Contributors include UM System President Tim Wolfe, with a $1,000 donation; and chancellors from three of the system's four campuses.
The Missourian sent photojournalists to capture images of the campaigns as part of our The Trail photo series, which will show you scenes from different campaign events throughout mid-Missouri.
The Cardinals beat the Giants 3-1 on Wednesday night after a lengthy rain delay. The Cardinals head into Thursday's NLCS Game 4 with a 2-1 series lead.
Residents living in Stephens College temporary housing will move into Brookside on College apartments Thursday. Residents living in the duplexes will move in Friday.
The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.
The team's leading receiver injured his shoulder against Arizona on Oct. 4, missed Sunday's loss at Miami and is expected to miss at least another three games. The Rams have had several other players pick up the slack.
The Chiefs are mired in 1-5 rut to start the season, and most of the blame for it has fallen on Scott Pioli who has struggled to endear himself to increasingly hostile Kansas City fans weary of losing.
So far, 19 people have died in a meningitis outbreak that was possibly caused from a contaminated steroid medication
The woman was able to use pepper spray on the suspect to get him to release her.
Lance Armstrong, who was not paid a salary as chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, will remain on its 15-member board.
Eric Prokopi, a self-described "commercial paleontologist" who buys and sells whole and partial dinosaur skeletons, was arrested at his home in Gainesville, Fla.
Councilman Mike Dobson said the pigeon population needs to be reduced because the birds' waste can carry potentially fatal illnesses such as E. coli.
Three tractor-trailers lost their loads in a morning crash, leaving cans of soup and boxes of salad dressing along some driving lanes and backing up traffic for more than three miles.
The Platte County prosecutor's office said 40-year-old Kevin Rawlings, of Dearborn, entered the plea Tuesday to a charge of misusing official information.
An outside vendor made and installed the decorations, which include faceless ghosts with a light in their heads. At night, the light shines through but during the day, the black faces are all that's visible.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder used personal funds to reimburse the state more than $54,000 for lodging following reports by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he spent hundreds of nights at St. Louis hotels.