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  • 8/10/2012

    Alumnus contributions support faculty

    The new director of the Brain Imaging Center wants to gain a better understanding of the factors that affect brain organization and reorganization — particularly in relation to the functions that are used in planning and controlling the range of activities that involve human hands, especially after a brain or bodily injury.  Read more …

  • 7/13/2012

    MU Research: A new frontier

    With more than $425 million in external funding produced through sponsored research and contracts, the University of Missouri is proud of its position as a frontier institution for research and innovation.  Read more …

  • 7/6/2012

    A life-changing call

    Animal science major Rhiannon Koehler received the phone call of a lifetime that paved the way for her education and her dreams.  Read more …

  • 7/6/2012

    An “absurdity” turned journalist

    It’s hard to believe that well-known journalist Major Garrett, BJ ’84, BS Political Science ’84, was ever an absurdity in the field of journalism. However, the Missouri School of Journalism alumnus holds tight to the claim and shares his “absurd” path from Southern Californian surfer to celebrated reporter, writer, editor, broadcaster, blogger and author at the 42nd Annual Jefferson Club Dinner.  Read more …

  • 4/13/2012

    A professorship and more

    Jimi Cook grew up seeing his grandfather suffer from arthritis. Now, he holds an endowed professorship in orthopaedic surgery made possible by a gift from William C. and Kathryn E. Allen. He focuses on developing new treatments for arthritis for both man and his best friend.  Read more …

  • 4/13/2012

    Opportunities for research

    After watching her mother suffer with osteoarthritis in her hips, Nicole Waters decided to try and make a difference. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biological engineering at MU, Waters is pursing her Ph.D. in pathobiology with a fellowship established by Jane Gordon Cook and her family.  Read more …

  • 4/13/2012

    Affordable education

    A scholarship established by the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society helps junior Samuel Thompson make his dream of attending medical school possible. His volunteer experience in the Comparative Orthopaedics Laboratory gives him an edge on the competition and priceless hands-on experience.

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  • 12/12/2011

    In pursuit of cancer research

    MU graduate student Mark McLaughlin has always wanted to help find a cure for cancer. With the help of the G. Ellsworth Huggins Scholarship and a fellowship with the Department of Nuclear Energy, McLaughlin is able to attend MU and pursue a dream.  Read more …

  • 12/12/2011

    Vice Chancellor David Housh retires after 24 years

    David Housh is retiring to Montana after 24 years in MU development but he leaves a lasting legacy. In his ten years as Vice Chancellor, he built a professional and successful fundraising team, leading MU to completion of an historic $1 billion campaign.  Read more …

  • 12/12/2011

    A history of research and development

    In order to promote translational research and enhance the University’s missions of research, teaching, service and economic development, MU has established the MU Research and Development Advisory Board. The Board includes national leaders, top venture capitalists, executives from major corporations and key faculty members and leaders from other universities, medical centers and non-profit organizations.  Read more …

  • 12/12/2011

    A partnership for innovation

    The University of Missouri was awarded a $3.6 million partnership agreement from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation. The award will help research innovation in biomedical engineering at MU with the goal of improving patients’ lives and care.  Read more …

  • 12/12/2011

    Grateful tigers; thankful students

    Students give thanks through the Mizzou Student Foundation’s fall event, Grateful Tigers. The event brings general scholarship recipients together to write thank you notes, enjoy pizza, hang out with Truman the Tiger and learn more about the importance of philanthropic giving at the University.  Read more …

  • 7/21/2011

    Thankful for the Gift of an Education

    Scholarships are one of the most immediate ways to impact a student’s college career. A scholarship in honor of a pioneer in gender equity on campus helps one student achieve her goals and fulfill her passions.  Read more …

  • 3/16/2011

    Scholarships make a lasting impact

    MU graduate Brendan Abberton, BS CiE '10, and recipient of the James S. Rollins Scholarship graduated summa cum laude in May 2010 without financial stress. The scholarship not only impacted Abberton, but his mother as well.  Read more …

  • 3/15/2011

    Students say thanks

    On behalf of thousand of Mizzou students who receive financial assistance and directly benefit from the generosity of alumni and friends, we thank you for helping to make our Mizzou education possible.  Read more …