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  • 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

  • Lowry HallHumanities Series Begins with “Thinking about Color”

    Through “Thinking about Color,” students experience the many sides of color. The course, which debuted in Spring 2014, is team-taught by Nancy West, Carsten Strathausen and James Van Dyke, professors from different departments of MU who brought their expertise together for a unique class. Learn More

  • Loren Nikolai with Honors College Director Nancy WestMU Sophomore Returns to Germany

    Sophomore Carolin Lehmann lived in Germany until her family moved to the United States when she was five-years old. It has long been her plan to return to her native country. She will have the opportunity for that experience after being selected to receive a University Summer Course Grant from DAAD. Learn More

  • Hesburgh Award WinnersHonors Students Win Hesburgh Award

    Each spring, the TIAA-CREF Hesburgh Endowment Fund enables MU’s General Education Program to award four $1,000 academic achievement scholarships to one student from each of the four undergraduate classes. This year, all four students were part of the Honors College. Learn More

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Emma Worgul

Emma Worgul

Emma Worgul identifies herself as “one of the few who actually enjoyed advanced placement statistics in high school.”

Worgul is an accountancy major at the University of Missouri— hence the interest in statistics. She is also the newest recipient of the Brazeal Honors College Endowed Diversity Scholarship. Learn More

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