Higher Education

Stephens College fashion students prepare for industry success

Stephens College fashion graduates say they feel prepared for work in the industry because of practical, real-world-based courses.

Trulaske College of Business receives $6 million gift

Harry Cornell gave $6 million to fund the Cornell Leadership Program. He has given $13 million to the Trulaske College of Business in total. 

The Maneater, MU's student newspaper, hosts 60th reunion

More than 100 former Maneater staffers gathered in Columbia for the student newspaper's 60th reunion this weekend.

MU law professor highlights Missouri's legislative response to Ferguson

MU student group Tigers Advancing Political Participation invited MU professor Chuck Henson to break down pending legislation related the issues surrounding Ferguson's justice system.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: Columbia College bridges cultures over lunch

The Lunch Beyond Borders program started in 2013 as a way for international students to improve their English and cultural skills.

MU updates students on actions taken toward diversifying students, faculty

More than 200 students attended the "Call to Action: Progress Report" held by MU administrators Wednesday night at Conservation Auditorium.

Columbia College will reorganize itself into three schools

Columbia College announced Monday that a new structure has been approved by its board of trustees for the 2016-2017 academic year.

UPDATE: MU announces $1 million gift for LGBT coverage

The $1 million donation will create the Timothy D. Blair Fund for LGBT coverage in journalism.

Stephens College showings display student fashion collections

On Saturday afternoon, student designers at Stephens College will display their fashion collections at three showings in Windsor Auditorium.

Lockette takes on complicated role as School of Medicine diversity dean

On a campus where just 7 percent of students are black, MU's School of Medicine stands out as one of the worst at recruiting and retaining minority talent.

Holocaust survivor shares hard story at MU about life in hiding

Holocaust survivor Jerry Koenig shared his story Tuesday afternoon in Jesse Wrench Auditorium.

Columbia College hires first provost for next school year

David Starrett of Southeast Missouri State University succeeds Terry Smith and will begin his job in August. 

UPDATE: MU student arrested in connection with anti-Semitic graffiti

Bradley Michael Becker, 18, has been charged with second-degree property damage, upgraded to a felony under Missouri hate crime statutes. 

$350,000 donation from AT&T to benefit Mizzou K-12 Online students

Students in areas around the world with limited Internet access will be able to download assignments to a mobile app then complete them while offline.

After recent MU Alerts, police captain says student safety is priority

MU Alerts were sent out after police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night and during the search for two suspects in another armed robbery early Sunday morning. Two Clery releases were also emailed to university addresses Saturday.

Audit finds UMKC business school ran up deficit to boost enrollment

The report follows an earlier audit requested by Gov. Jay Nixon after an investigation by The Kansas City Star found faculty members submitted false data as a means to get the Bloch School's entrepreneurship program in the Princeton Review's top rankings.

Construction wraps up at Jesse Hall in time for May commencement ceremonies

The building was emptied in July to make a number of updates, including a new sprinkler system, fire alarm system, more efficient heating and cooling systems, and a second elevator on the west side of the rotunda.

National organizations send letter to MU chancellor about anti-Semitic messages

Sixteen national organizations sent a letter to Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin on Thursday, asking him to take more action to protect Jewish students at MU. The letter came after anti-Semitic messages appeared in an MU residence hall last week.

Toga Day celebration links Roman mythology, modern culture

Columbia Independent School celebrated its annual Toga Day celebration Wednesday to honor ancient Roman culture. Nearly 130 students participated. 

MU Museum of Art and Archaeology prepares to reopen after 18 months of moving, renovation

On Sunday, the Museum of Art and Archaeology will open to the public at its new location, Mizzou North.