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.

In general, we all need to drink about eight glasses of fluid a day. Besides water, milk is a great drink choice for people of all ages.

Nowadays, there are many different types of milk available and choosing which one to buy can be a tad overwhelming.

Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, discusses the benefits of milk and the varieties available.

Maya Angelou said, “The more you know of your history, the more liberated you are.”

February is Black History Month in America. It’s an occasion to remember and celebrate the contributions of Black people to our country and the world. It’s also an occasion to shed light on history that’s not always mentioned or often overlooked. 

This year has been a busy one for the College of Arts and Letters (COAL) at Missouri State University. As 2018 ends, the college is looking forward to several exciting things in 2019. 

We all hope to enjoy holiday gatherings filled with good food, company and conversations. However, that’s not always possible because conflicts with loved ones can arise. 

Two individuals from Missouri State University’s Center for Dispute Resolution (CDR),  Director Dr. Charlene Berquist and Associate Director Heather Blades, address holiday conflict.

We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s in my genes.” Can your diet affect how your genes behave?

Yes, it can, according to a field of science known as nutrigenomics.