The "Human Skeletal Identification Lab" in MU's Swallow Hall smells of dirt, everything in it looks tinged by rust and a skeleton model hangs in the corner. Shelves full of skulls and boxes loom around the 25-foot-high walls of the room, but two plastic-lined tables dominate the room. A cracked coffin lies on one, and its remains are laid out on another.
A new University of Missouri System student curator has been selected by the governor’s office, although his appointment may be for just one semester.
A team of MU professors will receive $880,000 over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Energy to study hydrogen fuel storage, an effort they hope will someday revolutionize transportation.
MU fraternity Alpha Gamma Sigma’s alumni association has asked the city of Columbia for planned commercial zoning and development approval for its newly acquired property on Rollins Street.
While Columbia awaits word on whether it will become home to a federal laboratory to handle some of the world’s deadliest pathogens, a laboratory for the study of potentially lethal air-borne diseases is under construction on the MU campus.
If MU faculty want higher salaries, the university will have to forgo filling 20 to 30 faculty positions for the 2007-08 school year, and possibly beyond, under a three-year financial plan announced Monday.
MU announced today that it is launching a three-year financial plan to cut costs and increase faculty salaries.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor Brady Deaton has announced the launch of Compete Missouri, a three-year financial plan for the University of Missouri-Columbia. Compete Missouri will focus on retaining and recruiting the best faculty to teach students and to perform the research that improves the quality of life and the economy for all Missourians.
Columbia College's Jane Froman Singers left Sunday for a 10-day tour of China that includes the Beijing International Choir Festival.
Whether armed with head shots and resumes, or simply coming on a lark, nearly 40 hopefuls trickled through Stephens College’s Helis Communications Center on Sunday afternoon to audition for roles in an original short film, “Pieces Parts.”
A new Missouri law, which takes effect Aug. 28, will give the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education more authority to coordinate higher education in the state.
Public universities are falling behind their private counterparts, according to the popular but controversial ranking system by U.S. News & World Report. MU was ranked No. 88 on the latest list of “Top National Universities.”
A recent $750,000 grant to the MU School of Medicine will bring state-of-the-art technology to Columbia and St. Louis public schools. The money is part of a national effort to connect medical institutions to their surrounding communities and get elementary and secondary students more interested in science.
Jim Coleman, MU’s vice chancellor of research, announced Friday that he will leave his position to become the vice provost for research at Rice University in Houston.
Today London felt smaller, despite the streets being more crowded and the underground system more congested. I walked alongside hundreds of people, our very different minds turning over the same set of facts.
Internal security audits show that University of Missouri System administrators and security staff were aware of security vulnerabilities affecting UM information systems prior to the database attack in early May.
The University of Missouri said Wednesday it will begin offering a credit monitoring service for faculty, staff, and students.
Three hundred and thirty of Missouri’s brightest students have convened at MU to participate in the 23rd Annual Missouri Scholars Academy. “It’s a teacher’s paradise,” said Lou Jobst, who has taught at the academy since 1985. “I know, it almost sounds too good to be true.”
The University of Missouri System’s vice president for research and economic development will join former UM System President Elson Floyd at Washington State University.
Five months after beginning a presidential search, MU has spent more than half the money allocated for the process and has not named a new leader.