CoMo You Know: MU


KOMU is an NBC affiliate television station in Columbia. The station serves as a teaching lab for Missouri School of Journalism students.


Dan Devine served as head football coach for Arizona State University, the University of Missouri, the NFL's Green Bay Packers and the University of Notre Dame. Devine was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1985.

COMO YOU KNOW: Mizzou Arena

The $75 million facility opened in 2004. It hosts Missouri men's and women's basketball games as well as concerts and other events. Capacity is 15,061.

COMO YOU KNOW: Alpha Delta Pi

The Alpha Gamma chapter of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority was founded at MU in 1915. The sorority recognizes the Ronald McDonald House as its oficial philanthropy.

COMO YOU KNOW: University Concert Series

The University Concert Series brings a variety of entertainers from around the world to Jesse Auditorium, where the public can enjoy their performances.

COMO YOU KNOW: Alumni Association Student Board

The board consists of representatives from MU and the Mizzou Alumni Association.

COMO YOU KNOW: Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia Missourian

The Columbia Missourian is a student-staffed news organization owned by the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is one of two daily newspapers distributed in Columbia.

COMO YOU KNOW: Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.

COMO YOU KNOW: Stankowski Field

MU Student Recreation complex members can play soccer, Frisbee or run around the track at Stankowski Field. 

COMO YOU KNOW: Pepper & Friends

"Pepper and Friends" was a daily variety show hosted by Paul Pepper and James Mouser that ran on KOMU/Channel 8 from 1982 until 2009. 

COMO YOU KNOW: Brady Deaton

Brady Deaton has been chancellor at MU since 2004.

COMO YOU KNOW: Timothy M. Wolfe

Timothy Wolfe will become the 23rd president of the University of Missouri System when he takes office Feb. 15, 2012.

COMO YOU KNOW: Frederick vom Saal

Frederick vom Saal is known for his work studying the effects of natural and synthetic hormones on the body, specifically Bisphenol A or BPA.