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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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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 at the MU College of Engineering 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.
For decades, MU has been a leader in developing lifesaving cancer treatments and is now set to play an integral role in an ongoing radiopharmaceutical renaissance.
A mid-Missouri woman benefits from the power of advancements in science and medicine harnessed at the University of Missouri.
USDA award is the largest federal research, education and extension grant ever awarded to an MU faculty member.
MU’s Blake Meyers is the 12th MU faculty to be elected to prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
In a new study at the University of Missouri, researchers found that zinc ion plays a crucial regulatory role in the sperm capacitation process, or series of changes sperm undergo in the female reproductive tract that enable them to fertilize an egg.
Experts at Georgia Tech overcame a major hurdle in the battle to cure difficult-to-treat type 1 diabetes.