The $38.5 million in renovations will include structural updates to Lafferre Hall, as well as additional lab and research space.
All four finalists will tour the campus this month and meet with faculty, students and members of the public during open forums.
The MU Department of Residential Life will be creating a 16-bed space in College Avenue Hall for students who are transgender or gender nonconforming.
The Missouri Student Union hosted the event as part of its "We Love Our Students" monthly program.
The MU Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars is conducting a fundraising campaign for the family of Kui Zou, an MU visiting scholar from China who was struck by a car and killed on Providence Road on Jan. 22. The fundraiser will continue through March 31.
The anniversary flag will be put in storage until MU's 200th anniversary.
Chancellor Leo Morton said he has apologized to students, staff, alumni and the city in a letter to the school's campus.
Stephens College and MU are among the top 50 fashion institutes in the world, according to a recent ranking by the independent fashion news website Fashionista. Columbia, which is home to both schools, has more notable fashion institutes than fashion capitals such as Chicago and Milan.
MU history professor Steven Watts sifted through a number of Playboy documents, including Hugh Hefner's 1,800 volume autobiographical scrapbook, to research his book.
The UM System Board of Curators adopted new rules and regulations regarding sexual harassment or discrimination cases against UM faculty and staff members. The curators also approved tuition increases for both in-state and out-of-state students at their meeting Thursday.
The libraries director, Jim Cogswell, acknowledged that he should have communicated better with the committee but says the destroyed materials were duplicates or documents that will be replaced.
MU School of Journalism faculty and industry professionals gathered to discuss freedom of the press in light of the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris last month.
Joel A. Hartman, an associate professor emeritus of rural sociology at MU for 39 years, helped doctors and public health workers understand and work with mid-Missouri Amish and Mennonite communities. He died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. He was 85.
Khalil Bendib, a freelance political cartoonist from Berkeley, California, sat down with the Missourian to talk about the Charlie Hebdo massacre and situation for Muslims in France.
Aidan White, director of the Ethical Journalism Network, participated in the MU School of Journalism's "Nous Sommes Tous Charlie" forum on Tuesday. Before the forum, he gave his thoughts on the incident as well as his own experiences with ethical dilemmas.
Chuka Nestor Emezue asks for help dismantling racism and encouraging diversity at MU.
One internal and three outside candidates are in the running to succeed Dean Mills as dean of the Missouri School of Journalism.
"This will be a resource center for STEM for the region," said Laura Loyacono, director of the KC STEM Alliance.
MU journalism faculty and industry professionals will bring their expertise to Fisher Auditorium Tuesday and attempt to provide an explanation to the shootings in Paris and share their views on the state of free speech.
MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said the search for a new athletics director will not be "lengthy."