Category: University of Missouri – St. Louis

Triton Food Pantry and Triton Emergency Fund providing help during the holidays

University of Missouri–St. Louis alumni and Edward Jones employees boxed food donations for the Triton Pantry in February at Woods…

STL CyberCon offers ideas to create a more inclusive cybersecurity workforce

Ambareen Siraj, a professor and the director of Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Outreach Center at Tennessee Tech University, was among…

UMSL ranks 20th on 2020 list of Best Military-Friendly Online Colleges

The mural “Overlapping Identities” by Michael Wattle hangs outside the entrance to UMSL’s Veterans Center in Clark Hall. (Photo by…

Student veteran Mitchel Round set to become first student to graduate with degree in organizational leadership

Mitchel Round spent four years in the U.S. Army infantry and two more as a reservist before coming to UMSL….

UMSL Opera Theatre wins first in NOA competition for ‘The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret’

From left: Madeleine James, Sophie Loban, Director Stella Markou, Gracelyn Penn and Lexi Neal placed first in the National Opera…

UMSL Women’s Hackathon tackles COVID-19 problems in 33 hours

The theme for the Women’s Hackathon this year was COVID-19. Participants were faced with the task of creating a solution…

Hiroshima survivor tells her story and advocates for peace at digital event

Shikego Sasamori (center) was only about two miles from the hypocenter when the United States detonated the bomb over the city….

Research from nursing student Danielle Njeri helps DOORWAYS land $1.4 million grant

For her DNP clinical scholarship project, Danielle Njeri screened residents at DOORWAYS to develop a quantitative measure of rates of…

DBA students Robert Barclay, James Jordan Jr. and James Xu explore solutions to real-world business problems

(From left) Robert Barclay, James Jordan Jr. and James Xu are set to graduate next month with the first cohort…

A leader for St. Louis: Chancellor Kristin Sobolik sees UMSL as integral to fostering inclusive prosperity in the region

Chancellor Kristin Sobolik aims to help the University of Missouri–St. Louis take a more active role fostering inclusive prosperity in…

New glory for Union Station: Alumnus Steve O’Loughlin helps transform the once-dead mall and sees it through the pandemic

Steve O’Loughlin has helped reshape Union Station into a family entertainment destination with the St. Louis Aquarium as its centerpiece…

Assistant Professor Marisa Omori examines racial inequality in criminal justice system

Assistant Professor Marisa Omori had a background in economics when she first got into criminology, and she was interested in…

University of Missouri System grant investment program funds research and creative works at UMSL

UMSL faculty members (clockwise from top left) Lindsay Athamanah, Anne Austin, Adriano Udani and Bettina Casad will receive a combined…

A new family tradition: The Pangs make up two generations of lifelong learners in the DBA program

Despite differences in their career paths and stages, father and son Kei Pang (right) and Jo Pang (left) both found…

Sharonica Hardin-Bartley works to close opportunity gaps at University City schools

Alumna Sharonica Hardin-Bartley, superintendent of the School District of University City, strives to advance social justice and racial equity by…

CETC expands relationship with Nestlé Purina to deliver Power BI training to South American employees

The Computer Education and Training Center in west St. Louis County can help students gain the computer skills necessary to…

Japan-American Student Association holds virtual origami lesson for Japan’s Culture Day

The UMSL Japan-America Student Association organized a virtual origami lesson to celebrate Bunka no hi, or Japan’s Culture Day. Participants…

New City School dedicates new classroom to UMSL Scholar in Residence

The New City School is naming its new innovation lab in honor of its former head Tom Hoerr, now a…

Eye on UMSL: Burst of light

The sun shined brightly over the heads of nursing students (from left) DJ McMullen, Kiarra Stillman, Emma Gibbs, Bridget Kogbo and…

MIMH addiction science team receives new funding aimed at combatting overdose crisis

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s addiction science team, led by Associate Research Professor Rachel Winograd (front row, second from…

UMSL kicks off construction on $7 million Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center expansion, renovation

From left: Roxanne Vandermause, interim dean of the College of Nursing; Chancellor Kristin Sobolik; and Kristine Ziegler, vice president of…

Marketing students spotlight St. Louis businesses in new video series

Morgan Noll showcases Record Exchange, a St. Louis business, during episode one of the “What It Do in the Lou”…

Research-based puppet show sheds light on the refugee experience in America

“We Came As Refugees: An American Story” was developed as a cooperative effort between the UMSL School of Social Work,…

Karen Taylor becomes first staff member to graduate from the CEEL program

Karen Taylor (center) has worked for the University Child Development Center since she was an undergraduate student at UMSL, and…

Eye on UMSL: Arbor Day celebration

Aubri Adams (at right), who earned her master’s degree in history last spring and works as an administrative associate in…

Janet Lauritsen elected president of the American Society of Criminology

Janet Lauritsen is set to become third UMSL faculty member to serve as president of the American Society of Criminology…

Opportunity Scholars Program provides honors freshmen a path to achieving their goals

The 2020 Opportunity Scholars (from left) Kennady Carter, Afina Fayez, Heela Momand and Zahria Patrick received all-inclusive four-year scholarships from…

Bella DeArmitt organizes PLHCSA Porch-Drop Halloween Drive to support Operation Food Search

Bella DeArmitt, service chair of the Pierre Laclede Honors College Student Association, and more than 20 student volunteers collected donations…

UMSL offers new master of science degree in supply chain analytics

UMSL students can now pursue a master of science in supply chain analytics after the Missouri Department of Higher Education…

Brittany Wright named first-ever coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Optometry

Assistant Clinical Professor Brittany Wright was named the first-ever coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion for the College of Optometry…