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MU senior selected as Mitchell Scholar

Christopher Dade is one of 12 American students to receive award for postgraduate study in Ireland

Nov. 20, 2017

Christopher Dade, a senior majoring in chemistry at the University of Missouri, has received a George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend and an international travel stipend for one year of postgraduate study in Ireland. Dade is one of only 12 Americans selected for the 2019 class.  Full Story
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Fighting disease and world hunger: New PET/CT scanner opens at the University of Missouri

Capabilities to help advance human, animal and plant science research, veterinary patient care

Nov. 15, 2017

The University of Missouri has a new weapon in the fight against disease. That same tool also will prove crucial to the fight against world hunger. Housed in a new imaging core in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the combination positron emission tomography (PET) scanner and computed tomography (CT) scanner—the PET/CT system—will improve accuracy and speed in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disorders and Lou Gehrig’s disease, as well as provide new capabilities for plant science research.  Full Story
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