October 2018 News

Missouri Day 2018

The phrase “Made in the USA” has been an important branding and manufacturing marker for several decades. One Mizzou Honors student, Reagan Myers, hopes that “Made in Missouri” will gain similar acceptance.

Visiting the Past to Inform the Present

Between the end of the Civil War and the passage of the civil rights acts of the late 1960s, African Americans endured a century of sustained repression, denial of voting and other rights, and the terrors of lynching. Columbia experienced two lynchings, that of George Burke on September 17, 1889, and of James Scott on…

All things geeky

Geek Week is a week-long celebration of all things “geeky” and is open to all students. Events from this year’s Geek Week included game night, movie screenings, trivia night, faculty-led discussion and much more.

Stamp of Approval

Being from Iowa, McDermott didn’t know much about Mizzou until a recruitment adviser visited her high school. When the adviser shared some information about the Stamps Scholar Program, she knew she had to apply.

Honors Q&A: Cherng Summer Scholars

Last summer, 11 honors students participated in the Cherng Summer Scholars program. Four students shared their experiences from this summer.

Dungeon Masters

Dungeons and Dragons returns to the Geek Week Game Night, 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at Mark Twain Residence Hall.

Jessica Blake – August & September 2018

Wow! It is so hard to believe that it has already been eight weeks, but I am so happy to be settling in at Mizzou. The first half of the semester has been so full of activities and has gone by so fast. It feels like I was just making the long drive from Ohio,…

Molly McDermott – August & September 2018

The first month of my freshman year has flown by! After move-in day, which was busy but very exciting, Welcome Week kick started my time here at Mizzou. All of the activities during the week, including a free concert, midnight barbeque, and First Roar, were great opportunities to meet new people and become more familiar…

Delanie Vinzant – August & September 2018

Hello everyone! The first few weeks of college have been intense, but I am so lucky to have an amazing network of Stamps Scholars and Honors College faculty to help guide me through my journey. I already know that applying for the Stamps program and coming to Mizzou were the two best decisions I have…