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Katie and Brian Thompson

Back Yard Investing

Centennial Investors puts money in Mizzou-based startup companies.

Joshua Dalton

Finding His Way

The Flagship Scholar Program made Joshua Dalton a Tiger.

Gwynn Hall

Reconstructing Nutrition

MU Nutritional Center for Health to open in renovated Gwynn Hall.


Family Tradition

Three generations of a Linn County family were quilters.

José Gutiérrez

No Accounting for Hard Work

From immigrant to company president, José Gutiérrez has made the most of America.

Tim Evans

Excellent Teaching

2013 Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence announced.

Cottrell and Kay Fox

Spaniel Spurs $5 Million Cancer Research Gift

Major gifts to MU fund cancer research, scholarships.


Alumni in Missouri

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

Shramik Sengupta

When Septic Shock is Good

Electricity can diagnose deadly sepsis quickly.

Stefan Sarafianos

AIDS Research

A newly discovered HIV mutation helps drug therapy.


The Future is Now

The Reynolds Journalism Institute is shaping how journalists deliver news.

Brittany Burris

The 10,000th Life Member

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

Ellis Library

Building Bridges to the Far East

MU Libraries receives large gift of Chinese books.

Enterprise gift announcement

A Green Day for Mizzou

Enterprise gives unrestricted gift of $2 million to MU.

David Witter plays the trombone

New Money for New Music

Donors aim to make MU a mecca for composition.


One Mizzou in Vietnam

Four Mizzou grads serendipitously connect halfway around the world.

pile of cigarette butts

No Doctors, Mo’ Problems

MU medical school pursues Springfield expansion.

mizzou piggy bank

Endowment 101

Endowments have benefitted MU students, faculty, facilities and programs since 1888.

couple standing on the equator marker in Uganda

Windows to the World

MU Peace Corps fellows enrich the Columbia community.

Carolyn Henry, Cottrell Fox and Brady Deaton

The Foxes and the Hounds

St. Louis couple gives more than $5 million to College of Veterinary Medicine.

Walsworth donation

Large Gift to Improve Athletic Facilities

Long-time booster gives $8.3 million


WD-40 to the Rescue

How Shakespeare’s Pizza saved a $30 million press conference.

Exterior of Reynolds Journalism Institute

Reynolds Journalism Institute Receives $30 Million Endowment

Reynolds Foundation guarantees permanent funding for journalism institute.

illustration of Dr. Hugh E. Stephenson Jr.

The Doctor Is In

Hugh E. Stephenson Jr. served the university as a student, surgeon, professor and curator.

exterior of Beta Theta Pi house

Greek Town Gets a Facelift

Beta Theta Pi’s new digs.

dead tree

Campus Trees Lost to Drought

MU to plant 150 new trees by 2014.

man at podium

Altruistic Giving

A couple with no formal connections to MU gives $1.3 million for medical research.

Artist's rendering

Sprucing Up the Place

A $30 million private gift initiates a $200 million athletic facilities improvement plan.

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