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Honors Students Attend One Read Symposium with Author Kerri Arsenault

As a part of the annual Honors One Read event, freshman Honors College students studied and celebrated Mill Town, a book by Kerri Arsenault. Mill Town is an exploration of Arsenault’s family history, the history of the eponymous Mill Town, and environmental investigative reporting. The town was home to a paper mill, which wreaked havoc…

Development Grant Brings New Child Development Class into Honors College Curriculum

During the spring semester, students in the Honors College were offered a brand-new psychology class, Honors Social Development in Childhood. The class, taught by Jennifer Bohanek of the Psychology Department, is a smaller, honors version of a non-Honors class of the same name. The class was realized when Bohanek was awarded a course development grant…

Meet the 2022 Stamps Scholars

The University of Missouri is a proud partner in the Stamps Scholars Program. The MU Honors College joined the Stamps Scholars Program in 2016, and the ongoing relationship has had a lasting and positive impact on our campus and honors communities. Stamps Scholars have unique opportunities, including a dedicated mentor, contact with campus leadership, alumni networking, funding for study abroad, and a connection to other Stamps Scholars programs.

Geek Week 2022: A Blast From the Past

Geek Week is an annual event held by the Honors College that brings free events to the honors community to help them meet other students and get the most out of honors. This year's celebration, "Geek Week Through the Decades," introduced new elements to the tradition, including an 80s Murder Mystery Dinner and a Tie-Dye event for honors students.

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