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President's Highlights - February 2024

Continuing Support

The new semester is off to a strong start across the UM System. We’ve celebrated success in athletics, innovative partnerships and record investments in groundbreaking research that benefits all Missourians. In recognition of our statewide impact, Gov. Mike Parson recommended increases to our core budget for teaching, research and meaningful engagement, as well as capital investments in our research infrastructure. We are grateful for Gov. Parson’s leadership – and the incredible support of our elected officials – as we continue to make a difference in each Missouri community.



UMKC Pharmacy students win national competition

Fourth-year School of Pharmacy students Hannah Kempker, Claire Vogl and Rylee Pitts have been hard at work since September preparing and competing in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s 2023 ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge.



New resources spark innovation for research at MURR

A scanning electron microscope at the University of Missouri Research Reactor will enhance the facility's investigative capabilities for materials research and discoveries.



S&T summer camp registration opens

Following the record-breaking 2023 season, S&T is offering many new camps in 2024, including Innovations in STEM, Outdoor World: Urban vs Rural, Mining the Mind, eSports Boot Camp and Sound of Miners, an orchestra camp.



Ekin Pellegrini elected president of Executive DBA Council

The Executive Doctorate in Business Administration Council tapped Professor Ekin Pellegrini to serve as its next president, beginning July 1, 2024.


Reviewed 2024-02-12