Research discoveries, publications and fellowship opportunities show how professors are shaping MU and the world.
Research advancements and citizenship service recognized through UM System President's Awards.
Life Sciences Week took place from April 9-14 and was sponsored by the MU School of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources.
As the Sinclair School of Nursing’s first Discovery Fellow, Rachael Hillyer was awarded $2,000 and the opportunity to conduct research with an MU professor.
College of Education research finds principals’ teacher evaluations accurate after completing professional training
The Network for Educator Effectiveness was created in 2011 with the help of Christi Bergin, research professor in the College of Education.
Cartwright introduced a five-year plan to gain the attention of national research centers in the hopes of doubling MU’s funding.
Research begins for personal financial planning department based on Investment Risk Tolerance Assessment
Created in 1999, the free assessment determines a person’s willingness to take financial risks based on a 13-question survey.
Susanta Behura and his colleagues speculate that the disease can be prevented if mosquitoes’ receptors are manipulated.
The survey gathered data from almost 76 percent of alumni from the fall 2016, spring 2017 and summer 2017 graduating classes.
MU doctoral student investigates how understanding terrorist propaganda can aid fight against terrorism
Douglas Wilbur researched how terrorist propaganda is constructed and viewed by investigating an online propaganda magazine used by the Islamic State group.
Graduate student Alexander Myers will leave MU in January to study radioactive elements in a nationally-renowned lab.
MU researchers conducted a series of studies to measure how people use intuition to determine scenarios as morally wrong
“I was just really curious about individual differences and how people react to these things and the reasons that that happens,” Sarah Ward said.
MU social work professors research the relationship between veterans and the criminal justice system
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, veterans make up about 8 percent of the U.S. prison population.
The study found that Memorial Stadium generates over 47 metric tons of waste over five games, most of which is unsold food from concession stands.
MU associate professor Catherine Rymph's new book about the history of American foster care to come out in October
Postdoctoral teaching fellow Cassandra Yacovazzi: “Her book raises the question of what our responsibility is to the community and the children in the community in which we live.”
“When we hired him, we hired somebody who, in our field, was viewed as one of the top, if not the top, overall researcher,” said T. Chris Riley-Tillman, chair of the department of educational, school and counseling psychology.
The project is expected to last three years and will involve various experiments involving ticks and cattle to study their responses to deadly pathogens.
Dr. William Horner: “If you’re faced with two guys and you portray one as a little bit disingenuous, maybe willing to say anything to get elected, and the other one as a fool, it’s clear who they think would be a better president.”
The center has started a mentorship program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in issues of diversity in the media.
The honorees’ work covers a range of areas from plant genetics to specialized cardiology.