UM System Board of Curators discusses plans for the new year at December meeting

The board discussed the naming of New Hall, an MU residence hall, after black journalist Lucile Bluford, who was denied entrance to the journalism school based on her race.

“Thrifty budget” reduces overall MU law school debt by $25,000 since 2014

The financial aid office works with students on reducing living expenses with hopes that they graduate with significantly less debt.

New engineering scholarship honors memory of late MU graduate

The Scott N. Wright Memorial Scholarship will benefit in-state mechanical engineering students in perpetuity.

Showcase features students’ original garments and wearable art

The Student Apparel Design Showcase was MU’s first to include work from students in each of the creative textiles classes along with intermediate and advanced fiber art.

Education professor develops mental health screening tool for public schools

Education professor Stephen Kilgus has worked to develop a survey assessment for middle and high school students regarding their own emotions and reactions.

UM System Board of Curators discusses plans for the new year at December meeting

The board discussed the naming of New Hall, an MU residence hall, after black journalist Lucile Bluford, who was denied entrance to the journalism school based on her race.

“Thrifty budget” reduces overall MU law school debt by $25,000 since 2014

The financial aid office works with students on reducing living expenses with hopes that they graduate with significantly less debt.

Showcase features students’ original garments and wearable art

The Student Apparel Design Showcase was MU’s first to include work from students in each of the creative textiles classes along with intermediate and advanced fiber art.

New engineering scholarship honors memory of late MU graduate

The Scott N. Wright Memorial Scholarship will benefit in-state mechanical engineering students in perpetuity.

Education professor develops mental health screening tool for public schools

Education professor Stephen Kilgus has worked to develop a survey assessment for middle and high school students regarding their own emotions and reactions.

MU College of Engineering student chosen as first recipient of EWF fellowship

The fellowship is the result of a partnership between the MU College of Engineering and the Executive Women’s Forum.

Board of Curators approves preliminary plans for capital projects

The varying projects will benefit each of the UM System campuses and MU Health Care, to be reviewed again in March.

MU professor’s book looks into the role of place in indigenous activism

The book focuses on three areas: the Cheslatta Carrier Nation in British Columbia, the Wakarusa Wetlands near Lawrence, Kansas and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in New Zealand.

New incentive program for faculty adoption, adaptation or creation of affordable and open educational resources announced by UM System

Grant awards range from $1,000 to $11,000, depending on the number of students enrolled, the cost of the resources per student and whether the professor adopts, adapts or creates content.

$3 million scanner and isolation unit opens at MU veterinary hospital

The scanner, a $3 million investment, will be used to further treatment for cancer, among other chronic diseases, associate oncology professor Dr. Jeffrey Bryan said.

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