Around the Columns
Katie Long, 20, a junior in communications at MU, found out two years ago that she carries the gene for Huntington's disease. Now, she helps raise public awareness about the disease, which has no cure.
On May 16, 2009, Mizzou awarded 4,820 degrees to 4,378 graduates. See the breakdown of graduates by school and college.
Track Coach Rick McGuire created a two-day teachable moment by dedicating a track meet between Mizzou and University of Virginia to Thomas Jefferson.
Corey Hale graduated May 2009. Both he and his sidekick pup, therapy dog golden retriever Alma, are ready to embark on a career in rehabilitation.
MU textile and apparel management students arranged exhibits for History's Closet, an exclusive viewing and fundraising event for the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
English Professor Anand Prahlad took a 16-year hiatus from playing music while his studies occupied his time, until one of his students convinced him to resume his relationship with the guitar.
Residents of three MU residence halls competed in MU's first ever Building Dashboard Competition, which encourages students to reduce their energy use on campus.
The gold jerseys on defense dominated the annual inter-squad game 68-40 on April 18 to end the spring practice season.