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The State of Mizzou

What happened in fall 2015, what we’ve learned and what we’re doing next.

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The Equable Advocate

University of Missouri Interim President Mike Middleton finds inspiration in his past.

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Buoyant Leadership

Interim chancellor talks protests, leadership and more.


Mizzou in Fall 2015

MIZZOU looks back at a ​memorable​ semester, with a chronology of major events.

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Lift Every Voice

Mizzou’s new black studies chair finds hope for progress in Aretha Franklin.

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How Alumni Can Help Mizzou

Todd McCubbin, executive director of the Mizzou Alumni Association, offers Tigers some tips on moving Mizzou forward.

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The Man, the Mentor

Gary Pinkel has amassed more wins than any head football coach in Mizzou history, but for him, coaching is about relationships.

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A Strong Constitution

Kinder Institute scholars aim to keep democracy safe for the world.

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A (Genetic) Star is Born

Through advances in reproductive biology and DNA profiling, animal science researchers help cattle producers become economically successful.

Around the Columns

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Wellness Crusader

Truman Scholar Emily Waggoner works to change mental health policy.

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Love and Robots in Ancient India

New Eureka! episode explores robots in religion, architecture and plant science

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The Other Quad

Carnahan Quadrangle is a central-campus haven for Mizzou spirit.

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Accounting Confessions

FBI Special Agent Chad John uses his accounting background to nab white collar criminals.

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Finding Beauty in Fungi

Undergraduate research inspires undergraduate art

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The Boomerang Effect

Lincoln Stephens has made achieving diversity in advertising his life’s work.

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Triple Threat

Jessica Anania combines her three Mizzou degrees in serving others.

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Sasha Fierce

MU tennis's Coach Schmid takes on a dual identity: skilled athlete/coach and savvy lawyer/law professor.


Modern Family

A new research institute at Mizzou studies the changing nature of families.

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Boiling Down Lava

Doctoral student Arianna Soldati wins Mizzou’s first Three Minute Thesis contest.

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Listening in Color

An enthusiastic undergraduate calls the shots.


Pig Power

Mizzou researchers breed virus-resistant swine.

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Body and Spirit

Positive spirituality can improve health.

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Kate Lifting

Mizzou alumna, staffer and champion power-lifter is inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.


Spring 2016 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

Alumni News

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Colorado Shows Chapter Endowment is Possible

Colorado MAA chapter starts a new endowed scholarship.

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Lessons from the Road

A world traveler tells stories from her journeys.



Mizzou has passed a major milestone in people power.


Creating Herstory

The Women’s Center serves as a welcoming place for all Tigers.

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Mr. Big

Mizzou remembers alumnus Robert Loggia.

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For the Love of Fashion

Punk apparel icon Nancy Hunt eschews the ordinary.

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A Master Trailblazer

Finances kept Gus T. Ridgel’s MU enrollment brief, but his legacy has helped a generation.