PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri volleyball has winning season

The Missouri volleyball team enters the NCAA volleyball tournament Friday with a 34-0 record, the best in program history.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball defeats West Virginia

Missouri men's basketball defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 80-71 on Thursday night, boosting the team's season record to 8-0.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jeff Gardner's photography captures life in Zambia

Columbia photographer Jeff Gardner has traveled to many parts of the world to help raise awareness and compassion in impoverished areas. The photographs Gardner takes for nonprofit organizations often serve to recruit volunteers, ask for resources and seek donations.

PHOTO GALLERY: Nelson Mandela dies

Nelson Mandela died Thursday. He was 95.

PHOTO GALLERY: R. Bowen Loftin becomes MU's next chancellor

R. Bowen Loftin was introduced as MU's next chancellor on Thursday at an event in the Reynolds Alumni Center. Loftin was formerly the head of Texas A&M University.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dog owners communicate with their canines

Veterinarian Gary Weitzman's new book examines the methods and meanings of communication that dogs use when interacting with humans and other canines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball beats Oral Roberts University

The Missouri women's basketball team played Oral Roberts University at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. The Tigers won the game 86-64.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jordan Reeves inspires Born Just Right website

Jordan Reeves was born without the lower part of her left arm. Her mother, Jen Reeves, started the Born Just Right website after her daughter was born to advocate limb differences and to share Jordan's experiences.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students line up for SEC Championship game tickets

MU students lined up at the MSA/GPC Box Office early Tuesday morning to purchase Tiger's Lair ticket packages for the Missouri-Auburn Southeastern Conference Championship game in Atlanta. Each $150 package contained a game ticket, bus transportation and one night in a hotel.

PHOTO GALLERY: Former state tourism director John Robinson travels across highways

John Robinson, a former state tourism director, has written two books about his travels across Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dogs are treated for cancer at MU center

Mizzou Animal Cancer Care facility treats dogs with cancer.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU student fishes at Cosmo-Bethel Park

Ben McCullough went trout fishing Monday at Cosmo-Bethel Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Parkade Elementary uses Twitter accounts to teach students about social media use

Students at Parkade Elementary are learning about social media through classroom Twitter accounts and a school account. The tweeting engages students and also informs parents about what is happening during the school day.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jeff Finley teaches students about fish conservation

Fish biologist Jeff Finley works with MU students to help teach fish and river conservation. He uses special tools he helped create to catch fish, especially pallid sturgeon, so he can study them.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Texas A&M

Missouri plays Texas A&M on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in its final football game of the regular season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bishop Biscuits

Phillip Simpkins and Edwin Davis host a radio show on KCOU/88.1. As "Deacon Do Right" and "Bishop Biscuits," Simpkins and Davis deliver humorous sermons about all aspects of college life.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tiger tailgating against Texas A&M

Missouri football fans tailgated all around Columbia in preparation for the Tigers game against the Texas A&M Aggies

PHOTO GALLERY: Woman helps others set, reach goals

Trinity Reese, 47, founder of Fusion Pathways, has a mission to help women improve their health. She organizes exercise outings as part of her efforts to promote healthier living, especially among black women in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge Football: Bruins fall 35-14 to Blue Springs in state championship

The Rock Bridge Bruins faced the Blue Springs Wildcats in the 2013 Class 6 Show-Me Bowl state championship on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge football fans wish team well

Fans cheered on the Rock Bridge Bruins football team before it headed to St. Louis Friday for a state championship title game.