Board members also heard information about proposed tuition increases and new projects during their meeting in St. Louis on Thursday.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires that colleges and universities publish timely warnings about crimes that pose a threat to student and employee safety. But the act leaves discretion to institutions for determining what constitutes a threat.
Laura Nauser, who served as Columbia's Fifth Ward Councilwoman from 2005 to 2011, will run against candidates Tootie Burns and Mark Jones in the special February election for her former seat.
After leading by just two points at halftime, Missouri outscored Missouri State 40-28 in the second half to secure a 91-77 victory Thursday evening at Mizzou Arena.
Senior forward Laurence Bowers is averaging 16.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Tigers this season. He tied a career high with a 23-point performance last Saturday then bettered that mark with 26 points on Tuesday.
Part of the money raised from the commemorative coins, to be issued in 2016, will help restore properties at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal.
First Night Columbia, a city-sponsored New Year's Eve celebration, will open at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 31. Entertainment is planned from 7 p.m. until the fireworks display at midnight.
When voters approved a renewable energy standard in 2004, Columbia was on the forefront of that issue. One activist is hoping to return the city to that pioneering position.
The PedNet Coalition interviewed three finalists to replace executive director Ian Thomas, who will step down to run for a Columbia City Council seat. A decision will be made on a replacement in a few weeks.
Members of the Historic Preservation Commission have made an effort to save items from old buildings that are about to renovated for a collection.
The victim was 44 and from Oregon, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
70 years ago, America was able to create a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. In 2012, what are the implications of nuclear power in our world?
Residential Life is facing a conundrum. It must service price-sensitive graduate students, whose needs are different from those of traditional undergraduates, while juggling market and other interests.
Dr. William B. Pingelton of Columbia died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. He was 88.
Dr. Frank R. Dexheimer of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. He was 85.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at Memorial Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team won 45-39 on Thursday at Smithville, prevailing over last season's Class 4 state runner-up despite missing one of its leading scorers.
The Hickman boys basketball team beat Schlagle from Kansas City Kan., on Thursday at the Blue Springs South tournament.
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