MU Stamps Scholars — In Action

Stamps Scholars outside of the Equal Justice Initiative Legacy Museum.

Visiting the Past to Inform the Present

Between the end of the Civil War and the passage of the civil rights acts of the late 1960s, African Americans endured a century of sustained repression, denial of voting and other rights, and…

Jessica Blake - August & September 2018

Wow! It is so hard to believe that it has already been eight weeks, but I am so happy to be settling in at Mizzou. The first half of the semester has been so full of activities and has gone…

Molly McDermott and Jessica Blake at Football Game

Molly McDermott - August & September 2018

The first month of my freshman year has flown by! After move-in day, which was busy but very exciting, Welcome Week kick started my time here at Mizzou. All of the activities during the week, including a free concert, midnight…

2018 Stamps Scholars

Delanie Vinzant - August & September 2018

Hello everyone! The first few weeks of college have been intense, but I am so lucky to have an amazing network of Stamps Scholars and Honors College faculty to help guide me through my journey. I already know that applying…

Caitlin Kelleher - October & November 2017

Hello! Well, it has been three months here at Mizzou and now it is time to head back to New Jersey for Thanksgiving break. I have made lots of new friends and have attended several different types of clubs and…

Toyin and friend in Mizzou gear

Toyin Jackson - October & November 2017

Hello! So we’re approaching the end of my first semester at Mizzou and a lot has changed since I started. I’m less homesick but am still struggling slightly with transitioning to my new life here but it’ll get better with…

Homecoming football game 2017

Anna Merkel - October & November 2017

October was such a busy month for me! With clubs, events, and meetings all on top of school work, my days have been full (but still fun!). The biggest events to happen this month were Homecoming and Halloween, but I…

Tiger Walk

Anna Merkel - August & September 2017

August was a whirlwind! Time has flown by, and now it has been over a month since I moved to Mizzou. It seems like only days ago that I was sitting in my high school’s library, worrying about where to…

Madi and family in her dorm room

Madi Winfield - August & September 2017

Hello, Stamps community! My name is Madi Winfield, and I’m a freshman journalism major at the University of Missouri – Columbia. I am incredibly excited to be one of Mizzou’s inaugural Stamps Scholars and to help shape this branch of…

Toyin Jackson - August & September 2017

Hi! I’ve been at Mizzou for a little over a month now and it’s been going well! The transition has been super different for me and it’s been a struggle but it’s been getting easier. My favorite thing about Mizzou…

Caitlin and friends at sorority bid day

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…