University of Missouri Health Care announced the appointment of Les Hall as the system’s chief medical officer and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at MU’s School of Medicine, a news release stated.
MU held its annual Tiger Walk the day before classes began. Incoming freshmen participated in the ceremonial march through the pillars on Francis Quadrangle.
Initially thought to be a work by Missouri artist Thomas Hart Benton, it now appears to be by James Hatfield, who was treasurer of the College of Fine Arts.
A record number of incoming freshmen at MU has the Department of Residential Life seeking housing off campus. Although the university has sought additional housing in the past, the decision raises queries about students' safety.
More than 1,300 women are registered to participate in the weeklong formal recruitment process — 200 more than registered in 2007.
The dean of the MU School of Medicine was the only finalist for the new position.
Ben Datema wants to use an energy-monitoring program called Building Dashboard to track power consumption in four residence halls — and encourage students to conserve.
The sod will be laid in time for students to enjoy the quad later this month.
The Web portal, introduced to students and faculty last year, was an improvement from the previous system but had problems including difficulty with bill paying and financial aid.
Assistant Professor Xudong Fan, aided by a National Science Foundation grant, is trying to develop a type of sensor that could be used to detect a variety of substances in the tiniest amounts.
The college in Canton has built in three-week windows in its fall and spring semesters to give students more opportunities for field trips, study abroad and internships.
Pyschology professors C. Keith Haddock and Walker S. Carlos Poston II had been accused them of groping, fondling and subjecting women to explicit sexual conversations in UMKC's psychology lab. And the university had been sued for not responding in a timely way to complaints.
The University of Arizona Board of Regents will decide Thursday whether to offer Bill Crist a position as vice president of Health Affairs.
Marjorie Sable has served as the interim director since 2007 and will fill the role of director beginning Sept. 1.
MU's School of Medicine associate dean Michael Hosokawa has stepped down, but he will stay on staff until a replacement is named.
MU radiology professor M. Frederick Hawthorne, who is also the director of MU’s International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine, will receive the Priestley Medal from the American Chemical Society.
Many Columbia businesses have seen an increase in student traffic ahead of the fall semester, too.
Stephens College is ranked in six categories, such as "Dorms Like Palaces" and "Best College Theater."
From Friday night entertainment, to learning how to do that pesky load of laundry, consider this special section a survival guide for getting through that college transition.
Traveling to another country can enhance a degree's value and change world views.