The 20th annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration focused on the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. and their relevance in modern-day America.
In fall 2012, there were 2,135 international students at MU, according to the registrar. That's up more than 9 percent from the 1,943 international students enrolled the previous year.
The Columbia Values Diversity Celebration, now in its 20th year, held its annual award ceremony Thursday morning.
Columbia Public Schools announced a new program Wednesday called iRead, which will allow every 4-year-old child within the district to access an online database of books.
Several events will be held throughout Columbia next week in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including breakfasts, lectures, services and more.
Gov. Jay Nixon nominated former Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Ann Covington to the University of Missouri System Board of Curators. Covington was the first woman appointed to the state Supreme Court.
Matthew Burns, University of Minnesota psychology professor, has been named as one of two finalists for division executive director of the College of Education position.
The Cougars defeated Missouri Baptist 93-61 on Thursday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex to bring their undefeated streak this season to 19 games.
The body of a 59-year old woman was found near her home on Thursday. Police are investigating her death, which is not being treated as a homicide.
The victims said the suspect pulled a handgun from his pants pocket and held the it into the side of one of the victims.
Reverend Dhammaruchi William B. Edwards explains the practices at and benefits of a recent meditation retreat held at the Vipassana Buddhist Church in Jefferson City.
The state legislation maybe largely symbolic because courts have ruled that federal laws supersede conflicting state laws.
Every Kewpies player that dressed for the game scored in their 66-26 victory over Bishop Ward on Thursday in the opening round of the Smith-Cotton tournament.
Moses S. Etukudo, 57, of Columbia died at his home Tuesday.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Home.
The Trailblazers beat Brookfield 81-65 on Thursday in the second round of the Macon tournament.
The Cougars beat visiting Missouri Baptist 92-75 on Thursday to bring its American Midwest Conference record to 6-0.
A scarcity of research on how to prevent gun violence has left policymakers shooting in the dark as they craft gun control measures without much evidence of what works.
Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
The National Weather Service is trying out simple, descriptive language to possibly replace its 14 watches, advisories and warnings for wintry weather — from ice storms to blizzards, wind chill to lake-effect snow.