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Mizzou year in review

2011: The great blizzard, the Independence Bowl victory and everything in between

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  • Published: Jan. 4, 2012

In 2011 Tigers made marks in academic advancement and made breakthroughs in scientific research. We showcased artistic talents in the nation’s capital and earned national recognition on athletic fields. We overcame catastrophic weather forces and came to the aid of Missourians in need. We took steps toward a healthier lifestyle and a healthier planet. We harnessed our resources to build on our greatest strengths

In 2011 The University of Missouri welcomed the largest freshman class in our history as new Mizzou Tigers, two retired astronauts as new Mizzou professors and a lifelong Tiger and Columbia native as the new president of the University of Missouri System. The Southeastern Conference showed us the same hospitality, welcoming Mizzou as the newest member of the athletic conference. 

Throughout the year we strengthened the traditions that make us Mizzou, and we celebrated a century of coming home.

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Last updated: Feb. 22, 2012