Higher Education

2 UMKC professors in sex harassment suit to resign

Pyschology professors C. Keith Haddock and Walker S. Carlos Poston II had been accused them of groping, fondling and subjecting women to explicit sexual conversations in UMKC's psychology lab. And the university had been sued for not responding in a timely way to complaints.

MU School of Medicine dean to hear about job Thursday

The University of Arizona Board of Regents will decide Thursday whether to offer Bill Crist a position as vice president of Health Affairs.

Interim director for MU's School of Social Work to stay in job

Marjorie Sable has served as the interim director since 2007 and will fill the role of director beginning Sept. 1.

School of Medicine associate dean for curriculum steps down after 15 years

MU's School of Medicine associate dean Michael Hosokawa has stepped down, but he will stay on staff until a replacement is named.

MU professor to receive national chemistry award

MU radiology professor M. Frederick Hawthorne, who is also the director of MU’s International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine, will receive the Priestley Medal from the American Chemical Society.

Student housing shuffling prompts cleaning frenzies, temporary homelessness

Many Columbia businesses have seen an increase in student traffic ahead of the fall semester, too.

Stephens College earns rankings in The Princeton Review’s 2009 survey

Stephens College is ranked in six categories, such as "Dorms Like Palaces" and "Best College Theater."



College Town 2008

From Friday night entertainment, to learning how to do that pesky load of laundry, consider this special section a survival guide for getting through that college transition.

Studying abroad offers lifetime lessons

Traveling to another country can enhance a degree's value and change world views.

Bands, bowling and billiards give students chance to unwind without breaking bank

Find a few ideas of what to do when it's time to take a study break

Alternative Spring Break tackles social, environmental issues

The organization sends teams of students to do service projects in areas affected by social or environmental issues across the United States.

MU’s Writing Lab adds depth to prose, papers

Hire your own, free editor through the lab or help improve other's writings.

Sororities provide early chance to mingle

Getting involved in the Greek program at Mizzou might seem somewhat intimidating considering the large number of students who rush each year.

Fraternity recruitment happens all year long

Rushing for a fraternity may be a little less formal than women going through recruitment for a sorority. Fraternities recruit a large majority of prospects through informal recruitment.

Volunteering offers 'real-world' lessons

There are a number of programs available through the MU Offices of Service-Learning and Community Involvement to engage you in volunteer and service learning.

Getting around Columbia, the easier way

So you've made the move to Columbia. Now you need to figure out how to move around the city to get where you need to go. Here are some helpful tips for drivers, bike riders and bus passengers.



Get in the Game

There is good reason to get a seat in Memorial Stadium for the 2008 football season. With last year's Border Showdown victory over rival Kansas, the Tigers were No. 1 for the first time in 47 years.

Leadership class builds qualities that future employers want

In the summer of 2007, Janai Norman, 19, learned about a relatively unknown leadership class at MU called the Chancellor's Leadership class.

Safe ride programs let you drink, someone else drive

To help combat drunken driving among students, the CHEERS and STRIPES programs were created.

(Not so) friendly competition

Intramural sports offer students the chance to be college athletes without the time commitment