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Faculty Winners of Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award

Congratulations to the faculty winners of the Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award: Julie Elman, Associate Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies; Director of Undergraduate Studies Sherri Ulbrich, Associate Teaching Professor, Sinclair School of Nursing The Lee Henson Access Mizzou Awards are…

MU Professor of more than 20 years wins SEC honor

The Southeastern Conference announced today that University of Missouri Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Anthony Lupo won the SEC’s 2020 Faculty Achievement Award. The recognition is given out to one faculty member from each school once a year. The SEC then…

A Gift of Life

by Jordan Yount & Jade Elwess In December 2019, the paths of two Mizzou families were linked forever as one Mizzou employee, Jami Thompson (Senior Analyst for Institutional Effectiveness in the Office of the Provost), gave the priceless gift of…

Letter to the Faculty Regarding COACHE

Dear Colleagues, Today, we are releasing the results from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey, sent to faculty in spring 2019. I am very grateful to every faculty member who took the time to participate in…

Spotlight on 2019 Curators’ Distinguished Professorships

In October, the Provost’s office announced the 2019 Curators’ Distinguished Professors and the Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor. The Provost asked each individual winner to share their distinct stories to connect their research and teaching to the larger mission of Mizzou.

John Tummons earns USDA Teaching Award

Teaching Excellence John Tummons earns USDA Teaching Award Written by Logan Jackson · November 11, 2019 The son of junior high school teachers, it was only natural that John Tummons would eventually find himself in a classroom setting, empowering…

Washington Post article on Poland’s Elections by Dr. Mary Stegmaier

Dr. Mary Stegmaier, Interim Vice Provost for International Programs and Associate Professor, Truman School of Public Affairs, co-wrote a Washington Post article on the upcoming election in Poland.

NIH to fund hubs to accelerate development of biomedical health technologies

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $20 million to fund five additional hubs designed to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care and enhance health. The newly…

Curators’ Distinguished Professors Announced

At the September 26th meeting, the Board of Curators selected the MU Curators’ Distinguished Professors for their contributions through teaching, research and engagement: Curators’ Distinguished Professor: Alexander Koldobsky, Mathematics Curators’ Distinguished Professor: Arthur G. Suits, Chemistry Curators’ Distinguished Professor: J.

MU’s Department of Occupational Therapy Receives Two Grants from National Institute of Health

MU’s Department of Occupational Therapy has been awarded two research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which are the first from that agency in its department history. The first project is titled, Development and Acceptability of an Ambient