Stamps Scholars Blog

Stamps Scholars sit on bench with statue of Ronald McDonald

Stamps Scholars Spread Holiday Cheer

The Mizzou stamps scholars were so happy to take an afternoon to volunteer at the Mid-Missouri Ronald McDonald House. The house can always use help particularly with house keeping tasks. By having things like sweeping and cleaning base boards done…

Aravind Kalathil standing on steps of building

New to Mizzou

Hello, everyone! My name is Aravind Kalathil and I’m a freshman at Mizzou. I come from around St. Louis and I plan on majoring in Psychology. Coming to Mizzou has been more than I ever thought it would be. Coming…

Kathryn Gluesenkamp

Home Away From Home

Hello, everyone! My name is Kathryn Gluesenkamp, and I am planning on double majoring in Biological Sciences and Public Health. I am from St. Louis County, so I’m ecstatic to be going to school in the state I was born…

Abby Blenk and suitemates in downtown Columbia

Moving to Mizzou

Hi, my name is Abby and I’m a freshman Digital Storytelling Major. I came to Mizzou from another state in the Midwest – Ohio! I got to keep all of the Midwest weather, but the time zone is different. Ohio…

Molly McDermott presenting culminating research poster at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at Iowa State University.

A Summer of Statistics and Sailing

Hello! It’s great to be back at Mizzou and in the swing of things in my second year. This past summer, I spent 11 weeks conducting research at the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) at Iowa…

Molly McDermott and fellow Stamps Scholars attending the conference

All Aboard at NAFAC

I recently attended the 59th Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) in Annapolis, MD. From April 9-11, 2019, I was fortunate enough to engage in discussions focused on the past, present, and future of the global order. Spending three days…

Mizzou Stamps Scholars gathered at the steps of Jesse Hall

Service, Stamps, and Spring at Mizzou!

It’s so hard to believe that spring semester is halfway over, and that it has been almost five months since my first Stamps blog! I have learned so much about leadership, service, and research since I started college, and I’ve…

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Blissful Barcelona

Carnivale in Sitges, Barcelona Hi, all! I’m back with another post about my experience in Barcelona! I have been here for just over 8 weeks and am slightly over half done with my experience abroad. Over the past few weeks…

Molly McDermott and College Mentors for Kids buddy

A Semester in the Life of a Stamps Tiger

Spring semester of my freshman year is off to a busy start! I am continuing my research in the Neurogenic Communication Disorders Laboratory within the School of Health Professions. It’s remarkable to be able to participate in revolutionary research as…

“静夜思” (“Jing Ye Si”, “Thoughts on a Tranquil Night”) by Li Bai shown with an accompanying painting.

Mandarin at Mizzou

Hello, everyone! 你好 (Ni Hao)! My name is Rebecca Price and I’m a first year Stamps Scholar from Memphis, Tennessee. I’m studying Business and International Studies with an emphasis in East Asia. It’s not even been a full year for…

Mizzou's Stamps Scholars volunteering at Rainbow House

2019 Stamps National Day of Service

On February 23rd, 2019, Mizzou’s Stamps Scholars participated in the Stamps National Day of Service. The theme for this year’s Day of Service was commUNITY: uniting to serve. As a group, we volunteered at Rainbow House, a youth emergency shelter…

Anna Merkel holding French flag

Mon Été en France!

It has now been a full six months since I departed from Marseille, France, and brought to an end one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I learned more about my future career, lived by myself in an…

Stamps Scholars with Randy McDow

Stamps Weekend 2019

Hi everyone! My name is Caitlin, but you can call me by my middle name, Sunshine. I am a sophomore Stamps Scholar here at Mizzou from Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Two weekends ago, the other current scholars and I got…

Tower Bridge in London

UK Getaway

  Hi, everyone! Back again with my second blog; if you missed the last one, my name is Toyin Jackson. I am a sophomore Stamps Scholar and Food Science major at Mizzou, and I am currently participating in a semester…

Student riding a bike in Seville

¡Bienvenidos a mi blog!

¡Hola! My name is Toyin Jackson, I’m a sophomore at Mizzou and Stamps Scholar and I am currently participating in a study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain. Last week, I started attending CETT – Campus de Turisme, Hoteleria, y Gastronomia…