In this Issue:
Learn to Lead
The U.S. suffers from a shortage of strong leaders, says former Yum!
Brands CEO David Novak, BJ ’74. To help fill the gap, he founded the
Novak Leadership Institute at MU.
New campus construction offers something for everybody — from students
and faculty to alumni and Missourians statewide.
The Art of the Savitar
Generations of Mizzou students cut their artistic and editorial
teeth creating The Savitar yearbook. Our survey of Savitar visual
art from 1894 through 1951 includes the era of cartoonist
Mort Walker, BA ’48, and the first inklings of Beetle Bailey.
College and law-school professors changed Thom Lambert’s life.
Now he’s paying it forward at MU’s School of Law.
Always the Book
Read a chapter from a new novel by one of MU’s most
popular authors, William Least Heat-Moon, a.k.a. William
Trogdon, BA ’61, MA ’62, PhD ’73, BJ ’78, DHL ’11.
New head Coach Cuonzo Martin and a top recruiting
class look to return Mizzou men’s basketball to
prominence. Meanwhile, women’s Coach Robin
Pingeton and preseason All-SEC guard Sophie
Cunningham plan to continue their winning ways.