To master the Arabic language, MU junior Taylor Cofield knew she had to do more than take classes and work with a tutor. Studying in Madaba, Jordan this past summer gave her the opportunity to not only practice her Arabic, but to immerse herself in another country’s culture.
When Samantha Franks was notified of her selection for a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program her emotions ranged from relief to disbelief.
Mizzou junior Maria Kalaitzandonakes has been awarded the Harry S Truman Scholarship, a nationally-competitive award that supports students dedicated to public service.
It was the Friday before Spring Break when Helen Bass was summoned to a meeting with the Office of Service-Learning staff. Awaiting her arrival to the second floor of Lowry Hall were MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, College of Arts & Science Dean Michael O’Brien and Professor of Economics Jeff Milyo. They were there to make a special announcement: Bass had been selected to receive the Mark Twain Fellowship.
Senior Marcos Barcellona has been conducting research at Mizzou to study the development of a drug delivery system that is responsive to a range of external stimuli, which means the user could control the rate of release of the drug.
Monday, November 7th
The campus deadline for the Truman Scholarship is Monday, November 7th. Applicants must be nominated by the University of Missouri to proceed to the national Truman Scholarship competition.
Tuesday, November 8th from 4:00-5:00pm
Current MU student Sophie Winter, a recipient of a Boren award for Arabic studies in Morocco, will lead an informational session on Boren Awards for international study.
November 16th, 2016
Critical Language Scholarships fund summer intensive language study in a critical language for undergraduate and graduate students.