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Portrait of Augus Hemmerla

A Passion for Learning

Learning Center tutor August Hemmerla is one of nine Cherng Summer Scholarship recipients from the MU Honors College.

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Peyton Sumpter portrait

Headed for the Big Leagues

Sister, researcher and sports enthusiast wins the Outstanding Discovery Fellow award as a freshman.

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Luke Lindberg portrait

New to Honors, Ace at Science

Big brother, scientist, and musician collects W. Alton Jones Award

First in the Nation

Founded in 1958 as the nation’s first honors college, the MU Honors College has a current enrollment of 2,400+ students, an alumni base of over 13,000 graduates, offers nearly 200 unique courses every year, has an active faculty of 220 of MU’s most accomplished scholars, and provides over $34 million in annual endowed scholarships, grants, and aid. The College serves a diverse group of high-achieving students, with majors in nearly every discipline from Art to Engineering, so that they can excel in all facets of their education, and become engaged in an intellectual pursuit of life-long, interdisciplinary learning. We provide a rich and dynamic academic environment, fully engaged in all of the intellectual and interpersonal dimensions of a student’s life – scholarly inquiry, research, creative endeavors, and post-graduate success.

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