Columbia’s Secondary Enrollment Planning Committee recently completed a series of eight public forums where Columbia residents could gather and share opinions about the redistricting of Columbia Public Schools.
Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Hal Williamson says the Presidential Search Advisory Committee interviewed a candidate for the post of UM System president. The committee recommends candidates to the Board of Curators, which makes the final decision.
When Columbia parents need to go to work during a snow storm, their child care options are slim. Columbia Public Schools has created a snow-day child care program which will operate on snow days when the city’s main roads are snow-free.
Credit Robb Kramer / Los Alamos National Laboratory
An example of neutron scattering technology. This instrument is called DANCE (Detector for Advanced Neutron Capture Experiments) and is housed at the Lujan Neutron Scattering Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
19-year-old Derrik Sweeney is relieved to be home in Jefferson City after being detained for a week in a Cairo holding cell. Sweeney, along with three other Americans, was arrested for allegedly throwing fire bombs at police during a protest in Tahrir Square. Sweeney said they were threatened violently and beaten by Egyptian authorities.
However, Sweeney is now back safely in Jefferson City and spent Sunday night celebrating Thanksgiving with his family.
"Just being at home and seeing familiar things – and of course my family – it’s an overwhelming peace," he said.