Faculty Council also discussed its desire to be involved with the search for a new provost.
In a departure from tradition, Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, asked Missouri residents to nominate and select two additions to the hall. The decision was popular.
Wednesday's General Faculty meeting was the last for MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, who will retire Nov. 15.
The Rock Bridge softball team hosted its annual "Pink Out" game, defeating Hannibal 11-1. The team's coach is a breast cancer survivor.
Five female professionals spoke Thursday at the Citizen Jane Women in Film Summit about what's up with women in the industry. The Citizen Jane Film Festival runs Friday through Sunday.
The federal government shutdown has forced MU Extension to halt nutritional education programs for Missouri schoolchildren, parents and seniors.
The proposed traffic calming policy is intended to establish a more streamlined and responsive process that should result in more informed decision-making.
Missouri public defender Bill Swift is receiving the 2013 Defender of Distinction award.
Students serving in the reserves or National Guard, and students benefiting from the GI bill will have tuition assistance stopped at the end of the month if the government shutdown continues.
A motorist with a child in her car led police on a chase from the White House past the Capitol, where police shot and killed her, witnesses and officials said.
The program, usually financed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is running on unspent money from fiscal year 2013.
Veterans will continue visits to national war memorials despite the government shutdown.
The government shutdown has limited city government access to federal information and slowed the flow of paperwork.
The interchange will ease traffic by allowing vehicles to make left turns onto the I-70 access ramp without waiting for oncoming traffic to pass.
Dave Evans has resigned amid backlash for leaving his gun in a Capitol bathroom last month. He worked for House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka.
As a nation, we have decided that government will perform certain duties. We can argue about which of them are vital, but those discussions should take place calmly and rationally, not at the point of a gun held by greedy people.
The Heart of America Athletic Training Center will have special mixed martial arts fighting trainers, a cage for fighting and other equipment. Its grand opening is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday.
As I think about it, maybe it is our generation that doesn’t spend enough quality time with our children today. Maybe it is our generation that will not protect young children from standards that are too high or expectations by society today.
After a summer knee surgery sidelined him for his senior season, Alex Fredette has continued to support his teammates in whatever way he can.
Missouri senior defender Sarah Thune has dealt with adversity early in life to become one of her team's vocal leaders.