole half a billion personal records, a more than 100% jump from 2017.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” It emphasizes personal accountability and the need to take proactive steps to secure your personal information.

John Wall / Missouri State University

Bears everywhere, welcome home to Missouri State University for #BearsHomecoming 2019, Oct. 25-26.

From the Homecoming Parade to Breakfast with Boomer to It’s On! and more, there will be many exciting events for alumni and friends.

The Department of Religious Studies at Missouri State University turns 50 this year.

Created in 1969, the department is the oldest and largest department of its kind in a public university in Missouri. It offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Dr. Stephen Berkwitz, professor and department head of religious studies at MSU, highlights the department, its achievements over the years and plans for its 50th anniversary celebration.

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October is Campus Sustainability Month, a celebration that engages and inspires students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. 

Doug Neidigh, Missouri State University sustainability coordinator, discusses the importance of creating a sustainable campus, as well as highlights the university's sustainability efforts.

Honoring and celebrating the history, culture and contributions of citizens of Latin heritage – that’s the goal of Latinx Heritage Month in September.

Missouri State University will host several events to engage and educate the campus and larger community about Latinx heritage. 

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