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#MeToo inspires wave of old misconduct reports to colleges
Reports from deep in the past have also raised questions about how to investigate such cases and how to usher them through newer discipline systems.
Oct 13 8:04PM Higher Education

Chinese students concerned over MU's mandatory seminar policy
Concerns from some Chinese international students prompted MU to end a policy that put academic holds on students' account for failure to attend a seminar about "U.S. life-hacks and academic success.
Oct 13 12:15AM Higher Education

Chinese students are concerned over MU's mandatory seminar policy
In light of backlash from the Chinese international student community, MU has changed a policy that put academic holds on students' account for failure to attend a seminar.
Oct 13 12:15AM Higher Education

Missouri residents pounce to become Tigers, leave the Bears behind
MU's recruitment efforts led to an increase in in-state freshmen that far surpassed Missouri State University.
Oct 12 9:00PM Higher Education

Student success, research focus of revised MU Strategic Plan
The plan is a living document that university leadership will follow and continue to revise. Chancellor Alexander Cartwright sent it to the campus community Friday.
Oct 12 8:15PM Higher Education

Plus-size clothing line leads the pack in new-business pitches
What do custom T-shirts, exotic-flavored cupcakes and children's nonprofits have in common? Each was featured in the Student Entrepreneur Showcase Pitch Competition.
Oct 12 8:00PM Higher Education

U.S.-China trade wars are affecting Midwestern farmers, panelists say
In a state with an $88 billion agriculture industry, farmers may have to choose between losing money or finding a new buyer for their crops.
Oct 12 3:30AM Higher Education

How did I get here?' NBA player Keyon Dooling discusses overcoming dark past
Dooling, 38, was on campus Wednesday to share his own mental health experiences and encourage students to use on-campus mental health services.
Oct 11 2:30AM Higher Education

Tight Senate race prompts provocative visit by anti-abortion group at MU
A graphic display by anti-abortion group Created Equal on Wednesday led to a lively scene at Speakers Circle, where Planned Parenthood set up its own table.
Oct 10 11:17PM Higher Education

Residence halls, atrium to be dedicated on Homecoming Weekend
The university will host the dedication for Lucile Bluford and George C. Brooks' Residence Halls and the Gus T. Ridgel Atrium.
Oct 10 10:45PM Higher Education

Agricultural business forum coming to Columbia on Wednesday
The event is hosted by the Department of Agriculture and the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
Oct 9 7:15PM Higher Education

Notice new symbols on accessible parking signs on campus? You might see more soon.
The Mizzou Unity Coalition has secured a second grant to continue updating accessibility signs on campus, which they say use outdated terminology.
Oct 4 1:43AM Higher Education

For first time, LGBTQ Resource Center celebrates community's history month
The celebration focused on four major points in the community's history, including the firing of a professor in the 1940s.
Oct 3 1:30AM Higher Education

New door lock switches could keep active threats out of MU classrooms
MU expects to spend about $1 million in the next few years to upgrade and replace locks around campus, a spokeswoman said.
Oct 2 10:45PM Higher Education

Dairy Club brings baby bovines to campus for 'Calves on Campus' event
MU's Dairy Club incorporated a fundraising campaign called Support Each Udder for breast cancer awareness at its Calves on Campus event.
Sep 27 6:30PM Higher Education

Fixing systemic racism in colleges takes an 'ongoing commitment,' visiting professor says
Christine Sleeter, a professor from California State University, Monterey Bay, spoke Wednesday about what steps universities can take to promote multicultural education, which includes asking students about the barriers they face.
Sep 26 8:15PM Higher Education