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Section: Around the Columns

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Truman Scholar, Hunger Fighter

Truman Scholar Maria Kalaitzandonakes wants to end world hunger.

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Fall 2016 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

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Storyteller, Nation Builder

Love of stories and culture have taken Joseph Erb from the classroom to Silicon Valley to the Trail of Tears.


Five Ways Tigers are Tackling Autism

Mizzou is at the forefront of autism research.

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Caymanian Culture

Caymanian Creations: Art student Simon Tatum shows work at inaugural Undergraduate Visual Art & Design.

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MizzouDirect Casts Global Net

Pre-admittance program promises increase in international enrollment.

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Fellowship Phenom

Mizzou students set records for prestigious fellows.

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Astronomical Day

Total eclipse to hit CoMo in 2017.


For the Love of the Cosmos

Mizzou student merges her two passions to create out-of-this-world jewelry.

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Retirees Keep on Giving

The MU Retirees Association unveils its annual gift to MU.

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Joint Enterprise

$3 million gift establishes regenerative orthopaedics lab.


New Diversity Leader

Kevin McDonald steers inclusion and equity in a new direction.

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Born to Run

Karissa Schweizer tears up the track.

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Edison Dynamo

Shining a light on one of Mizzou's oldest relics.

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50 Years of Brotherhood

The first historically black fraternity celebrates half a century on MU’s campus.


Song of the Soothsayer

Gray tree frogs provide clues to climate change.

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Halting Hunger

Students organize summit to discuss hunger.

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A New Look at Missouri History

New lecture series examines the history of race relations in Missouri.

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Volcano Surfing, Business-style

Business students gain new perspective during a service trip to Nicaragua.

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All Too Real

Mizzou filmmaker Robert Greene screens Sundance-award-winning documentary.

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Girl Power

School of Journalism alumna uses photography to empower young women.

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Money Maker

Mizzou plays a huge role in spurring Missouri’s economy.

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Madison Square J'den

J’den Cox wins national wrestling championship title.

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Lines of Chalk

Mizzou softball player Emily Crane was drafted by the Scrap Yard Dawgs of the National Pro Fastpitch league


Summer 2016 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.

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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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