mizzou http://kbia.org en MU's Clarkson taken in second round of NBA Draft http://kbia.org/post/mus-clarkson-taken-second-round-nba-draft <p></p><p>Former University of Missouri basketball player Jordan Clarkson was selected as the 46th overall pick in the NBA draft last night, and ended up with the Los Angeles Lakers. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:39:12 +0000 KBIA Staff 55266 at http://kbia.org MU's Clarkson taken in second round of NBA Draft University of Missouri discontinues Mizzou Reads program http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-discontinues-mizzou-reads-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After 10 years, the University of Missouri is discontinuing its </span>Mizzou<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Reads program due to a lack of faculty and staff participation.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 22:09:55 +0000 Taylor Pecko-Reid 52302 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri discontinues Mizzou Reads program MU researchers present work at Life Sciences Week http://kbia.org/post/mu-researchers-present-work-life-sciences-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 300 scientists and researchers at the University of Missouri presented their work at the </span>30th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual Life Sciences Week.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:56:21 +0000 Stephanie Kawula 51521 at http://kbia.org MU researchers present work at Life Sciences Week MU skeptics group brings big-name atheists to campus http://kbia.org/post/mu-skeptics-group-brings-big-name-atheists-campus <p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 24.972000122070313px;"><span style="line-height: 23.765px;">A conference this weekend -- the first conference ever hosted by the student skeptics organization at MU -- brought in well-known atheist speakers from around the country. </span></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:02:00 +0000 Heather Adams 49735 at http://kbia.org MU skeptics group brings big-name atheists to campus SEC video shoot has students cheering "Z-O-U" across MU campus http://kbia.org/post/sec-video-shoot-has-students-cheering-z-o-u-across-mu-campus <p>Students from the University of Missouri gathered around campus Tuesday to show their school spirit for an SEC Network promo.</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:23:21 +0000 Samantha Granes Bezic 49061 at http://kbia.org SEC video shoot has students cheering "Z-O-U" across MU campus Chabad marks end of Hanukkah with giant menorah lighting http://kbia.org/post/chabad-marks-end-hanukkah-giant-menorah-lighting <p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24.96875px;">The lighting of a giant menorah marked the final day of Hanukkah on Wednesday night at Tiger Plaza.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24.96875px;">Hosted by Chabad, about 35 people attended this year’s event.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:43:25 +0000 Mary Lorenzo | Columbia Faith & Values 44804 at http://kbia.org Chabad marks end of Hanukkah with giant menorah lighting Student group "Antlers" kicked out of second straight MU basketball game http://kbia.org/post/student-group-antlers-kicked-out-second-straight-mu-basketball-game <p>A University of Missouri student fan group was kicked out of its second straight men's basketball game over what school officials call a pattern of inappropriate chants.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that members of The Antlers were ejected from Mizzou Arena on Monday night early in the second half of Missouri's 78-64 win over IUPUI.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:35:49 +0000 Associated Press 44397 at http://kbia.org Student group "Antlers" kicked out of second straight MU basketball game NCAA suspends MU coach Frank Haith for 5 games for violations at Miami http://kbia.org/post/ncaa-suspends-mu-coach-frank-haith-5-games-violations-miami <p></p><p>Current Missouri men’s basketball coach and former Miami coach Frank Haith has been suspended for the first five regular season games of the season as penalty for his actions in the two year long Nevin Shapiro scandal.</p><p>On Tuesday, the NCAA handed out sanctions for its case against the University of Miami that involved former boosters and convicted felon Nevin Shapiro.</p><p>Haith will miss games against Southeastern Louisiana (Nov. 8), Southern Illinois (Nov. 12), Hawaii (Nov. 16), Gardner-Webb (Nov. 23) and IUPUI (Nov. 25). Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:51:35 +0000 Associated Press & Karen Mitchell & Courtney Kiley 42504 at http://kbia.org NCAA suspends MU coach Frank Haith for 5 games for violations at Miami Are the Hearnes Center's days numbered? http://kbia.org/post/are-hearnes-centers-days-numbered <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/sports/mu/q-a-with-mu-athletic-director-mike-alden/article_9c32752e-023d-11e3-8171-10604b9f6eda.html">Columbia Daily Tribune reports</a> University of Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is considering the "future and the viability" of the 41-year-old Hearnes Center now that the school's men's and women's basketball teams call Mizzou Arena home.</p><p>Alden says the field house named for former Governor Warren Hearnes is expensive to maintain and has high energy costs. He acknowledged the real estate next to Memorial Stadium may have more value as the university modernizes its athletic facilities. Mizzou Arena opened in 2004. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:28:42 +0000 Associated Press 38741 at http://kbia.org Are the Hearnes Center's days numbered? Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson picked in 1st round of NFL draft http://kbia.org/post/mizzous-sheldon-richardson-picked-1st-round-nfl-draft <p></p><p>The New York Jets picked Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.</p><p>The Jets and coach Rex Ryan loaded up on defense in the first round after also taking Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner with the No. 9 pick. New York acquired the 13th pick from Tampa Bay for cornerback Darrelle Revis on Sunday. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:57:47 +0000 Associated Press 32730 at http://kbia.org Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson picked in 1st round of NFL draft MU designated driver program faces budget cuts http://kbia.org/post/mu-designated-driver-program-faces-budget-cuts-0 <p></p><p>The STRIPES program designed to provide a safe ride for MU students on weekends is facing a potential budget cut. According to the Missouri Student Association, the program is set to receive about $10,000 less than what it expected. Because of the cuts in allocation, the STRIPES program is now responsible for its own funding. MSA Director of Student Communications Jimmy Hibsch says that if the budget is cut, STRIPES will have to look for other ways to fundraise, but believes they will not have any trouble in doing so.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:43:40 +0000 Cristina Alexander 30960 at http://kbia.org Mizzou coach Haith included in allegations against Miami http://kbia.org/post/mizzou-coach-haith-included-allegations-against-miami <p>Miami has finally received its notice of allegations from the NCAA, a long-awaited document accuses the Hurricanes of a “lack of institutional control” within its athletic department.</p><p>A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that several former members of Miami coaching staffs are named in the notice of allegations, including Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith, who was with the Hurricanes from 2004-11. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:17:28 +0000 Associated Press 29151 at http://kbia.org Mizzou coach Haith included in allegations against Miami System president discusses first year in office http://kbia.org/post/system-president-discusses-first-year-office-0 <p>A year after taking the office as University of Missouri system president, Tim Wolfe says the number one issue on his agenda is strategic planning. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 20:00:45 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva 28773 at http://kbia.org System president discusses first year in office Group protests MU's potential hire of former Guantanamo psychologist Larry James http://kbia.org/post/group-protests-mus-potential-hire-former-guantanamo-psychologist-larry-james <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; ">About 40 protestors gathered today in response to MU's possible hire of Larry James, a former psychologist at Guantanamo Bay, for a high-ranking position in the College of Education.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:27:47 +0000 Kellie Moore 28216 at http://kbia.org Group protests MU's potential hire of former Guantanamo psychologist Larry James MU athletics will use $8.3M donation for facility upgrades http://kbia.org/post/mu-athletics-will-use-83m-donation-facility-upgrades <p>The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will get a $8.3 million donation from the family of a former chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:38:45 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 27987 at http://kbia.org MU athletics gets $8.3M donation http://kbia.org/post/mu-athletics-gets-83m-donation <p>The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will get a $8.3 million donation from the family of a former chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:38:42 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 27986 at http://kbia.org Report: MU's Haith expected to face NCAA charges for time in Miami http://kbia.org/post/report-mus-haith-expected-face-ncaa-charges-time-miami <p>Two people familiar with the situation say two Miami assistant coaches have been told they will be charged with "unethical conduct" when the NCAA presents the Hurricanes' athletic department with its notice of allegations. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:12:39 +0000 Associated Press 27618 at http://kbia.org Report: MU's Haith expected to face NCAA charges for time in Miami Anonymous donors pledge $6.4 million to MU athletics scholarship fund http://kbia.org/post/anonymous-donors-pledge-64-million-mu-athletics-scholarship-fund <p>In a press release Friday, the University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it’s secured a pledge of $6.4 million over the next ten years toward its Tiger Scholarship fund. The donors asked to remain anonymous. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:25:59 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 26279 at http://kbia.org Anonymous donors pledge $6.4 million to MU athletics scholarship fund Amid accusations, MU basketball player Michael Dixon transferring http://kbia.org/post/amid-accusations-mu-basketball-player-michael-dixon-transferring <p>COLUMBIA, Mo. — Suspended Missouri guard Michael Dixon has left the team after two sexual assault claims by a female student and a Mizzou graduate who said he threatened to “kick her in the stomach and push her down the stairs” if she became pregnant. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:24:08 +0000 Associated Press 25267 at http://kbia.org Amid accusations, MU basketball player Michael Dixon transferring Missouri's elite athletes compete in London Olympics http://kbia.org/post/missouris-elite-athletes-compete-london-olympics <p>The Olympic Games in London are about halfway through, but many Missouri athletes competing there are just beginning. Here&rsquo;s a rundown of what happened Friday and what&rsquo;s coming up this weekend.</p><p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:23:27 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18722 at http://kbia.org Missouri's elite athletes compete in London Olympics MU coach Haith getting key to city in St. Louis http://kbia.org/post/mu-coach-haith-getting-key-city-st-louis <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">University of&nbsp; Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith is getting a key to the city of St. Louis.</span> Thu, 10 May 2012 19:54:57 +0000 Associated Press 13930 at http://kbia.org MU coach Haith getting key to city in St. Louis MU students seek smoke-free campus sooner http://kbia.org/post/mu-students-seek-smoke-free-campus-sooner <p>Student leaders at the University of Missouri want the school to speed up its move to a smoke-free campus. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:41:36 +0000 Associated Press 10405 at http://kbia.org MU students seek smoke-free campus sooner MU Celebrates Move to SEC http://kbia.org/post/mu-celebrates-move-sec <p>The University of Missouri has announced it will join the Southeast Conference next July. Mon, 07 Nov 2011 03:27:11 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 3113 at http://kbia.org MU Celebrates Move to SEC KBIA Sports Extra Special Coverage of MU-SEC Announcement http://kbia.org/post/kbia-sports-extra-special-coverage-mu-sec-announcement <p>Follow <a href="http://kbiasportsextra.wordpress.com/">this link </a>to KBIA Sports Extra&#39;s special online coverage of the University of Missouri&#39;s move to the Southeastern Conference.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 02:59:07 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 3112 at http://kbia.org KBIA Sports Extra Special Coverage of MU-SEC Announcement