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Kerning His Stripes

CAFNR student finds success as a sports graphic designer

“It didn’t hit me until the fireworks started going off.” Looking up at the brilliant display over Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco at the 2019 National Championship Game this past January was Mizzou senior Tony Huynh, who had been working for the event as a graphic designer over the past year. Huynh, a parks, recreation and sport major who will…

Career Focused

Helping students find jobs is their calling

Ellen Morris and Jason Young work with students in parks, recreation and sport every day to help them find internships and jobs. So when they are off the clock, what do they like to do? Why, help students in parks, recreation and sport find internships and jobs, of course! Morris (BS PRT ’11) and Young (BS PRT ’09), both career…

Saying YES!

Graduate student travels the country working with military youth

Brooke Jameson is seamlessly handling a schedule like no other.

Walking Off Obesity

Active use of nature trails, not sightseeing, improves youth health

Local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public lands available for recreation.

A Golden Sport

Nick Watanabe receives Golden Apple Teaching Award

Nick Watanabe, assistant teaching professor in parks, recreation and tourism, was surprised with a Golden Apple Award.