More than 300 entries competed in five categories.
Sheila Walker, a guest lecturer at MU on Friday, conducted two years of ethnographic research in Los Angeles County on how African-American girls form their identity.
At a town-hall style meeting at University of Missouri-St. Louis, Vice President Joe Biden said the adminstration will explore ways to make higher education more affordable, possibly with low-interest loans against 529s and by extending tax credits.
One of MU power plant's six boilers will be replaced with a biomass boiler. The replacement project will cost $62 million and be funded from bonds and, possibly, stimulus money.
MU's Division of Information Technology is updating the e-mail systems for students and faculty, with a goal of finishing by early summer. The upgrade is standard but will now allow students to keep their e-mail addresses after graduation.
President of Stephens College Wendy Libby was named the Outstanding Higher Education Professional of 2009 by the University of Connecticut's Neag School of Education and Alumni Society.
More than 100 Jewish and non-Jewish individuals gathered Tuesday evening at the Hillel Foundation to participate in the 4th annual Social Justice Seder.
The money would be designated to fund building needs at all two-year and four-year Missouri colleges and universities. The Missouri Senate as well as voters must approve the legislation for it to go into effect. Some critics of the package think the state should avoid increasing its debt.
City staff will discuss the possibility of moving the East Campus trash collection day from Wednesday to Monday to combat the problem of residents putting trash out too early.
Means has an acoustic sound and an eclectic performance. On Thursday, he will be at the Pit at Stephens College.
The workshop will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. It is free and open to the public, and all high school students are welcome to attend.
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The seven-year deal will pay the Missouri basketball coach $1.35 million each season.
Meanwhile, the curators' Finance Committee voted to keep both tuition rates for undergraduate and graduate students at the same rate from fiscal year 2009 for fiscal year 2010.
The university cited an agreement between Gov. Jay Nixon and Missouri colleges and universities to not raise fees for the 2009-10 school year.
The center, which has helped bring in writers and artists to support MU's creative writing program, is being closed because of budget cuts. Some of that budget money is being directed into MU's Creative Writing Program. Despite the center's closure, the Missouri Playwrights Workshop still plans on welcoming visiting artists in the future.
MedZou, a free clinic run by MU medical students, is already in great demand and is considering expanding its hours. The demand is partly the result of a downturn in the economy.
The MU chapter of Greeks Going Green is sponsoring a campuswide blackout Wednesday from 8 to 9 p.m. to encourage sustainable living.
As a result, the university will have to give back $282,000 to the federal government. Audits for 2007 and 2008 have shown full compliance.
MU researchers plan to collaborate with others across the nation to study a new protein for use in drug-eluting heart stents that could prevent the re-narrowing of coronary arteries after balloon angioplasty procedures.