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.

Kayla Henderson

A Passion for Mentoring

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.

Undergraduates Display Art Projects at the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

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.

Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship

The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship is currently seeking proposals for unique and thought-provoking research or creative projects related to mental health!

UGR Staffers Share Knowledge in Florida

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.