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A decade of opportunity: Opportunity Scholars Program impacts students and St. Louis area

This academic year marks the 10 years for the UMSL Opportunity Scholars Program. The all-inclusive, four-year Pierre Laclede Honors College…

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TikTok manager shares tips and tricks at UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

Greg Weingarden, TikTok Brand Partnerships Manager, speaks at the 2021 Midwest Digital Marketing Conference. With 1.5 billion downloads, 800 million…

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Pandemic inspires alumna to create ‘Surviving the Frontlines’ journal and planner for nurses

College of Nursing alumna Kevina Cassell created “Surviving the Frontlines,” a 30-day self-care journal, to help nurses reconnect with their…

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Assistant Professor of Biology Lon Chubiz wins prestigious NSF CAREER award

Assistant Professor of Biology Lon Chubiz won a prestigious NSF CAREER award for research on bacteria lipid monolayer membranes and…

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Four takeaways from Amp it Up: Turning Up Women’s Leadership is Good for Business

Mary Simeoli, Title IX coordinator and Director of Equal Opportunity at Union College, spoke to the UMSL community during the…

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Statement from Senator Justin Brown Regarding Senator Roy Blunt’s Retirement

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Justin Brown, R-Rolla, today issued a statement relating to U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt’s retirement announcement:…

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Senator Tony Luetkemeyer Honors Service of 139th Wing Commanders

Senator Tony Luetkemeyer presents a Senate Resolution to Col. John A. Cluck, who assumed command of the 139th Airlift Wing…

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Sen. Dave Schatz’s Legislative Column for March 4, 2021

Honoring a Famous Missourian Like many of you, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Rush Limbaugh. His…

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Reed, Devincenti in Varsity Art XXV

Junior Sophie Devincenti and senior Tirzah Reed are representing the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington…

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Senator Bill White Introduces Legislation to Establish Minutemen of the State

For Immediate Release: Feb. 23, 2021 Contact: Mike Kelley: 573-751-2173 Senator Bill White Introduces Legislation to Establish Minutemen of the…

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Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for Feb. 17, 2021

Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for Feb. 17, 2021 Capitol Gains Despite the inclement weather and bitter cold temperatures, the…

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UMSL holds virtual version of annual Spring Involvement Expo

Student organizations recorded short videos to entice new members to join, which were hosted on the online platform Flipgrid for…

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Celebrating Black History Month with 10 stories of verve, tenacity and passion

This February, as the U.S. begins its month-long commemoration of the contributions and achievements of Black Americans throughout history, the…

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Graduate Assistant Michaela Wells organizes remote volunteering for MLK Day of Service

Michaela Wells, graduate assistant for assessment and service in the Office of Student Involvement, organized this year’s virtual MLK Day…

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9 ways to Start Safe, Stay Safe during the spring semester

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Missouri–St. Louis should adopt practices, such as maintaining a physical distance of…

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Shop UMSL local for the holidays

UMSL alumni and student businesses produce a variety of goods that make perfect holiday gifts, such as a monthly coffee…

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Majesty Restored – Capitol Restoration Project Reaches Completion

Capital city residents and visitors to Jefferson City received their first glimpse of a rare sight just in time for…

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‘Now the people have a voice’: Alumna Ella Jones leads Ferguson as mayor after historic win

Ella Jones entered politics in 2015 after a successful career as a chemist and Mary Kay consultant and sales director….

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Education prepped Kara Bailey to be top of the class in the St. Louis restaurant scene

The planning and organizational skills Kara Bailey developed as an early childhood educator in the Affton School District have been…

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MSW student Madeline Seefeldt finds an unlikely home

A college internship with L’Arche brought Madeline Seefeldt to St. Louis where she found a career path and a new…

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Infographic: From UMSL to city hall

This infographic was created by Erin Hart and originally published in the Fall 2020 issue of UMSL Magazine as a companion to “‘Now the…

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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…

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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…

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Doctoral student Ken Smith searches for patterns in genetic data for Alzheimer’s detection

Data science and statistics doctoral student Ken Smith creates software that graphs connections among the DNA of individuals with Alzheimer’s…

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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…

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Tips to Enjoy a Safe Thanksgiving

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holiday gatherings with family and friends may look different this year. As Thanksgiving break approaches,…

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Senator Bill White Named Assistant Majority Floor Leader

For Immediate Release:                                   …

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Final bracket race of 2020

World Wide Technology Raceway SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Final bracket race of 2020 Perfect weather: Forecast calls for high near 70…

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Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop…

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