The tuition break applies only to Missourians who have served in combat since the Sept. 11 attacks and may be used only at public colleges and universities.
Sam Hamra’s donation to the MU School of Law will provide black law students with scholarships.
The money is to be used for economic development; the UM System will receive about $1.1 million and another $75,000 will go to UM-related projects.
Former Southeast Missouri State employee found with files containing student Social Security numbers
A former employee of Southeast Missouri State University was found with data files that contained names and Social Security numbers of about 800 students. The data was recovered, and charges were filed against the former employee.
Curtis W. and Ann H. Long contributed to the school’s family and community medicine department. The gift will support teaching, research and clinical care for rural communities.
MU graduate students demonstrated how to categorize animals by their skulls Thursday.
Robert Duncan has been named the new vice chancellor of research for MU. He succeeds Jim Coleman.
Michael Schoenleber aims to show how youth can be involved in promoting unity and peace between Iraqi and American students.
The University of Missouri System will try the direct approach in August to get more students, faculty and staff to enroll in the campus emergency notification system.
On July 1, the large animal veterinary student loan program will go into effect. It will help vet students who will practice in rural areas with their debt coming out of school.
The number of freshmen already admitted is a record number, and MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said the decision to cut off applications is in students' best interests.
Students with the Missouri Scholars Academy retreat to campus for a learning experience incorporating academics, social interaction and goal-setting.
Effective May 1, they were among community colleges and some smaller private institutions cut from student loan programs by the two banks because of low loan volumes.
GetAbout Columbia is organizing a “Best Routes to Campus!” guided bike ride at 6 p.m. today at Twin Lakes Shelter.
Members of prominent university mathematics departments in Missouri are calling for a change in the standards the state sets for K-12 math education.
The Columbia station was named Television Station of the Year by the press club.
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.