UMSL faculty members share expertise during Mental Health Awareness Month

Assistant Professor Chelsey Wilks, a clinical psychologist who studies suicide prevention, spoke to KSDK (Channel 5) about fears of a…

Faculty members receive sabbaticals to develop new scholarship

Vanessa Garry, Steve Bruce, James Campbell, Kara Moskowitz, Gualtiero Piccinini and Lauren Obermark were each granted sabbaticals during the 2022-23…

Alumna Letisha Wexstten building tool to assist disabled job seekers

Letisha Wexstten wants to help others with disabilities secure opportunities in the job market with her digital platform, V15Able. (Photo…

UMSL Alumni Association celebrates new graduates, welcomes them into network

(Left to right) Phil Donato, executive director of UMSL Alumni Association, Elle Bianchi and Cameron Roark, UMSL Alumni Association Board…

Valerie Dratwick, Wayne North and Jason Wagstaff receive UMSL Hero Awards

This month’s UMSL Hero Award honorees are (from left) Valerie Dratwick, senior lab technician: studios and FABlab; Wayne North, Information…

After several paths, business graduate Maya Harter finds her niche

Maya Harter earned her BSBA in marketing this month and will begin pursuing a master’s in supply chain analytics this…

UMSL Tritons weekly rewind: Men’s golf team finishes fifth

UMSL freshman Ian McCrary tied his match with Oklahoma Christian’s Oskari Nikku Thursday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division…

English graduate Paige Moultrie begins new chapter as fiction writer

Paige Moultrie graduated magna cum laude from the UMSL with a bachelor’s degree in English while working full-time as a…

UMSL senior Joel Sylven crowned individual champion at NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship

UMSL senior Joel Sylven birdied the first hole of his sudden-death playoff with Indianapolis’ Keegan Bronnenberg to capture the individual…

Community Innovation and Action Center partnering with Children’s Funding Project to map money spent to support youth

Kiley Bednar, co-director of UMSL’s Community Innovation and Action Center, will help facilitate a yearlong project with the Children’s Funding…

Eye on UMSL: Years in the making

A student receives a hug from a family member outside the Mark Twain Athletic Center Saturday morning after graduating from…

Spring 2022 commencement: A weekend of celebration and smiles

A student signals to her family members after walking across the stage during a commencement ceremony for graduates from the…

MBA graduate Alex LaPorta learns to lead on the court

For five seasons, Alex LaPorta was a star forward on the UMSL women’s basketball team, earning multiple All-GLVC honors, becoming…

Black Faculty and Staff Association reviews “The State of Black UMSL” and provides scholarships

Harry Harris, president of the BFSA; E. Paulette Isaac-Savage, communications and media chair; Sherry Hieken, treasurer; Sha Lai Williams, vice…

Public policy administration graduate Aman Chishti bound for medical school

Public policy administration major Aman Chishti, who transferred to UMSL after starting college at UMKC, graduated summa cum laude and…

College of Optometry’s graduating class features 4 second-generation students

(From left to right) Graduates Adam Greene, Alaina Altenbernd, Brendan Mulqueeny and Elizabeth Voss at the 2022 UMSL School of…

Lavender Graduation celebrates 30 LGBTQ+ students completing their degrees

Studio art major Dee Drenning walks across the stage during the 2022 Lavender Graduation ceremony last Thursday in the Century…

UMSL Tritons weekly rewind

Senior Manon Labeur was the top UMSL finisher in the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship, placing 41st with a…

Communication graduate Michael Graham set be commissioned as medical service officer

Michael Graham, who spent 10 years as a medic, came to UMSL through the Army’s Green to Gold Active Duty…

Eye on UMSL: International exchange

A delegation from the University of Western Cape in South African meets with UMSL Global Executive Director Liane Constantine (at…

UMSL will celebrate spring and summer graduates with six ceremonies beginning Friday

The University of Missouri–St. Louis will honor May and August graduates with six commencement ceremonies beginning Friday. (Photo by August…

Provost Steven Berberich announces 20 faculty promotions for the 2022-23 academic year

Twenty faculty members have earned promotions beginning in the 2022-23 academic year. (Photo collage by August Jennewein) Provost and Interim…

Litmag showcases campus community’s creative talent

Emily Stewart, editor-in-chief of Litmag, welcomes members of the UMSL Community who gathered in the Writing Center Friday to celebrate…

UMSL Tritons weekly rewind

The UMSL women’s golf team earned its fourth trip to the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship after a fifth-place…

Archaeologist Michael Cosmopoulos elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Michael Cosmopoulos, the Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Professor of Greek Studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, was elected to the American…

Zara Konstapel excels in the pool and on the page

In March, Zara Konstapel, a junior from Doetinchem, Netherlands, earned first-team All-American recognition with a seventh-place finish in the women’s…

Opening doors: College of Nursing RN to BSN Program benefits area health

UMSL nursing graduates (clockwise from top left) Brandon Gilliam, married couple Marianne and Lance Huff, Peter Mwariri, Maria Darris and…

Finding their voices: Adam and Rachel Morgan work to forge paths for neurodiverse individuals

Adam Morgan, a nonspeaking autistic person, struggled to communicate and be truly included in the classroom before receiving an iPad…

Rajiv Banavali and the science of sustainability

Rajiv Banavali came to UMSL to pursue a PhD in chemistry after earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University…

A pitch for the future: UMSL Accelerate’s impact grows alongside new space

UMSL graduate student Nameera Fatima shares her story during a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Accelerator event. (Photo by August Jennewein)…