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University of Missouri

Spring 2015 Issue

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Denny Griggs

Watch how MU’s free physical therapy clinic keeps Denny Griggs moving.

Ann Harrell instructing a student

See firsthand how Ann Harrell has trained four national voice champions.

Web Exclusives


Weathering the Storm

Restricted census data reveals which businesses are best able to survive a hurricane.

Darwin Hindman

Hindman Receives Honorary Degree

Former Columbia mayor dedicated his life to Missourians.

Columbia Missouri Daniel Boone Hotel

Hotel Histrionics

Mizzou alumnus remembers Daniel Boone Hotel circa 1950s.



CoMo’s ABCs

Our roundup of the most unexpected things Columbia has to offer.

Mizzou alphabet V-Z

CoMo A to Z

Track down the letters in Mizzou’s alphabet.


Thinking About Drinking

Researchers tackle alcohol problems.


Loren’s Lasting Legacy

Loren Reid, professor emeritus of speech, influenced 9,000 MU student lives.

Switzler Hall Mizzou

Celebrating Communication

The Department of Communication celebrates 75 years.


Vocal Wisdom

Ann Harrell has trained four national voice champions.


Denny's Walking

Denny Griggs lost both his legs. MU’s free physical therapy clinic keeps him moving.

Around the Columns

Kara Riggs Mizzou

P Is for Perseverance

Childhood curiosity led Kara Riggs to plant science. She’s never let it go.


An Exercise in Giving

Professor Frank Booth gives $1 million to support his own exercise research.

Peace Park Mizzou

A Park By Any Other Name

From protest to peace, park holds memories for alumni.

David Burton

Writing His Chapter on One-room Schools

David Burton preserves Missouri’s one-room schools.

US Census Bureau Seal

Survey Says

Mizzou lands a valuable research tool with new satellite U.S. Census Research Data Center.

Garnett Stokes Mizzou

FSU Leader Named MU’s Next Provost

Garnett Stokes supports students and builds on research strengths.

apples math

Solving the Math Teacher Equation

Will added training for teachers equal math success in students?

satellite image

Satellite Anthropology

Using satellite images to protect indigenous tribes.

Michael Marlo

Logging Languages

English Assistant Professor Michael Marlo documents African languages.

Nanova Lab

From Lab to Marketplace

Company formed from MU research makes first product in Columbia.

Jennifer Shearin

Reconnecting Through iRest

Jennifer Shearin helps survivors of intimate partner violence.

Chris Dade Mizzou

Tiger Taps Tradition

Freshman Mizzou Alumni Association scholar starts Veterans Day tradition.

Plowing by Julius Paul Junghanns

The Trouble with Nazi Art

MU professor studies the challenges of categorizing Nazi art.

Shibu Jose

Brewing Biofuel Innovation

MU professors form a startup to pursue a potential biofuel breakthrough.

sewing supplies

Are You Done With That?

Young people's lack of sewing and laundry skills leads to needless clothing waste.

binge drinking

From Binge to Worse

A new study uncovers binge drinking’s genetic damage.

Julia Gaines Mizzou

Percussion Repercussions

Julia Gaines enthusiastically leads the School of Music.

Morgan Eye Mizzou

The Eye of the Tigers

Mizzou’s sharp-shooting guard has long-range vision.


Wire Education

A Minnesotan works toward his Mizzou degree far away from the Columns.


Spring 2015 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

Alumni News

Mike Parson and Wally Pfeffer

Advocates for Higher Education

The Mizzou Legislative Network honors Geyer Award winners.

Todd McCubbin, M Ed ’95

Are You Sure You’re a Member?

Guess again.

Preston Cole and Norm Stewart

Norm’s Wisdom

Former Tiger basketball team manager climbs the administrative ladder.

Stephanie Tinsley Regagnon, McKenzie Lockett and Mia Platz

Giving Hope, Family and Future

Mizzou alumna turns negative experience into something positive for Missouri students.

Catherine Allen

Serial Disruption

She spent her career helping firms adapt to change. Now Catherine Allen wants to change retirement.

Lexi Norris

Ties to the Alma Mater

Lexi Norris has had multiple connections to Mizzou.

Traditions Plaza Mizzou engagement

Laying a Foundation

Mizzou Match made on Traditions Plaza.

Mizzou Alumni Association membership statistics, 2014


The Mizzou Alumni Association is its members. Here’s a snapshot of membership for 2014.

Jill Hammergren and Melissa Everitt

Still Growing Strong

New Mizzou Alumni Association chapters extend Mizzou’s reach across the country.


Beyond the Watch Party

Alumni Association chapters are gathering on other themes.

John Kadlec

That’s Mr. Mizzou

Generations of Tiger fans will remember Mr. Mizzou.

Amy Trader

Dancing for the Stars

After dancing for the New York Knicks, Amy Trader is back in school.

Peter Essick

The Lens of History

Essick captures the portraits of Civil War veterans’ children.