As the first public university west of the Mississippi River, the University of Missouri contributes to today’s most important innovations and issues happening around the world. From the classroom to the cornfield, journalism to SEC athletics, and now to computer screens around the world, the University of Missouri works 52 weeks a year, every year. This is Remote MU: a special edition series of Inside Mizzou that explores the real stories, real discoveries and real impact of our remote community.
Class of 2020
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with three spring Mizzou graduates: Christian Cmehil-Warn, who is earning bachelor’s degrees in economics and statistics; Huong Truong, a graduate student earning a Master of Education from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis; and Marissa Price, who is earning a Juris Doctor from our School of Law. Together, we discuss their final semester at Mizzou and how they plan to celebrate.
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with Kearra Johnson, a senior earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design; and Zoe Rich, a junior earning her Bachelor of Arts in Art and Marketing. Together, we discuss how Mizzou artists are overcoming challenges, finding inspiration and staying creative during this extraordinary moment.
Home and Away
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with three Mizzou student-athletes: Hannah Schuchts, a graduate student earning her Master of Business Administration and a member of the Women’s Basketball Team; Riley Sents, a graduate student earning her Master of Education and a member of the Women’s Volleyball Team; and Jayson Ashford, a junior General Studies major and a Track and Field athlete. Together, we discuss how they’ve been impacted by social distancing and what they’re doing to stay at the top of their game.
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with Lorin Fahrmeier, the Farm to Institution Project Coordinator for the Youth and Family Division of University of Missouri Extension; and Justin Keay, a field specialist in horticulture for MU Extension in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. Together, we discuss how Extension staff and faculty are connecting Missouri producers with consumers in order to provide healthy food and strengthen local economies.
President and Interim Chancellor Choi
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with UM System President and Mizzou Interim Chancellor, Dr. Mun Choi. We discuss how Mizzou is responding to the demands of social distancing and the many ways our community is still upholding its critical missions of research, teaching, inclusive excellence and engagement.
Tigers Support Tigers
On this week’s episode of Remote MU, we talk with Lida Aflatoony, a PhD candidate in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management, who is part of a Mizzou team making personal protective equipment for health care workers; and Mathew Swan, a senior majoring in political science, who is the director of Tiger Pantry. Together, we discuss how Mizzou students are finding creative ways to volunteer and help our community during this unprecedented time.