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.
The report focuses on incidents involving Derrick Washington. ESPN reported that Washington was involved in "one alleged rape, one alleged physical assault, one sexual assault and one domestic assault," according to ESPN
Under the terms of the extended contract, the president's base salary of $459,000 and incentive pay of $100,000 will remain the same.
During the school year, MU's Kappa Delta house is filled with as many as 200 sorority sisters. House Director Marit Vogelsong works behind the scenes to make sure the house is in order, its staff have what they need and her girls know where to go for support or information.
ZOU Cabs, a bicycle taxi service started by an MU finance student, began transporting customers in mid-June. The business' now six bikers look forward to continuing their late-night pedaling into the fall, when its founder thinks demand will switch to a higher gear.
Jane Goodall will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Mizzou Arena. Tickets are now available.
MU's Broader Impacts Network was awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation.
The mansion, identified for the nomination by its former name, Welch Hall, will be considered alongside eight other historical buildings across Missouri.
"East-West Dialogues: Paintings by Chinese Visiting Scholars & Their Hosting Art Professors," on view through Friday, is the culmination of a visit by four Chinese art scholars and the exchange and interaction between the Chinese artists and MU art professors.
The nonprofit started a crowdsourcing campaign to raise money for more resources for people with autism.