May 1, 2014
Olga Koldobskiy is a Saint Petersburg State Conservatory-educated pianist who gives concerts and teaches piano lessons in Columbia. She and her husband, Aleksandr, moved to the United States from Russia in 1992 as refugees. They had been after being targeted as ethnic secular Jews.
When Glynn Thacker was in prison, he began painting airbrush portraits. He has continued to paint them in his home at the Deluxe Inn. He creates self portraits or portraits of famous characters.
April 30, 2014
An avid bicyclist, Chris Ingersoll uses his time on the trail to serve the community as a a Park Patrol volunteer.
April 29, 2014
Missouri softball beat Creighton 11-6 and 2-1 in a doubleheader Tuesday.
Kim Anderson, the new Missouri men's basketball coach, greets fans at a reception Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Mizzou Collegiate CattleWomen hosted its fifth annual Meet Your Meat event at MU on Tuesday.
Kim Anderson was named as MU's new basketball coach during a news conference at the Reynolds Alumni Center on Tuesday.
April 28, 2014
Kim Anderson is the next Missouri men's head basketball coach.
On Sunday, a severe tornado tore through the central U.S. The storm hit Quapaw, Okla., Mayflower, Ark., and Baxter Springs, Kan., among other towns, and officials say at least 17 people were killed.
Culinary chef instructor Brook Harlan built a milk crate garden at the Columbia Area Career Center. The center currently has 300 crates, and half of them have been planted with herbs including chives, sage and jalapeno.
April 27, 2014
City Garden School, led by Nicole Knapp-Weber, provides an alternative learning environment in the form of Waldorf schooling for first to third grades. Waldorf schooling focuses on a combination of hands-on play, environment exposure and artistic expression. About two dozen children attend the school in downtown Columbia.
Kevin Keegan, a professor of equine surgery at MU, developed a sensor that revolutionized the approach to testing lameness in horses. He founded Equinosis, the company that sells his lameness locator technology, in 2007.
Gavin King and Krishna Sigdel created a 3-D microscope that helps study the interactions of membrane proteins on a cellular level.
Emily Crowe, 24, an MU graduate student and teaching assistant in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, is leading the Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, a strength-training program designed to increase mobility in older adults.
April 26, 2014
The Landfill Equipment and Collection Trucks Road-E-O took place at the City of Columbia Sanitary Landfill on Saturday. The competition tested participants' driving skills in bulldozers, wheel loaders and roll-off trucks. It was the inaugural Road-E-O for the Missouri chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America.
Columbia College softball won the tournament 3-2 against Benedictine University-Springfield on Saturday at Capen Park.
The Immersive Visualization Lab open house was held by MU's architectural studies department on Friday. Students volunteered to help showcase 3-D software and the programs used by the department in planning buildings and scenarios, such as emergencies, inside. One of the devices showcased, an Oculus head mounted display, allows the viewer to see and move around a virtual building by creating a 3-D simulation.
April 25, 2014
Models rehearsed Friday for The Collections, Stephens College's 70th annual student fashion show, that will occur on Saturday. All outfits showcased were designed by student designers.
The Empty Bowls event was held Friday at the Balsamo Warehouse in Columbia. Ceramics aficionados were asked to donate to charity in exchange for a student-made bowl of their choosing and soup inside it offered at the event.
April 24, 2014
Missouri defeated Missouri State 5-0 in Wednesday's softball game.