Southeast Missouri State University http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Cybersecurity Education Programs Offered By St. Louis Area Universities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-cybersecurity-education-programs-offered-st-louis-area-universities <p>Employment in the field of information security, web development and computer networks—cybersecurity—is expected to increase 22 percent by 2020, <a href="http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts-web-developers-and-computer-network-architects.htm">according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics</a>. Washington University and Fontbonne University are offering new cybersecurity&nbsp;programs this Fall in response to the growing demand in the workforce for people in this field.<em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</em></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:03:41 +0000 Camille Phillips 28315 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Cybersecurity Education Programs Offered By St. Louis Area Universities New York Bomb Suspect Has Missouri Ties http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-york-bomb-suspect-has-missouri-ties <p></p><p><em>Reporting for this story by&nbsp;KRCU’s&nbsp;Jacob&nbsp;McCleland.</em><br><br>The Bangladeshi man who is <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=163142309">accused of attempting to blow up the&nbsp;Federal Reserve Bank of New York</a> has ties to Missouri. The 21-year old studied at Southeast Missouri State University.</p><p>Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis took 12 hours of entry level classes at Southeast during the spring 2012 semester. Nafis aspired to study cyber security, but never took any upper level courses.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:51:18 +0000 KRCU 5557 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New York Bomb Suspect Has Missouri Ties Missouri budget stalemate continues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-budget-stalemate-continues <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>and<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> Senate </a>are still at an impasse over next year&rsquo;s state budget.</p><p>The Senate has made no progress on persuading<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem27.htm"> Jason Crowell&nbsp;</a>(R, Cape Girardeau) to stop blocking every bill in the Senate, including one to fund veterans&rsquo; homes.&nbsp;&nbsp;He says he has no objections to transferring gaming revenues from early childhood programs to nursing homes for military vets, but he won&rsquo;t allow it or any other bill to advance unless the House strips more than $2 million&nbsp;in extra funding&nbsp;from<a href="http://www.semo.edu/"> Southeast Missouri State University</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem25.htm">President Pro-tem Rob Mayer </a>(R,&nbsp;Dexter)&nbsp;says other Senators have sided with Crowell on the issue. Tue, 08 May 2012 23:39:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3657 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri budget stalemate continues Morning headlines: Monday, July 11, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-july-11-2011 <p><strong>Dangerously hot in St. Louis Metro area Monday and Tuesday</strong></p><p><a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Saint+Louis&amp;state=MO&amp;site=LSX&amp;lat=38.636&amp;lon=-90.2443">The National Weather Service </a>has issued an excessive heat warning for&nbsp;Monday and&nbsp;Tuesday due to extreme temperatures and humidity.</p><p>John Carney with the National Weather Service says heat index values will range from 110 to 115 degrees.</p> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 14:28:12 +0000 Julie Bierach, KRCU & The Associated Press 1613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, July 11, 2011 Group of military veterans sues trustees of several Missouri universities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-military-veterans-sues-trustees-several-missouri-universities <p>A group of military veterans has sued several Missouri educational institutions, alleging that they were systematically overcharged, the Riverfront Times <a href="http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2011/02/veterans_class_action_missouri_universities_heroes_act.php">reports</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:11:30 +0000 Kelsey Proud 538 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group of military veterans sues trustees of several Missouri universities