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TAM Cuts Over 35,000 Mask Fabric Pieces for MU Health

May 8, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, face masks are becoming more difficult to find, and health systems are turning to community members for help to make sure they have masks for as long as the outbreak lasts. That includes MU Health Care. The University is joining the effort and making mask kits that will be made…

Andrew Zumwalt

Personal Financial Planning’s Andrew Zumwalt Speaks to KOMU About Our Current Economy

May 8, 2020

KOMU 8's Emily Spain talked with PFP Assistant Extension Professor, Andrew Zumwalt on Thursday about how the economy is doing now that states are beginning to reopen. Zumwalt works as an MU assistant extension professor in the department of personal finance. He talks about the current state of our economy and addresses how some of…

Chef Williams preparing meals in kitchen

Meals for Healing

May 7, 2020

MU Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology staff prepares meals for health care workers fighting COVID-19. As hospitals have become increasingly full, The University of Missouri’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology has stepped up to help MU Health Care workers. In just two weeks, members from the department have cooked and prepared 500 frozen…

HES to Promote New Research Projects to Tackle COVID-19 Challenges and Societal Impacts

April 15, 2020

The goals of the HES RAPID Grant Related to COVID 19 is to promote new research projects to tackle medical, personal, social, economic, community or any other issues stemming from COVID-19 challenges and societal impacts and responses. All HES disciplines are welcome and collaboration is encouraged. All faculty are encouraged to take advantage of new…

HES Makes an Impact in Response to COVID 19

April 3, 2020

The College of Human Environmental Sciences' faculty and staff are using their skills to help our communities confront COVID-19 challenges. Learn more about the HES Impact

Hannah Farley

HES Students Win Mizzou 39 and Mizzou 18 Awards!

March 6, 2020

In the spirit of service that was the cornerstone of the 1839 founding of the University of Missouri, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou '39 Award to 39 outstanding seniors each year. Chosen for their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community, the honorees represent a variety of majors,…

Sandy Rikoon

Dean Sandy Rikoon to Step Down as HES Leader

Feb. 21, 2020

Dear alumni and friends of HES: It is with very mixed feelings that I inform alumni and friends of HES that I will be stepping down as Dean of the College of Human Environmental Sciences and leaving the University of Missouri on July 31, 2020. This timing will complete the five-year commitment I gave to…

Tootie Burns at Orr Street Studios

Tootie Burns, HES Alumna, Class of 1989

Feb. 10, 2020

Tootie Burns attended Mizzou at a major turning point for HES. When she entered the university, the school was still called the "College of Home Economics," but by the time she graduated in 1989, the name had changed to the "College of Human Environmental Sciences." She was a member of the first class with the…

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

Dec. 19, 2019

MU Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program aims to improve the health of the fastest-growing age group in the United States — older adults. The program was developed by University of Missouri Extension and Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology faculty in 2004 and has been successfully delivered through MU Extension. While SSSH participants…

John Qualy

John M. Qualy, 2019 Faculty-Alumni Award Recipient, HES Dean’s Strategic Leadership Council

Nov. 22, 2019

It is a great pleasure to announce that John Qualy, chair of the Dean’s Strategic Leadership Council for HES, is a 2019 recipient of a prestigious Mizzou Faculty-Alumni Award. These awards recognize distinguished alumni not only for their professional achievements but also for their service to Mizzou, emphasizing the critical role that alumni play in…

Brenda Lohman

HES Welcomes Dr. Brenda Lohman

Nov. 11, 2019

The College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri welcomes Dr. Brenda Lohman as Chair and Professor of the Department of Human Development and Family Science. Dr. Lohman joined the MU faculty on August 1, 2019, after an extensive national search. Previous to joining the faculty at Mizzou, Dr. Lohman was Professor and…