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Tigers Supporting Columbia Community

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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Jillian Barnas

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

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

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

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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Daphne Valerius

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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Sanchita Gargya

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

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

“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

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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