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Contributing to Vital Research in African Linguistics

Students who are part of the Collaborative Research in African Languages (CORAL) team at Mizzou contribute to vital research in African linguistics. Students routinely meet with native speakers to gain a better understanding of the languages they are studying. Photo courtesy of Michael Marlo. Undergraduate students who are part of the Collaborative Research in African…

ASH Scholars Program Promotes Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

The ASH Scholars Program has led to ongoing research opportunities for undergraduate students at the University of Missouri involved in the arts, social sciences and humanities (ASH) disciplines. For example, the Art of Death research project is focused on normalizing conversations about death and dying through the lens of artistic production. Photo courtesy of Katina…

Examining Close Relationships

The Close Relationships research project studies how youths' interactions with close relationship partners shape their development and emotional adjustment. Mizzou students who are part of the project have numerous hands-on learning opportunities, including sharing their findings with the public. Here, senior Lynn Eckhardt talks with an individual about the work being done. Photo courtesy of…

A Historical Dive into the Santa Fe Trail

A new project within the ASH Scholars Program, the Santa Fe Trail team is studying the importance of the entire trail, with a focus on its influence in the state of Missouri and beyond. Photo courtesy of Kyle Jackson. An important piece of Missouri history, the Santa Fe Trail connected the Show-Me State to present…

Exploring Death Through the Lens of Artistic Production

Part of the ASH Scholars Program, the Art of Death research project has allowed undergraduate students at the University of Missouri to normalize conversations about death and dying through the lens of artistic production. Photo courtesy of Katina Bitsicas. Since 2017, the Art of Death research project has allowed undergraduate students at the University of…

Studying the Importance of Minority-Focused Content

Students on the Minority Focused News as a Locus of Empowerment research team have ample opportunities to share their work. For example, Maya Morris, a recent MU grad, presented during Mizzou's Research Symposium. Photo courtesy of Chris Josey. The Minority Focused News as a Locus of Empowerment research team investigates the manners in which news…

Prepared for the Future

After graduating with three degrees from Mizzou – constitutional democracy, economics and political science – Luke Pittman is now studying at Harvard Law School. Photo courtesy of Luke Pittman. Of all the skills Luke Pittman gained during his four years at the University of Missouri, time management proved to be one the most vital. When…

What’s the Buzz About Bees?

A member of the board of advisors for the Boone Regional Beekeepers Association and a beekeeping project leader for Sustain Mizzou, George Frees has shared his bee expertise with a variety of audiences across Missouri over the years. Community members, elementary students and various school groups have all benefited from his knowledge and instruction on…

Geek Week 2023: Let the Magic Begin!

A weeklong tradition of celebrating University of Missouri Honors College students, as well as the entire Honors community, Geek Week enters its ninth year with a variety of “geeky” events and activities. This year’s theme is Magic, and programming will run from Monday, Sept. 18, to Saturday, Sept. 23. All Mizzou students are invited to…

Sharing Stories and Highlighting Experiences

In high school, Jasmine Jackson was encouraged to find hands-on learning experiences that lined up with her passions. Jackson had enjoyed reading and writing since she was young and decided she would give writing for her school’s newspaper a try. After her first assignment, she was hooked. Jackson worked for her school’s newspaper, in Columbus,…