Don McPherson, former NFL player for the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Oilers, urged students and community members to change the way they think about what it means to be a man.
MU School of Music professor Stefan Freund will present on his new oratorio about the Civil War's divisive effects on Missouri.
University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe issued an executive order that bolsters the university's sexual assault reporting policies under Title IX. Prior to the order, there were no requirements at MU about reporting such incidents.
After admitting zero African-American students in 2007, the MU School of Medicine says the 2014 summer class will be its most diverse yet.
The Lowell D. Miller Endowed Chair in Biochemistry, funded by the gift from Lowell Miller, is designed to attract and keep faculty members.
Randy Kroszner, former governor of the Federal Reserve System and professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, spoke about the nation's latest financial crisis at the MU School of Law on Friday.
At its meeting Thursday, the MU Faculty Council also discussed midyear faculty raises and the search for a new provost.
MU's Phase I ends with an "inventory," but it doesn't address whether the process for reporting sexual assaults is adequate or whether the campus has sufficient mental health resources. Meanwhile, Columbia Police say they're not making progress in their investigation of the alleged sexual assault against Menu-Corey.
Graduate students express need for safe, affordable and flexible day care, such as has been offered by the Student Parent Center in University Village.
João Vale de Almeida, the European Union ambassador to the U.S., called for more cooperation between the U.S. and the EU and presented a proposed new trade partnership between the two. He said Missouri will directly benefit from a stronger trade and investment cooperation.
Ray McGovern spoke at a social justice lecture on Tuesday at MU on topics such as the Iraq War and the Edward Snowden leaks.
Manor House, located on Hitt Street near the MU Memorial Student Union, will close for renovations in May 2015. It is one of four MU-owned apartments for graduate students or students with families.
Renovations are estimated to cost $9.85 million, according to the MU News Bureau.
Saint Louis University said depression is a big issue in medical schools across the U.S., affecting 20 to 30 percent of medical students.
About 20 MU educators were nominated for the 2014 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, which includes a $10,000 check. The five winners were chosen according to student testimony and colleagues' evaluations.
Ilhyung Lee teaches an alternative dispute resolution class designed to develop a cultural fluency in its students. He said it is one of five such classes taught in the country.
Graduates who can immediately begin building equity in housing or stocks and bonds get more time to see their investments grow, while indebted graduates spend years paying principal and interest on loans. The standard student loan repayment schedule is 10 years, but can be much longer.
Jim Marshall, whose son died of a heroin overdose, spoke to raise awareness of the dangers associated with gateway drugs, such as prescription pills, that can lead to more serious addictions.
MU is finalizing a reporting requirement for faculty and staff when a student makes a complaint to them of sexual harassment or other discrimination prohibited by Title IX.
Amid worries that U.S. youth are losing a global skills race, supporters of a no-tuition policy see expanding access to community college as way to boost educational attainment so the emerging workforces in their states look good to employers.