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Launching a field hockey team may sound like a new idea, but MU's players have actually revived a sport that was popular at Mizzou in 1912.
He studies, and he trains. Period.
What's in a name? The recognition of Mizzou's unique role as Missouri's public flagship university, says Chancellor Brady Deaton.
Stitching almost seems secondary during the sewing circle at TigerPlace, a 33-unit retirement community in Columbia affiliated with MU's Sinclair School of Nursing.
Anyone who has ever interviewed for a job over lunch appreciates the importance of proper table manners.
Fat grams, allergy warnings, serving sizes, bar codes, kosher certification: Considering the fine print that already covers food packages, should labels also disclose whether foods include genetically modified (GM) ingredients?
Denice Adkins wanted to study abroad in college but felt she couldn't afford it. Now, the Fulbright Scholar Program will make her dream of living overseas possible.
"Sometimes we think when students leave medical school, they've left their teachers behind," says Elizabeth Garrett, professor of family and community medicine. "But in fact, they'll be surrounded by teachers their whole life."