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Unbound: Reading Without Limits

Bill Kerwin, an associate professor of English and affiliate faculty in the Honors College, is one of four professors who teach the Honors "Unbound: Reading Without Limits" course. The class was developed in partnership with the Unbound Book Festival. Photo by Logan Jackson. The University of Missouri Honors College has a variety of important partnerships…

Exploring Their Research Interests

Two University of Missouri students will explore their research interests in Germany this summer through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program. Both Emma McDougal and Lara Stefani will have the opportunity to develop their research passions after recently being named DAAD RISE recipients. “Mizzou students are chosen for…

Morgan Davi — An Honors Advisor in Europe

Morgan Davi (pictured right), an Honors College advisor, traveled to Italy last summer with several other Mizzou advisors and staff to visit MU's campus partner, CEA CAPA, at their Rome and Florence campuses. Davi is pictured with Xander Negozio, an academic advisor for digital storytelling and film studies in the College of Arts and Science.…

Overcoming Obstacles and Encouraging Others

Teaching has always come naturally to Reginald Rogers. An associate professor of chemical and biomedical engineering in the University of Missouri College of Engineering, Rogers has a shelf full of awards highlighting his teaching and mentoring abilities. Photo by Logan Jackson. Reginald Rogers woke up on June 18, 1999, and expected it to be a…

Communicating Vital Messages

Along with research and teaching responsibilities, Julius Riles helps lead the Minority Focused News as a Locus of Empowerment ASH Scholars research team. An affiliate faculty member of the Honors College, Riles helped create and co-directs the Media and Diversity Center on the MU campus. Photo courtesy of Julius Riles. Part of the ASH Scholars…

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,…

Honors Students Go Live on KBIA

Every student in Amy Simons’ Honors Tutorial was tasked with watching or listening to Views of the News, a show hosted and produced by Simons, on Wednesday in preparation for a lively discussion on Thursday. After spending most of the semester as avid consumers of the show, the cohort then worked together to produce their…