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Sep. 18, 2019

Esports team begins training in new facility, gearing up for inaugural season

With tournaments set to commence in the coming weeks, the inaugural esports team has been practicing since the start of the school year to make its official debut.

Sep. 18, 2019

Rural health grant largest in School of Medicine’s history

The grant will allow the School of Medicine to address doctor shortages in rural Missouri.

Sep. 17, 2019

Vietnamese Student Union starts conversation on authentic identity at Sept. 10 meeting

The Vietnamese Student Union holds a discussion where members are encouraged to reflect on their personal identities while fostering connections within the VSU community.

Sep. 17, 2019

MU holds wreath laying ceremony to commemorate 18 years since Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

Provost Latha Ramchand spoke and the ROTC posted the colors.

Sep. 16, 2019

New Bird policies might cost riders

Bird has implemented fees for illegal parking, raised prices for rides and put slow zones in place on the MU campus.

Sep. 16, 2019

Investment in Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station highlights cutting edge MU agricultural program

Record-setting investment in Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station will help update and upgrade centers doing cutting edge research.

Sep. 16, 2019

University hosts mental health summit, encourages students to get help

Student veterans who suffer from mental health issues were the center of a summit conversation at Memorial Union.

Sep. 16, 2019

Google Engineering networking events stress importance of inclusivity, diversity in the workplace

Events held by Google engineers last week at the MU College of Engineering included resume and interview workshops and talks about life as a software engineer.

Sep. 16, 2019

Family Weekend expected to bring extra visitors to campus, Columbia businesses prepare for an increase in sales

An influx of parents, siblings and friends of MU students were expected as the Division of Student Affairs hosted events around campus.

Sep. 16, 2019

Preservation project addresses exterior, interior Jesse Hall dome fixtures

Scaffolding around the Jesse Hall dome went up last spring to repair aspects affected by water damage.

Sep. 16, 2019

Students find ways to be present on campus with Involvement Week’s events

Involvement Week featured over 20 events, including the Get Involved Fair, Step Forward Day and an International Welcome Party.

Sep. 12, 2019

Economics professor surprised with $5,000 award during lecture

The award is given to top professors in the Department of Economics, in order to honor the legacy of former professor of economics Walter Johnson, who taught at MU for 33 years.

Sep. 10, 2019

MSA aims to increase membership through holding town halls, among new plans

MSA towns halls and committee meetings to allow more open-ended conversations and questions with students.

Sep. 10, 2019

Medical marijuana brings dispensaries to Columbia

Medical marijuana is now legal in Missouri and patients will be able to purchase medical marijuana in spring 2020.

Sep. 10, 2019

MU professors develop new technique for food contaminant detection

The new biosensor technology has the potential to improve the accuracy and time-span of food safety tests.

Sep. 09, 2019

Parking at MU improves, but still has a long way to go

Despite investments of hundreds of thousands of dollars, MU parking still falls short of expectations for many students.

Sep. 08, 2019

Speakers on campus share controversial messages, displaying MU’s freedom of speech

While there are some restrictions on expressive actions, MU provides a fairly open platform to share ideas.

Sep. 08, 2019

MU research grant aims to provide health information services to underserved communities throughout Midwest

The grant provides opportunity for twelve librarians to learn how to provide better health information services to underserved communities throughout the Midwest.

Sep. 08, 2019

Local defense attorney speaks at Know Your Rights event centering on police encounters

Defense attorney Dan Viets went over what to do when speaking with a police officer at your dorm or on the road.

Sep. 08, 2019

Camp COE enables students to have reliable support system for their time at MU

Camp COE offered events for students to get involved including zip-lining, paintball, a climbing wall and Tom-a-Hawk throwing.

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