University of Missouri

Alternative spring breaks allow students to give back, gain real-world experience

For many college students, spring break means following a well-established ritual — travel south, bask in the sun, drink beer and escape reality. But some students are finding there is an alternative, one that instead focuses on social issues like homelessness, the environment and working with …

Education

Lifting and plyometrics are perfect for building your bones

Most dudes don’t think about bone health. They may think about boner health, but not about the need to challenge and stress your skeleton to keep it …

Exercise

Vahe Gregorian: Missouri hits jackpot as Cuonzo Martin welcomes Michael Porter Jr.

Technically, anyway, the University of Missouri men's basketball team has been idle again during the NCAA Tournament.<p>Meanwhile, though, it's been …

Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers staff in attendance at Missouri Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers are racking up frequent flyer miles, and one coach in particular is really hitting the pavement hard — OLB coach Joey …

NFL

Some UMSL faculty members sue UM System administration over unionization rules

Some teachers at the University of Missouri-St. Louis who are trying to form a union sued the state’s university system Thursday, alleging that the …

St. Louis

Blog Archive

Would you like to be able to move your ears at will? There’s a good chance you already can (using a 25 million-year-old neural circuit). Dr Samuel …

Humor

University of Missouri system joins the growing list of schools using the Common Application

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> Prospective students can continue applying to any of the four University of Missouri System campuses directly through the school, but …

College & University

University of Missouri president encourages partnerships

The University of Missouri System's new president says he wants to leverage private-public partnerships to bring revenue and investments to …

Chamber of Commerce

Children living in religious countries perform worse in science and maths

Students in religious countries are likely to perform worse in science and maths than their more agnostic or atheist counterparts, new research has …

Education

University of Missouri unveils look of planned music hall

The University of Missouri is unveiling the look of a planned music school that'll consolidate its operations in one building instead of six, to the …

Recent Missouri editorials

St. Joseph News-Press, March 14<p>Support 'Show It 2 Vote'<p>It is hard to envision the partisan debate over photo voter IDs lasting very far into the next …

Government

Can Flotation Therapy Boost Performance?

<i>Some people say flotation therapy boosts performance, but is it just a waste of money?</i>Float tanks, sensory deprivation tanks, isolation tanks—call …

University of British Columbia

Preseason roundup: Leroux, A-Rod score on returns

<i>In other weekend action, the Spirit and Pride both win in three-back setups and Kealia Ohai scores for the Dash</i><p>Sydney Leroux wasted little time …

Soccer

Mizzou coach Cuonzo Martin responds to question about Porter family

University of Missouri<p>Missouri wrestler J'den Cox advanced to the final of the 197-pound division at the NCAA championships on Friday, March 17, 2017.<p>…

Women's Basketball

The August eclipse is the 'most spectacular thing you'll ever see,' especially in Missouri

“It is the most spectacular thing you will ever see. Once you see it, you will never forget it,” Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich promises viewers of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years.<p>To celebrate, Bakich is planning “the biggest event on Earth” in …

Travel

Is the Missouri model really a panacea for youth corrections?

It is seldom wise to believe in miracles, especially when they involve complex issues of public policy.Take the question of reforming Colorado’s …

Denver

Researchers Examine the 'Ecosystem' in the Horse's Gut

There is an "unbelievably dynamic and complex ecosystem" at work inside the horse’s gut, Ericsson said.<p>What can the microbes living inside your …

Biology

Meals on Wheels' donations, volunteer sign-ups soar after Trump eyes cuts

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Humpback whales are suddenly hanging out in massive, densely packed "super groups" and scientists are …

Crime

University of Missouri makes plan to cover budget gap

The University of Missouri's Columbia campus will cover a $17 million gap between budgeted spending and available revenue with the help of the …

New and Very Cool! Readers Can Virtually Explore Italian Archeology Dig In New U. of Michigan Press Publication

From U. of Michigan PressA team of archeologists has published its first volume about the Gabii Project, a large-scale dig of an ancient city in …

Ancient History

The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men

At one end of the scale, men continue to dominate.<p>In 2016, 95.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs were male and so were 348 of the Forbes 400. Of the 260 people on the Forbes list described as “self-made,” 250 were men. Wealth — and the ability to generate more wealth — must still be considered a …

Opinion

Memo to Zeke Elliott: Degrading women is not a celebrity privilege | Commentary

The uproar surrounding Ezekiel Elliott's revolting behavior last weekend didn't - or shouldn't - surprise anybody who knows the first thing about the …

Texas

Emerson vice president says women, minorities are answer to...

Emerson Vice President of Technology Pamela Jackson answers a question Tuesday night during the Distinguished Speaker Series. Executive Leadership …

Education

Missouri offers Cuonzo Martin

Martin's Bears lost in the first round of the NIT to Cal State-Bakersfield on Tuesday night. The Tigers have had an opening since announcing Kim …

Missouri Tigers

BREAKING: Cuonzo Martin resigns

Just a day after Cal basketball’s early exit from the NIT, the Bears have lost their head coach. Cuonzo Martin has told his team that he is taking …

California Golden Bears

Cross-cousin marriages among the Yanomamo found to benefit grandparents

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers affiliated with the University of Missouri and the University of Nebraska has found that cross-cousin breeding …

Marriage

The Fictitious Economy

<i>Michael Hudson, author of the newly released J is for Junk Economics, says the media and academia use well-crafted euphemisms to conceal how the</i> …

Social Justice

A look at a trial over Missouri River flooding

A look at the civil trial over the U.S. Army Corps' stewardship of the Missouri River and landowner claims that the agency's decisions have …

Bachelor's Degree

Marriage between cousins and inbreeding are not bad for everyone

In some cultures, marriages between cousins are frequent and benefit the bride and groom's parents.<p>Marriage between cousins, considered a taboo in …

Marriage

Nashville Cops Still Use Training Book That Warns About Minorities and Children Who Go to Daycare

Police in Nashville are still using a three-decades-old training book that warns prospective officers about the dangers of minority communities and …

Liberal POV