Samuelson has excelled academically with the help of the new financial aid program, adding a second major and securing three internships.
The teaching professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics was one of 100 area educators to receive the award. Ten of the 2020 awardees are UMSL graduates.
Smith is working on a diagnostic technique by developing software that identifies connections among the genetic material of individuals with Alzheimer’s.
Hardin-Bartley earned her PhD in educational leadership and policy studies in 2014 and is in her fifth year as superintendent of the School District of University City.