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Edward Rapp speaks at MU graduation [Photo]

Missouri alumnus and keynote speaker Edward Rapp addresses the class of 2011 during the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony on Friday at the Hearnes Center. Rapp, Group President and CFO at Caterpillar Inc., emphasized striking the balance, following your passion and acting with no regrets in his speech.

Brandon Mills sports 'tiger feet' at graduation [Photo]

Business school graduate Brandon Mills, wearing "tiger feet", converses among friends before the start of the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony on Friday at the Hearnes Center. Mills received a degree in Marketing.

Deborah Wilson adjusts tassel for graduation [Photo]

Business graduate Deborah Wilson adjusts her tassel before the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony on Friday at the Hearnes Center.

MU business graduates prepare for ceremony [Photo]

MU business graduates put on their caps and gowns before the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony at the Hearnes Center on Friday. Graduates of the Master's Programs, the Department of Finance, the Department of Management and the Department of Marketing were recognized at the ceremony.

Veterans for Common Sense v. Shinseki [Document]

Mississippi children play in floodwaters [Photo]

Keonna Smith, 13, pulls Arkeevian Warifield, 4, through their flooded front lawn on Curry Street in Vicksburg, Miss., on Thursday. In rear right, Dejavian Lyons, 6, pulls Dequez Buck, 6, on a raft. The family said the lawn was completely dry on Wednesday night, but flooded as the river rose over the next day.

Vicksburg house sits in Mississippi floodwaters [Photo]

A house on Railroad Alley in the Kings area of Vicksburg, Miss., sits in floodwaters on Thursday. The Mississippi River has been rising and continuing to flood surrounding areas.

Carp struggles in Mississippi River flooding [Photo]

A carp tries to swim from the backwater that has flooded the corn fields across River Road north of Yazoo City, Miss., on Thursday. Fish displaced by the flooding of the Mississippi River and forced into the backwaters of the tributaries are trying to return to their natural environment. Thousands of acres of corn, wheat, soybean and cotton crops are now underwater as the tributaries are backing up from flooding along the Mississippi River.

Robert L. Hawkins Jr. speaks at Churchill monument unveiling [Photo]

Robert L. Hawkins Jr. speaks with media personality Betsey Bruce at the unveiling of a sculpture of Winston Churchill outside of the National Churchill Museum on Friday. Hawkins was a college student at Westminster College in 1946 when Winston Churchill gave his famous "Sinews of Peace" speech on the college campus in Fulton.

Richard J. Mahoney applauds Churchill monument [Photo]

Richard J. Mahoney and Edwina Sandys offer a round of applause after the closing remarks given by Executive Director of the National Churchill Museum Rob Havers, at an event held to unveil a sculpture of Winston Churchill at Westminster College on Friday. Havers referred to the sculpture as a worthy addition to the museum.

Volunteer removes staples from document [Photo]

Volunteer Dorothy Straider, 89, deftly removes a staple from World War II discharge papers at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City.

Volunteer teaches Robin Carnahan about removing staples from documents [Photo]

Volunteer Dorothy Straider, 89, right, coaches Secretary of State Robin Carnahan on removing staples from World War II discharge papers at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City.

Edwina Sandys reviews Churchill monument [Photo]

Edwina Sandys and Richard J. Mahoney review the sculpture of Winston Churchill built by St. Louis sculptor Don Wiegand. The sculpture was dedicated and unveiled on Friday and will remain outside of the National Churchill Museum located on the Westminster campus in Fulton.

Don Wiegand speaks at Churchill unveiling [Photo]

St. Louis sculptor Don Wiegand speaks at the unveiling ceremony of his sculpture of Winston Churchill on Friday outside of the National Churchill Museum at Westminster College in Fulton. It took Wiegand two years to complete the project, along with the help of others. "When I'm sculpting, it's not a one man project, I'm just the interpreter,” said Wiegand.

Volunteers work with documents from World War II [Photo]

Volunteers, from left, Jean Ferguson; JoAnn French, standing; Jane Purcell; Dorothy Straider; and Lina Steenbergen work with World War II discharge papers at the Missouri State Archives, in Jefferson City on April 27. Since November, about 15 volunteers have been preparing the delicate carbon-copy DD-214 service records of an estimated 70 to 80,000 Missouri WW II veterans from all military branches to be scanned for online access.

Winston Churchill statue unveiled [Photo]

From left, George B. Forsythe, Richard J. Mahoney and Robert Havers remove a green cover to unveil a sculpture of Winston Churchill on Friday built by St. Louis sculptor Don Wiegand. This year marks the 65th anniversary of Churchill's visit to the campus of Westminster College, when he delivered his famous "Sinews of Peace" speech on March 5, 1946.

Edwina Sandys speaks at Westminster College [Photo]

Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, speaks about the life of her grandfather at an event held at Westminster College on Friday. "My grand pa-pa embodied the art of life, he belonged to us as family. He also belonged to all of you, who knew him as family," said Sandys.

MU Business School graduate walks off stage after receiving his diploma [Photo]

Business graduate Justin Carr walks off stage after receiving his diploma during the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony at the Hearnes Center on Friday, May 13, 2011. In addition to receiving their diploma, graduates received Trulaske College of Business keychains as well.

MU Business School graduate wears a cap adorned with LED lights [Photo]

Business graduate Ben Loomstein sits among his peers wearing a graduation cap adorned with LED lights during the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony at Hearnes Center on Friday. Loomstein graduated with a degree in Marketing.

Edward Rapp addresses the Business School's class of 2011 [Photo]

Missouri alumnus and keynote speaker, Edward Rapp addresses the Business School's class of 2011 during the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business graduation ceremony at Hearnes Center on Friday. Rapp, Group President and CFO at Caterpillar Inc., emphasized striking the balance, following your passion, and acting with no regrets in his speech.
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