Anurag Chandran

Well-traveled Scholar

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 a world of difference between…

Kevin Bird

Appreciating Research

Undergraduate Kevin Bird is collaborating with researchers at Cornell University on a project to make plants more nutritious. After being diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at the age of 10, MU senior Kevin Bird underwent a procedure that, thanks to…

Simon Tatum

Caymanian Creations

Simon Tatum’s art celebrates tradition of his home, the Cayman Islands. View Award Winners and Photos With charcoal, ink, pastels and gouache paint, Mizzou junior Simon Tatum turns plain pieces of paper into colorful characterizations of Cayman Islands…

Donovan Bradford

Community Building

The Summer Transition Program helped Donovan Bradford adjust to college life and form a bond with others students. Before the start of his freshman year at Mizzou, Donovan Bradford got a taste of what college life was all about when…

Alana Simpson

Her Time to Lead

Mizzou has everything Alana Simpson was looking for and more. Of the colleges and universities Alana Simpson applied to, the University of Missouri was not one she enthusiastically considered. Having grown up in Ashland, Missouri, just 20 minutes from the MU…

Michael Kelly

Sincere Service

Michael Kelly makes a lasting impression on those who he serves. As a student in the MU Community Engagement Project (MUCEP) course, junior Michael Kelly knew he would be required to volunteer at a community organization throughout the semester. Due…

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Undergraduate Visual Art & Design Showcase

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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…