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Sports
8:48 am
Fri April 20, 2012

MU's associate athletic director leaves for SEMO AD job

Mark Alnutt
Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University has a new athletic director. Mark Alnutt was associate athletics director at the University of Missouri, and he has a deep connection with the athletics department here.

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Arts and Culture
5:14 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

MU to conduct diversity survey

The Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative at MU will be conducting new research to improve the climate for diversity on campus. This new phase of the study will use an online survey to reach all members of the community. Project director Roger Worthington says this year’s study differs from past version.

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Education
8:52 am
Thu March 15, 2012

MU Law School climbs rankings

The MU School of Law rose just under 30 places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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The University of Missouri’s Law School has climbed 28 places in U.S. News and World Report’s latest law school rankings.

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AM Newscasts
8:30 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Newscast for March 15, 2012

The MU School of Law raised nearly 30 places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will make a visit to MU.
  • A Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meeting was sparsely attended in Fulton.
  • MU Law School moves up in rankings.
Sports
9:11 am
Tue March 13, 2012

MU quarterback arrested in Columbia

Ashton Glaser
MU Athletics

Missouri backup quarterback Ashton Glaser has been arrested in Columbia on Laclede County warrants issued after he failed to show up in court for a speeding ticket.

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Education
10:02 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Out-of-state applicants at record high for MU

Jacob Fenston KBIA

The University of Missouri’s out-of-state applications outnumbered in-state applications for the first time in the school’s history. Vice Provost for Enrollment Manager Ann Korschgen said the recent rise is thanks to an increased recruitment the country, as well as the school's reputation.

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Education
9:32 am
Wed February 1, 2012

MU professor wants to reexamine university spending

The columns of MU covered in snow. A MU professor says the university can restructure how it spends its money.
File KBIA

As Governor Jay Nixon is proposing a large cut to funding for higher education, MU English Professor Richard Schwartz is encouraging students and universities to reconsider everything their money is going towards.  In his e-book, “Is a College Education Still Worth the Price?,” Schwartz says that universities, like MU, have many services and benefits for students that are driving up student costs.

"Students in general in America live better now than they lived when I went to college and living better costs more," Schwartz said.

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Education
5:29 pm
Mon January 2, 2012

Is enrollment growth good for MU?

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton
Eric Staszczak KBIA

The University of Missouri system has seen record enrollment year after year. But the University’s leaders are keeping an eye on that growth to ensure it’s in the University’s best interest.

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PM Newscasts
6:10 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Newscast for December 9, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

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Education
4:46 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

UM System decides on new president

The University of Missouri has chosen its next president and expects to announce its decision next week.

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Science, Health and Technology
6:12 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

MU Remembers HIV Victims with World AIDS Day

For 24 years December first has marked a day to remember those with HIV and honor those who battle the virus. World AIDS day is being recognized around the globe today- and also around Columbia.

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PM Newscasts
5:56 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Newscast for November 18, 2011.

Regional News Coverage from the KBIA Newsroom.

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Education
5:44 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Pinkel Pleads Guilty to Class B Misdemeanor

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor charge for driving while intoxicated Wednesday night.

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Arts and Culture
5:11 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

MU Rededicates Memorial in Celebration of Veterans Day

MU rededicated a restored memorial during a campus Veteran’s Day ceremony today. The stone memorial honors the 117 MU students who were killed during World War I.

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