Truman School of Public Affairs

"Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age," presented by Alexander Heffner, host of PBS' The Open Mind.

A panel discussion will follow the lecture. The panel of speakers will discuss the concept of civil discourse as it relates to the violent protests surrounding civil war monuments found in cities like Charlottesville. The role of public officials, journalists, and universities will be addressed.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For high school students, the SAT and ACT are the gateway to their college futures. With the tests playing a crucial role in both college admissions and scholarships, they can be critical for low-income students hoping to earn a college degree.

The Department of Economics and the Truman School of Public Affairs within the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri are pleased to announce the Missouri Data Fellows program.

It is an answer to the current data crisis that many states — including Missouri — are facing. There is simply too much available data and not enough qualified data analysts.  

The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs (TSPA) in the College of Arts and Science and the Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are excited to announce that the Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) will join the Truman School to partner with the Institute of Public Policy (IPP), effective January 1, 2019.

The College of Arts and Science will hold its spring 2019 commencement exercises in Mizzou Arena on May 19. Before seniors and graduate students walk across the stage to accept their degrees, we sat down with five of them to talk about what they learned during their time at Mizzou and what the future holds for them.

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