March 5, 2008
The letter from MU Chancellor Brady Deaton approving the proposal from the Sexual Health and Safety Task Force in December.
A sketch of the approved 19-foot glass sculpture.
Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll fights for an offensive rebound against Iowa State's Bryan Peterson, left, and Craig Brackins, center, during the second half of the Tigers' 81-75 victory against the Cyclones on Wednesday nigh at Mizzou Arena. Carroll led all scorers with 26 points and had eight rebounds.
Before the Chancellor’s Concert at Jesse Auditorium on Monday, Michael O’Brien, dean of the MU College of Arts and Science, gave audience members an idea of what a new School of Music and Performing Arts Center might look like. The presentation featured a fly-through video, giving the public a first look at the proposed building.
March 4, 2008
"This is nothing for me," said RonRico Evans, 33, of St. Louis, while talking with his wife on the phone during a snow storm in St. Louis on Tuesday. Evans has lived in Buffalo, N.Y. The St. Louis region is expected to accumulate 4 to 6 inches of precipitation in the form of snow.
Madison Null, 9, of Columbia, and her mother, Kim, listen to a presentation designed to spur young girls' interests in engineering at the Columbia Public Schools Center for Gifted Education.
Sidney McMillian, 10, of Jefferson City, holds a paper tower while Meredith Manda, 11, at left, and Victoria Chan, 10, both of Jefferson City, help out during an engineering activity at the Columbia Public Schools Center for Gifted Education. The girls were attending a presentation, given by two MIT students, designed to spur young girls' interests in engineering.
Nancy Oster, a certified sign language interpreter, signs at the City Council meeting on Monday. Oster also works for Sorenson Communications as a telephone interpreter and for Columbia Interpreting Services.
Nancy Oster signs at a City Council meeting. Missouri law requires that an interpreter be present at civic proceedings, including public meetings.
"It's such a beautiful language to watch," Nancy Oster said of American Sign Language. Oster is a certified sign language interpreter.
K-Kay Perkins is known for her solid play off the bench.
Sophomore Keon Lawrence has made a habit of improving his play when conference season begins.
MU junior and club lacrosse player John Roman took the season and semester off last year to spend five months in Kenya.
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Interpreting a city council meeting, with its jargon and multiple speakers, into sign language can be a challenge. Kathleen Alexander, owner of Columbia Interpreting Services, explains the nuances of American Sign Language that can make interpretation difficult.
March 3, 2008
Ted Berryhill, general manager at the Days Inn off I-70 Southwest in Columbia, works at the front desk of the hotel on Feb. 25. There are no barriers that separate the desk worker and the guests, but there are several video cameras that record the activities there.
Ted Berryhill, general manager at the Days Inn off I-70 Southwest, at work on Feb. 25.
Several monitors near the front desk of the Days Inn hotel are used to display video from about 20 security cameras in various places around the hotel property.