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Former DFA execs make record-breaking donation to music school expansion

Rex Sinquefield resigned from the DFA board in 2013, just six days after a teachers union accused him of having ties to people who favor cutting teachers’ pension.

Lt. Bruce Britt honored for service and sacrifice

Britt died while helping residents evacuate University Village Apartments during a structural collapse last year.

Unused university land could create more STEM jobs

The 5-year plan would offer tax incentives to companies who used the land.

MU cancels classes for 13th time in history due to snow

Only “situationally critical” employees are required to report to work.

After Ferguson, state lawmaker introduces special-prosecutor bill

The proposed bill seeks to eliminate prosecutor bias.

Symposium on Charlie Hebdo attacks, implications on free speech held at MU

The symposium included speeches from students, professors and professionals.

Transfer student seeks diversity, identity at MU

A record number of students are enrolled for spring semester 2015.

Tour Team implements blind application to avoid exclusive ‘leadership culture’

The process assigns each applicant a number and prohibits applicants from mentioning specific Greek affiliation.

Full-time employment during college insufficient to cover tuition costs

With the 2014 average debt of MU graduates coming to nearly $25,000, students work both full and part time in attempts to afford college.

Professors Birchler, Katti to be inducted as NAI Fellows

The two professors join Chancellor Loftin and Dr. Hank Foley as NAI Fellows from MU.

Parson, Pfeffer win 2014 Geyer Award

The award celebrates advocacy for and contributions to MU.

MU to participate in AAU sexual assault climate survey

The survey will be conducted in April 2015.

Delafontaine begins as MU School of Medicine dean

Delafontaine said he plans to improve the academic structure of the School of Medicine by integrating clinical work, research, and teaching.

MU4MikeBrown demonstration draws hundreds

The event began at noon and lasted for about an hour and a half.

Open Forum for provost candidate Michele Wheatly

The former West Virginia University provost stressed the importance of student feedback and increasing faculty loyalty at MU.

MU extends no-smoking ban to city-owned streets on campus

Parts of Conley, Hitt, Ninth and Rollins streets are now off-limits to smokers.

MU receives 'Military Friendly' title for sixth year

The MU Veterans Center has provided services for veteran students since 2007.

Ordinance prohibits private campus shuttles from certain routes

MU was not consulted when the new ordinance came into effect.