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Linh Hoang

Linh Hoang came to UMKC from Vietnam to study chemistry with the dream of becoming a pharmacist. After struggling with the cultural transition her first semester, a professor told her: “As long as you do your best, things can only get better.”

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Research Opportunities

Our faculty members are involved in a wide range of research topics and are gaining national international attention for their findings. Students regularly participate in many of these projects, giving them invaluable hands-on experience and a better understanding of their field.

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