Hughes Scholars do public health outreach in Plain communities. Students do biomedical research in Mennonite and Amish communities and learn leadership skills.
Graduate students bring research into elementary school classrooms.
Plant scientists from the University of Missouri and elementary students conduct research on topics ranging from cells to ecosystems. Mentor teachers help STEM-Fellows to develop teaching and communication skills through an innovative outreach project.
Edu serves as external evaluator, overseeing and verifying internal evaluation conducted by the project team.