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Julia Brose

Biochemistry major spends summer at Stanford researching plant defense compounds

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…

2016 Summer Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum

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 in…

Student in a lab

Jump Right In

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.

Alex Clarke and Julia Brose

Two Students Earn American Society of Plant Biologists Fellowship

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.

Abby Isabelle

Aspiring Speech-Language Pathologist Hopes to Improve Quality of Life for People with ALS

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.

Chris Pires in front of potted plants

A Playbook for Success

After 11 years of teaching, Chris Pires says his most rewarding experience has been mentoring dozens of undergraduate students.

Forum to Feature Record Number of Presenters

On Tuesday, April 26, a record 360 students will present their research and creative works at the annual Spring Forum.

Lindsey Mirielli

MU Senior Travels to Washington, D.C. to Present Research on Cyberbullying of Students with Disabilities

Lindsey Mirielli is passionate about advocating for students, but she never anticipated doing so in front of legislators in Washington D.C.

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.

Romanus Hutchins in a lab

Speaking of Research

As a physics major, Romanus Hutchins knows it can be challenging to fascinate people with formulas and engage them with equations.

Two students in the Architectural Studies iLab, looking at a drawing on a projector

Undergraduates Have Big Opportunities in Architectural Studies’ iLab

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.

Elizabeth Prenger

From Lab Assistant to Golden Opportunity Scholar

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.

Dallas Pineda, Edward Duqum, Katie Wilsdon and Nathan Coffey in a science lab

Mizzou and the NIH

Mizzou students continue to discover opportunities with the nation's medical research agency.

Berkley Hudson looking at newspapers on film strips with a student

Providing Real-World Experiences

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.