Maria Kalaitzandonakes

Fighting Hunger

The Truman Scholarship will help Maria Kalaitzandonakes further her study of hunger and food security issues.

Maria Kalaitzandonakes’ path to becoming a Harry S Truman Scholar and Mizzou ’39 member started when she was taking a make-up math exam while a…

Abuzar Mahmood

A Call for Collaboration

Abuzar Mahmood conducts undergraduate research in a lab that studies how nutrition-related conditions affect heart functions. University of Missouri senior Abuzar Mahmood believes that in order to solve the world’s most pressing problems, scientists from different backgrounds and disciplines must work together.…

Loren Howard

Center Stage

Loren Howard creates new possibilities for students with special needs by getting them involved in theatre. Senior Loren Howard has discovered how she can use her interest in theatre as a way to educate and empower students with special needs and…

Enhanced Teaching

Enhanced Teaching

A team of MU faculty led by biological sciences professors Johannes Schul and Sarah Bush has helped MU secure an AAU grant to enhance STEM education. The University of Missouri is one of 12 universities to receive a grant from…

Inspired Scholar

Inspired Scholar

Reema Awad is joined by UM System Interim President Michael Middleton, MU Provost Garnett Stokes and Dr. Donald Suggs at the 2016 Salute to Education Scholarship and Awards Gala. The Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship offers MU freshman Reema Awad more…

Making Waves

Making Waves

Making Waves students develop writing, interviewing, editing and voicing skills to produce radio stories about social issues. By teaching students how to produce radio journalism pieces, a new honors course called Making Waves demonstrates the power of storytelling. “One of the primary…

Matt Kane

Mizzou's 'Moneyball' Guru

Matt Kane’s data analysis work includes spending several hours a week with the Mizzou baseball team at Taylor Stadium. The tension between “mathletes” and athletes is one that doesn’t have to exist, according to Show-Me Scholar Matthew Kane. The freshman…

Jessica Whited

Researching Limb Regeneration

By studying salamanders, MU alumna Jessica Whited hopes her research can lead to human limb regeneration. The human body is capable of closing wounds and healing broken bones, but it cannot regrow lost arms and legs. At least, not yet. Jessica…