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University of Missouri

Fall 2015 Issue

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Read more Homecoming memories.

Web Exclusives

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Advancement Hit the Streets

Meet advancement staff members who match donors’ interests with Mizzou’s needs. Staffers log thousands of miles a year serving Tigers whose Mizzou experiences inspire meaningful gifts.


The Library Book

Steve Weinberg discusses writing a book to commemorate the MU Libraries centennial.

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This Will Make You Miss Mizzou

Ann Chambers looks back at her time at Mizzou with affection.

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Tiger Trolley Cars

MAA honors Jolene Marra Schulz for her professional accomplishments and service to MU.


Volunteering Valuable Venture Advice

Mizzou is tapping its entrepreneurial alumni to mentor others on their way up.

Tripod the dog

When Tripod Ruled the Campus

A reprint of the 1980 article on Mizzou’s three-legged pup.



The Heart of the University

MU Libraries celebrate the centennial of Ellis Library.


How To Do Everything Better

Mizzou researchers share tips on how to get more out of everyday life.


Ancient Rome’s Digital Signatures

A historic agreement brings ancient Roman artifacts to MU.



Mizzou alumna Winnie Fritz has always gone where there was no path and left a trail.


Making Mizzou Made

Inside recruiting with the SEC East football champs.

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Golden Anniversary

Mizzou’s dazzling dance squad celebrates 50 years.

Homecoming Tri-Directors

A Show-Me State of Mind

Meet the 2015 Homecoming directors.


Beyond the Funny Pages

Columbia cartoonist reflects on how Miss Mizzou lived on and off the page.


2015 Homecoming and Campaign Kickoff Events

Use this guide to plan your CoMo trip

Around the Columns


A Passion for Peace

From Peace Corps to peace studies, senior Rebecca Greenway is a humanitarian.

Marie Schaller portrait

The Gift of Leadership

Cornell Leadership Program prepares students for high-octane careers.

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Mizzou Near You

Wherever you live in the United States, Mizzou alumni and staff are not far away.

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Prepping for STEM Persistence

Two MU professors are going all-in on preparing incoming freshmen for STEM success.

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Ancestral Ways, Modern Selves

Religious studies professor’s new book examines urban American Indians.

Rocky Mountain National Park landscape

Rocky Mountain Magic Show

Jerry Frank explores the making of Rocky Mountain National Park, which celebrates its centennial this year.

Carly Kan celebrating

Honolulu Hitter

High-flying junior Carly Kan leads Mizzou volleyball in 2015.


Numbers Game

Sports and numbers go hand in hand.


Fall 2015 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

Alumni News

Todd McCubbin, M Ed ’95

Greek Life Evolves

Rules for alcohol and visiting hours are up for discussion.


Independence to Independent

Sherri Gallick is the new alumni association president.

Kline wedding ceremony

Naval Affairs

Mizzou alumni find more than fleeting love in Naval ROTC.

1969 Savitar page

Yearbook: 1969

Maneater alumni reminisce about their beloved campus rag.

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Sandwich Anyone?

Mitch Murch’s entrepreneurial spirit got his foot in — and his name on — the door.

Sally Williams portrait

Country Music’s Booker

From Jesse Auditorium to the Ryman Auditorium, Sally Williams puts on a show.

Terence Johnson with family

Restoring Hope

Alumnus Terence Johnson helps young people.

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The Great American Comic Strip

At 92, Beetle Bailey creator Mort Walker is still cranking out the punchlines.