Feb. 1, 2017
The nine-seat UM System Board of Curators will go into their first meeting of the calendar year short five members, the Columbia Tribune reported Jan. 26. The terms of three members, Pam Henrickson, Jon Sundvold and Donald Cupps, expired Dec. 31, and two others, Mary Nelson and Thomas Voss, resigned ...
Dec. 8, 2016
The honorees’ work covers a range of areas from plant genetics to specialized cardiology.
Dec. 5, 2016
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley expressed his desire to retain the position.
Dec. 1, 2016
President-designate Mun Y. Choi introduced specific goals, such as providing open source textbooks, for promoting student success.
Nov. 29, 2016
By Megan Smith
The Federal Aid Department moved the date of when the FAFSA opens forward and changed the required tax information.
Preparing for retirement, News Bureau Executive Director Mary Jo Banken looks back on her 28-year career
Banken’s daughter Laura Lindsey: “She is a very strong woman, and she raised me and my sister as a single mom while she was working full-time. We looked to her example of how successful she has been to mold our careers.”
Nov. 17, 2016
Provost Garnett Stokes: “I have every confidence that he will work effectively with CAFNR’s internal and external constituents and with my office as well.”
Nov. 15, 2016
Professor Steven Watts: “What I began to discover was that Kennedy, in the public realm, offered a kind of antidote to that great fear of the weakening of American men.”
By Victoria Kuz
UM System President-designate Mun Choi led initiatives to increase diversity at the University of Connecticut.
Nov. 14, 2016
Director of Educational Technologies Dana Wren: “I felt from the beginning that this should be a campus decision.”
Nov. 13, 2016
By Victoria Kuz
Vice Provost Jim Spain: “The goal for us is just to provide an opportunity for our students to gain access to an exciting career in IT that are made more available by this partnership and this relationship that we have with Revature.”
Nov. 10, 2016
The contract explains his duties as president and benefits to be received.
Nov. 9, 2016
By Brendan Crowley and Brooke Collier
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
By Sylvia Maehr
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”
Nov. 8, 2016
Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.
By Caroline Kealy and Olivia Garrett
Each of the candidates that are currently representing the Columbia area in the Missouri House of Representatives voted against UM System budget cuts.
School of Medicine spokeswoman Mary Jenkins: “Dr. Laine Young-Walker brings excellent credentials and training to her new role.”
Nov. 7, 2016
By Megan Smith
Students could potentially lose $300 in scholarship funds.
Coalition of Graduate Workers Outreach Officer Joseph Moore: “We are employees, so we should be treated like employees.”
Nov. 2, 2016
CRC Research Director Abraham Eisenstark: “We’ll have a double-whammy. We have the cargo vehicle, the bacteria, and we have the cargo to do some destruction.”