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In Wonder

An MBU Professor finds and shares Christ through the field of plant science Shayani Pieris knows plants. Surrounded by exotic plants from Egypt, Israel and Jordan, the MBU plant science professor can name them all—and note their biblical significance. The … Learn More

XYZ: The Three Generations of MBU

The incoming freshman class of 2019 marks a new era in higher education—a generation that can’t recall the turn of the millennium. This undeniably digital-native generation, dubbed Generation Z, joins those belonging to Generations X and Y, rounding out a … Learn More

1964–1980: Generation X

Paul Ngwenya | Healthcare Management Here’s to Generation X: The Latchkey kids grown-up and now fiercely independent. A generation with grit, tenacity and passion for success, but often overlooked. The white picket fences of their parents faded away, but they … Learn More

1981–1995: Generation Y

Generation Y has been the face of magazine covers, a topic in more than 2,000 New York Times articles and the focus of countless discussions. Generation Y is the crux of a new era. Also called millennials, this generation was … Learn More

1996–Current: Generation Z

Benton is a small town. The old mining hub in southern Illinoisis easy to miss, but Benton-native and incoming Missouri Baptist University freshman Anna Hughes is surely not. With stylish short hair and a cropped black leather jacket paired with … Learn More

MBU Students Drafted to MLB

This week, Missouri Baptist University students Marcus Crescentini, Jeff Smith and Orlando Olivera were drafted to Major League Baseball teams in the 2015 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Crescentini, the 6’4″ right-handed pitcher from Wesley Chapel, Fla., was … Learn More

MBU Professor to Present at Regional PRSA Conference

MBU’s Amanda Staggenborg will present on social media ethics to the Midwest Public Relations Society of America Conference on June 11. In her presentation, “What We Should Do vs. What We Could Do: Public Relations Ethics in Social Media”, Staggenborg … Learn More

MBU Dedicates Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall

Missouri Baptist University dedicated the Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall, located in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, this week. Housed in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, the Don and Mary … Learn More

MBU Baseball Ranked #1 in Preseason Rankings

Missouri Baptist University Baseball is the main contender for the 2015 NAIA World Series title, according to the main NAIA sports news site, Perfect Game.  The roster, coaching staff and recent success of MBU Baseball led Perfect Game to select … Learn More

Eleven in Eleven: The World Race

Two young alumni follow their callings to show Christ’s love in 11 countries in 11  months — callings they found during MBU mission trips to Haiti. Kiss your family farewell. Hop on a plane to jet across the world for 11 months. Leave … Learn More

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