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2 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Theatre of Illusion comes to Hampton

There are the ones who simply want to be amazed, and there are the ones who want to break down the illusion and come up with rational explanations for how the guy on stage is able to manipulate the audience's perceptions.


Related Topix: Entertainment

4 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

MU gift funds cancer research

Mizzou graduate Mark McAndrew gave the money to the University of Missouri to create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Suburban ghettos like Ferguson are ticking time bombs

Todd Swanstrom is the Des Lee Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration at the University of Missouri-St.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Occidental College, St Louis County, MO, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago |

Mizzou Football Coach to Players -- I'LL Teach You to Dougie

The University of Missouri football team time-warped all the way back to 2011 yesterday ... when one of the coaches stopped practice to run a clinic on HOW TO DOUGIE!! Apparently, dance parties are pretty common at Tigers practices ... they've done the wiggle wiggle , the yeet and even the Haka dance .


6 hrs ago |

Ivy Tech Northeast announces new dean for Technology division

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is pleased to welcome Darrel J. Kesler, Ph.D., as the college's new dean for the Technology Division.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Agriculture, Science, Indiana

14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Ferguson Activists Say Shooting Shows Need to Vote

A campaign is under way to register voters in the Missouri county where the fatal police shooting of a black teenager sparked violent protests -- and where turnout in the most recent election was 12 percent.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Vinita Park, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Ranchers begin to rebuild cattle herds

Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope's 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Mo.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture


Contract extended for University of Missouri president

Board Chairman Don Downing said in a news release that enrollment and donations have substantially increased since Wolfe became system president in February 2012.


Christian Science Monitor

'Excellent Sheep' calls for colleges to reform their admissions process

William Deresiewicz, a former university professor, self-identifies as a "cultural critic."


Related Topix: Columbia University, Yale University, Davidson College

Detroit Free Press

Tensions in Ferguson have been simmering below the surface for decades

The police shooting of Michael Brown was the spark. But the tinder fueling the anger and resentment that has exploded in Ferguson, Mo., has been building for decades.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Glasgow Village, MO


Gene Therapy Protects Mice From Lethal Heart Condition, Researchers Find

A new gene therapy developed by researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine has been shown to protect mice from a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular dystrophy.


Tue Aug 19, 2014


Ferguson media gets into the story

The line between news reporting and opinion is blurring in Ferguson, Mo., as some national journalists inject their perspective and even themselves into the story.


Related Topix: Journalism, Ferguson, MO


Patricia "Dale" Oberer, May 16, 1937 - Aug. 17, 2014, of Columbia

She graduated from University of Missouri with a Bachelors in General Studies and a Master of Arts in Journalism.


Related Topix: Missouri, Columbia, MO, University of San Francisco, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel

Las Cruces Sun-News

NMSU College of Education dean to retire

Morehead will retire July 31, 2015. He submitted his formal letter of retirement Aug. 1 and announced the decision in an email to colleagues earlier this month.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Northern Arizona University, Emporia State University, Salt Lake City, UT


2014 August 19

Tyson Foods is the subject of a federal criminal investigation of its role in the discharge of a food supplement into a southwest Missouri town's wastewater - The Columbia City Council has approved a Texas-based housing developer's proposal to build a downtown student apartment complex near the University of Missouri campus.


Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Warrensburg, MO

The Daily Caller

Presents: America's Most Delicious Colleges

Most schools in America try to their stuff students with cheap food that would probably be rejected by inmates serving life sentences.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Georgia, Southern University, Missouri

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Brian Entin

Brian graduated from the University of Missouri and got his start anchoring and reporting at KTVO, the ABC affiliate in Northeast Missouri.


The Washington Post

Greener Pastures Signaling U.S. Beef Supply Rebound: Commodities

Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope's 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Missouri.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Chicago, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014


BLOG: Have you met our new reporters? Meet Matthew and Leah

I am always so excited to work with new people. I mean, they're not new to the earth or anything, but they are new to our newsroom.



MU initiative receives $500,000 NSF grant to augment public science education and outreach

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional initiative designed to encourage education and outreach efforts that communicate the value of taxpayers' investment in federal scientific research.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin Madison, Iowa State University, Stanford University