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A Busy Alum

Avi Rathnakumar has enjoyed his career in the hospitality and restaurant industry

Avi Rathnakumar is an MU alumni who has had an extensive career in the hospitality and restaurant industry. He made the decision to attend the University of Missouri, and graduated with his degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management in 2003. However, this was only the beginning of what would soon be an outstanding career.

An Excellent Advisor

Shari Freyermuth receives the 2015 Excellence in Advising Award from MU's Advisors Forum

Each year MU recognizes a faculty and staff member who possess qualities of a remarkable undergraduate student advisor. Freyermuth was the recipient of the faculty advisor award due to her evidence of effective advising qualities and practices.

Expanding the Classroom

Mizzou PRT students network with employers in St. Louis

Students from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) had the opportunity to meet with professionals from seven St. Louis based recreation and sport organizations in their respective workplaces earlier this month.

Celebration of Excellence

CAFNR honors its outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources held its annual Celebration of Excellence Award ceremony on Thursday, April 9, to honor outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the MU College.

An Active Alumna

Colleen Abbott, MU grad, is giving back to a college that has given her so much

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources can often leave a lasting impact on its students. An impact so strong that keeps them coming back even after graduation. This was the case for Colleen Abbot, president of the MU Ag Alumni Board of Directors.

40 Chances for 4 Students

Four MU students were selected their freshman year to be a part of unique program that is offered to few.

A unique opportunity was given to 40 deserving students across the country back in 2012—the chance to be a 40 Chances Fellow through Agriculture Future of America in partnership with the Howard G. Buffet 40 Chances awareness campaign.

Top 5 Finish

The MU Livestock Judging Team proudly returns to MU after National Western Stock Show

The University of Missouri Livestock Judging Team is celebrating their recent success at the National Western Stock Show.

Best of the Best

Kwasniewski is a recipient of the 2015 Best Paper Award from The American Society for Enology and Viticulture

Misha Kwasniewski is one of the few that the American Society for Enology and Viticulture chose to honor this year, by awarding him with the 2015 Best Paper Award.

Our 4 of ’39

Four CAFNR students were honored as part of the Mizzou '39 outstanding seniors

Four outstanding students from the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources were selected to be recipients of the prestigious Mizzou ‘39 award. Each year the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents this award to 39 remarkable seniors. They are chosen for their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community. The honorees represent a variety of majors,…

The Lake Effect

Tony Thorpe, Coordinator for the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer program, has big plans for this years Float Your Boat fundraiser

Spending time around the lake is second nature for Tony Thorpe. As the Coordinator for the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program, he is constantly analyzing lake water samples gathered by his volunteers, and conducting research on the water. However, one of his favorite times spent at the lake comes once a year, and it’s one that takes serious preparation. It’s…