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Prof of year Adams

Chemistry professor John Adams poses for a portrait in his office on June 4. Adams is one of three University of Missouri Professor of the Year award nominees.

Prof of Year Sims2

Wendy Sims is a University of Missouri professor and director of music education. Sims has been nominated for the United States Professor of the Year Award. To be nominated for this award she had to have around six letters of recommendation submitted by colleagues and former students as well as preparing a packet of her work. The award will be given out in August.

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Professor and director of music education, Wendy Sims looked over some work students Bryan Koermer and Ryan McLouth are doing while joking with them. Sims has been working at the University for 25 years and has been nominated for the United States Professor of the Year award.

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Dr. Anthony Lupo assisted atmospheric science student Eric Weber with his Ph.D project on air pollution dispertion modeling in MU's Agricultural building on Monday morning June 7.

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Dr. Anthony Lupo taught his first Numerical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences and Natural Resources class for the summer in MU's Agricultural building on Monday morning June 7. Lupo is holding up “punch cards,” which, before the late 1970s, were used to create a computer program. Lupo "wanted to show the students that computing has advanced much since then." The class consists of three graduate students who learn programming skills ultimately applied to weather forecasting and research.

Prof of Year THREE

MU faculty nominated Anthony Lupo, John Adams and Wendy Sims for the U.S. Professor of the Year. The award is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation.

Emery Lovett performs at Art in the Park

Singer Emery Lovett, backed by Big Babe & the Chump Change Band, sings Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” during Art in the Park on Sunday.

Jason & the Scorchers lead singer performs at Art in the Park

Jason Ringenberg, under the name Farmer Jason, puts on a children's show during Art in the Park on Sunday. Ringenberg is widely known as the lead singer of Jason & the Scorchers, an alt-country band that was especially influential in the 1980s.

Chump Change Band saxophonist plays at Art in the Park

Saxophonist Kenneth Brantley of the Chump Change Band takes a solo in the music tent hosted by the Columbia Art League during Art in the Park on Sunday. The band has shared the stage with many blues legends, including Buddy Guy and Chuck Berry, and have been a staple of Columbia's Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival.

Remembering the war in Bosnia

In this May photo, Sadeta Bobaj, left, and her daughter Edina Ademovic cry together at Bayless High School in St. Louis after viewing a documentary video created by Edina and five other students about their parents' experiences in Bosnia during the war.

Boone County Fairgrounds host barrel racing championships

Marie Olson sprints to the finish after rounding the last barrel in the senior division finals of the Missouri state championships in barrel racing at Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.

State barrel racing championships held Sunday

Robert Cress races in the senior division finals of the Missouri state championships in barrel racing at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.

Rock Bridge High School graduates throw hats into air

Graduates of Rock Bridge Senior High School throw their hats into the air as Principal Kathy Ritter announces the end of the commencement on Saturday night at the Mizzou Arena.

One of four Rock Bridge High School valedictorians receives plaque

On Saturday, Rock Bridge Senior High School graduate Hannah Carey Campbell received a certificate in recognition of her status as one of the four class valedictorians.

Rock Bridge High School graduate celebrates after receiving diploma

Rock Bridge Senior High School graduate Sharee' Monique Turner throws her hands in the air after she receives her graduation diploma during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement on Saturday.

Senior celebrates graduation

Micah Elijah McElmurry throws his hands in the air after he receives his graduation diploma during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena.

Seniors sing during Rock Bridge Commencement

From left, Rock Bridge Senior High vocals Kelsie Henry, Carli Still, John-Michael Emmons and Dane Johnson sing "For Just a Little While" by Sally Albrecht during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement that was held on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena.

Rock Bridge graduates

Graduates file into Mizzou Arena on Saturday night prior to Rock Bridge Senior High School's commencement ceremony.

Missouri softball coach's conference

Missouri head coach Ehren Earleywine, left, talks with pitcher Kristin Nottelmann, right, and catcher Catherine Lee in the fourth inning of Saturday’s game in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla. Florida beat Missouri 5-0.

Missouri softball tournament run ends

Missouri catcher Catherine Lee walks by as Florida's Brittany Schutte (44), celebrates with her teammates at home plate following her fourth inning home run. Florida beat Missouri 5-0, eliminating them from the Women's College World Series Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla.
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