department of defense en 'Fiscal cliff' could affect Mo. economy, budget <p>If officials in Washington don't reach a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," Missouri could see a hit to its economy and budget. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:21:25 +0000 The Associated Press 25771 at Missouri State gets $2.5M federal grant <p>Missouri State University has been awarded a $2.5 million federal grant aimed at providing graduate courses for mid-career students at the Department of Defense.</p><p>The grant goes to the university's Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, which is located in Washington. The department will work with the National Defense University to provide graduate courses for up to 48 mid-career students with the Department of Defense.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:12:30 +0000 Associated Press 20079 at Missouri State gets $2.5M federal grant