Coyote Hill is a professional home for abused and neglected children established 17 years ago by Larry McDaniel and his wife, who had a lifelong desire to help children. One way McDaniel and the other professionals at Coyote Hill work at relationship building is through a technique known as horse therapy where children learn to work and handle horses on their own with the guidance of a therapy professional.
Sahba Jalali and his family fled Iran for Columbia in 1978 to escape religious persecution for their Baha'i faith.
Baha’ís believe all religions are in reality one religion that is continuously evolving. The Baha’í religion promotes lifestyles to help the formation of a global society.
Eating disorders are rooted in self-perception. One MU researcher is exploring the reasons why bulimia and anorexia consume those who are affected and make it impossible for people to see themselves clearly.
A petition for the first family to plant a White House food garden has grown in popularity as economic fears set in across the country. Some Americans tend gardens to become self-sufficient, no longer having to rely on supermarkets and imported foods that send food prices skyrocketing.
The nationally-acclaimed watercolorist, who now lives in Columbia and turns 91 this year, will be showcased at the Main Gallery of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
With the economy getting worse, many people find themselves facing a mountain of medical debt. With employers cutting benefits, bills for the uninsured continue to grow.
Vegas, a Standard Schnauzer who lives with owner Liz Hansen in Columbia, will try again for Best of Breed and beyond at the Westminster Dog Show next week in New York City. Vegas won Best in Show at the Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club show in 2007.
Orr Street Studios introduces a new format for its Tuesday night discussion series "Seeing Visions." The series that previously featured films has been transformed into an forum for artists to discuss their work with community members.
With a showy sensibility, "Lord of the Dance" engages people with a taste for Celtic music, dancing and traditions.
Kevin Costner and his band Modern West played to a sold out crowd at the Blue Note on Monday night.
"Song of the Middle River" tells the story of a woman named Celia, who was a slave on a plantation in New Bloomfield. The play is hosted by the State Historical Society as part of the Missouri History in Performance Theater.
Eggs are making a comeback: From quail eggs to eggs with a greenish-blue shell, Americans are experimenting with the breakfast food like never before.
A small Hallsville hair salon has provided a fun place for residents to change their look for around four years.
For decades, Stephens College has admitted a handful of men to its undergraduate programs as "male apprentices." Faculty in the college's key programs of theater and dance believe including men provides a more realistic performance environment for the women. The men feel both the privilege and the responsibility that come with being a "Stephens man." They also feel the oddity of it.
Sherryl Laws and her son, Scott, forged a bond with the people of Craiova, Romania. Even after Scott's death in 2007, his dream of building a church there is being pursued by members of Evangelical Free Church in Columbia.
On Thursday, MU's Wellness Resource Center celebrated its recent move to a new location at 200 Bingham Commons.
MU's School of Medicine, Sinclair School of Nursing and School of Health Professions could receive about $9 million through the Caring For Missourians initiative if Gov. Jay Nixon's budget proposal passes.
Los Angeles street artist Shepard Fairey gained popularity in 2008 by creating the colorful image of Barack Obama that could be seen all throughout the election cycle. Fairey says his goal in creating art is to make it for the people and to be able to reach as many people with it as possible.
The school wasted little time in putting the Catholic Schools Week's theme to work on Monday by having parents and eighth-grade student volunteers deliver meals to elderly residents in Columbia through the Meals on Wheels program.