Stamps Scholars Blog

Stamps Scholars at Food Bank

2021 Stamps Day of Service

Stamps Scholars volunteer at the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri and Cleanup Columbia

Collage of the MU Honors College's incoming Stamps Scholarship recipients

Mizzou Collects Stamps

Six scholars join Honors College via elite scholarship program

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…


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…