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Jul. 10, 2018

Tuition to increase at least 1 percent in fall 2018

The 1 percent increase was settled on after the UM System Board of Curators struck a deal with Missouri lawmakers to keep state funding.

Jul. 10, 2018

Board of Curators approve policies for transition assistance benefits, sick leave and personal days

They also agreed to combine the Ethics and Compliance Hotline and the Bias Hotline.

Jul. 10, 2018

School of Nursing welcomes new dean

Selection committee chooses Sarah Thompson as the Sinclair School of Nursing’s new dean as a result of her leadership in healthcare.

Jul. 08, 2018

New provost announced, concludes six month search

Latha Ramchand, dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, will effectively begin her work August 15.

Jun. 01, 2018

Residential Life adopts neighborhoods for new housing application

In an attempt to help foster a new sense of community as well as simplify the overall process, Residential Life has worked with MU’s admissions office to develop a new housing application.

May. 30, 2018

MU School of Journalism replaces courses, changes curriculum

Key changes include fewer emphasis areas, elimination of interest areas and changes to specific courses.

May. 30, 2018

Chancellor to announce new provost before fall semester

As of May 9, every candidate has been on campus to participate in open forums involving students, staff and faculty as the final step in applying.

May. 06, 2018

MU Engagement and Extension to work with Missouri communities on solving economic, education and health issues

The launch of new MU Engagement websites will allow MU and Missouri communities to collaborate to solve economic, education and health matters.

May. 04, 2018

President Choi and Chancellor Cartwright give updates on budget cuts, faculty retention, cost of attendance

The discussion included plans about the provision of new resources for research, salary increases for faculty members and students’ cost of attendance.

May. 02, 2018

Professors break ground in political science, medicine and social interaction this year

Research discoveries, publications and fellowship opportunities show how professors are shaping MU and the world.

May. 02, 2018

MU welcomes two-time Pulitzer winner Larry Price to speak

Price presented photographs of children in Africa and Asia as they engaged in labor for nearly non-existent pay and exposed themselves to hazardous working conditions surrounded by toxins.

May. 02, 2018

Presidential Engagement Fellows to spread UM system research throughout the state

“The plan is to have faculty who are already good at communicating with the public to be out there, but not just in local areas across the entire state,” Angela Speck, professor and director at the MU Department of Physics and Astronomy, said. “Between all of the engagement fellows, we’ll cover every county in the state.”

May. 01, 2018

Professors recognized for accomplishments in research and service

Research advancements and citizenship service recognized through UM System President's Awards.

May. 01, 2018

Bright Flight Promise Program proposed to award more students with higher sums of money, as long as they reside in Missouri after graduation

Bright Flight Promise Program proposed to award more students with higher sums of money, as long as they reside in Missouri after graduation

Apr. 30, 2018

March for Science - Mid-Missouri holds a panel discussion over issues and triumphs in the fields of research and public policy

Panelists discussed how to continue advocating for science-based policy and how to get involved in the movement.

Apr. 30, 2018

UM system contributes $5.4 billion to state economy in 2017

Consulting firm Tripp Umbach found that the Columbia campus had a $3.9 billion impact on the state in fiscal 2017.

Apr. 24, 2018

College of Education hosts workshop on diversity in children’s literature

“Picture books are art,” Angie Zapata, an assistant professor with the College of Education, said.

Apr. 23, 2018

Tap Day tradition continues with over 80 new honor society members

MU’s six secret societies welcomed 65 student members and 17 honor taps.

Apr. 18, 2018

Life Sciences Week brings together posters, speakers, scientists across MU’s campus

Life Sciences Week took place from April 9-14 and was sponsored by the MU School of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources.

Apr. 18, 2018

School of Law student advocates for mental health services

After her personal battle with anxiety, MU law student Jessica Chinnadurai found a way to help classmates struggling with mental health and substance abuse.

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