Etti Naveh-Benjamin

Call Me Etti

Photos by Shane Epping

As a Mizzou ’39 honoree, Sammie Hill needed to identify one faculty or staff member who had been a mentor to her throughout her time at Mizzou. The choice was easy: Etti Naveh-Benjamin.

“I…

Student fashion drawings

Fashion Ability

When presented with the challenge of developing a clothing line to meet the needs of people with disabilities and health conditions, sophomore Amanda Smith was a little apprehensive. “The project seemed very intense,” says Smith, who was taking her first class…

Nicole Monnier and Shelia Grant

Mentoring Personified

Monnier and Grant were joined by Curator Covington and the student nominators at the MU Excel awards reception. Each year, while Mizzou students are going through the demanding process of applying for nationally competitive fellowships, mentors across campus are……

Zach Parolin

Oxford Bound

Parolin attended a meeting at the White House last winter as part of his role with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Zach Parolin spent spring break his sophomore year sleeping on the streets of North Texas to raise…

CC Carson

Research Granted

Once a week during the school year, MU senior CC Carson takes a group of fourth graders on a learning experience outside the classroom. Armed with nets and data sheets, the students catch objects out of a creek and record…

Kristina Wright works with students in the Medopp Advising Office.

The Future of Medicine

For many students, the path to becoming a doctor starts with the Medopp program. Medopp, which is offered to all pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-optometry and pre-podiatry students at MU, is designed to complement a student’s academic achievements in preparation for application…

Rainer Glaser

The Science of Writing

Rainer Glaser sits at a table in his office hunched over a picture frame. He stares at the frame, contemplating the two large words enclosed by the shiny glass and sturdy wood: Docendo Discimus. “By teaching, we learn,” Glaser says, translating…