The Columbia Metro Rotary became involved in the Partners in Education volunteer program in 2003 to help students improve their literacy skills.
MU senior Andrew Patchell has dedicated more than 1,000 hours and 150 nights of service to giving safe rides to MU students with STRIPES. He shares the best tips for being a successful designated driver.
MU alumna Cara Stuckel served in the Kingdom of Morocco as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. This is her experience, as told by Melissa Gilstrap, a student communications assistant in the MU Office of Undergraduate Studies.
Christa DeMarke, the creator and author of the lifestyle blog c. jane create, shares the perfect dish for a rainy day — crockpot chicken tortilla soup.
Walter Hrycaj, director of the School of Metaphysics, shares information about an art show that will take place April 26 to 28 at the School of Metaphysics.
Monica Cook, an MU senior studying textile and apparel management, has created a weekly video series called "The Young Entrepreneurs."
Columbia second-graders learned about many different kinds of birds on April 25, as part of a collaboration between the Columbia Public Schools science office and several local organizations.
One person sits in a rocking chair on the corner of Ninth and Broadway for three days without getting up, while fraternity members solicit donations for cancer research.
Carrie Boone is an Army wife, mother of of four children, and an advocate for those who suffer from chronic illnesses. She writes an open letter to Dysautonomia.
John Hall shares his photos from his mid-Missouri surroundings.
Robert Behne has been taking pictures at Eagle Bluffs for many years, ever since his mother first showed him the area 20 years ago.
Women of the Earth began this fall as a way to let students work with facilities to promote earth-friendly efforts on campus, said freshman Maile Wortham, the group’s president. She's hoping the club continues to grow over time.
A 2000 Stephens graduate, Dan Schultz traded his acting career — which included stints on Law & Order and in the movie Chapter 27 with Lindsay Lohan — to return to his alma mater to help future actors avoid silly mistakes that could be detrimental when starting a career.
MU student Lauren Sedlacek recently developed a nutrition and curriculum plan for Grade A!, an after-school program at For His Glory Ministries.
W. Arthur Mehrhoff will be singing in the MU Choral Union on April 25. He discusses the background behind one of his favorite songs that the group will sing.
Jim Weber, a 1963 graduate of Jefferson City High School, believes that one of the most profound lessons he has gleaned from his time in service is the importance of being a "servant-oriented individual."
Mike Best, the creator of BOCOMO Bikes, shares a descriptive account of a beautiful bike ride during which he felt balance.
MU senior Sara Bryan discusses what Earth Day means to her and her thoughts on the environment.
Robin Friedrich shares her baby's journey with hydrocephalus in the hopes of raising awareness and encouraging research for a cure.
Jessica Plumart reflects on the experience of shaving her head at MU Dance Marathon's Main Event in a show of support for the Miracle Kids of MU Children's Hospital.