December 13, 2009
Curator Laurel Wilson walks through the Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection.
Rwanda’s history is full of tragedy. Two ethnic groups, the Hutus and Tutsis, live in the country, which was originally colonized by Germany. Colonizers favored the minority Tutsis, providing them with special privileges and providing them with government positions.
Through a new study abroad program, MU professor Rangira Béa Gallimore takes students to her native Rwanda to teach them about the genocide that happened there in 1994. Here she talks about her native country, the crime of genocide and the people involved.
Eight students learned firsthand about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda by studying there, meeting survivors and perpetrators of the killings.
Three University of Missouri students discuss their experiences in Rwanda, learning about the 1994 genocide, the country and its people today.
Kids crowd around MU convergence journalism senior Melissa Urscheler during her visit to Rwanda as she demonstrates how to use a camera.
Notable changes in women’s clothing from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Chair climber Andrey Moraru balances on chairs during a run-through to check lighting for Cirque Dreams: Illumination on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Two shows will be performed Sunday, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Individuals with compulsive hoarding tendencies are unable to get rid of unnecessary possessions; they often have years of accumulated clutter. The family of an elderly woman who used to own this house spent many months trying to clean it out and make it organized. The basement of the house is pictured in Columbia.
Individuals with compulsive hoarding tendencies are unable to get rid of unnecessary possessions; they often have years of accumulated clutter. It has become a morbid fascination in American culture and has moved to the forefront of the nation's attention after extreme examples of hoarding appeared in the media. The family of an elderly woman who used to own this house spent many months trying to clean it out and make it organized. A bedroom of the house is pictured in Columbia.
December 12, 2009
Missouri wrestler Brad Wisdom, center, and teammate Nathan McCormick listen to assistant coach Lee Pritts during practice Tuesday at Hearnes Center. Wisdom is the only true freshman wrestling for the Tigers this season.
Firefighter Dennis Rohr of the Columbia Fire Department looks over the damage done by a fire to a detached garage at 7555 Fall Creek Drive on Saturday. The garage was badly damaged by the fire, which ignited the roof and caused a wall to collapse.
Firefighters work to contain a fire at 7555 Fall Creek Drive on Saturday afternoon. Both the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Departments had firefighters on the scene.
Firefighters battle a blaze in a detached garage at 7555 Fall Creek Drive in the late afternoon Saturday.
Stephanie Nieman leads the National Anthem at the beginning of graduation on Saturday in Kimball Ballroom at Stephens College.
Paulina Ramirez, undergraduate commencement class speaker, moves her tassel from right to left, signifying her graduation from Stephens College on Saturday in the Kimball Ballroom.
Stephens College President Dianne M. Lynch gives remarks to the graduating class on Saturday in the Kimball Ballroom. Lynch encouraged students to take a moment to truly listen to their loved ones, and take a break from all the noise.
December 11, 2009
Mizzou freshman Brittany Bendoff performs her floor routine on Friday night. The gymnastic team's first meet will be against Ohio State on Jan. 8 in Columbia.
Senior Sarah Shire performs on the balance beam at the MU's Black and Gold meet on Friday night.
Mizzou senior Sarah Shire chalks up for the uneven bars at Friday night's Black and Gold meet.