Take some time out of your summer break and learn something new with University of Missouri’s Life Sciences Quest program! Life Sciences Quest is a free summer academy for students interested in agriculture and how it impacts our daily lives.
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The four-day program will focus on increasing knowledge of Missouri’s diverse and dynamic livestock industry, as well as building participants’ leadership and communication skills.
This workshop helps rising high school juniors and seniors explore their strengths as well as careers in health care. The workshop will be held June 13-24, 2022.
Missouri high school students interested in careers in medicine can preview what medical school is like during Mini-Medical School. Students will stay in residence halls and eat in dining rooms on campus. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minority groups and from rural communities to apply. Participation will be open to current Missouri high school […]
The MU Partnership for Educational Renewal strives to prepare, support, and motivate professional educators to assure the learning of all students.
ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action […]
The mission of the Heart of Missouri RPDC is to build the capacity of educators through high quality professional learning to maximize student achievement. We aim to improve outcomes for all students by providing effective and timely professional development to school communities.
Adventure Club is an enrichment based before and after school program located in all elementary schools in the Columbia Public School District. We provide hands-on educational and recreational activities for children in a safe and caring environment.
Join other older adults working to build fitness, balance and flexibility.
The Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology Program at MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has formulated articulation agreements with all 5 of the active veterinary technology program in the state of Missouri and 10 more across the US. These articulation agreements provide a pathway for registered veterinary technicians to transfer their associate’s degree to Mizzou […]
MU Extension Community Economic Development Field Specialist Richard Proffer meets regularly with Risco residents to guide them to establishing a local limited use food store.
As part of Extension and Engagement Week’s Days of Service, MU Extension is planning service activities all over the state! Find one near you and get in on the action!
Students in Dr. Rebecca Mott’s Agricultural Education and Leadership Program Development course have the opportunity to partner with student collaborators from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
The Litton Leadership Scholars Program challenges undergraduates to lead not only on campus, but also in their future career fields.
Whether you are a member of the public, a researcher, a community-based organization, an internet service provider, work in local government or economic development- The Missouri Broadband Resource Rail has the tools to help you.
University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources.
The University of Missouri Broadband Initiative team has created resources to help communities navigate and apply for broadband funding.
The Center for Evidence-based Youth Mental Health (CEBYMH) and MU Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) are offering the 1,2,3 Magic Behavioral Parent Training group during the month of May. In the presentation, parents will learn how to control unhelpful behaviors, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the relationship with their child(ren). The group will run from 6-8 […]
The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for COVID-19 Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help adults and youth cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of COVID-19. Any Boone County resident is eligible for services.
The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for Farm/Ranch Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help farmers, ranchers, and their families cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of farm/ranch and agricultural livelihood and lifestyle. Any Missouri farmer or rancher, or member of their immediate family is eligible for […]
The Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health at MU’s Psychological Services Clinic provides workshops for mental health professionals to learn research supported assessment and therapy practices to use with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and caregivers.
Trombone intensive 3 day camp for 7-12th grade students.
The Missouri Summer Composition Institute (June 21-26, 2021) is an exciting opportunity for some of Missouri’s young composers to come together for one week of learning and interacting with other creative minds. Participants will receive composition lessons from MU faculty and compose a piece to be premiered at the end of the week by members […]
Non-credit music instruction taught by undergraduate and graduate instructors.
In-person group piano instruction for kids.
Group in-person piano instruction for Adults.
The Emerging Leaders Program, conference and internship, collaborates with the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus to provide high school students across Missouri with an opportunity to learn about the legislative process through hands-on activities and experiences. The program also provides college preparation and access resources for participating students.
YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.
The Workforce Rally Webinar Series convenes industry experts, businesses, and guest speakers to share best practices for employment, labor and workforce development.
The Missouri SBDC Growth Services targets small businesses looking to build a sustainable, scalable, and successful business model. The success of the program is built around meeting the business owner where they are and providing access to the right resources, at the right time, to help navigate the right opportunity or address the right pain […]
Partner with MU Extension to host a Homegrown: Entrepreneurship in Your Community workshop, and you can participate in building and strengthening your community’s entrepreneurial network.
University of Missouri Extension’s Exceed program enhances economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects.
ExploreMIR is a tri-county tourism event between Madison, Iron and Reynolds counties in Southeast Missouri.
In the Advanced Professional Development course, students work with a professional partner through MU Extension, the MU Office of Service-Learning, or corporate partners across the state to complete a professional project. Students address the business needs of the partner organization, and dedicate approximately 30 hours per student per semester to this effort.
For the past four years, the MU Extension Community Arts Program has partnered with the City of North Kansas City to present Arts in the Park and the Mistletowne Market festivals.
In support of the Missouri SBDC mission, the International Trade services provides export education for new-to-export companies, and companies in need of additional international trade support to increase exports out of Missouri, in turn supporting economic growth and job support in the state.
The Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry partners with agri-entrepreneurs to develop and expand businesses. As part of an interdisciplinary partnership, the Missouri SBDC, designated specialists within Agriculture and Environment Extension, to work together with business counselors to connect new ideas to successful business structures and initial capital.
A summer program for high school youth to learn job readiness and life skills through hands-on experiences with professionals.
The Dinosaurs & Cavemen Science Expo is an annual fair held on or off campus that brings researchers, community partners and the public together to celebrate paleontology, natural history and science through activities, demonstrations and guest speakers.
The University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (VMDL) is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory and Missouri’s only laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
The Clinical Rural Immersion Program gives health care students real-world experience in rural Missouri.
Community Heart Screenings Help Identify Risk Factors
Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides hands-on leadership training emphasizing community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. The program connects resources at University of Missouri-St. Louis (Community Partnership Project, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program, and MU Extension) to residents and neighborhoods wanting to create more livable communities.
The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF), is an advanced leadership program through Creating Whole Communities representing a partnership of UMSL, MU Extension, and St. Louis Promise Zone. NLF aims to increase North St. Louis City and County residents’ participation in civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.
The Mizzou Academy team includes 75+ faculty and staff dedicated to supporting academics, development, and business services. Mizzou Academy values partnership, innovation, access, and inclusion. Its mission is to develop local and global school partnerships, build educational programs, and support students as they grow toward their individual potential and solve global challenges.
The eMINTS National Center was created in partnership with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Department of Higher Education to help schools and teachers meet the demands of digital age teaching and learning.
In collaboration with Veterans United Home Loans, we are training post-traumatic stress service dogs for US military veterans. The dogs come from animal shelters, are pre-trained in basic obedience at the Boonville Prison, and then are trained on the special skills to help a veteran. The program matches the veteran with the dog through careful […]
The Institute of Public Policy at the University of Missouri conducts process and outcomes evaluation and data management for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The program aims to reduce teen pregnancy rates and risky sexual behavior among Missouri’s middle school and high school youth.
Travel Program that connects Mizzou Alumni and friends in share social and learning experiences.
This year the challenge for students is to partner with a news organization to find a new (to them) engagement idea to help foster connection with their community. Applications detailing the ideas are due by Oct 31st. First prize is $10,000.
A partnership between the MU College of Education, the state of Missouri and others, Youth Leadership Forum is a unique career leadership-training program for students with disabilities, ages 16–21.
The Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) are now connecting families with up to 6 hours of free counseling.
A free camp for middle school students that focuses on planning for the future.
A free kindergarten readiness program that helps prepare children to enter school ready to succeed.
MU’s Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab screens harvested deer for chronic wasting disease.
Based in the VHC Community Practice Section, our shelter medicine faculty members and technician provide exceptional care to shelter animals in need and excellent learning opportunities for veterinary students.
Students working at the Columbia Missourian act as the state branch of PolitiFact, the national fact-checking organization that examines the statements of political leaders and government officials.
Professor Casey Holliday and colleagues participate in invited speaking engagements and demonstrations to community partners, schools and groups. We cover topics including the latest news and discoveries in paleontology, how animals and people work, and what kind of research and opportunities happen in the Integrative Anatomy program at MU.
Extra Credit is a once-a-month movie series featuring a panel of MU researchers who expand on some aspect of a movie relation to their research and creative activities. This event also features a Q&A with the audience, and is a collaboration between The Connector and Ragtag Cinema.
The project is a joint program between the Community Foundation of NW Missouri, University of Missouri, the regional universities in the region, the regional planning commissions, economic development agencies, Department of Economic Development and USDA.
Mizzou Alternative Breaks weekend service trips give Mizzou students an opportunity to learn more about Missouri while serving communities throughout the state.
Adapted Gymnastics is a program coordinated between MU Physical Therapy and Tiger Academy of Gymnastics.
Power Up Your Pantry is a University of Missouri program for food pantries and other hunger relief groups who are looking for ways to enhance their current operations and better meet the needs of the people they serve.
Occupational Therapy faculty member Bill Janes manages a chapter of Go, Baby, Go in which students from OT, PT, Speech and even engineering work together to modify ride-on toy cars to improve and study mobility in children.
Beyond Campus is a lecture series which brings the College of Arts and Science to the community.
The Missouri Youth Institute is a program of the World Food Prize that connects outstanding high schoolers with leaders in the fight to end world hunger.
Our Train Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) initiative provides FREE training and follow-up support to professionals working with individuals with autism.
Service-Learning is the formal integration of community service into student instruction. Service-learning connects students with the community in partnerships that provide effective and far-reaching assistance to those in need.
Grow Well Missouri partners with food pantries, local organizations, and volunteers to establish food gardening programs that reach out to food pantry customers.
A “science café” is an informal gathering where scientists share their research or expertise with the community in a dynamic, interactive format.
Teams of students and faculty provide PT to un- and under-insured patients, while learning the skill required to be a practicing PT.
Early-intervention, language-focused preschool, run by SLHS (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences) students under the supervision of licensed clinical faculty. Early intervention is important for kids with speech delays – no matter the specific delay or the cause.
The Mizzou Youth Experience collaborates between the University and the larger community to give 7th and 8th graders a unique inside look at the college experience and all of the benefits of pursuing a college degree at Mizzou.