Michele Wheatly was a provost at West Virginia University from 2009 to June 2014. A search committee selected her as a candidate to replace former provost Brian Foster, who retired in December 2013.
The grant, from State Farm Insurance, would expand the center's outdoor classrooms to five more schools.
Columbia police said that after Willis Stokes III was read his Miranda rights, he confessed to setting fire to bulletin boards and trash downtown.
Permit restrictions are intended to help whitetail numbers stabilize after liberal regulations and disease combined to push deer numbers down.
A vigil in remembrance of Chris Nicklow will be held at 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Sigma Pi fraternity house.
About 45 percent of residential fires that occurred in 2011 were caused from cooking, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.
Columbia residents interested in attending the World Cafe can reserve a spot until Wednesday morning by contacting the Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Department at 214-3960.
The insides of persimmon seeds, almanacs and professional meteorologists provide different forecasts for the coming winter.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Controversy surrounds Homecoming blood drive; Rock Bridge football's kicker becomes first female to score
Chick-fil-A is coming to Columbia, a power plant shuts down and Hickman High School celebrates the 100th anniversary of being the Kewpies were also among the week's most-read stories.
This week Missourian photographers captured images of a rainbow at MU, one woman's keeping of the Halloween spirit, Royals fans celebrating the team's advance to the World Series and the search for a man who fell off of a bluff in Callaway County.
A special tour of the Katy Trail on Tuesday and Wednesday gave nursing home and retirement facility residents a chance to enjoy the fall colors from the comfort of a tram coach.
Alisha's Pink Pumpkin Painting Party was held at the MU Bradford Research Center where people decorated pumpkins to boost awareness of breast cancer and the need for mammograms.
The ordinance would decriminalize the possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana or the cultivation of up to two marijuana plants. It's scheduled for a public hearing and council vote Monday.
The school's principal said the Stallion Stampede fundraiser typically brings in at least $10,000. This year the school plans to use that money to buy iPads.
Rock Bridge, Hickman and Battle high schools were among the schools competing in the annual event Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
MU students Sequoyah Moore and Ashley Bland were among a dozen performers featured in MU's second annual Black 'N Gold Drag Show.
Dalrymple, who was previously dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, New York, has been leading the college since May 1.
Discrepancies between Randall Fennewald's stated location and GPS signals on his cellphone led to confusion in the search for the victim.
After escaping the Khmer Rouge, one family made a life for themselves in Columbia.
The opening night of the Talking Horse Productions show brought out Columbia thespians and 62 theatergoers.