The UM System Board of Curators concluded its June meeting on Friday, highlighted by the extension of President Gary Forsee’s contract, the approval of the fiscal year 2009 operating budget and the creation of a health sciences degree at MU.
The school is moving from Stephens College to a location a quarter of a mile north of the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and Interstate 70.
The UM System Board of Curators decided on Friday to extend system President Gary Forsee’s contract from three to five years.
John Cooper was placed on administrative leave with 30 days of pay.
The gift from June Reynolds Miller is in honor of her late husband, George H. Miller.
Students continue to learn the basics even as technology becomes entwined in classroom education.
The Tiger Treasure rummage sale brought out a crowd of about 2,500 people by 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium to buy bargain items donated from MU residence halls, student apartments and Greek houses.
The Rolla campus of the University of Missouri System is resorting to an old standby to reduce illegal music downloads by students: the pop quiz.
It's part of a $9.3 million payout to settle charges about the St. Louis company's drug switching program.
The American Heart Association made a presentation at MU's Lowry Mall.
Carolyn Herrington had been at MU since 2005. Before coming to Missouri Herrington was associate dean of academic affairs for the College of Education at Florida State University, as well as a professor and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Athletics raised nearly 23 percent, while the School of Medicine chipped in 16 percent to the For All We Call Mizzou campaign.
The sold-out performance will be held at MU's Jesse Hall. No new tickets are expected to be available.
Authorities evacuated about 100 people from MU’s Lafferre Hall on Friday after a 1-inch gas line was cut at a construction site near the building. No one was injured.
MU's International Center for Psychosocial Trauma team develops and introduces creative ways to talk and work with children and families suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. New Orleans is the center’s most recent focus — MU teams have made six trips to the area since Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in August 2005 — but the program has reached thousands of people worldwide, focusing on children.
MU graduation ceremonies will be held Friday through Sunday. MU will distribute 5,194 degrees to 4,774 graduates, according to the MU News Bureau.
MU students have founded an organization to help build up the name, and bring together the community, of MU’s theatre department.
China was hit by the worst earthquake in the past three decades on Monday, leading to thousands of deaths. Students at MU try to get in touch with families who live near the quake’s epicenter.
The seven-story building houses the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Clinical Simulation Center, a state-of-the-art facility for students learning how to perform medical procedures.