University of Missouri
DASS Division of Applied Social Sciences
Rural Sociology
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Important Dates

April 9

CAFNR Celebration of Excellence Award Ceremony

May 7

Last day of classes for Spring 2015

May 11

Finals begin

May 15 – May 16

Commencement weekend

CAFNR Calendar

In the Spotlight

Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security launches new website,

Hunger Atlas

Increasing Number of Missourians Going Hungry, Study Finds

More News

From the Ground Up
Grow Well helps with food insecurity and lack of healthy choices

Little Kids, Big Impact
Informal rural child care is a surprisingly large industry

CAFNR Chalks Up Another Victory
2014 Gold Chalk Awards presented to Mary Grigsby of rural sociology and Mike Smith of animal sciences

Developing Recognition
Rural sociology grad student receives Community Development Program Award

A Hungrier Missouri
Hunger Atlas shows food insecurity continues to worsen