Eryn Harris

Mastering Media

Eryn Harris, a junior majoring in digital storytelling, screens her video “My Queen” at the Public Media Commons in St. Louis. (Photo by Katina Bitsicas)

When she was 10 years old, Eryn Harris and her family visited an aquarium while on…

Chris Pires

A Playbook for Success

As a mentor, Professor Chris Pires guides students in creating a playbook for their success. After 11 years of teaching, Chris Pires, associate professor in MU’s Division of Biological Sciences, says his most rewarding experience has been mentoring dozens of undergraduate students.…

Mohammed Al Subaie

By Design

Mohammed Al Subaie shared his design for a new makerspace at the 2016 Undergraduate Visual Art & Design Showcase. (Photo by Rob Hill) Junior architectural studies major Mohammed Al Subaie’s childhood in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia revolved around family…

Maya Hill seated between Jim and Cathy Brazeal and joined by J.D. Bowers, Kia Breaux, and Charles May.

Embracing Opportunities

Maya Hill is seated between Jim and Cathy Brazeal and joined by J.D. Bowers, Director of the Honors College, Kia Breaux, alumnae and member of the Alumni Advisory Council, and Charles May, Director of Admissions at MU. Toward the end of…

Samantha Franks

Fulbright Record Setters

Samantha Franks is spending the 2016-17 academic year in England after earning a Fulbright grant. (Photo by Rob Hill) When Samantha Franks was notified of her selection for a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program her emotions ranged from relief…

Artifacts Journal

Publication Matters

Sarah Judd, Erin Niederberger, Connor Flood, Andrea Ares and Erin Pettey were recognized at the Campus Writing Program’s Award Ceremony for having their work selected for the Artifacts Journal. Even in her days as a middle and high school teacher, Amy…

Romanus Hutchins

Speaking of Research

Romanus Hutchins alters the brightness of a laser. His research could lead to the use of the laser to detect cancer cells. As a physics major, undergraduate researcher Romanus Hutchins knows it can be challenging to fascinate people with formulas and…

Five of the last six Boyer Award winners—Sarah Bush, Bethany Stone, Anne Alexander, Betsy Baker and Newton D’Souza—are MU faculty members.

The Tradition Continues

Five of the last six Boyer Award winners—Sarah Bush, Bethany Stone, Anne Alexander, Betsy Baker and Newton D’Souza—are MU faculty members. Each spring the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning presents the Ernest L. Boyer Award for Excellence in Teaching.…