Chancellor’s Update: May 10, 2018
Featured this week: Summer plans, a farewell to graduating seniors and #MizzouMade students Shahrukh Naseer, Truman Kinsey, and Kylie Magar show their unyielding commitment to Mizzou football.
Chancellor’s Update: May 4, 2018
Featured this week: MU faculty honored as 2018 Kemper Teaching Excellence Fellows, and alumna and Mizzou K-12 teacher assistant Jackie Schroeder pays it forward.
Chancellor’s Update: April 27, 2018
Featured this week: Mizzou celebrates its 91st Tap Day; high school musicians compete in the State Music Festival; and Kelsie Wilkins and Erin Hediger are “tapped” into the Mortar Board national honor society for their outstanding scholarship, leadership and service.
Chancellor’s Update: April 19, 2018
Featured this week: new Music building ground-breaking; Artist-in-Residence program; undergraduate and graduate internships through independent, literary publisher Persea Books; and Jennifer Maritza McCauley, #MizzouMade PhD candidate in creative writing.
Chancellor’s Update, April 12, 2018
Featured this week: The Biological Control of Insects Research Laboratory highlights collaboration between MU and the USDA/Agricultural Research Service, and #MizzouMade health sciences student Kara Conroy talks about how an internship with MU partner Logan University sparked a new career interest in chiropractic care.
Chancellor’s Update: April 5, 2018
Featured this week: how the Entrepreneurship Alliance prepares students to successfully own and operate their own businesses and #MizzouMade Tiger Master Sgt. Justin A. Hardy.
Chancellor’s Update: March 28, 2018
Featured this week: Professors Marilyn Rantz and Marjorie Skubic’s innovative motion-capture technology to help seniors stay home and avoid hospitalizations and #MizzouMade alumna Beth Snyder who turned her passion for art into a successful illustration company.
Chancellor’s Update: March 21, 2018
Featured this week: Mizzou Giving Day final totals; how #MizzouMade veterinary medicine student Carley Brucks is benefitting from generous donors; and Professor Dongsheng Duan’s innovative genetic therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy enters human clinical trials.
Chancellor’s Update: March 15, 2018
Featured this week: Mizzou Giving Day; the Missouri Spatial Data Information Service provides crucial information to emergency responders and compiles information about the safety of public drinking water; and #MizzouMade student Kelsey Inglis gives back through Mizzou Alternative Breaks.
Chancellor’s Update: March 8, 2018
Featured this week: Mizzou Giving Day and #MizzouMade student Rachael Hillyer works with internationally-renowned Professor Jane Armer on lymphedema research.
Chancellor’s Update: March 1, 2018
Featured this week: recap of Chancellor Cartwright’s 200-day address on research, creative activities, and economic development, and #MizzouMade student Bea Doheny combines her love of astronomy, art, and entrepreneurship.
Chancellor’s Update: Feb. 23, 2018
Featured this week: Dr. Susan Renoe, director of The Connector: an innovative program that connects people, resources, tools and idea across MU and our sister campuses, and why #MizzouMade student Elgin Burton fell in love with Mizzou.
Chancellor’s Update: Feb. 8, 2018
Featured this week: #MizzouMade student Alessandro Mazza wins a research award from the U.S. Department of Energy allowing him to conduct research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the new #MizzouMade Employment Program offers students a way to earn money to pay for housing.
Chancellor’s Update: Feb. 1, 2018
Featured this week: why #MizzouMade student and veteran Rico Atkins chose Mizzou and the Undergraduate Visual Arts and Design Showcase.
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 26, 2018
Featured this week: #MizzouMade bioengineering professor Sheila Grant’s discovery may help doctors treat burns and wounds, and the Flore Zephir Memorial Fund honoring a beloved MU professor of romance languages and literatures.
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 19, 2018
Featured this week: first week of classes and “Involvement Week” as well how Mizzou Alternative Breaks has made a big difference for #MizzouMade senior Alvina Patel.
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 12, 2018
Featured this week: Mizzou students are ahead of the national job placement average and #MizzouMade graduate Grace Doran begins a new career.
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 5, 2018
Featured this week: why #MizzouMade Tiger Maria Magner chose Mizzou and how alumni can get involved in student success initiatives such as becoming an ambassador, congratulating future students in their area, referring future Tigers, and becoming a mentor.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 19, 2017
Featured this week: Curators approve new shared leave program, expanded staff tuition assistance benefits, and reduced operations between Christmas and New Year’s Day; how faculty and staff can submit feedback for improving student success; and #MizzouMade IT expert Tonya Mueller.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 13, 2017
Featured this week: Ways to get involved in Mizzou’s student success initiatives and #MizzouMade staff member Danna Wren’s path from first-generation college student to PhD and director of Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO).
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 8, 2017
Featured this week: Free support services available to Mizzou students, faculty and staff at no cost and how #MizzouMade student Jenna Heaton is getting hands-on experiences to help her become a better teacher.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 1, 2017
I appreciate the thoughtful comments I’ve received since giving my November 15 campus address on student success. Conversations—and actions—will continue to take place around this topic.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 21, 2017
Thanksgiving week is upon us, and at this time of year the topic of gratitude is always on my mind. I’m grateful for so many things, and at the top of the list are the people of Mizzou.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 15, 2017
Earlier today, I shared my thoughts on student success in the first of a series of campus addresses.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 9, 2017
With Veterans Day approaching this weekend, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all members of our Mizzou community who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 3, 2017
In this week’s update, I want to talk about a group of students who represent one of the important paths to a college degree. Caitlyn Leeker, Adam Weaver and Ashleigh Redman are transfer students who now call MU home, and their #MizzouMade stories are inspiring.
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 27, 2017
Homecoming weekend was an amazing experience. Not only did we win on the football field, but our generous students donated 4,000 units of blood and collected 30,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Central Missouri…
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 19, 2017
Homecoming is rapidly approaching, and I’m looking forward to celebrating in true Tiger style. It’s great to be part a school that helped launch this now-widespread tradition in higher education. After meeting so many of you in the last three months, I can say confidently that the spirit of pride in who we are, and […]
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 12, 2017
As the fall semester continues, the University of Missouri is participating in Mid-Missouri Innovation Week. The week provides attendees an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, entrepreneurial resources and cutting-edge research available at Mizzou and regionally.
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 3, 2017
Last week, I shared my own story in order to begin a conversation about the experiences people have at Mizzou. Many of you have already responded with your own #MizzouMade stories.