Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin celebrated the National Bow Tie Day at the MU Student Center.
The Hands Up, Don't Shoot march was held to remember Michael Brown, but protestors hope it will do more than that.
The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District affirmed a lower court ruling that UM course syllabuses are exempt from state Sunshine Law disclosure rules. The National Council on Teacher Quality president said she will continue pursuing the appeals process.
Ward's job title change reflects Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin's renaming and restructuring of upper-level jobs at MU.
Peter Hatch gave an afternoon talk about Thomas Jefferson's passion for gardening and its importance to the process of community building. He was scheduled to speak about his time as the director of gardens and grounds at Monticello, Jefferson's home, in the evening.
On the first day of classes, the university also had the most undergraduates it's ever had.
Missouri football team annually holds a discussion about sexual assault. Defensive backs coach Cornell Ford "handles" sexual assault education "every year in August" with the team, head coach Gary Pinkel said.
One hundred percent refunds await MU students who drop classes before Sept.2, up from 90 percent in years past.
An MU professor used crowd funding to continue research into the effects of fracking.
The students walk through the columns toward campus to signify their entrance to the university.
Three lectures will cover discussions on the symbolic values of plants and gardening in society, significance of gardening to community building, and the history of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Va.
Organizers said an emphasis was placed on getting first-year students involved to let them know that organizations in the community needed help.
The M, measuring 95 feet high and 90 feet wide, has been a Memorial Stadium staple since 1927 when it was built with leftover rocks from the stadium's construction.
Sunday's episode of ESPN "Outside the Lines" brings up allegations that MU mishandled sexual assault accusations against a former athlete by failing to conduct a Title IX investigation.
The poster sale at MU's Lowry Mall runs through next Friday.
Loftin apologized on behalf of the university, though he said there "does not appear to be an intentional mishandling of any of the cases in the report at this time."
The Missourian's 2014 "Welcome Back" edition offers a glimpse of what has happened around Columbia over the summer.
The barbecue drew thousands of excited students to Rollins Street. The event, which is part of the Fall Welcome Week, featured food, games and music.
Derrick Washington, a former Missouri football player, was removed from the team in 2010 after allegations of sexual assault.
A national search will begin soon to find a researcher to occupy the endowed chair.