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Oct. 18, 2017

MUPD’s messaging system, MU Alert, aims to keep students updated and aware

By Stephi Smith

MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt said that sending out each MU Alert emergency message is an individual decision.

MU project awarded $1.25 million grant to improve STEM literacy in middle schools

MU project awarded $1.25 million grant to improve STEM literacy in middle schools

By Allison Cho

Biochemistry professor William Folk encourages students to take part in the five-year project.

Oct. 17, 2017
MU estate planning program to benefit both law students and Boone County residents

MU estate planning program to benefit both law students and Boone County residents

By Morgan Smith

The Mizzou Law Pro Bono Estate Planning Program will allow eight law students to give pro bono legal services to community members in need.

“Time to Listen” event fosters discussion regarding race and religion

By Galen Bacharier

The discussion focused in part on how those in power can help minorities.

Oct. 16, 2017

Department of Energy award takes MU Grad student to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

By Lauren Clerc

Graduate student Alexander Myers will leave MU in January to study radioactive elements in a nationally-renowned lab.

Oct. 13, 2017
Textile and apparel management student reflects on New York Fashion Week

Textile and apparel management student reflects on New York Fashion Week

By Lauren Bishop

Mattix entered and won an essay competition sponsored by the department of textile and apparel management, MU Licensing & Trademarks and the Collegiate Licensing Company for a trip to Fashion Week on Sept. 8-10.

Oct. 11, 2017
MU’s new chancellor hopes to bring university’s potential to light by understanding campus community

MU’s new chancellor hopes to bring university’s potential to light by understanding campus community

By Allison Cho

I remember calling my wife and saying, ‘I’m going to be disappointed if I don’t get this position’ because I saw this place and I had known a lot about it too, but it was nothing like walking on the campus,” Chancellor Alexander Cartwright said.

Oct. 10, 2017

MUPD releases annual crime statistics report

By Stephi Smith

On-campus, non-campus and public property locations have seen major shifts among liquor and drug law arrests, as well as hate crimes.

Oct. 9, 2017
MU law professor’s blog about impeachment receives national attention

MU law professor’s blog about impeachment receives national attention

By Morgan Smith

“Impeachable Offenses” looks into the legal argument both for and against the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Science of Love series presents Helen Fisher, ‘leading expert on love and attraction’

Science of Love series presents Helen Fisher, ‘leading expert on love and attraction’

By Stephi Smith

Fisher explained how to find and keep love in modern era, using brain chemistry and biology to connect people.

Oct. 5, 2017

MU School of Health Professions introduces traveling diversity library

By Anne Clinkenbeard

The collection of books and movies will be moved into a different faculty member’s office every few months.

New student-owned businesses to open in Student Center

New student-owned businesses to open in Student Center

By Clare Roth

Homemade cosmetics shop, handmade jewelry shop and homemade popcorn shop will open through the Missouri Student Unions Entrepreneurial Program.

Second annual State of Accessibility meeting highlights accessibility initiatives on campus

By Stephi Smith

The Disability Center plans to add new parking signs and address accessibility regarding motorized vehicles on campus next.

Oct. 4, 2017

UM System Board of Curators discuss changes in culture of the board and university branding

By Olivia Garrett and UNews Staff Writers

The Board welcomed two new curators and a new student representative, marking the first time the full board has met in months.

Oct. 3, 2017

College of Human Environmental Sciences announces new Faculty Scholars program

By Tatyana Monnay

“One of the things I love about Mizzou is the emphasis they have on helping junior faculty be successful,” HES Faculty Scholar Kelli Canada said.

Graduate student takes science to rural communities in Missouri

By Stephi Smith

Graduate student Arianna Soldati will lead Science on Wheels, a program that focuses on teaching rural Missouri communities about different MU research projects.

MU office restructuring to create efficiency and synergy between departments, improve student experience

By Lauren Bishop

Students can expect to see changes in Greek Life, Residential Life and student engagement.

Oct. 2, 2017
Centennial Kick-Off Concert begins School of Music’s anniversary celebration

Centennial Kick-Off Concert begins School of Music’s anniversary celebration

By Morgan Smith

A book compiling personal, historical accounts related to the School of Music will be released later this year.

MU College of Engineering partners with driving safety campaign

By Anne Clinkenbeard

The “Buckle Up Phone Down” campaign is designed to spread awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and not wearing seat belts.

Oct. 1, 2017

Open forums held to evaluate student experience at MU

By Sarah Peterson

The forums were led by consulting company Keeling & Associates as part of an evaluation of MU support programs and services.