October 6, 2010
Missouri golf coach Stephanie Priesmeyer and her son, Hudson, talk with Johnie Imes, right, during the Johnie Imes Invitational on Tuesday at Old Hawthorne Country Club. "Anytime I'm at the golf course, I'm enjoying it," the 88-year-old Imes said.
Chancellor Brady Deaton speaks to MU faculty about "low-producing programs" on Wednesday. Seventy-five of these "under-producing degree programs" are currently under evaluation to review the higher education standards of the state.
Veeda Javaid, executive director of the Presbyterian Education Board in Pakistan, addresses a crowd Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia.
Missouri safety Kenji Jackson
Lampworking is an ancient technique to manipulate and melt glass. Students at Village Glass Works produce beads using this technique.
Thursday marks the ninth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. As Americans prepares for their 10th year of fighting, many people at home have grown weary of the lengthy fight against terrorism. There are more than 90,000 troops still in Afghanistan.
Trees are starting to change their colors for fall along Hinkson Creek Trail on Oct. 6, 2010.
Trees are starting to change their colors for fall along Hinkson Creek Trail on Wednesday.
Fall leaves as reflected in a pool of water at Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday.
Stephens College President Dianne Lynch discusses her first year at Stephens College in her office on Friday.
Fall leaves on the ground at Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday.
Dianne Lynch is in her second year as the 24th president of Stephens College. She was hired in June 2009.
Maple leaves pattern the sky at Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday.
Qian Jianguo shows off his handmade Chinese kite Tuesday to students of Midway Heights Elementary. Qian, a Chinese kite master, will exhibit his kite flying skills at the One Sky One World International Kite Fly for Peace at Cosmo-Bethel Park.
Garrett Eversole, 7, a student at Midway Heights Elementary, watches the kite-flying skills of Qian Jianguo on Tuesday during an assembly. Qian will be presenting several kite exhibits and workshops this week.
Qian Jianguo flies his Chinese kite around the gym Tuesday during an assembly at Midway Heights Elementary. Qian is a Chinese kite maker who has come to the U.S. with the help of Columbia Friends of China, a local nonprofit organization promoting cultural exchange between Columbia and China.
The 10 players on the Missouri School for the Deaf boys basketball team each have a varying level of hearing loss. Some wear hearing aids. Others can hear well enough to have a conversation. Senior forward Dexter Corley Jr. cannot hear at all. As they play all of the players’ eyes are connected. Their facial expressions are exaggerated and filled with passion as they discuss the game plan.
Reverend Clyde Ruffin poses for a portrait after the City Council meeting where he spoke about upcoming events to raise money for the James T. Scott headstone on Monday, October 4, at the City Council chambers. Ruffin and the Second Baptist Church are spearheading the entire committee, made up of 25 people, with the end goal of giving Scott a proper burial marking.
Reverend Clyde Ruffin from the Second Baptist Church in Columbia talks to the city council about upcoming events to raise money for the James T. Scott headstone on Monday, October 4. The first event, on November 7, will feature Missouri S&T Professor Patrick Huber as the keynote speaker who will share the story of Scott's lynching in 1928. Many organizations who have endorsed the memorial will also make their financial contributions at the November 7 fundraiser.
Reverend Clyde Ruffin from the Second Baptist Church talks to the city council about upcoming events to raise money for the James T. Scott headstone on Monday, October 4, at the City Council chambers. Scott, who was lynched by a mob in 1923, is currently buried in the Columbia Cemetery with only a small marker indicating his grave.