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University of Missouri

Summer 2015 Issue

Web Extras

Baseball players throwing water

View more photos taken by Mizzou alumni who photograph Missouri’s professional baseball teams.

Web Exclusives


Good Eye, Kid

MU alumni captured the Cardinals and Royals recent World Series moments.

Frank Mitchell

Legacy of Care

Dr. Frank Mitchell did much to bring emergency medicine into the modern age.

Drew Dusenberry

His Philosophy of Giving

Drew Dusenberry supports Mizzou sports and academics.

Mizzou Alternative Breaks

Giving Back to the Breakers

Mizzou alumni give back to students who give back during break.


No Ordinary Day

Read an excerpt from Mizzou alumna Sue Johnpeter’s book.



Breaking Good

Mizzou Alternative Breaks changes the lives of students and those they serve.


Eat Better & Move More

Mizzou research offers timely tips for getting and staying healthy.


Byte Site

A behind-the-scenes look at the Data Center that keeps the university running.


Building a Better Diagnostic Test for Breast Cancer

Next-generation breast cancer diagnostics could save lives.


Building Forward

Construction and renovation point Mizzou toward the future.


If They Don’t Win It’s a Shame

Mizzou alumni have been covering the Royals and Cardinals for generations.

Mizzou 1985 Cardinals vs Royals

I-70 Serious

The 1985 World Series was a unique event at Mizzou.


Incoming Rhoades

Mizzou welcomes Mack Rhoades as director of athletics.

Around the Columns

Berkley Hudson Mizzou Kemper Award

Kemper Award Honors Great Teaching

MU surprises five outstanding teachers.

Mark Wilkins gift to Mizzou

Red Letter Day

Alumnus donates to College of Arts and Science to help attract and retain quality faculty.

Mizzou's Lowry Mall in 1958

Mizzou’s Main Drag

Mizzou’s main pedestrian thoroughfare was a revelation.

Keith Crown watercolor

Crowning Achievement

Art professor honors the career of local watercolorist Keith Crown.

Mizzou Match Day 2015

It’s a Match

Dreams come true for Mizzou medical students.

cartilage container

MOPping Up Cartilage Grafts

MU researchers preserve cartilage for patients in need.

Alina Zare

Maps in Layers

Engineering a better map.

2015 Mizzou '39

High Hopes in Higher Ed

Why Poonam Sheevam doesn’t take her college education for granted.

Bill Turpin

Missouri Calling

Silicon Valley star returns to Mizzou to run the life science business incubator.

counting toy

Two Are Better Than One

For vulnerable children, more preschool is better.

Fares Akremi

Fearless Fares

Why Fares Akremi is no longer afraid to dream big.


Exercise in Later Years

Jo-Ana Chase looks out for elders’ health.

Cindy Strother

Calling All Pre-1992 Female Letter Winners

Alumnae to receive classic snap-front letter jackets.

skeleton fish

The Ungrateful Dead Zone

Water pollutants from agricultural runoff are killing Gulf of Mexico marine life.

Marques Williams

Intern vs. Ringleader

During a two-month internship, Marques Williams identified a human trafficking ringleader.

cornell hall

It’s Business — and Personal

The College of Business develops students’ personal and professional skills.

2015 MSA officers

Lighting the Fire

MSA execs ignite Mizzou through pride, progress, truth and vision.

Drake Houdashelt

Wrestle Brainia

Senior wrestler captures NCAA championship.

Map of Jordan

A Monumental Discovery

MU students unearth history at an archaeological site in Jordan.


Summer 2015 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

Alumni News

Jennifer Linebarger

Value for Life

MAA’s 11,000th life member is an admirable ambassador.

Todd McCubbin, M Ed ’95

Four Ways Volunteers Make Mizzou Stronger

What are you willing to do for Mizzou?

Tourin' Tigers

Tourin’, Tailgatin’ Tigers

Larry and Dorcas Snyder are Tiger-style frequent flyers.


Alumni Bookshelf

Check out new books by alumni.

Ube the pug loves Mizzou

Tiger-loving Dogs

Mizzou Mutts celebrates Tiger fans of all species.

Chris Simmons

Covering New Ground

Young alumnus forges his own path.

Floyd Shockley

Collecting at the Smithsonian

Curating a museum of insects and arachnids.

Petch Peden and Pamela Carmell

Passing the Antorcha

Professor emerita Petch Peden passes on the love of translation.

Dean Franklin

Innate Innovation

Dean Franklin grew up around innovators. Now he helps protect their ideas.

EnCircle Technologies

Supportive Surroundings

Mizzou alumna starts company to train and employ adults with autism.

Glenn King

Saving a Memory

Glenn King has told his heroic story for decades. It took Sue Johnpeter to put it to paper.