Kelsey Boschert

We've Got Spirit

Photos by Shane Epping

Players on the court at the Special Olympics basketball tournament held at MizzouRec last winter weren’t the only athletes attracting attention from the crowd. A cheerleading squad on the sidelines, made up of Special…

Eric Aldrich

Forecasting Student Success

Eric Aldrich steps away from television and into a new role which puts a focus on student success. Eric Aldrich’s interest in meteorology began when he was a child and was frightened by severe thunderstorms. If he could predict when…

Drew Nikonowicz

On to the Big Apple

Nikonowicz utilizes mapping software to computer-generate landscapes and make photographs within them. These spaces often appear impossibly perfect in comparison to what a viewer might expect. Mizzou’s Drew Nikonowicz is the youngest recipient of the Aperture Portfolio Prize. When 22-year-old Mizzou student…

Olivia Rivers

Opportunities Abound

The Suggs Scholarship has allowed Olivia Rivers to take advantage of opportunities such as working at MUTV. As a student at McCluer High School in Florissant, Missouri, MU sophomore Olivia Rivers was an accomplished student, athlete and leader. She was…

Donell Young

Path to Success

New Director of Academic Retention Services Donell Young is no stranger to the struggles students encounter while in college. The first semester of college was a struggle for Donell Young. He had always done well academically, graduating in the top 10…

Berkley Hudson and Discovery Fellow Ginger Hervey looking at microfilm

Real-World Experiences

As part of an NEH grant project on media representation of race, journalism professor Berkley Hudson and Discovery Fellow Ginger Hervey look at microfilm of 1935 pages of the Commercial Dispatch of Columbus, Mississippi. Berkley Hudson, a professor in the…

Artist Meiqi Yuan and researcher Sera Holland

The Beauty of Science

Artist Meiqi Yuan’s (left) collaborated with researcher Sera Holland to create a 3D representation of Holland’s research. When Meiqi Yuan registered for a 3D Design course, she didn’t realize it would involve researching mycorrhizae fungi. As part of a summer course, Professor…

MU faculty Sarah Bush, Bethany Stone, Newton D’Souza and Betsy Baker

Winning Tradition

MU faculty Sarah Bush, Bethany Stone, Newton D’Souza and Betsy Baker are four of the last five winners of the prestigious Boyer Award. Betsy Baker can’t remember a time when she was not using technology as part of her teaching. “I…