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Melinda Hemmelgarn is passionate about helping children make healthy food choices.
It's more than just snapping plastic blocks together.
Media chatter about bird flu has slowed, but it's still a legitimate global threat.
Sometimes a map can convey information in ways that words and numbers can't, says Walter Schroeder, associate professor emeritus of geography.
Freshman Mike Guinn got some assistance from his parents and Mizzou staff as he moved his essentials of college life into the Gillett Hall dorm room.
Jordan Marshall plans to be a doctor, but for now, he's happy to be a worm curator.
A finance professor who urges his students to seek work experience through internships and travel has gone to extremes for his own work in the field.
Faced with critical financial needs, campus leaders have drawn up a three-year plan — called Compete Missouri — that by July 2008 will raise $7 million a year through cost savings, new revenues and by not filling many vacant job positions.
The General Classroom Building (GCB) was dedicated as Strickland Hall Oct. 19 to honor Arvarh Strickland.
An MU scientist has developed a method for measuring deadly skin cancer using lasers that can detect a mere 10 melanoma cells in a blood sample.
Missourians need to take water conservation seriously now — before water shortages become a serious problem.
MU's water polo club team has to scrape together the cash to play a scrappy sport.
To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Boone County National Bank is hosting a downtown Columbia birthday bash.