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Dr. Manuel Leal
August 5, 2020

Faculty Spotlight- Dr. Manuel Leal Faculty Member Building a Lab Where Everyone is Welcomed. As a kid, he would play with lizards in his backyard, so it was an easy transition to study them in graduate school. Manuel Leal, Ph.D., grew up in Puerto Rico and was always interested in understanding how the Anolis lizards

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Tigers Supporting Columbia Community
April 15, 2020

Graduate Students Timely Shift to Online Tutoring Supports Columbia Community in Difficult Times By Christina Mascarenas As the world adapts to a temporary new normal with classes and meetings online so has a tutoring program. The ‘A Way With Words & Numbers’ (or AWWWN) non-profit tutoring program housed in the Career Center at the University

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Civil and Environmental Engineering awarded NSF S-STEM
March 12, 2020

Preparing academically-talented Masters students in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure specialties among the focus of a new NSF S-STEM grant   The MU Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department was awarded the prestigious NSF S-STEM grant to train 24 undergraduate and 8 Masters students for careers in CEE (see also Student Success Focus of NSF

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Dr. Susan Renoe
March 10, 2020

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Susan Renoe MU Assistant Vice Chancellor For Research Sponsors CTE Research Fellow The University of Missouri will have a role in bridging the gaps in Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research. Susan Renoe, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Extension and Engagement for MU, is sponsoring a 2020 Postsecondary CTE

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MU Food Science Master’s Program Ranks No.5
December 2, 2019

The University of Missouri’s Food Science graduate program ranks No. 5 on the 10 Best Master’s in Food Science Programs in the United States. The ranking was based on the quality of the programs and courses available, the faculty involved, awards, rankings, and overall academic reputation. “In addition to a comprehensive curriculum that students can

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Jillian Barnas
April 16, 2019

Jillian Barnas, a doctoral candidate in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, is making her case for health and wellness through her research on maternal and childhood health while using exercise and physical activity to help combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. Part of her research also involves understanding the effects of maternal obesity on fetal outcomes

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Dr. Sarah Cramer
March 19, 2019

Dr. Sarah Cramer has come a long way from being caught skipping in the hallways of Gentry Hall by her advisor, Dr. Anna Hall. The recent Mizzou alum has now found her new home as a Brown-Teacher Scholar in the Department of Environmental Science & Studies at Stetson University but she still holds onto the

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Cydni Robertson
January 30, 2019

Cydni Robertson, Mizzou alum and first year doctoral student in Textile and Apparel Management, can now add published author to her CV after publishing her first children’s book “Mae & Louise: The Heritage Festival.” Just in time for Black History Month the story of Mae and Louise was inspired by Robertson’s own experiences that helped

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Matthew Scott
September 18, 2018

As the saying goes, “it’s never too late to learn” and Matthew Scott is the perfect example of this sentiment. As a non-traditional doctoral candidate, husband, and father of three, Scott has successfully managed to conduct research on harvesting rare isotopes while working as the Sr. Nuclear Manufacturing Specialist at the MU Research Reactor (MURR).

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Dr. Bret Ulery
September 13, 2018

Faculty Spotlight- Dr. Bret Ulery  Faculty Member Inducted into Mortar Board Honor Society  For Dr. Bret Ulery, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Principal Investigator of the Biomodulatory Materials Engineering Laboratory, being tapped into Mortar Board this year was what he calls a stand out moment in his tenure at Mizzou and a moment he

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Dr. David Owens
April 17, 2018

Postdoctoral Scholar Spotlight – Dr. David Owens We would like to acknowledge Dr. David Owens for his leadership as the President of the MU Postdoctoral Association (MUPA). As Dr. Owens prepares to end his time here at MU, we would like to recognize his efforts with MUPA as well as with the MU and local

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Daphne Valerius
April 17, 2018

Graduate Student Spotlight – Daphne Valerius & “TigerView”  How do we bring excellence and diversity to graduate education at Mizzou? The Center for Inclusive Excellence in the Graduate School has developed a number of diversity initiatives including TigerView, a graduate school preview program. The TigerView campus visitation program brings prospective graduate students with a serious

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Dr. Sarah Jacquet & Dr. Reuben Buckley
April 16, 2018

Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Jacquet & Dr. Reuben Buckley An Australian Connection at Mizzou: Two Postdocs Travel 9,605 Miles to Advance their Research A chance meeting at a recent MU Postdoctoral Association social event brought together two Australian postdoctoral scholars who are thousands of miles from home conducting research at Mizzou. Although Dr. Reuben Buckley (Veterinary Medicine and Surgery)

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Sanchita Gargya
September 25, 2017

Sanchita Gargya is a doctoral student in Psychology at the University of Missouri. Sanchita Gargya, a PhD student in Psychology, first came to the University of Missouri in the fall of 2012. It was her first international trip and the first time she ever visited the US. She knew this would be a big change

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Marcia Hart
September 25, 2017

Marcia Hart is a University of Missouri graduate with a Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology.   Marcia Hart grew up caring for animals. Living on a small farm in Kansas, she interacted with animals every day, and fondly remembers petting and talking to each of the animals her family cared for. “I was always following my

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Jennifer Bennett
September 25, 2017

“Art is all around us all the time.” For Jennifer Bennett, a recent MU graduate with an MFA in Art with a focus on Fibers, this statement could not be more actuate. As a Missouri-based artist, she draws her influence from the rural landscape around her. Born and raised in Mid-Missouri, Bennett was deeply influenced

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Courtney Duncan
September 25, 2017

Courtney Duncan is earning an M.S. in Food Science at the University of Missouri.   They say that if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. If that thing you love is wine, life is bound to be exciting. This is the case for Courtney Duncan, a second

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