Points of Pride

  • Missouri is one of only 34 public U.S. universities to be selected for membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).
  • Missouri’s School of Journalism is North America’s 1st journalism school, and it was founded by Walter Williams in 1908.
  • Missouri is the largest U.S. producer of radioisotopes for biomedical and medical applications.
  • Missouri is the only university in the United States to bring three FDA-approved radiopharmaceuticals to market.
  • Missouri established the first vaccine-virus laboratory in the United States … in 1885.