News and Announcements

Mar 01, 2022

Supplying key isotopes

The MU Research Reactor (MURR) is increasing its production of radioisotopes to alleviate a disruption in Europe's supply chain. MURR is the sole U.S. producer of three isotopes used in cancer diagnoses and treatment.

Mar 01, 2022

MU has $5B impact

A new study that measured the economic value generated by the University of Missouri System and its four universities shows a $6.5 billion impact on the state. MU contributed $5 billion to that total.

Feb 16, 2022

New name, website

The Office of Research and Economic Development has changed its name to the Division of Research, Innovation & Impact and unveiled a new website to better serve MU’s world-class researchers, scholars, innovators, entrepreneurs and industry partners.

Feb 01, 2022

Science fellows named

Three MU professors have been named 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their distinguished efforts in in medicine, veterinary medicine and public engagement in research.

Feb 01, 2022

Finger clip for vitals

Engineering faculty are customizing a finger clip device to provide a rapid, noninvasive way to measure and monitor blood pressure and other vitals, allowing help health care professionals to detect health problems earlier.

Jan 05, 2022

Treating bad genes

View a video featuring NextGen Precision Health researcher Chris Lorson, who is giving hope to families dealing with incurable genetic diseases like spinal muscular atrophy and Charcot-Marie Tooth.

Jan 05, 2022

Rise of the elderberry

MU Research Assistant Professor Andrew Thomas received a $5.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to move the antioxidant-rich elderberry into mainstream production and processing.

Jan 05, 2022

Transforming research

MizzouForward, a $1.5 billion investment in research and education, includes a plan to hire up to 150 new researchers and upgrades for instrumentation, high-performance computing and advanced equipment core facilities.

Nov 19, 2021

Making vintage trendy

Running Hype & Stripes has taught Houston how to manage employees, comply with complicated regulations and promote his business using social media. Daily posts that feature customers and offer sneak peaks of new inventory have been very effective.

Aug 27, 2021

Entrepreneurship training opens the door to business ownership for veterans

MU's EBV program teaches participants key concepts of business ownership through workshops and lessons from entrepreneurial leaders and local partners.