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Group of volunteers in front of a mountain vista

Mizzou Alternative Breaks: New Name, Same Life-Altering Experience

Four years ago Theresa Mullineaux’s could not have imagined her senior year would include managing over 840 students in community service endeavors, renaming one of Mizzou’s proudest programs as it doubled in size, or pioneering a sustainable partnership between Mizzou…

Eric Aldrich

Forecasting Student Success

Eric Aldrich Eric Aldrich’s interest in meteorology began when he was a child and was frightened by severe thunderstorms. If he could predict when a thunderstorm was going to happen, he thought, then maybe he wouldn’t be afraid. So began an…

Sharyn Freyermuth and Laura Carroz holding awards

Mizzou Recognizes Advising Excellence

Sharyn Freyermuth and Laura Carroz have been named the recipients of the 2015 Excellence in Advising Awards. Freyermuth, an associate teaching professor of biochemistry, received the faculty adviser award and Carroz, an academic adviser in the Trulaske College of Business,…

Kelsey Boschert

We've Got Spirit

Mizzou student creates Special Olympics cheer squad.

Olivia Rivers

Opportunities Abound

Mizzou student creates Special Olympics cheer squad.

Anurag Chandran

Well-traveled Scholar

Mizzou senior Anurag Chandran earns Schwarzman Scholarship.

Romanus Hutchins

Speaking of Research

As an Undergraduate Research ambassador, Romanus Hutchins has learned how to speak about science in a compelling way.

Kinder Scholars Samantha Franks and Matt McKeown visit at the Lincoln Memorial, across the National Mall from the Washington Monument, during the Kinder Scholars Program in Washington, D.C.

A Strong Constitution

Kinder Institute scholars aim to keep democracy safe for the world.

JD Bowers

J.D. Bowers Named MU Honors College Director

J.D. Bowers has been named Director of the Honors College at the University of Missouri. Bowers has been Associate Vice Provost for University Honors at Northern Illinois University (NIU) since 2013. He will begin his new position on August 1.

Tia Paulette poses in front of a river in Leiden, Holland.

Giving Back

Tia Paulette’s past gives special meaning to community service.

Professor Etti Naveh-Benjamin in her office

Call Me Etti

Professor Naveh-Benjamin takes mentoring personally.

Zach Parolin in front of the White House

Mark Twain Fellowship Sends MU Alumnus to Oxford

A 2012 graduate of the MU School of Journalism, Zach Parolin has been awarded the inaugural Mark Twain Fellowship from Mizzou.

Youtube Video: Volunteers from MU, area churches and local Christian organizations make up the majority of the staff at Granny\'s House.

A Family Atmosphere

Granny’s House, located in the Douglass Park Housing projects near downtown Columbia, is a welcoming and safe environment where kids can come each day after school in order to learn about morals, manners and the enormity of what God’s love…

John Belgeri, a senior health sciences major, helps two girls practice their Spanish and English

Spreading the Love

Over winter break, 144 MU students headed for cities in Virginia, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and Oklahoma for a week of service as part of Mizzou’s Alternative Breaks program. The program is one of the largest of its…

Meera Chandrasekhar

Meera Chandrasekhar Receives Robert Foster Cherry Award

Meera Chandrasekhar, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has been named the recipient of the Baylor University Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.