The award celebrates various areas of diversity from gender to economic strata.
The institute invited 14 speakers to give presentations ranging from coffee production to Ebola.
Rex Sinquefield resigned from the DFA board in 2013, just six days after a teachers union accused him of having ties to people who favor cutting teachers’ pension.
The scholarship aims to improve college enrollment rates of high-achieving Missouri students.
Over 35 students gathered in the Multicultural Center on Thursday to discuss how sustainability stretches beyond the environment.
RHA hopes the event will help encourage more sustainable energy use on campus.
“We’re trying to have the campuses do what’s best for their student population,” said Betsy Rodriguez, UM System vice president for human resource.
“This is a truly extraordinary opportunity for the university,” Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said.
The buildings on campus may seem normal on the surface, but many are actually models of sustainability.
Currently, a $400,000 subsidy from MU is helping the press stay afloat.