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Immersed in the Outdoors

Natural resource science and management degree program has helped Lisette Perez connect people to the outdoors

Growing up in Chicago, Ill., Lisette Perez said she didn’t have many opportunities to explore the outdoors during her formative years. When she chose the natural resource science and management degree program at the University of the Missouri, the outdoors suddenly became her classroom. “I definitely took a chance choosing a degree that I wasn’t completely familiar with, but I…

Senior Spotlight: Elias Bunting

Bunting will graduate with a degree in natural resource science and management

Elias Bunting has been able to gain valuable research experiences as an undergraduate student at the University of Missouri through the McNair Scholars Program. Bunting, who will earn his natural resource science and management degree in May, has spent nearly three years taking part in various research projects across the Mizzou campus. Those hands-on research opportunities have opened multiple doors…

‘A Perfect Weekend’

Two CAFNR graduate students helped Mizzou capture men's and women's disc golf national championships

The University of Missouri men’s and women’s disc golf teams carried undefeated seasons into 2022 College Disc Golf National Championship competition, and both teams would end their seasons the same way – as national champions. The women’s team led the tournament field from start to finish, winning by four strokes. The men’s team overcame a slow start with a strong…

Finding the Right Path

Senior Brandy Williams has found a passion for wildlife-related research

A year into her collegiate career at the University of Missouri, Brandy Williams found herself walking through the Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources (ABNR) Building looking for someone to talk to about her future. At the time, Williams was majoring in animal sciences. While she appreciated the expertise within the program, Williams was looking for something a little bit different. She happened…

Q&A With Kyle Watkinson

Watkinson is a senior in natural resource science and management

Why did you decide to come to the University of Missouri and major in natural resource science and management? What do you enjoy about the program itself? The field of study? Having grown up in the Columbia area, the question “Where do you want to go to college?” has never been tough to answer. I am a legacy student who…

Senior Spotlight: Michelle Maile

Maile will graduate with a degree in natural resource science and management

When Michelle Maile transferred to the University of Missouri, her love for the outdoors led her to select biological sciences for her area of study. Once she got to Mizzou, though, she realized that there were multiple degree programs that hit on her true interests, which are related to natural resources and plant sciences. “At the community college I was…