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University of Missouri

Summer 2013 Issue

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Chancellor Honored for Leadership

Deaton noted for contribution to foreign economic development.

Harry and Linda Berrier

The Boss of Sauce

MU professor will be remembered for his Show-Me sauce.


Laughing Out Loud

Mizzou students get big laughs at regional improv tourney.


First Person

STEP Program partners medical students with active seniors.


Mizzou Strong

Veterans and brothers Sean and Kyle McLafferty have found a home at MU.

James Rollins family portrait

Understanding History, Understanding Today

Corps of Discovery lecturer discusses slavery and homicide in antebellum Boone County.

Fred Hawthorne

Breakthrough Cancer-Killing Treatment Has No Side Effects

Funding sought for human trials.


Eyes in the Skies

Small, radio-controlled helicopters are officially part of the reporting toolkit at MU.

Huckleberry Finn

The Flawed Greatness of Huckleberry Finn

Read an article by MU's Mark Twain scholar, who retires this year.



Help in the Heartland

When disabilities happen, the Missouri AgrAbility Project helps farmers stay productive.


The Future is Now

The Reynolds Journalism Institute is shaping how journalists deliver news.


Battlefield Lessons

Trauma care in mid-Missouri owes a lot to American soldiers fighting overseas.


If Trees Could Talk

MU researchers use tree rings to look back in time.


Heal Early, Heal Often

Marilyn Rantz keeps elders healthy.

Around the Columns

Hsui-Hui Chen

Connecting Flights

Doctoral student from Taiwan finds a home at Mizzou.

Napoleon Chagnon

Big Names Join Anthropology

Napoleon A. Chagnon and Martin Daly hired.

Tim Evans

Excellent Teaching

2013 Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence announced.

Memorial Union tower construction

Towering Tribute

Memorial Tower contains many mysteries.

Grant Johnston

A Winning Story

College of Education senior wins storytelling contest.


Cool Cows Make Bank

New app alerts farmers to cattle in distress.


Mizzou Tuition Inches Up

Board of Curators approves 1.7 percent tuition increase for fiscal 2014.

Cottrell and Kay Fox

Spaniel Spurs $5 Million Cancer Research Gift

Major gifts to MU fund cancer research, scholarships.

Mizzou Crunch

Passing The Bar

Local chocolate maker teaches CAFNR students.


Growing Professions

Health programs are in high demand.


Alumni in Missouri

Roughly 55 percent of MU graduates live and work in Missouri.

Scott Brooks

Be a Cager in Five Steps

An MU sociology professor unlocks the keys to success in any career.

Shramik Sengupta

When Septic Shock is Good

Electricity can diagnose deadly sepsis quickly.


Hope Springs

Super Bowl commercial’s star foal lives up the road.

Mizzou Quidditch

Wizards in Cleats

Harry Potter-inspired quidditch club churns up the turf.

Stuart Lykins

Taking His Talents to Rio

Mizzou wheelchair basketball coach will lead U.S. national team in 2016.

ACL research

More Than Fun and Games

Dr. Aaron Gray hopes to use video game technology to prevent ACL injuries.

Stefan Sarafianos

AIDS Research

A newly discovered HIV mutation helps drug therapy.

Eliot Battle

Battling for Peace

An MU documentary about Columbia’s Eliot Battle shows the power of peace.

Sean McLafferty

A History of Service

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan join a long tradition of military influences on MU.

Alumni News

Brittany Burris

The 10,000th Life Member

The Mizzou Alumni Association has arrived at a landmark 10k life members.

St. Louis skyline illustration

Project St. Louis

The Mizzou Alumni Association ramps up Gateway City programming.

Todd McCubbin, M Ed ’95

Mizzou for Life

Mizzou Alumni Association membership is on the rise.

Ed Matheny

Historical Perspective

Ed Matheny has chronicled — and witnessed — history.

1920 Mizzou basketball team

A Tree of Tigers

Houk family includes four generations of Mizzou alumni.

stone monument to Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity

MAA + NPHC = Fun Night

Black alumni event with National Pan-Hellenic Council scheduled for September.

american flags hang on Mizzou's Columns

Searching for Mizzou Veterans

MU’s largest fraternity — its military veterans — now has its own alumni group.

Lauren and Rhett Brengarth

Married to Missouri

Couple married with a cheer for old Mizzou.

Ginger Holmes Robinson in Vietnam

Facing Challenges

Ginger Robinson faces the challenges of running a nonprofit organization and beating cancer.


Yearbook ’62

See if you recognize anyone on this page from the 1962 Savitar.

Marian Hamburg

A Lifetime of Leading

Marian Hamburg, a pioneer in school and community health education, died Oct. 12, 2012.

Chad Troutwine

Movie Maker & Shaker

Lawyer, movie producer and entrepreneur Chad Troutwine continues to conquer.

Mark Twain

Mizzou’s Mark Twain Scholar Calls It Quits

Tom Quirk retires.