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University of Missouri, Columbia

Founded in 1839 as the first public university west of the Mississippi River, the University of Missouri (Mizzou) is a committed flagship and land-grant institution, a member of the competitive SEC conference — and a proud member of the AAU. Our mission is to provide the benefits of a world-class research university to the people of Missouri through teaching, research, service and economic development on behalf of all its citizens.

With an enrollment of over 30,000 students from all 50 states and 100+ countries around the world, Mizzou is a $5 billion global enterprise, with areas of strength including journalism, agriculture and plant science, human and animal health, sustainable energy and more.

A pioneer of experiential learning and the famed Missouri Method, Mizzou is a place where hands-on learning leads to academic excellence, scientific discovery and unparalleled student success.

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Scientists are collaborating to study Turkey’s East Anatolian fault in the aftermath of major earthquakes earlier this year.
The University of Missouri announced today an initiative to build a new, larger research reactor that will expand critical cancer-fighting research
A researcher from the University of Missouri has used artificial intelligence to sort through thousands of customers' reviews and identify where airlines are falling short.
Five-year USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant will o support farmers and improve cover crop practices during severe weather and a warming climate
University of Missouri researchers have created an ultrasoft “skin-like” material for long-term, in-home health monitoring.
Findings can spark future evaluation of language development outcomes for at-risk children of depressed mothers.
This fall, the University of Missouri College of Education and Human Development will launch PAWS — Preparing Adults for Work and Society — a residential program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In a recent study at the University of Missouri researchers analyzed how immunological memory gets generated and maintained, as well as the role inflammation plays in shaping that immunological memory.
Using a $2.6 million grant from NIH, researchers are designing a breathable material with antimicrobial properties for use with a wearable heart monitor.
University of Missouri researcher finds APRNs (advance practice registered nurses) are often overlooked, underutilized in nursing homes.