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Bad Summer, Mild Winter?

Changing Pacific temperatures will give Midwest a break

A climatologist with the University of Missouri is predicting a slightly warmer than normal winter, a little below normal in precipitation and roughly 15 inches of snow for most areas.

A Global Pioneer

MU professor Jere Gilles builds bridges across cultures

Jere Gilles knew he wanted to serve in the Peace Corps before it even existed. “When I was in sixth grade I sort of thought JFK (President John F. Kennedy) stole the idea from me,” said Gilles, an associate professor of rural sociology in CAFNR’s Division of Applied Social Sciences. Gilles’ grandparents were homesteaders in Montana and he grew up…