Chancellor Thomas George said $31.2 million was raised during the 2013-14 fiscal year — $10 million better than the previous year's fundraising total.
A bill would require campuses to designate advocates who would confidentially discuss available options with victims and to develop an agreement with local law enforcement over how such cases are handled. It would also increase penalties for universities that did not comply.
MU biologists Heidi Appel and Rex Cocroft talk about their findings that plants not only can respond to sound but also can differentiate among sounds and mount chemical defenses to those that are harmful, such as a caterpillar chewing.
Funds to improve campus facilities related to science, technology, engineering and math topped the system's list for funding requests from the state. The curators also approved an operating appropriations request for $521.4 million.
Start the semester off right with the Missourian's annual guide for incoming freshmen and transfer students. Here's a list of what you'll find in the 2014 Collegetown edition.
Ellen de Graffenreid's duties will be to manage a team responsible for marketing and communications and to oversee the development and implementation of MU's brand.
Carrie Gartner will start in August as the new director of communications and public relations for MU Health Care. Also, Teresa Snow, a news anchor and reporter for KRCG-TV in Jefferson City, will take over as corporate director of strategic communications and media relations of MU Health Care in September.
As at UMKC, net price for the lowest-income students also dropped on the university system's Rolla and St. Louis campuses. But at MU in Columbia, that price has crept up a few hundred dollars each of the last two years.
MU accepted a $378,490 bid from Marschel Wrecking LLC to complete the project. The Fenton company had the lowest bid that included the services needed to properly tear down the apartments, an MU spokesman said.
UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit
In what could be among its better attended classes, the University of Missouri-St. Louis is adding a chemistry course on beer brewing.
Last week, the school started an account and received 50 followers in its first day. The goal in these early days is to reach incoming freshmen.
Twenty-two students from Saudi Arabia are interning with the MU College of Engineering as part of the first partnership program with King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The program trains them in a series of hands-on labs and projects.
The chief of cardiology from Tulane University will start at MU on Dec. 1. He established the critical link between the human hormone system that regulates blood pressure and a protein that is essential for childhood growth.
The grant comes from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The funding began July 1 and will continue for a year.
The MU Department of Theatre is putting on its annual summer repertory season, featuring two full-stage plays directed by Cheryl Black and Jim Miller as well as two productions of David Crespy's "Comedies-in-Concert" series.
MU has raised $164.5 million in the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing its fundraising goal of $150 million and beating the record by more than $4 million.
Fred Pestello, the school's first secular president, joins the university after six years at Le Moyne College in upstate New York.
A new house for the fraternity is expected to be finished by the start of the 2015-16 school year.
Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said Thursday that MU will reallocate about $3.9 million after state funding was withheld during the last fiscal year.