May 17, 2013
An MU graduate holds onto her diploma while waiting for her fellow graduates to receive theirs during the Health Professions graduation ceremony Friday at Mizzou Arena.
T.J. Young unloads bricks to be laid into the sidewalk in front of The Tiger Hotel.
The sidewalk in front of The Tiger Hotel is blocked. Construction on the Tiger Hotel project, funded in part by tax increment financing, is nearly complete.
Mike Urban rides his bike at Flat Branch Park while a station is serving breakfast, one of several events happening as part of the Mayor's Challenge Bike, Walk and Wheel Week.
"The Shoester" waves to participants at the Bike, Walk and Wheel Week breakfast station during National Bike to Work Day at Flat Branch Park on Friday morning. The Shoester is PedNet Coalition's mascot for their Walking School Bus program.
Workers involved with the Flat Branch Park breakfast station serve drinks and fruit to participants during the Mayor's Challenge Bike, Walk and Wheel Week on Friday morning.
MU student Rachel Washington puts a mini-fridge in her car Friday near Hatch residence hall, where she lived this semester. Students need to be moved out of their halls by 5 p.m. Friday.
Mike Menning of Residential Life at MU directs students and parents who are trying to move out of the residence halls.
MU student Taylor Sizemore tries to load a mini-fridge into the back of her vehicle Friday while moving out of Gillett residence hall on Virginia Avenue. MU residence halls close at 5 p.m. Friday.
Brothers George Smith, left, and A. Mark Smith talk outside of Read Hall in late April. The brothers work in different departments at MU, but both are being designated as curators' professors, a prestigious honor recognizing outstanding scholars with established reputations in their fields.
A whiteboard hangs outside of Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan's room on Tuesday in his apartment at Grindstone Canyon. Written on the whiteboard are all of Nolan's school assignments, each class with its own color. Nolan also keeps a calendar of all of his upcoming swimming events printed below the board.
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan swims during practice on May 6 at the MU Student Recreation Complex. In meets, Nolan competes in freestyle, breaststroke and individual medley.
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan began working with MU sports psychologist Rick McGuire in spring 2012 to overcome his exercise-induced asthma. For the first time in eight years he took a month-long break from swimming that summer. When he returned in the fall, he set a career best in the 100m freestyle.
Connor Nolan swims after practice during a portrait session on Wednesday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Nolan was ranked the No. 21 high school swimmer when he graduated from Carrol High School in Southlake, Texas, in 2011 but struggled in the pool during his first collegiate season.
Connor Nolan studies for final exams on Tuesday in his apartment at Grindstone Canyon. Nolan, a sophomore at Missouri, is majoring in mechanical engineering.
Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown jogs a warm-up lap during practice Wednesday at the Rock Bridge High School track. Keown qualified for state sectionals in the 3200-meter relay and the 3200-meter run.
From left, Rock Bridge distance runners Evan Schulte, Luke Walters, Nathan Keown and Zach Cook go on a long run during practice Wednesday on Southampton Drive. Keown qualified for state sectionals in the 3200-meter relay and the 3200-meter run.
Rock Bridge distance runner Nathan Keown stretches with his teammates during practice Wednesday at the Rock Bridge High School track.
Tolton Catholic sophomore Kelsey Bequette practices her swing during an indoor practice Friday in the Tolton High School gym. Bequette was a manager for the Trailblazer baseball team but has played in the last three games. Coach Mike Johnson said her defense is on par with the rest of the team, but is still working on adjusting to the heaviness of the bats in baseball compared to those used for softball.