Category: University of Missouri – St. Louis

Education alumnus James Young wins Ferguson-Florissant School District Teacher of the Year

James Young, sixth-grade musical theatre teacher at Johnson-Wabash Sixth Grade Center, was named Ferguson-Florissant School District’s 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. Young, a…

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New agreement helps St. Charles Community College business students transfer credits seamlessly to UMSL

Under a new articulation agreement, UMSL will award St. Charles Community College business students college credits for courses they have…

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Why we’re excited to return to campus

Tritons from across the university are ready to make a triumphant return to campus. They’re looking forward to athletics, getting…

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Optometry student Patrick Stifter makes an impact through role as AOSA treasurer

College of Optometry fourth year student Patrick Stifter found optometry after helping his now-wife, Yelyzaveta, navigate dental health problems while…

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UMSL faculty and staff bring volunteers to the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s RedCan Graffiti Jam

Dana Klar (back row, fifth from left), assistant teaching professor of child advocacy studies at UMSL, has brought faculty, staff…

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Education alumna Deitra Colquitt selected for Voices of Change Writing Fellowship

Deitra Colquitt, a four-time graduate of the UMSL College of Education and co-principal at Pershing Elementary School, is one of eight…

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Educators from across St. Louis take part in IT Career Summit hosted by UMSL

Natissia Small, UMSL’s vice provost for access, academic support and workforce integration, delivers the opening address at last week’s IT…

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Eye on UMSL: Let us show you around

Senior social work major Brittney Parker (red shirt) led a group of prospective students from Triton College in River Grove,…

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Cybersecurity student Faith Clarke selected to participate in accelerated certification academy

Cybersecurity student Faith Clarke has been selected for the SANS Diversity Cyber Academy. (Photo by August Jennewein) Faith Clarke dreams…

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CLIMB program internships take students into community gardens to study bees and their behavior

Jennings Senior High School graduate Gregory Wilson responds to a question from the audience during the closing event for the…

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STARS program exposes 36 area high school students to summer of scientific research

Clockwise from left, Ellie Gira of MICDS, Supraneeth Yedem of Marquette High School, Riya Aradhyula of Marquette High School, Ichara…

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Education alumna Paula D. Knight beginning new role as Jennings superintendent

Paula D. Knight is beginning her new role as superintendent of the Jennings School District after a 28-year career with…

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Starring on the cover of AOA Focus inspires College of Optometry’s Erin Brooks to redouble outreach efforts

The American Optometric Association featured Assistant Clinical Professor of Optometry Erin Brooks on the cover of its magazine, AOA Focus,…

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Eye on UMSL: Convenient care

Information Systems and Technology student Nkazimulo “Kazi” Sibanda holds up his vaccination card in the Millennium Student Center Century Rooms…

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UMSL brings campus to prospective students with launch of new 360-degree virtual reality online campus tour

UMSL’s new virtual reality campus tour captures students in the Millennium Student Center. (Screenshot) If prospective students can’t come to…

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Lav Gupta’s experience with broadband brings value to UM System’s Digitally Connected Communities Guide

Lav Gupta, an assistant professor of computer science, worked in telecommunications in India and helped build the backbone network for…

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Scholarships and community support help STEM student pursue her degree in biotechnology

Biochemistry and biotechnology student Keona Hughes was awarded the Rooted in Science Scholarship from Proctor & Gamble. The scholarship is given…

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Roxanne Vandermause named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri–St. Louis

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Marie Mora named Roxanne “Annie” Vandermause dean of the College of Nursing,…

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Ask an Expert: Amber Reinhart on vaccine hesitancy and persuasive health messaging

Amber Reinhart, the associate chair and graduate program director for the Department of Communication and Media, specializes in health communication…

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Professor Erika Gibb’s study on alcoholic ‘Christmas Comet’ featured in national, international media

Erika Gibb, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, and Mohi Saki, graduate research assistant, co-authored…

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Eye on UMSL: Campus improvements

Crews were hard at work last week carrying out the demolition of Bellerive Hall on South Campus at the University…

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Education alumna Alicia Leathers named new middle school principal at Lift for Life Academy

Alicia Leathers, an UMSL College of Education graduate, will be the new middle school principal at Lift for Life Academy…

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Ayomide Aruwajoye wins inaugural $10,000 the Loretta Ford Centennial Scholarship

College of Nursing DNP student Ayomide Aruwajoye was named one of five inaugural recipients of the Loretta Ford Centennial Scholarship….

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Bird Skins Workshop helps biology students get up-close look at feathered fliers

Meagan Thompson (at left) and Sarah Holder were two of four undergraduate biology students to receive research credit for taxidermizing…

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D’Andre Braddix relishing even more opportunity to serve in new role as dean of students

D’Andre Braddix was promoted to dean of students in April after 14 years working in the Division of Student Affairs…

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Education alumnus William Pryor awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Taiwan

William Pryor, a recent College of Education graduate and teacher at St. Louis Language Immersion School, will embark on a Fulbright English…

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Eye on UMSL: International chemistry connection

Chemistry PhD students (from left) Dhanbir Lingden, Ganesh Shrestha and Saroj Kafle stroll through North Campus at the University of…

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Media Coverage: June 2021

The University of Missouri–St. Louis makes a significant impact on the St. Louis area. Stories about the university, its scholars…

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Video: Why it is important to invest in your community’s diverse entrepreneurs

Creating a diverse and inclusive business community starts by providing educational support along with the proper resources, says Akeem Shannon,…

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