Gene Robertson mug [Photo]

William E. "Gene" Robertson is a Columbia resident and a professor emeritus for MU.

Engineers and educators mark commencement ceremonies [Slideshow]

Students in the MU College of Engineering and College of Education celebrated graduation on Friday evening.

Commencement on the Quad [Photo]

Maxat Zhaisanbayer from Kazakhstan cheers after the College of Engineering commencement ceremony at Jesse Hall Auditorium on Friday evening.

MU Pitcher Tepesch [Photo]

Nick Tepesch, junior pitcher for the Missouri Tigers, throws a pitch against the Nebraska Cornhuskers during Friday night's game. Tepesch pitched a shutout in the Tigers' 2-0 win.

Paper goes flying in Missouri House [Photo]

Stacks of paper collected throughout the day went flying into the air in the Missouri House of Representatives during the traditional toss at the close of the legislative session on Friday evening.

Vet School grad poses for pictures [Photo]

Tunji Adesida, forefront, takes a picture of Iswat Badiru, left, Adesola Odunayo and Adedeji Badiru on the quad on Friday. Odunayo completed her residency with the College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus on small animal emergency and critical care.

Legislators celebrate end of 2010 session [Photo]

Missouri lawmakers celebrate the end of the regular legislative session on Friday in Jefferson City. Members of the House of Representatives traditionally toss their working papers into the air at the official end of the business day.

Lewis family enjoys spring weather before graduation ceremony [Photo]

Michael Lewis enjoys a beautiful spring day by playing with his daughter Sophie Lewis and his wife Jenny Lewis at Tiger Plaza on May 14, 2010. The Lewis family came to campus for Jenny's sister's graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Graduates leave shoes behind to pose for photos [Photo]

Graduates and attendees leave their shoes behind to pose for photos at Tiger Plaza on May 14, 2010.

MU College of Veterinary Medicine Commencement [Slideshow]

Student mother Hicks to graduate Friday [Photo]

Sarah Hicks picks up her 10-month-old daughter Myra from the MU Student Parent Center on Wednesday. Hicks used the center every weekday while she was in class and will now be graduating this weekend from the MU College of Education.

MU School of Law student Justine Guyer with her daughter Hazel [Photo]

Justine Guyer poses for a portrait with her daughter Hazel, 3, outside of the MU School of Law on Thursday. Guyer will be graduating from the law school Saturday.

Ensley takes her children to MU Student Parent Center [Photo]

Kristy Ensley talks to her daughter Jasmine, 5, while her son Jayden, 2, rocks in a rocking chair at the MU Student Parent Center on Monday. Ensley, who has been bringing her kids to the center since the fall of 2005, is graduating from the MU College of Arts and Science on Saturday.

MU runner Leslie Farmer likes being close to home [Photo]

Sophomore Leslie Farmer says she loves running track for the Missouri, knowing that home in Jefferson City is only a short drive away.

Missouri hurdler Leslie Farmer [Photo]

Leslie Farmer holds the school record for the 400-meter hurdles, but she says the mark isn't as important as becoming fast enough to compete a the NCAA's national meet.

Close-up of person of interest in arson [Photo]

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department has released this image of a person of interest in the arson investigation.

Person of interest in arson investigation [Photo]

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department released this image of a person of interest in the arson investigation.

Jude's unique training [Video]

For more than 37 years, TouchPoint has offered programs to children and adults with autism in Mid-Missouri. Jude Bell, 7, recently completed a two-week intensive course at TouchPoint.

Theraputty at Boone Hospital Center [Photo]

Jim Dunne, Boone Therapy Team occupational therapist, holds a piece of Theraputty during a physical therapy demonstration at Boone Hospital Center on Thursday. Simple treatment options like Theraputty provide at-home treatment for patients between visits.

Boone Therapy Team unique diagnostics [Photo]

Jim Dunne, an occupational therapist for the Boone Therapy Team, explains a piece of equipment at Boone Hospital Center. The Boone Therapy Team uses diagnostic tools like this one to help treat upper-body joint issues.