An old MU-Oklahoma football tradition involved the smoking of a peace pipe at halftime. Now, the pipe is missing and the tradition has been abandoned.
Meetings between faculty and administrators are expected to focus on salaries and a strained budget.
Full text of the resolution adopted by the University of Missouri Board of Curators on Oct. 5, 2007, reaffirming “its unwavering commitment to the principles of academic freedom and intellectual inquiry.”
Stephen J. Owens will replace Marvin E. "Bunky" Wright, who will retire in December.
University leaders say they need to address intellectual diversity or allow the state legislature to do it for them.
A study group is trying to create a funding strategy for all of Missouri’s public four-year universities.
A firm hired by the UM System to complete background checks on new MU hires will use a name-based search method, rather than a fingerprint search, under a policy revision that took effect Monday.
The agreement was drafted to prevent universities from taking kickbacks from student lenders.
Sara Gruen, author of the book "Water for Elephants," signed autographs Tuesday afternoon at the Columbia Public Library through the communitywide One Read program.
A policy revision, effective Oct. 1, means that applicants to full-time and part-time faculty and staff positions at MU will be required to submit to a criminal background check before being hired.
Members of the Board of Curators are meeting today to discuss the search for a new general counsel.
The university’s newest piece of art was dedicated Tuesday in a ceremony at the Life Sciences Center. The sculpture was funded by Al McQuinn, a 1954 MU graduate.
The partnership with National Notification Network, a California company, implements a more elaborate campus alert system — the same that was recently adopted by Virginia Tech.
Professors at colleges in Columbia are trying to figure out how to effectively use YouTube, the popular video-sharing Web site, in their classes to reach students on a familiar playing ground.
Fraternities and sororities are concerned about sprinkler installation standards set by the city.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis chancellor, under pressure from students, faculty and other UM System campuses, said he now objects to MU dropping “Columbia” from its official name because it will undermine the legitimacy of other campuses in the system.
After traveling to Kenya and seeing the rampant poverty and disease, Syed decided he wanted to bring that knowledge to Christians in Amreica who have the capacity to help. Thus, the 10/10 Project was born.
MU engineering researchers have developed a non-invasive, advanced drug delivery system using nanotechnology that might improve the treatment of serious illnesses such as cancer and HIV.
Tom Bass of Columbia is offering 69.5 acres of his family’s land for $3.5 million.
The Booze News, a new publication distributed in Columbia, has been accused by MU students and the MU Student Wellness Center of containing highly offensive content