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Joy of Discovery

"Joy of Discovery," a sculpture by Kenneth vonRoenn Jr., in the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center.

A source of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, MU boosts the economy by performing research, creating jobs, improving graduates’ earning potential, and attracting and commercializing businesses.

MU is a $1.92 billion enterprise that operates 24/7 and accounts for 72 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri’s public universities, generating new knowledge and jobs to power the state’s economy.

MU's impact on Missouri's economy