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Journalist Jim Lehrer’s passing marked by long-standing legacy

After a 36-year career in broadcast journalism and many years of work at MU, PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer died in his home on Jan. 23.

Military analyst and MU alumnus Jarred Prier discusses social media as cyber warfare

Prier discussed how cyber warfare has been used against the U.S. and its citizens.

During 50th anniversary celebration, food science program reflects on past and looks to future

The program looks forward to the future of food science in nutrition, preservation and modern technology.

Engineering Building West renamed after award-winning MU alumnus

Robert Naka attended MU after spending nine months in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

Alumni reflect on years of racism at MU

“I think this is a litmus as well as an example for equality and to open a dialogue about race and justice and collaboration in our country,” graduate Jeff Beckham said.

MU alum Sheryl Crow to perform at the Homecoming concert

All the proceeds go toward the School of Music’s new building.

Homecoming Grand Marshals honored for contributions to university

The Grand Marshals are the tri-chairs of the new campaign Mizzou: Our Time to Lead.

Alumna Mo Scarpelli explores Afghan journalism in documentary

“Frame by Frame” will be premiering at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 15.

Parson, Pfeffer win 2014 Geyer Award

The award celebrates advocacy for and contributions to MU.

Dan Jenski comes full circle with feature-length film, 'ADDicted'

Jenski left MU in 2005 to pursue a career in the film industry.

Alumna’s essay on depression goes viral

Pohle’s story received over 900,000 views online.

Future-focused messaging app Incubate debuts on campus

A new messaging app allows users to send messages up to 25 years into the future.

ESPN’s John Anderson to host second annual College Avenue Mile

During last year’s race, Anderson raised more than $30,000 to assist underprivileged schoolchildren in the Columbia area.

Alumnus Tim Elfrink publishes book on MLB Biogenesis scandal

“Blood Sport” was released in July and has received positive reviews from media outlets like The Washington Post.

Sharing stories and shattering the glass ceiling: #MOVEgoeslong No. 1: The Riveter

MU alumnae create longform magazine highlighting female voices

MU graduates tour U.S. in Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles

2014 graduates Joey Greenstein, Jessica Smith and Jackson Hobbs have become brand ambassadors for Oscar Mayer.

Alumna Hayley Besheer creates MADI Apparel to help women in need

Make a Difference Intimate Apparel (MADI) donates underwear to help women all over the world.

MU alum John Juettner publishes first novel

The idea for Juettner’s novel was sparked by a class assignment at MU.

Biannual Alumni Exhibition honors Gemkow and Pfeifer’s human portrayal

Gemkow and Pfeifer offer unique perspectives on life through art.

The Unofficial CoMo Hall of Fame

Whether you knew it or not, Columbia and MU have bred some pretty big names.