Oct. 11, 2018
The 2019 Undergraduate Visual Art & Design Showcase is now accepting submissions!…
Sep. 5, 2018
Biological sciences major Alec Wilken’s research at Mizzou focuses on lizard skulls. Last summer, Wilken took the knowledge he gained through his studies at MU to Washington, D.C., and into the labs of the Smithsonian—the world’s largest museum and research complex—to study the postcranial anatomy of mammals.
July 2, 2018
The MU Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. The poster session is open to the public from 3:00 to 4:30pm (Thursday, July 26th) on Floors 2-5 of the Bond Life Sciences…
June 19, 2018
Mathew Sexton is majoring in health sciences on the pre-med track and is minoring in psychology. This summer, he is working with Adam Schrum, associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, surgery and bioengineering.
June 13, 2018
Caroline Dunn grew up wanting to be a novelist. Then high school biology class happened. She learned how scientists cloned a human gene and spliced it into a bacterium, which then produced human insulin for diabetics. “Biology is weird!” she thought. She had to know more.
May 3, 2018
More than 400 students applied for the 2018 Posters on the Hill, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, with only 60 selected to participate, including MU junior Sarah Gebken.
April 27, 2018
Thirty-eight MU students in the Psychology Honors Research Capstone attended the Midwestern Psychological Association meetings in Chicago, culminating a year-long capstone in which students conduct a study with individual faculty mentors.
April 13, 2018
Robin Haithcoat’s artistic journey began with her taking what she considers “pretty pictures”—photos that are fun for people to look at and generally deemed acceptable by viewers and critics. That changed last year after experimenting with the subjects of her work.
March 2, 2018
Tommi White, had two big decisions figured out by a very young age: she wanted to pursue scientific research, and she wanted to do it at the University of Missouri. White achieved those goals and is now the director of MU’s Electron Microscopy Core.
Feb. 16, 2018
Senior Cassidy Minarik knows the struggle of finding a platform to display her art. So, when she found out about the Undergraduate Visual Art and Design Showcase, she saw it as a great opportunity to show off her creative works.
Oct. 23, 2017
Senior Pierce Bloebaum will take his research to Washington, D.C., this month after being accepted to participate in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium.
Sep. 19, 2017
Senior biological sciences major Alex McClelland sees a lot more than green leaves when looking at a plant; he sees a living, complex organism with habits and functions similar to those of a human being.
Sep. 1, 2017
Our Undergraduate Research Workshop Series is back for another year! Workshops are held monthly on Mondays from 4-5 pm in 171 Bond Life Sciences Center. Check out the schedule below:…
April 25, 2017
Visualizing Abolition maps the suppression of the African slave trade by following the correspondence exchanged between the British Foreign Office, British commissioners, minister, and naval officers, and representatives of foreign governments around the world in the 19th Century.
April 18, 2017
2017 Mark Twain Fellow Brendan Marsh will study at the University of Cambridge in England next fall.
April 5, 2017
Last spring, a group of MU undergraduate researchers started an after-school science program to engage local middle school students in science.
March 28, 2017
For senior art major Edward Henuber, history is interesting and inspirational. History influences his ideas and the process he uses to create his artwork.
March 24, 2017
n a recent study, researchers from the University of Missouri found a neurological relationship exists between religiosity— a disposition for spiritual experience and religious activity—and epilepsy.
March 2, 2017
Senior Kara Schulte will share her research with members of Congress at Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C.
Feb. 24, 2017
Loren Howard Senior Loren Howard has found a way to use her interest in theatre as a way to educate and empower students with special needs and learning disabilities. Howard, a special education and theater performance major, has always been interested…
Feb. 23, 2017
Sociological research is often different than typical scientific research. It is more centered around interviews and people instead of being centered around a lab environment. Dr. Wayne Brekhus explains how his students conduct their research and how he guides them. …
Dec. 12, 2016
Four students from MU’s Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) program were honored at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Nov. 10, 2016
Through conducting research, Jennifer Sanders found her calling: helping and working with people. She hopes to help students discover their passions, too as the new assistant director of MU’s Office of Undergraduate Research. Jennifer Sanders took over as assistant director…
Sep. 29, 2016
The human body is capable of closing wounds and healing broken bones, but it cannot regrow lost arms and legs. At least, not yet. Jessica Whited, BS BA ’98, hopes to change that by studying salamanders.
Sep. 27, 2016
The NSF GRFP is providing funding for 3 years of graduate school for students in the qualifying fields.
Sep. 9, 2016
Spending the summer on the coast of northern California is something many dream of doing to relax and unwind. For Julia Brose, it was a summer of hard work. Brose is a junior from Wildwood, MO, studying biochemistry. “I really…
Aug. 26, 2016
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July 5, 2016
The Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Summer Forum took place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in McQuinn Atrium of the Bond Life Sciences Center. The Forum showcased the work of 125 undergraduates who had been engaged…
June 13, 2016
Programs such as Discovery Fellows, the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Exposure to Research for Science Students (EXPRESS) and the Freshman Research in Plant Sciences (FRIPS) encourage first- and second-year students to get involved in research early.
May 20, 2016
A lot of Mizzou students spend their study time staring at computer screens and books. Julia Brose and Alex Clarke have opted to stare at plants, and it’s a decision that’s earned them noteworthy fellowships this summer.
May 2, 2016
Abby Isabelle is a senior Communication Science and Disorders major originally from Lufkin, Texas. After working in agriculture and wildlife for a few years, she chose to come back to school and pursue a new career path.
April 28, 2016
After 11 years of teaching, Chris Pires says his most rewarding experience has been mentoring dozens of undergraduate students.
April 21, 2016
On Tuesday, April 26, a record 360 students will present their research and creative works at the annual Spring Forum.
MU Senior Travels to Washington, D.C. to Present Research on Cyberbullying of Students with Disabilities
April 16, 2016
Lindsey Mirielli is passionate about advocating for students, but she never anticipated doing so in front of legislators in Washington D.C.
April 12, 2016
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.
March 10, 2016
As a physics major, Romanus Hutchins knows it can be challenging to fascinate people with formulas and engage them with equations.
Feb. 25, 2016
On the second floor of Stanley Hall is the home of some of the most hands-on learning that takes place on campus. It’s the Architectural Studies Department’s iLab, which is equipped with everything from an immersive large-screen 3D projection system to a driving simulator.
Feb. 25, 2016
Senior Elizabeth Prenger grew up on a farm in the small town of St. Thomas, Missouri. She chose to leave home and come to Mizzou because of its diversity of programs, as she was not quite sure what she wanted to do.
Sep. 4, 2015
Mizzou students continue to discover opportunities with the nation's medical research agency.
Sep. 4, 2015
Berkley Hudson, a professor in the School of Journalism, recognizes some faculty would rather have a graduate or doctoral student assist with research projects. Hudson understands that, but has found undergraduates can also provide valuable assistance.
Sep. 4, 2015
For senior Kayla Henderson, receiving a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship not only gives her an opportunity to pursue her PhD in Biomedical Engineering, but also allows her to continue another of her passions: mentoring women interested in science fields.
Sep. 4, 2015
MU’s undergraduate artists got the chance to showcase their works this February at the annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, a showcase of student art projects that ranged from earthenware ceramics to fabric sculptures.
Sep. 4, 2015
The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship is currently seeking proposals for unique and thought-provoking research or creative projects related to mental health!
Sep. 4, 2015
Last month, Undergraduate Research Director Linda Blockus and Assistant Director Mike Cohen traveled to the University of Central Florida as invited guests of the Florida Statewide Symposium on Undergraduate Research and they did not go alone. More than 30 Mr. Potato Head figures accompanied the team, though the toys had to ride in the luggage bay.