Helen Bass

England Bound

It was the Friday before Spring Break when Helen Bass was summoned to a meeting with the Office of Service-Learning staff. Awaiting her arrival to the second floor of Lowry Hall were MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, College of Arts & Science Dean Michael O’Brien and Professor of Economics Jeff Milyo. They were there to make a special announcement: Bass had been selected to receive the Mark Twain Fellowship.

Goldwater Scholarship Foundation Recognizes Two Mizzou Students

University of Missouri seniors Nicholas Bira and Ethan Zars have earned honorable mention recognition from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Marcos Barcellona

NSF Fellowships Awarded to Mizzou Students, Alumni

Senior Marcos Barcellona has been conducting research at Mizzou to study the development of a drug delivery system that is responsive to a range of external stimuli, which means the user could control the rate of release of the drug.

Kate Hargis and Maria Kalaitzandonakes

Scholarship Finalists

Two Mizzou students prepare to interview for Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Maria Kalaitzandonakes has found value in the process of applying for the Truman Scholarship. The University of Missouri has developed a tradition of success when it comes to the…

Sasha Gubina

A Rewarding Process

Students find value in applying for nationally-competitive fellowships. Anurag Chandran Every year, thousands of students around the world put hours upon hours of work into fellowship applications. They write and rewrite essays 10 to 20 times over. They prepare for…

Anurag Chandran

Well-traveled Scholar

Mizzou senior earns Schwarzman Scholarship When Anurag Chandran left his home in Dubai and moved to Columbia to start his freshman year at Mizzou, it was the first time he had traveled to the United States. As expected, he encountered…

Emily Waggoner

Wellness Crusader

As a freshman at Jefferson City High School, Emily Waggoner was having trouble fitting in. She was not performing well on the school’s softball team, and she was losing friends. She struggled with the transition to high school. That adversity…

Mizzou students and scholarship recipients Emily Cheng, Emily Waggoner and Brendan Marsh join MU Director of Fellowships Tim Parshall in the 2015 Homecoming Parade.

Scholarship Recipients, Kemper Fellows Recognized in Homecoming Parade

Among the floats and dignitaries recognized during Mizzou’s 2015 Homecoming parade was a trio of Mizzou students who were recently awarded prestigious fellowships and the 2015 class of Kemper Fellows.

Kinder Scholars Samantha Franks and Matt McKeown

A Strong Constitution

The University of Missouri’s Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy, an interdisciplinary program that began in 2014, promotes scholarship and teaching on the American constitutional and democratic traditions. The Kinder Institute’s signiture programs include a Minor and Certificate in American Constitutional Democracy and…

Fulbright Scholarships Offer Students Opportunities Abroad

Pari Jafari has never lived outside of Columbia, Missouri. That is about to change. Jafari will spend the 2015-16 academic year in Belgium after being selected to receive a Fulbright grant. She is one of six former Mizzou students chosen…