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.
Majority of grades received at MU are As and there are 10 percent more As received in the summer semesters than fall or winter semesters
Proponents pulled the plug over worries they didn’t have enough valid signatures but say they'll try to get it on a future ballot. Opponents have vowed to fight future attempts to pass similar measures.
The UM System Board of Curators voted Monday morning in an emergency meeting to voice its formal opposition to Senate Bill 873, which could create a voting student curator position in 2011 if Missouri loses a U.S. Congressional District seat.
Donato Ndongo, a political exile from Equitorial Guinea, historian, journalist and novelist will give up his post as visiting professor in MU’s romance languages department and return to his family in Spain. Meanwhile, Ndongo waits for the day he can return home. He remembers his culture through his novels and hopes these will help his fellow citizens remember, too.
The university’s Compete Missouri plan would increase faculty salaries, but result in the freezing of hiring professors to fill vacant jobs.
The teachers want to discuss a $7 million proposal to boost faculty salaries through administrative cuts and the elimination of vacant teaching jobs.
Larry Brown, in a lecture titled “Cosmic Reflections on the Cultural Landscape,” will discuss the impact of the cosmos on religion.
The Cinderella Project was started a year ago by MU students in the Association of Textile and Apparel Management. This year, they teamed up with Alpha Delta Pi sorority, whose members collect dresses through a program called Becca’s Closet.
The two organizations together brought in more than 400 prom gowns.
Michael and Sharon Bukstein donated $1.1 million to the School of Medicine for the advancement of cancer research efforts. The gift also establishes the Michael J. and Sharon R. Bukstein Chair in Cancer Research.
MU faculty will hold a special meeting next Thursday after 67 faculty members signed a petition calling to discuss the university’s fiscal future.
The first students to attend college from their family have the opportunity for a full scholarship from MU.
MU professor Ronn Phillips used an exercise from one of his old teachers to teach his students about environmental perception.
The Maneater awarded its first student journalist scholarship Tuesday, $500 to staff member Justin C. Myers.
In a speech Tuesday addressing concerns about higher education's future, UM System President Gary Forsee announced that MU was ranked 47th in receiving funds from the state.