Fifty-three years ago this month, civil rights activists began a march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama, that ended in the brutal murder of activist Viola Liuzzo. MU alumnus Jim Turner returned to campus to speak about his experience prosecuting members of the Klu Klux Klan for Liuzzo’s murder.
In only her second semester of college, freshman Rachael Hillyer is already making a name for herself across campus. In addition to playing on Mizzou’s club soccer team and joining Pi Phi Sorority, she is the Sinclair School of Nursing’s first Discovery Fellow, an Honors College program for eligible freshmen to participate in mentored research.
Honors College CIRCA students are working towards goals greater than themselves.