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A Strong Mizzou Connection

Botswana Blackburn, Health Sciences department chair and teaching professor, has relished in educating the next generation of Tigers. An affiliate faculty member in the Honors College, Blackburn got her first taste of Mizzou through the Missouri Scholars Academy and later as an undergraduate and graduate student. Photo by Logan Jackson. Botswana Blackburn got her first…

Planting Seeds of Success

Maxwell Daubert grew up in an academic environment and has developed a passion for all things academia, especially research. He spent plenty of time with his father, Christopher Daubert, who has conducted academic research for years and is the the vice chancellor and dean of the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Photo…

Educating the Next Generation

Shari Freyermuth is an associate teaching professor of biochemistry and an affiliate faculty member of the Honors College. She has been involved with Honors at Mizzou for several years. Photo by Logan Jackson. While Shari Freyermuth had planned to one day attend medical school, when she arrived at the University of Georgia as an undergraduate…

Pursuing Her Passion for Education

Mizzou has been a special place for Madison Hayes (pictured right) and her brother for years. Working toward a degree through the College of Education and Human Development, Hayes is also pursuing the Honors Certificate at MU. Photo courtesy of Madison Hayes. A student in the University of Missouri College of Education and Human Development,…

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Founded in 1958, we currently enroll 2,900+ students and feature an alumni base of over 13,000 graduates. We offer nearly 200 unique courses every year, have an active faculty of 220 of MU’s most accomplished scholars, and offer a number of annual scholarships. 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 a pursuit of life-long, interdisciplinary learning. We provide a rich and dynamic 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.