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A Dedicated Legacy

Emerita professor commits estate gift of $1.25 million to Biochemistry scholarships

On Wednesday, March 14, Dr. Virginia Peterson, Professor Emerita of Biochemistry, and Dr. Charles Peterson, Associate Professor Emeritus of Physics, were honored for their estate commitment of $1,250,000 to the University of Missouri. The gift will support the already established Virginia E. Peterson Scholarship in Biochemistry and celebrates her career of dedication to students at Mizzou. A Decisive Moment Virginia…

An Extension of Themselves

CAFNR alums donate estate gift of $2.65 million to help further beef genomics and nutrition research

It was not glamorous work that helped get Marge Slayton through her undergraduate years as a home economics major at the University of Missouri in the late ’60s and early ’70s. She had a job at the poultry department within the Division of Animal Sciences where she would collect research data. “Barry always kids me and says that I worked…