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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Make Major Grant Announcement

April 6th, 2016

Story Contact: Sheena Rice, 573-882-8353,

WHAT: An announcement regarding a major grant to the University of Missouri. This transformative grant will help the MU Sinclair School of Nursing in their work to improve patient care in Missouri nursing homes, lower health care costs and reduce hospitalizations.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • Marilyn Rantz, Curators’ Professor Emerita of Nursing
  • Judith Fitzgerald-Miller, dean of the Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Hank Foley, interim Chancellor at MU
  • Nursing home administrator

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday April 6

WHERE: TigerPlace
2910 Bluff Creek Drive
Columbia, MO

NOTE: A tour of TigerPlace will follow the announcement.

Media should park on the Bluff Creek Drive but can use the parking area adjacent to the lobby for unloading equipment.