June 15, 2010
Food Sciences Ph.D. student Ting-Ning Lin explains the ice cream tasting process to Yichun Chung and Iting Lu who have volunteered to taste Lin's ice cream at Eckles Hall on June 11. Lin has created her own ice cream as part of her Ph.D. project. Her objective was to make a multifunctional ice cream which would provide consumers with probiotics, prebiotics, fiber and antioxidants.
Huei Tzu Tseng and York Chung practice tasting ice cream on June 11 in Eckles Hall. The purpose is to train with commercial ice cream in order to be prepared to actually test an ice cream made by Ph.D. student Ting-Ning Lin.
York Chung draws a line in order to illustrate how he felt about the ice cream during a practice run on June 11 in Eckles Hall. In addition, volunteers were instructed to measure qualities such as melt rate and creaminess.
June 14, 2010
Columbia Public Schools have increased the price for school lunches by 75 cents since 1989 for elementary and secondary grade levels. Schools proposed a 25 cent increase to current prices, but Monday night the board voted to increase the price by 35 cents.
Tia Thurman gets ready to catch the ball during her first Physical Education class Monday afternoon in summer school at Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School.
Language teacher Molly Froidl hands out folders for her incoming summer school sixth graders Monday afternoon June 14 at Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School. Froidl polled the class to see how many students knew second languages. The most common were Spanish and French; nine knew Spanish, and four knew French. Russian and Korean were among the others.
Teacher Alex Dadant calls role for his incoming summer school sixth graders Monday afternoon at Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School.
Fourth grader Stella Heflin, 9, completes multiplication tables in Mrs. Sharon Jacoby's class on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries. Today's crime involves a burglary at a mansion.
The sound of laughter filled the halls of Fairview Elementary School as students returned for the first day of summer school.
Jacob Stone, 8, and Brandon Pfau, 9, used colored plastic shapes to create equilateral triangles on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries.
Sharon Jacoby leads a classroom of fourth and fifth graders in a math lesson on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. Jacoby explained to students that this class uses math skills in a fun way to solve crimes. Today's crime involved a burglary at a mansion.
A recent study shows a relation between alcohol consumption and increased gambling wagers.
Nan George, center, a Quaker and member of the Columbia Friends Meeting, invites attendees of the Mid-Mo Pridefest to join in an interfaith service Sunday, June 13. George emphasized that the Quakers are an inclusive, peace-based church.
Kevin Goldberg is special counsel to Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, a law firm specializing in telecommunications law and regulations.
Ed Wakner, of Topeka, Kan., competes at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.
Members of a Topeka, Kan., softball team gather together before their game at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.
Jim Ahearn of St. Louis and Craig Yager of Columbia fight over the ball at the Show-Me State Senior Games in the men's soccer over-50 division on Saturday
Members of South St. Louis FC take a rest during an injury timeout Saturday.
Steven and Jean Abernathy, front, and Steve Reichlin and Carla Johnson waltz on the dance floor during the ballroom dance competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at the Christian Fellowship Church. The Abernathys, who said they have been dancing for three years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot as well as the championships. Reichlin and Johnson, who said they have been dancing for six years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and east coast swing.
Lynn Longseth and Jackie Johnston compete in the ballroom dancing competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday morning.