Additional faculty and staff training on Title IX and a new website were among changes discussed at Thursday's Faculty Council meeting. A potential plan for Missouri to play in Thursday night football games next season was also brought up.
Annual event at Bradford Research Center featured tasting of more than 270 types of tomatoes and peppers.
The decision will help students in the A+ program get financial aid for two years at participatory colleges and universities, largely community and technical or vocational colleges.
Mizzou's official Twitter account has become more casual and personal lately. Today, the account celebrated Beyoncé's birthday with abundance of gif's.
An email sent Wednesday to MU employees included a survey to help the university determine the need for a hotel and conference center near campus.
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis will bring speakers to Columbia to implement ideas and processes for working with children with Down syndrome in public schools.
The MU Student Recreation Complex is discussing taking down the rock climbing wall to expand one of the complex's weight-training rooms, but no decision has been made yet.
The 10th annual Tomato Festival is expanding to accommodate more people this year. The festival aims to educate the community and interest them in growing tomatoes and other vegetables at home.
MU chancellor R. Bowen Loftin has "patterns" that he abides by on football game days.
Around 330 veterans are enrolled at MU this fall.
Alex Barker, director of the Museum of Art and Archaeology, said that the full galleries will open in early 2015 at the latest. The museums were moved in the spring because its homes, Pickard and Swallow halls, are being renovated.
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.