University of Missouri–St. Louis student CJ Nash has worn a lot of hats throughout her life. She’s been a business woman, a mother, a theological student interested in Christian counseling, a military spouse, a nurse and College of Nursing RN to BSN student. But no matter what Nash has been […]

From businesswoman to theologian to nurse: The many chapters of ...



Popping a Valium, Xanax, Klonopin or other variant of the anti-anxiety medication class of benzodiazepines seems familiar and, by extension, safe due to their omnipresence in movies, TV and daily life. Yet despite the cultural reputation of benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, the medications aren’t as benign as they might appear. “With […]

December graduate Tracy Pacini works to reduce benzodiazepine use for ...


Getting through the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Missouri–St. Louis required Kelli Rowland to balance the demands of school with her work in the cardiac stress lab at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital – Fenton. That was difficult enough, but school became even more demanding when Rowland began her […]

DNP student Kelli Rowland develops tool to measure loneliness in ...


Working on as a deckhand on a National Geographic cruise ship had Steven Wolff wearing many hats. In addition to the standard duties – such as general maintenance, loading food and passengers into the ship, standing watch and checking engines – Wolff and his peers helped the ship’s doctor and first officer […]

Nontraditional student Steven Wolff perseveres to graduate as College of ...



Education should be for anyone who wants it – and that’s how it is at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.  As the only public research university within the St. Louis metropolitan area, UMSL serves all willing to work for their educations, while providing the support and services necessary to make […]

Working for an education: UMSL students’ tales of perseverance, support, ...


University of Missouri–St. Louis Chancellor Kristin Sobolik and her cabinet continue to recognize the exemplary efforts of staff and faculty members from across campus by bestowing the UMSL Hero Award on up to three individuals each month. This month’s honorees are Sharnice Burton, custodian; Stephen Chen, registrar specialist; and Paula Prouhet, assistant teaching professor of nursing and Accelerated BSN Program […]

Sharnice Burton, Stephen Chen and Paula Prouhet receive UMSL Hero ...