UM System President Gary Forsee is sending a statement to Gov. Jay Nixon, urging that he not veto a House bill that includes significant funding for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
UM System President Gary Forsee will deliver a message to the governor outlining the System's concerns about Nixon potentially vetoing a bill that contains much higher education funding, including money for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
MU was one of two universities in the nation to receive the 2009 Truman Foundation Honor Institution award, which recognizes the campus's commitment to service and to its Truman Scholars.
More details of the plan to consolidate Children’s Hospital and all pediatric services into one building at Columbia Regional Hospital were revealed today.
Theatre NXS is to opens its production of four shows by playwright Don Nigro on Friday. The show is to feature "Event Horizon," along with the premieres of three other short plays that director LR Hults got the opportunity to produce because he knows Nigro personally.
The FBI interviewed the director of Missouri's housing agency as part of an investigation related to low-income housing.
A heat advisory has been issued through Friday, and citizens have been urged to drink plenty of fluids and try to stay in air-conditioned buildings.
Gov. Jay Nixon's budget director said there will be budget vetoes, but Republican leaders urged Nixon not to veto capital improvement projects.
Nixon's administration already has said he will make line-item vetoes to a budget bill that would spend $381 million of stimulus funds over the next two years, largely on capital improvement projects.