Join communities across the nation in a national conversation about China. We will first tune in to a live webcast of an interview with current U.S. ambassador to China Nicholas Burns, followed by a discussion moderated by Prof. Hung Gay Fung.
CONSENT- an art exhibition in partnership with St. Louis Against Sexual Assault– Exhibition runs from August 21st through September 22nd, public reception on Friday, August 25th, 5-7 pm.
Newsletter designed for people who live and work in the communities living close to campus touching within 2 miles from campus.
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.
U-CREATE Summer Camp is a camp for kids ages 6-12 designed to be an active camp that both educates and stimulates while having fun. Camp enrollment is open to UMSL and the surrounding community.
The Pierre Laclede Honors College invited five speakers to engage the honors students on a discussion on race and the importance of activism in the past and present. The speaker series served to compliment the book, Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis, which served as the common read book for the university freshmen.
The Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion is an open, collaborative group of Kansas City area nonprofits, individuals, government entities and business focused on fostering internet access and digital readiness in greater Kansas City.
The UMSL Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (UMSL VITA) provides free tax assistance to low to middle income individuals and families. This program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at UMSL and the Gamma Psi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. This continues to be the largest university-based personal income tax service in the […]
The UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.
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.
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 Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]
The Mobile Eye Center provides eye and vision care for the underserved throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.
A day of service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the MLK Day of Service volunteer event is coordinated by UMSL students in collaboration with several community agencies and service organizations.
Girls’ Adventures in Math is a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. Our competition presents some of the most challenging and innovative math problems to students in this age group, contextualized in a comic book containing the stories of pioneering women from history.
Faculty from the UMSL College of Education engaged more than 75 local educators in a workshop series focused on strategies for digital instruction.
The Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis Hellenic Culture Center at tUMSL is a place where scholars, students, and community members are welcome to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Greece – both international and locally. The Center is a resource for political, educational, cultural, travel, and business information.
More than just a place to exercise, the Recreation and Wellness Center to provide a spot for all members to stay, play, and connect on the UMSL Campus. Our goal is to provide an inclusive and comprehensive set of programs and services that cater to the needs of the students, faculty, staff and community members. […]
The Des Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative is dedicated to enhancing the quality, influence, attitudes, and accessibility of fine arts by connecting educators, artists, and performers with St Louis students. Special attention is given to underserved populations. The Collaborative is currently made up of 16 St. Louis area arts agencies and 17 St. Louis area […]
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.
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 […]
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.
KCSourceLink is your guide to entrepreneurship in Kansas City. We help aspiring startups and established businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate.
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.
Collaboration between UMKC School of Social Work and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County to assess the impact of the COVID – 19 outbreak on local Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Kansas City Health Equity Collaborative aims to elevate the voice of the disability community within the healthcare system through participatory action and community education about health disparities and equity.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Charting the LifeCourse team adapted to COVID-19 by pivoting its 4th annual National Showcase to a series of virtual events.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Missouri Family to Family (MOF2F) began organizing online “Good Life Groups” in April, 2020, to provide family members of children and adults with disabilities a safe space to share resources, experiences and support.
Located on the UMSL campus, the observatory is used for astronomical research and for public education during regular open house events. It houses a 16″ Meade LX200 telescope and two portable 8″ Celestron telescopes. The telescope can be used for imaging or spectroscopy with an SBIG ST-8 CCD camera.
St. Louis Public Radio is a news organization and NPR member station. St. Louis Public Radio’s mission is “to inform and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures for a more inspired and engaged public.”
UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference is an annual community event that offers insight and workshops in the innovative industry of digital marketing.
As the bedrock of the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL’s emerging portfolio of strategies to strengthen the region’s many community partnerships and coalitions, Thread STL is a community of practice that brings together partnership leaders for facilitated peer-to-peer connection, coaching, and problem solving.
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.
The Foreign Languages and Literatures Department has launched an online literary and art magazine in Spanish, Baladí, with contributions from students, community, and international creators (Spain, Cuba, Mexico…).
In cooperation with the Spanish Lake Community Association and the Spanish Lake Community Development Corporation, UMSL students in Honors Business Writing create and develop professional business communications designed to meet community needs and goals.
Accelerate offers advanced curriculum, expertise, mentorship, and experiences. Our evolving curriculum focuses on design thinking and innovation systems to develop insightful leaders with skills to bring ideas to market, start and grow new endeavors and solve problems creatively.