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Agriculture and the Environment

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Truman Scholar, Hunger Fighter

Truman Scholar Maria Kalaitzandonakes wants to end world hunger.

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Mizzou's Chart Toppers

Mizzou’s recent accomplishments glitter.


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Queen of Wheat

CAFNR wheat breeder considered to be one of the best in her field, gets new line released.

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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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A (Genetic) Star is Born

Through advances in reproductive biology and DNA profiling, animal science researchers help cattle producers become economically successful.

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A Circle of Giving

A CAFNR doctoral student and an MU alumnus discover their Kenyan connection.


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Rocky Mountain Magic Show

Jerry Frank explores the making of Rocky Mountain National Park, which celebrates its centennial this year.

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Fall 2015 Briefly

Nuggets of news from across campus.


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Kemper Award Honors Great Teaching

MU surprises five outstanding teachers.

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The Ungrateful Dead Zone

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


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Collecting at the Smithsonian

Curating a museum of insects and arachnids.

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P Is for Perseverance

Childhood curiosity led Kara Riggs to plant science. She’s never let it go.


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Brewing Biofuel Innovation

MU professors form a startup to pursue a potential biofuel breakthrough.

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Norm’s Wisdom

Former Tiger basketball team manager climbs the administrative ladder.


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Giving Hope, Family and Future

Mizzou alumna turns negative experience into something positive for Missouri students.

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Discovering Research

Chris Peritore started in the lab digging up plants. He ended up finding his future career.


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Plant Science Partners

MU, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to hire four joint faculty.

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Geology Camp Rocks

MU geology field camp wins $10,000 award.


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Decoding Drought

National Academy of Sciences member John Boyer joins MU faculty.

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Is This the Beef?

Beyond Meat branches out to faux hamburgers and ground beef.


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Greener Pastures

Skylab measures pastures for more efficient farming.

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Missouri Mules and Men

Missouri mule exhibit graces J-School.


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Preserving Nature’s Classroom

Pat Jones hopes to perpetually inspire youngsters with a wonder of nature.

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Greener Garbage

Professors explore the financial and environmental costs of campus food waste.


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Major Gifts Announced

Pat Jones gives nature education for youth a $1.6 million boost.

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From Apathy to Apogee

Hardly anyone believed George Rédei’s research mattered — until it changed everything.


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Planting the Seed

Gardening expert P. Allen Smith plants herbs with children during Mizzou's 175th anniversary event.

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Developing Collaborative Answers

MU’s Life Sciences Center celebrates 10 years of interdisciplinary research.


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A Farmer’s Life

Farm life set this law school alumnus on a different path.

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An Urban and Urbane Park for St. Louis

John Karel’s quarter-century refurbishing Tower Grove Park in St. Louis.


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