University of Missouri

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Group.png University of Missouri  
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MottoSalus populi suprema lex esto
(Latin)
Formation1839
HeadquartersMissouri
Type• Public
• Flagship
• state university
• Land-grant
Other nameTigers
Missouri's largest university

The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, or Missouri) is a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the flagship of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Founded in 1839, it was the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Enrolling more than 30,000 students in 2020, it offers more than 300 degree programs in thirteen major academic divisions.[1][2] Its well-known Missouri School of Journalism was founded by Walter Williams in 1908 as the world's first journalism school; It publishes a daily newspaper, the Columbia Missourian, and operates an NBC affiliate KOMU.[3][2][4] The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center is the world's most powerful university research reactor and is the United States’ sole source of isotopes used in nuclear medicine. The university operates University of Missouri Health Care, running a number of hospitals and clinics in Mid-Missouri.

 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedNationalitySummaryDescription
Vecdi Diker190813 July 1997TurkeyEngineerUS-educated Turkish engineer and Directorate of Highways. Early Bilderberg guest.
Jack Dorsey19 November 1976Spook
Billionaire
Deep state actor
The former CEO of Twitter.
John A. Gordon22 August 1946Spook
Richard Ichord27 June 192625 December 1992Lawyer
Tim Kaine26 February 1958PoliticianHillary Clinton's running mate in 2016 presidential elections.
Jonathan Kwitny23 March 194126 November 1998Researcher
Journalist
Claire McCaskill24 July 1953USPoliticianformer Homeland Security politician
Arch PuddingtonUSPropagandist
Sally Shelton29 August 1944Diplomat
Beryl Wayne Sprinkel20 October 192322 August 2009
Charles Viar1952USAuthor
Spook
Journalist
US spook and author
Joseph W. Westphal26 January 1948Diplomat


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