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MU Honors Fall 2021 Blatchford Recipient

Mio Dykstra didn’t expect to become a Blatchford Scholar. “I originally applied to Brooks. Someone reached out to me and sent me an email about Blatchford,” Dykstra says. “I’m glad I kind of stumbled into that. I never thought I…

The Truth about Climate and the Honors Tutorials

Based on the “Oxford style” of teaching, Honors Tutorials are comprised of three to five students who delve deeply into a topic with an MU faculty member. The size of the class creates unique opportunities for dialogue and understanding that…

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Celebrating First Gen Honors Students at Mizzou

National First-Generation College Celebration is November 8th. This day honors first-generation college students and celebrates their accomplishments. At Mizzou, there is a thriving cohort of first-generation students. Eli Rojas, junior philosophy and interdisciplinary studies major, is one of those students.

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A Family Tradition

In June of 1993, just before his junior year of high school, my dad, Chad Ennis, participated in Missouri Scholars Academy at the University of Missouri. That experience represented his first introduction to higher education. It was there that he…

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Meet the Director

This year the Honors College welcomes a new director, Dr. Catherine Rymph! Click the link below to meet Dr. Rymph and hear her introduce herself and talk about her new role in the Honors College! Welcome, Dr. Rymph!…

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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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Headed for the Big Leagues

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

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New to Honors, Ace at Science

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

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Putting Down Roots of Change

Mizzou '39 honoree and passionate educator wants to create change from the ground up.

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Finding Her Way

Resilient senior and Mizzou ‘39 honoree credits the Honors College with her academic success.