Category: University of Missouri – Columbia

Beth Huebner part of UM System team awarded $200,000 grant to support corrections research

Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Beth Huebner is joining with researchers from the University of Missouri–Columbia and University of Missouri–Kansas City to research a prison reform model in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Corrections as part of the Urban Institute’s Prison Research and Innovation Network. (Photo by August Jennewein) Beth Huebner, a professor of

MIMH fosters innovative approaches to meet large health care challenges

Professor Robert Paul (center) serves as the director of the Missouri Institute of Mental Health and leads a team of researchers using advanced neuroimaging and high-powered computational algorithms to get a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease. Working with Paul are (from left) Andrew Belden, Lucette Cysique, Paola Garcia-Egan, Rebecca Preston-Campbell, Christina N. White and Jacob

Real-world experiences prepare Joel Sjerven for social work success

Joel Sjerven graduated with a master’s degree in social work from UMSL after spending time away from St. Louis, teaching English in Mexico and working at an alternative school and a homeless shelter in the Pacific Northwest. (Photo by August Jennewein) Joel Sjerven seemed destined to be a social worker whether he realized it or

Missouri Center for Transportation Innovation to foster novel solutions to transportation issues

The newly created Missouri Center for Transportation Innovation will bring together researchers from across the University of Missouri System with the Missouri Department of Transportation to maximize the impact of state-funded transportation research. (Photo by August Jennewein) A new collaborative center within the University of Missouri System aims to create innovative solutions needed to address

Fall commencement ceremonies set to honor more than 1,400 new graduates

UMSL will confer more than 1,400 degrees during three commencement ceremonies held Dec. 14 at the Mark Twain Athletic Center. (Photo by August Jennewein) The University of Missouri–St. Louis will celebrate more than 1,400 new graduates on Dec. 14 as the university concludes the Fall 2019 semester with a trio of commencement ceremonies at the

Summit showcases efforts of UM System researchers to shape a more sustainable future

Panelists listen intently to a question from the audience during the third session of last Wednesday’s UM System Research Summit titled “Converging Disciplines to Support Sustainable Development Goals,” held at the Ed Collabitat on UMSL’s South Campus. (Photos by August Jennewein) Members of the United Nations voted in 2015 to adopt a blueprint for sustainable

UMSL celebrates six distinguished alumni at annual Founders Dinner

From left, Orvin Kimbrough, Patrick Gadell, Sara Foster, Tom Migneron and Gary Morse were the 2019 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award, and Luigi Wewege received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award at last Thursday’s Founders Dinner at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis. (Photo by August Jennewein) As members of the University of Missouri–St. Louis community gathered

Trio of UMSL students earn Bond International Scholars Awards for study abroad programs

George Sipos (left), UMSL’s senior international officer and executive director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, and Chancellor Tom George (right) were on hand to help honor Bond International Scholars Molly Motes (center left) and YuJin Hur (center right) at a May 10 reception at the University of Missouri–Columbia. Hur and Motes will study