July 8, 2009
Click here to download a PDF of the memorandum from Homeland Security to the Boone County Fire District.
This article, titled "Attachment in the Classroom" and published in Educational Psychology Review, found evidence that enhancing teacher-student relationships is necessary to raising student achievement.
Missouri is home to nine different species of bats, including the Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis), which is a endangered species.
Missouri is home to nine different species of bats, including the gray bat, which is an endangered species.
Missouri is home to nine different species of bats including the little brown bat. White-nose syndrome is most common in these bats.
Neal Blackburn, a language arts teacher at Gentry Middle School, explains a task given to his sixth-grade summer school class. The students were asked to draw about the things they liked and did not like in a pictorial collage form. Blackburn explains his collage by writing what one would infer from his drawings on the Smartboard.
Dennis Murphy sketches out his traffic box painting at the corner of Broadway and Hitt Street. Murphy, an illustrator, said he has worked on the project for about a week for a few hours at a time. He said it took a few months to plan the sketch. This marks the first time Murphy has painted a traffic box. Murphy won a yearly competition through Columbia's Office of Cultural Affairs to paint the box . "It's less likely to be grafittied if it's painted — and it works," Murphy said.
VIDEO: MU student Zach Moss won a lottery ticket to attend the Michael Jackson memorial and took this video of the performance of "We Are the World."
A heart made entirely of roses for Michael Jackson at his funeral in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Helicopters spell out Michael Jackson's initials after the memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
A photo right before MU student Zach Moss was interviewed by MSNBC at Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
A view of the line into the Staples Center for Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
VIP entry into the Staples Center for Michael Jackson's memorial service where MU student Zach Moss entered.
The view from MU student Zach Moss's seat at Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday in Los Angeles: section 12, row 12.
A spotlight shines on a single microphone with Michael Jackson's picture behind it at his memorial service Tuesday.
A look at bat populations throughout Missouri.
July 7, 2009
Alexandra Milner, top, and Marsha Miller work through a scene from "Steel Magnolias," part of the MU Summer Repertory Theatre lineup. Milner plays beauty shop owner Truvy Jones.
From left, Ross Taylor, Alexandra Milner, Zackary Ruesler and Alesha Harmon rehearse the final musical number of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," Rhynsburger Theatre. The play opens July 8 and is part of the MU Summer Repertory Theatre program.
Head coach J.D. Franklin addresses his Columbia Trojan football team after practice on Thursday, June 25. The team has a 2-0 record.
Trojan running back James Dudley jokes with offensive coordinator Doug Zeugin during team practice on Thursday, June 25. Dudley used to be a wrestler for Missouri Valley College.