Jerry Frank poses in his office in Read Hall.

True Frontiersman

Jerry Frank, an associate professor of history, is the new interim academic director of the MU FIGs program.

Eric Aldrich stands beside the Sanborn Field weather station on the MU campus.

Forecasting Student Success

Former KOMU-TV meteorologist Eric Aldrich has been a champion for Mizzou student success whether he’s on set, out in the elements or behind the podium in the lecture hall.

Commencement 2019

Today, Mizzou. Tomorrow, the World.

Approximately 5,411 students received degrees during spring commencement ceremonies May 17–19, 2019, at the University of Missouri.

Mizzou’s winning Solar Decathlon team is Margaret Jordan, Janee Thompson, Megan Wahlquist, Professor Michael Goldschmidt, Jessica Blankinship and Brandon Smeets.

Blueprint for Success

An interdisciplinary team of Tigers captures an impressive architecture and engineering prize.

graduation 2016

Career Outcomes

The MU Outcomes Survey provides insight into the career plans of Mizzou graduates and tells a story of student success. Nine out of ten Mizzou graduates have successful outcomes within 6 months of graduation. The survey additionally provides detailed data on employment, salary, graduate school attendance and geographic location.

MU Student Success Center

Career Advice

In fall of 2018, the MU Career Center introduced the Career Development Network- a program designed to help students with their career development. Through the program, faculty and staff participants receive specialized training in helping students with career-related questions and in preparing them for post-graduation success.


Interning at the Pentagon

Senior Lindsay Wright took her passion for organizational communication and military law all the way to the Pentagon this past summer for a prestigious internship with the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General.

ACUE institute

Faculty Collaborate to Re-envision MU’s Curriculum

A group of University of Missouri faculty from a variety of disciplines spent the first part of the summer rethinking curricula in ways that enhance student success.

Victoria Mondelli

Victoria Mondelli Named TLC Founding Director

Mondelli will lead the Teaching for Learning Center, which provides professional development and teaching assistance programs for MU instructors

Rachel Patteson

Weathering the Storm

Rachel Patteson lived in orphanages and foster homes as a child and was homeless during much of her high school years. Now, she prepares to graduate from Mizzou and study in London thanks to the Mark Twain Fellowship.

Goldwater Scholars

Striking Gold(water)

As roommates, Luke Guerdan and Evan Teters had lively conversations in the apartment they shared. Oftentimes, those discussions revolved around computer science. They never imagined that both would eventually become Goldwater Scholarship recipients.

service learning

MU Serves MO

The MU Office of Service-Learning has been serving Missouri since 1995 and each year, the amount of service grows. In the past 10 years, more than 1,706,400 hours have been served by MU students, generating an economic impact of more than $37,115,000 to the state of Missouri.

Cecilia Olivares

Cecilia Olivares Elected to National Post

Cecilia Olivares, an MU senior student services coordinator, has been elected to the Board of Directors for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising, which promotes student success by advancing the field of academic advising globally.


Career Ready

According to a recent Career Outcomes Survey, 90 percent of MU graduates are successful in finding employment or continuing their education within six months after graduation. This level of success is due in part to career services offices at Mizzou, including the MU Career Center.

Washington Society

Finding Truth

Since the fall of 2015, a small group of students has come together to discuss philosophical readings in an effort to find truth. The student-formed Washington Society is a philosophical discourse organization in which students agree on certain Philosophical Convictions, which allows for discussions to continue beyond what can usually be accomplished in a classroom setting—where baseline agreements are not already decided.


Every Picture Tells a Story

Senior Cassidy Minarik knows the struggle of finding a platform to display her art. So, when she found out about the Undergraduate Visual Art and Design Showcase, she saw it as a great opportunity to show off her creative works.

graduation 2016

Successful Outcomes

A recent survey shows that 90.4 percent of University of Missouri graduates have found successful career outcomes. MU’s career outcomes rate, based on a survey of graduates from fall 2016, spring 2017 and summer 2017, ranks well above the average of Mizzou’s peer groups.

christopher-caroline dade

A Mizzou Family

There was a lot for MU senior Christopher Dade to celebrate during the week of Thanksgiving. That week he learned he was a recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Schwarzman Scholar Siyu Lei

Globetrotting Scholar

After studying at Mizzou, then working in Myanmar, MU alumna Siyu Lei will return to China after earning the Schwarzman Scholarship.

Tyler Emery

In the News

Honors student Tyler Emery excels as KOMU evening news anchor.

NACADA Conference

Meet Me in St. Louis

Earlier this month, more than 3,000 academic advisers met is St. Louis for the annual NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising Conference. Among those in attendance were 35 advisers from Mizzou.