Forty-three Tigers receive MizzouForward Undergraduate Research Training Grants
Forty-three University of Missouri students have been awarded MizzouForward Undergraduate Research Training Grants to support their investigations in STEM and National Science Foundation-supported fields and enhance their graduate school applications.
Robust Research Reach
Excellence in research — a foundational tenet at the University of Missouri. As a “research one” university, a category measured by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, MU maintains the highest commitment to advancing research and research opportunities at the undergraduate, graduate and faculty levels.
Undergraduate Research Profile: Brooke Weiler
https://youtu.be/d4Zwk1o0TjA First Generation student Brooke Weiler talks about the program that got her started in research, what program enables her to continue her research, and the impact this has had on her as a student. Video by Martin Morard Undergraduate researcher and first-generation college student Brooke Weiler is studying Brittle Bone Disease under Dr. Charlotte…
Exploring the areas of virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and artificial intelligence, Mizzou scholars are working across disciplines to enter the metaverse.
Undergraduate Research Profile: Alexandra Gast
https://youtu.be/W7_URezjwkk Research is more than lab coats! Senior Alexandra Gast talks about her experience with Tiger Garden and the award she won at the Symposium “Roots” Student Competition this summer in Las Vegas. Video by Martin Morard Petal to the Medal: Senior Floral Design Student Wins Award at a National Floral Design Competition In Las…
Undergraduate Researcher – Randi Noel
https://youtu.be/rMnHIEi49JY Randi Noel is an undergraduate researcher working in Dr. Richard Ferrieri's lab. Video by Martin Morard A Smoky solution for plants Story by Eric Stann
Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Leah Lepore
https://youtu.be/Qxd_X3Pq3gc Leah Lepore discusses her research as an undergraduate student at Mizzou. Story by Martin Morard and Greta Ripperda Doing research for Shift Pharmaceuticals under Dr. Chris Lorson at Mizzou, Leah Lepore is working to find a treatment for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disorder. Affecting over 2 million people globally, the disorder affects the nervous system and…
Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Vishvi Aurora
Undergraduate researcher and ambassador Vishvi Aurora takes us through her role in the King Lab with her mentors Gavin King and Sadie Nichols. As a research assistant, Vishvi is examining the relationship between proteins and membrane surfaces. She works with modern technology to define the reactions and relationships between proteins and membranes with precision. For…
Turning undergrads into accomplished researchers
Ninety-five talented students from across the nation and the globe convened on campus for MU’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program, a tradition since 2000. For nine weeks, these students researched alongside world-class faculty mentors. We recently celebrated their many accomplishments and look forward to potential research articles citing several of these undergrads as co-authors.
OUR Profile: Christopher S. Josey, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Researcher, Della Cox discusses research/creative scholarship with Dr. Christopher Josey, Professor of Communications at the University of Missouri.