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Jan. 23, 2018

Siren system proposal earns engineering student group third place at national competition

The Traffic Control Device Challenge issued students the challenge to create a unique and feasible system to prevent wrong-way drivers.

Jan. 23, 2018

Open forum hosted by provost search committee focuses on necessary experience, leadership qualities

The search committee consists of 21 students, deans, faculty and staff members and will meet regularly before selecting candidates.

Dec. 14, 2017

UM System Board of Curators discusses plans for the new year at December meeting

The board discussed the naming of New Hall, an MU residence hall, after black journalist Lucile Bluford, who was denied entrance to the journalism school based on her race.

Dec. 14, 2017

“Thrifty budget” reduces overall MU law school debt by $25,000 since 2014

The financial aid office works with students on reducing living expenses with hopes that they graduate with significantly less debt.

Dec. 12, 2017

Showcase features students’ original garments and wearable art

The Student Apparel Design Showcase was MU’s first to include work from students in each of the creative textiles classes along with intermediate and advanced fiber art.

Dec. 09, 2017

New engineering scholarship honors memory of late MU graduate

The Scott N. Wright Memorial Scholarship will benefit in-state mechanical engineering students in perpetuity.

Dec. 02, 2017

Education professor develops mental health screening tool for public schools

Education professor Stephen Kilgus has worked to develop a survey assessment for middle and high school students regarding their own emotions and reactions.

Nov. 29, 2017

MU College of Engineering student chosen as first recipient of EWF fellowship

The fellowship is the result of a partnership between the MU College of Engineering and the Executive Women’s Forum.

Nov. 29, 2017

Board of Curators approves preliminary plans for capital projects

The varying projects will benefit each of the UM System campuses and MU Health Care, to be reviewed again in March.

Nov. 26, 2017

MU professor’s book looks into the role of place in indigenous activism

The book focuses on three areas: the Cheslatta Carrier Nation in British Columbia, the Wakarusa Wetlands near Lawrence, Kansas and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in New Zealand.

Nov. 20, 2017

New incentive program for faculty adoption, adaptation or creation of affordable and open educational resources announced by UM System

Grant awards range from $1,000 to $11,000, depending on the number of students enrolled, the cost of the resources per student and whether the professor adopts, adapts or creates content.

Nov. 19, 2017

$3 million scanner and isolation unit opens at MU veterinary hospital

The scanner, a $3 million investment, will be used to further treatment for cancer, among other chronic diseases, associate oncology professor Dr. Jeffrey Bryan said.

Nov. 19, 2017

Cartwright delivers first 100 days address, announces two new scholarships

The chancellor also announced initiatives to help transfer students.

Nov. 16, 2017

MU College of Arts and Science offers new online economics degree

The program gives graduate students a hands-on approach in understanding economics.

Nov. 15, 2017

‘Two Years Later...’ reflects on fall 2015 protests, encourages communication for race-related issues

Keynote speaker and senior Marshall Allen identified what he saw as problematic policies the university has in place regarding protests.

Nov. 14, 2017

MU program strives to help improve communication for those with aphasia

Through both individual and group therapy, MU graduate students encourage their clients to use language in a social setting through the LEAP program.

Nov. 14, 2017

Medical foundation donates $2 million to MU orthopaedic surgeon for future studies, research

Dr. James Stannard has received awards for his work in the past on orthopaedic surgery and knee surgeries.

Nov. 13, 2017

Sinclair School of Nursing Dean Judith Miller to retire in December

Miller plans to move back home to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and write a book in her retirement.

Nov. 12, 2017

Missouri Court of Appeals visits law school, hears three cases

Missouri Court of Appeals visits law school, hears three cases

Nov. 10, 2017

New ROTC scholarship to benefit incoming students beginning fall 2018

The Mizzou ROTC Scholarship will cover room and board for incoming national Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines scholarship winners.

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