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Students to serve at four locations during spring break

Posted by on February 7, 2014

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For many students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 60 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.

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UMR professor studies micro-economics in Mexico

Posted by on June 28, 2004

While many college students were lounging on the beaches of Cancun during Spring Break, Julie Gallaway, assistant professor of economics and finance at the University of Missouri-Rolla, traveled to another part of Mexico, studying how small loans help people in a poverty-stricken area.

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