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  • Group photo of the Ecuador study abroad travelers.Life on the Equator

    A study abroad trip to Ecuador provides students with an understanding of the nature and importance of biodiversity. Learn More

  • Azeem KhanRenaissance Man

    While biological sciences major Azeem Khan spends much of his time immersed in labs and pre-med courses, he continues to follow another of his passions: poetry. Learn More

  • Andrew AlleeGerman Internship Selects MU student as Program Ambassador

    Imagine arriving in a foreign country with one piece of luggage, severe jet lag and no idea how to get to your destination. That was the reality for Andrew Allee, a biochemistry major at MU, when he arrived in Berlin for the RISE internship through the German Academic Exchange Service last summer. Learn More

  • Kristina Wright advising studentsMedOpp Supports Future Doctors

    For many students, the path to becoming a doctor starts with the MedOpp program. MedOpp, which is offered to all pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-optometry and pre-podiatry students at MU, is designed to complement a student’s academic achievements in preparation for application to professional schools. The programing is much more than academic advising. Learn More

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Wade Dismukes

Wade Dismukes

Wade Dismukes’ experience in research at MU began before the first day of school.

A recipient of the Hughes Research Apprenticeship his freshman year, Dismukes was getting laboratory safety training a week before the rest of the class arrived in Columbia. Learn More

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