Beyond Campus

Committed to engaging with the communities it serves, MU’s College of Arts and Science offers Beyond Campus, a series that showcases the range and relevance of the college’s research and programs, which serve as the foundation for all undergraduates at MU, whether they major in an A&S discipline or not. The events in this series are intended for the general public, including alumni, business and community leaders, and prospective students. All are welcome.

Beyond Campus KC 2019 artwork

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

“Indians, Bison, & Horses: The Great Plains in the Era of the Pony Express”
Associate Professor Frank Jerritt, History

Pony Express Museum, 914 Penn Street, St. Joseph

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“Data in Motion: How Sports Analytics Is Changing the Game”
Professor Chris Wikle, Statistics
Assistant Professor Erin Schliep, Statistics

Boulevard Brewery, 2501 Southwest Blvd, 3rd floor, Muehlebach Suite, Kansas City

Beverages by Boulevard Brewery. Each attendee will receive a commemorative glass.

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“The Korean Peninsula: Problems & Prospects”
Assistant Professor Sheena Greitens, Political Science

Truman Library, 500 W. U.S. Highway 24, Independence

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“Future Prosperity or National Identity? The Conflict over 'Macedonia'”

Associate Professor Mary Stegmaier, Truman School of Public Affairs

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Boulevard, Kansas City

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“Asteroid vs. Earth”
Professor Alan Whittington, Geological Sciences

Museum at Prairiefire5801 W 135th Street, Overland Park
Parking information here

Admission is free if pre-registered; admission for walk-ins will be $10. 

Click here for details on this event

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“South Korea: A Free-Trade Success Story”
Associate Professor Vanya Krieckhaus, Political Science

Chamber Board Room at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City
Directions and parking info

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Beyond Campus STL 2019 artwork

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“World on Fire: The American West, Fire, & History”
Jerritt Frank, Associate Professor of History

Missouri History Museum, AT&T Multipurpose Room, 5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“Data in Motion: How Sports Analytics is Changing the Game”
Professor Chris Wikle, Statistics
Assistant Professor Erin Schliep, Statistics

O'Fallon Brewery, 45 Progress Parkway, Maryland Heights (directions)

Admission is free. Click for details on this event.

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“The Mystery & History of Charlotte Brontë
Associate Professor Elizabeth Chang, English

Cortex Innovation Community, Havana Room (see below*)

Admission is free. Click for details on this event. 

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

“Neandertals as People: Exploring Lives of Humans in the Past
Associate Professor Libby Cowgill, Anthropology

Cortex Innovation Community, Havana Room (see below*)

Admission is free. Click here for complete details on this event. 

*Location information for events at Cortex: 

Havana Room, 4240 Duncan Ave., Ste. 200, Cortex Innovation Community.
Click here for directions to Cortex. Once inside @4240, to get to Havana, take the elevator to the second floor, then go left and the room will be on your left.


Past Events

 

Beyond Campus KC artwork

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Mizzou Students, Mizzou Values, Mizzou Music”
Associate Professor Stephanie Shonekan, Music
and Black Studies featuring Talking Drum, Student Group

Westport Flea Market, The Buffalo Room, 817 Westport Road, Kansas City

Admission is free. Click for complete details on this event

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Volcanoes: Shaping the World as We Know It”
Arianna Soldati, Graduate Student in Geological Sciences

Science on Tap
Boulevard Brewery, 2501 Southwest Blvd, 3rd floor, Muehlebach Suite, Kansas City

Beverages by Boulevard Brewery and snacks will be provided by Joe Joe's Catering. Each attendee will receive a commemorative glass.

Admission is free. Click for complete details on this event.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Teaching Creativity to Bioengineers &
Everybody Else”

Assistant Professor Ferris M. Pfeiffer, Bioengineering
Curators’ Professor Suzanne Burgoyne, Theatre

Coterie Theater, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City

Co-sponsored by the College of Engineering

Admission is free. Click for complete details on this event

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Neandertals as People: Exploring Lives of Humans in the Past”
Associate Professor Libby Cowgill, Anthropology

Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th Street, Overland Park
Parking information here

Admission is free if pre-registered; admission for walk-ins will be $10. 

Click here for complete details on this event

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. (new date)

“Personality & Alcoholism: What’s the Connection?”
Curators’ Professor Kenneth J. Sher, Psychological Sciences

Kansas City Public Library–Plaza Branch, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City

Admission is free. Click here for complete details on this event.

Beyond Campus artwork

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Mizzou Students, Mizzou Values, Mizzou Music”
Associate Professor Stephanie Shonekan, Music & Black Studies featuring Talking Drum, Student Group

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Langenberg Theater, 975 North Warson Road

Admission is free. Click for complete details on this event

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“From Dung to Demography: Using Noninvasive Methods to Study Elephants Inside and Outside Protected Areas”
Associate Professor Lori Eggert, Biological Sciences

Special guest Jeffrey Bonner, BA '75 anthropology

McDonnell Center at River Camp, Saint Louis Zoo, One Government Drive

Admission is free. Click for complete details on this event.

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Personality & Alcoholism: What’s the Connection?”
Curators’ Professor Kenneth J. Sher, Psychological Sciences

Cortex Innovation Community, Havana Room (see below*)

Admission is free. Click here for complete details on this event.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

“Do St. Louisans Talk Like Other Missourians?”
Professor Matt Gordon, English

Cortex Innovation Community, Havana Room (see below*)

Admission is free. Click here for complete details on this event.

*Location information for events at Cortex: 

Havana Room, 4240 Duncan Ave., Ste. 200, Cortex Innovation Community.
Click here for directions to Cortex. Once inside @4240, to get to Havana, take the elevator to the second floor, then go left and the room will be on your left.