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Posted: May 2, 2018

Important Dates

May 4 - Reading Day, no classes

May 10, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., 1209A MU Student Center - HDFS lecture, Late-life Repartnering in an Israeli Cultural Context: Diversity and Similarities by Dr. Chaya Koren

May 13, 9 a.m., Mizzou Arena - HES Graduation Ceremony

May 16 - All Spring 2018 grades should be posted in myZou. Be sure to check your grades in your Student Center, not Canvas

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May 2018 Graduation Ceremony

The College of Human Environmental Sciences May 2018 graduation ceremony will be Sunday May 13, 9 a.m. at Mizzou Arena. Detailed instructions are available on the HES Website. If you are a candidate for May 2018 graduation, don't forget to complete your Outcomes survey.

Thank You, HES Ambassadors!

Congratulations to the past and present Ambassadors graduating in May and December 2018, and thanks for all that you’ve done for the college – Erica Dorhauer (ArchSt), Samantha Marre (HDFS), Caileigh Smith (NEP), Anthony Wight (PFP), Erin Bowman (PFP) and Olivia Bleeker (TAM)!

Thank you to the 2017-2018 HES Ambassadors: Erica Dorhauer (ARCHST), Sam Marre (HDFS), Erin Bowman (PFP), Anthony Wight (PFP), Caileigh Smith (NEP), Leah Donahue (SocWk), and Lena Howard (TAM)! They each worked hard this year to help new HES students find their place in the college and to organize informative workshops to the benefit of students across the college.

TAM Product Development Student Work on Display

TAM Product Development studio courses will open up their classrooms and invite you to attend several events that showcase student design work for individual classes. Please see below for exciting opportunities to view the exceptional work of TAM Product Development students.

TAM 2280 – Apparel Production

  • The students will showcase work from their beginning sampler apron to the final button-down shirt project. Projects include apron, bag, skirt, shell top with facings, pants and button-down shirt.
  • In this open house format, the students will be available to answer questions and talk about their designs. Please come and go at your convenience.
  • May 3rd, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, Gwynn 112
  • Instructed by Claudine Barner

TAM 2380 – Integrated Apparel Design and Production 1 (Patternmaking)

  • Both sections of students will present their designs in one combined final. The projects were inspired by historical, current, or future social movements that were/are/will be catalysts for positive social change. The garments feature laser cutting details.
  • Please feel free to come and go between presentations.
  • May 9th, 10:00 – 12:00 pm, Gwynn 112
  • Instructed by Dr. Morris

TAM 3480 – Technical Design

  • Five student teams will present user-centered design projects that address the needs of niche target consumers.
  • Please feel free to come and go between presentations.
  • May 10th, 12:30 – 2:30pm, Gwynn Lounge
  • Instructed by Dr. Morris

TAM 4990 – Product Development Capstone

  • Senior Capstone projects
  • Open house format. Students will be available to discuss their senior apparel lines, from trend research and conceptualization through finished first sample.
  • May 12th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Gwynn 112
  • Instructed by Dr. Parsons

Architectural Studies Students win 2nd Place in National Competition

The U.S.Dept of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition was steep with 40 finalists (and many more in the initial group) representing university programs working to design “Zero Energy Ready Buildings” that are readily achievable and cost-effective. The Mizzou team worked hard and performed outstanding work. Congratulations to Robin King, Amy Niemeyer, Macey Morley, Jeremiah Vick, Michael Werkmeister, and their faculty advisorMichael Goldschmidt!

HDFS Lecture - Late-life Repartnering in an Israeli Cultural Context: Diversity and Similarities

On May 10, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in MU Student Center 1209A, Dr. Chaya Koren, Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work, Head of the Ultra-Orthodox BA Social Work program and the Center for the Study of Society at the University of Haifa, Israel, will present a lecture on sponsored by the Human Development and Family Science department. Her lecture, Late-life Repartnering in an Israeli Cultural Context: Diversity and Similarities is free and open to anyone interested.

MU Transcripts

The MU Registrar's Office has a new transcript fulfillment service that allows students to include attachments when sending a transcript such as a resume or cover letter. Beginning in June, transcripts will be available at all times, not just during regular business hours. You can order your MU Transcript from the Registrar's office.

Deaton Scholars Program

Are you interested in experiential development work, tackling food insecurity, extreme poverty, or related issues of health, malnutrition, environmental sustainability? Apply to be a 2018 Deaton Scholar and be a part of a new semester long peer-mentorship program starting Fall 2018. The Deaton Scholars Program (DSP) is open to undergraduate, graduate, professional and international students across all disciplines. Due date is August 17, 2018, 11:59 p.m. To apply go to:

DSP's mission is to provide a platform for MU students to:

  • Explore the value of interdisciplinary teamwork;
  • Understand their individual role in collaborative problem solving;
  • Empower local action to address global poverty.

For further questions contact:

Volunteer with the Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line

The Missouri Crisis Line/Text Line is recruiting volunteers for the Summer. Volunteers listen to callers, help callers develop a plan of  action to work on their problem and give out resources at the end of the call. We ask volunteers to work one 3-hour shift a week and cover one overnight (11 p.m.- 7 a.m.) a month. Our next volunteer training will be June 2-11th, 2018.

Volunteering with the Missouri Crisis Line is a great training opportunity and an excellent one on one experience for students. If you’d like to become an MCL volunteer, please email: .

Evaluation for Graduation

Planning to graduate in December 2018 or May 2019? If you haven't already done so, submit your Evaluation for Graduation Form.

HES Student Organizations

Plan to get involved this Fall! Visit the HES Student Organization website to find college-wide, departmental, and honorary groups to join.