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Caitlin Kelleher – August & September 2017

Wow! The first few weeks are in the books as a freshman at the University of Missouri and as a Stamps Scholar! It has been a crazy ride, starting with move-in day, sorority recruitment week, my first college classes, and first football game. Although it has been a huge transition from New Jersey, I am…

Helping Houston

After Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas, in late August, leaving widespread devastation, students in Professor Richard Oliver’s Career Explorations class wanted to help. Missouri is far from Harvey’s destruction, but the storm’s impacts were…

Missouri Land Grant Compact Aims to Erase Tuition for Thousands

Sierra Applegate is a sophomore honors student studying aerospace engineering at MU. Next fall, she and thousands of other students won’t have to pay a dime of tuition.

Land Grant Compact Will Provide Access to Missouri Residents

New grants underscore the University of Missouri’s pledge to fulfill its land-grant mission by offering more competitive, affordable education to Missourians

Maintaining Standards of Excellence

Honors College alum and supporter Margaret Holt maintains journalistic standards at the Chicago Tribune

Timely Tutorials

Tutorials are a part the Honors College’s innovative curriculum that provide students with an opportunity to study a subject in real time, in depth, and in a small setting.  Professor Frank Bowman, who is on the law faculty, is teaching a Honors Tutorial in the fall called “The Impeachment Power & American Constitutional Balance.”  He…

Monarch Migration

This spring semester, six students worked with Professor Mark Kirk to learn about the history of the Monarch Butterfly and its migration patterns, and current conservation tactics in an honors tutorial course called “Natural History and the Migration of the Monarch Butterfly.”

Awards Ceremony Recognizes Students, Faculty

Each year, the MU Honors College celebrates high achieving students who have received scholarships, awards and fellowships at a spring awards ceremony. This year, graduating seniors and over 70 other students were honored in front of friends, family and members of the honors community. ASH Scholars, Show-Me Scholars, Discovery Fellows, Cherng Summer Scholars, and students…

Environmentally Friendly

Megan Tyminski, a junior majoring in science and agricultural journalism and minoring in sustainable agriculture, is one of just 50 students nationally to earn the Udall Scholarship this year.

Founders of Panda Express Give $1.5 Million to Mizzou Honors College

Gift from MU alumni will support scholarships and programs for high-achieving students