The seven members have a range of backgrounds and interests. Phillip Nguyen, 20, the president, was born in California and moved to Kansas City when he was in fourth grade. Nguyen studies civil engineering at MU.
A proposal outlined Wednesday by House Budget Chairman Rick Stream would provide a $122 million increase in basic aid for public school districts — significantly less than the $278 million increase proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Three graduate students discussed possible futures for their country: a war between Russia and Ukraine, the deployment of observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, or the disintegration of Ukraine.
Central Methodist announces plans to revamp four residence halls.
The money will be used for scholarships, provided recipients complete at least 120 hours of animal-related volunteer service each year.
University buildings such as the MU-owned University Village apartments do not receive formal structural inspections. Instead, maintenance workers make note of problems they spot when they make repairs or improvements inside buildings.
At least one fifth of the books that were exposed to mold last fall are salvageable, Director of Libraries Jim Cogswell told faculty members Thursday. .
Starting in the fall, the new department will offer a bachelor's degree in music. A minor in music that was housed under the Humanities Department will be transferred to the new department.
Wolfe and 19 other university presidents talked with senior White House officials about how to prevent future assaults on campus.
MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin discusses MU's land-grant standing, fundraising, building relationships with faculty and more.
The exhibit showcases some of Stephens College's 300 fur pieces, a few dating back to the late 1800s.
College of Education Dean Daniel Clay cites low graduate numbers as the main reason for the suspension. Some professors in the art education program think the numbers misrepresent the program's success.
The Jonathan Murray Documentary Journalism Center is expected to open in fall 2015 with KOMU News Director Stacey Woelfel as its first leader. Two other positions in the program are still being filled, and the curriculum is being determined, Woelfel said.
Dianne Lynch, president of Stephens College, announced Monday the school has received a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor. The donation is unrestricted and will be used for both traditional academic programs and new ventures at Stephens.
Columbia Fire Lt. Bruce Britt was fatally injured after a balcony walkway at an MU-run apartment complex collapsed early Saturday morning. Shortly after 4 a.m., the floor of the second-story balcony walkway at University Village apartments collapsed at one of the buildings near the southwest corner of Providence and Stewart roads.
The snake reported missing in Defoe-Graham Hall in January was found on Feb. 11
The MU Payroll Office mailed new 2013 W-2 forms after the original forms were sent out with the wrong ID numbers on Jan. 31.
Gov. Jay Nixon and University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe spoke at UM's Legislative Day on Tuesday morning. They addressed funding plans for the universities and emphasized the importance of STEM education in the state.
MU is on track to exceed its own fundraising record, according to a news release from the MU News Bureau.
MU history professor Jeffrey L. Pasley's book on the 1796 presidential election was named one of three finalists for the George Washington Book Prize.