Student Stories

Pursuing questions across subject areas, you discover connections between classroom learning and the real world through research, study abroad, internships and other activities outside of class. With so many intellectual opportunities at your fingertips, you can tailor your academic experience to match your own personal interests and goals.

Sadie Williams
Sadie: Racking up experience with an eye on the future
Cisco Juarez
Cisco: A modern-day Renaissance man
Becca Elder at Take Root Cafe
Becca: Promoting environmental consciousness
Flottman brothers
Cole & Mitchell: Two brothers make theatre a family affair
Bethany: Enhancing Academic Understanding Through Study Abroad
Bethany: Enhancing academic understanding through study abroad
Lauren: The Making of a Teacher
Lauren: The making of a teacher
Mackenzie: Gaining Real-World Experience through Study-Abroad in Mexico
Mackenzie: Real-world experience in Mexico
Thomas: Pre-Med Student Finds Unique Opportunities
Thomas: Pre-med student finds unique opportunities
Brittany Temple, medical trip to Belize
Brittany: Assisting doctors in Belize
Chynna Byrd
Chynna: Pursuing intellectual curiosity
Josie Foley
Josie: Conducting trailblazing research
Allison Kelly
Allison: Research opportunities for curious minds
Patrick: Marine Biology Learning Experience in Belize
Patrick: Studying marine biology up close in Belize
Derek Benjamin
Derek: Taking language skills to the next level
Molly - Study Abroad - Semester at Sea
Molly: Getting a global education through a Semester At Sea
Jabari: Finding the perfect career
Sara Hahn working in the Speech and Hearing Clinic at Truman State University
Sara: Gaining hands-on experience in communication disorders
Jennifer Marks
Jennifer Marks: Research Project Digitizing WWII-era Letters
Thilini Weerawarnasuriya turns an internship into a career
Thilini: Embracing opportunities to launch an accounting career
Eli Riekeberg
Eli: Chemistry major gets excellent preparation for grad school

Lexi: Research opportunities from a surprising source
Joel Gordon
Joel: Directing his own band
Truman alumnus Emma Merrigan
Emma: Translating skills from classroom to career
Conor Gearin, Biology Major
Conor: Connecting science & writing throughan internship
Renee - Study Abroad in Finland
Renee: Life-changing experiences studying in Finland
Josh: Success on your own terms
Joanne Heggemann - Theatre Major
Joanne: Life as a theatre major
Alex: Pursuing a passion for health
VIDEO-Emily: Studying Art in Indonesia
Emily: Studying art in Indonesia
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