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University of Missouri

Winter 2015 Issue

Web Extras

J’den Cox

Hear Mizzou national champion wrestler J’den Cox’s approach to being successful on the wrestling mat as well as in life.

Web Exclusives

jefferson tombstone mizzou

Jeffersonian Restoration

Mizzou and the Smithsonian Institution restore Jefferson’s marble epitaph.


University’s Uncovered Past

Kansas City alumni chapter will sponsor Mizzou 175 event.

Jeffrey Bryan

All in the Family

The discovery of ‘microchimerism’ in dogs could lead to better understanding of disease in humans.

persian kitten

Kitty Catch-up

Dogs have been man’s best research pet, but a new MU professor is helping cats catch up.



Ceremony and Vision

Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin is installed as 22nd CEO of the University of Missouri.


The Making of a Mace

Mizzou employees and students create a ceremonial mace.


Pet Detective

MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine is making a name for itself in translational genomic research.


Compounded Generosity

Donald W. Reynolds never forgot the MU education that made his media empire possible.


Convincing Trajectory

Years of preparation and mentoring prepare Mizzou students for prestigious fellowships.


United They Stand

Mizzou alumni staff much of the Boone County Veterans Treatment Court.


Native Son

Alumnus Kim Anderson helms basketball program.

Around the Columns

Jordyn Cloud

Geology Camp Rocks

MU geology field camp wins $10,000 award.

Mizzou Reynolds Foundation Gift

Record Year for Fundraising

Fiscal 2014 was Mizzou’s best year ever for fundraising.

Ashley Dorr Mizzou

Record-breaking Freshman Class

Freshman class breaks records for quantity and quality.


Introducing Traditions Plaza

A new campus amphitheater honors Mizzou traditions.

John Boyer

Decoding Drought

National Academy of Sciences member John Boyer joins MU faculty.


Brand Managers: Mind Your Logo’s Color

Logo color study fine-tunes branding.

SungWoo Kahng

New Program to Train Autism Practitioners

Applied Behavior Analysis students to gain experience at MU’s Thompson Center.

Beyond Beef

Is This the Beef?

Beyond Meat branches out to faux hamburgers and ground beef.


Enough is Enough

The University of Missouri takes a stand against sexual violence.


Democracy in America

A new program supports the study of the American political system.


Medicine to Install New Dean

New dean of medicine starts Dec. 1.

Mizzou Skylab

Greener Pastures

Skylab measures pastures for more efficient farming.


Faces of Franz Xaver

Art history professor studies extreme sculptor.


Science to Art

Two Mizzou science images were auctioned off to support STEM and art education.


Industry-friendly Institution

MU loosens intellectual property policies.

MAA True Tigers golf cart

Free Rides for True Tigers

Student members of the Mizzou Alumni Association get perks.

mizzou indoor track 1965

Cinder Fellas

Mizzou celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1965 national champion indoor track team.

Bruce and Teresa McKinney

Extreme Makeover: Greek Edition

Alumni couple leads capital improvements of Greek houses.

Dennis Crouch

Patently Obsessed

Law Professor Dennis Crouch wants more transparency in the U.S. patent system.

J'den Cox mizzou wrestling

Meteoric Tiger

National champion sophomore J’den Cox is poised to break records.

Niranjan Singh

Stroke Awards

University Hospital wins two national stroke treatment awards.

Chanell Washington

Mentoring It Forward

Mentoring undergraduates is a gift that keeps on giving.


Degree of Popularity

New online public affairs program exceeds expectations.


Converting Skeptics

Stock analysis skills and investment management experience trumps students’ market fears.


Square Foot Stewardship

Mizzou keeps getting greener and greener.

Alumni News

Elizabeth Gaines

Recent Graduate Pays it Forward

Recent graduate wins Mizzou Alumni Association award.

Harvey Eisen

Sending Students to the Streets

MAA Distinguished Service Award recipient gives back to Tigers.

Todd McCubbin, M Ed ’95

Three Ways You Can Support Mizzou

It’s all about time and talent.

David Novak

Tacos, Tenders and Team Building

Yum Brands CEO David Novak shares his secrets to building a winning team.

Osmund Overby

Professor Preserved Places

Osmund Overby, who helped preserve MU architecture, died June 1, 2014.


Yearbook ’65

See if you recognize anyone on this page from the 1965 Savitar.

Quiester Craig

Dean There, Done That

Mizzou alumnus retires after 41 years as dean at North Carolina A&T.

Frame by Frame Mo Scarpelli

Frame by Frame

Mizzou alumna Mo Scarpelli documents photojournalism in Afghanistan.

Mizzou Jones Hall

The Jones Girls

Before building is demolished in 2015, former Jones Hall residents reminisce.


Flower of Beauty

Alumni singers carol to raise money for scholarships.