University of Missouri

With commercial satellite imagery, computer learns to quickly find missile sites in China

Deep machine learning algorithms can help government agencies analyze satellite imagery.<p>WASHINGTON — For all the hype and promise around artificial …

Machine Learning

Missouri proposes innovation corridor for Amazon's 2nd home

Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon's second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City and …

Business

Missouri’s offer for Amazon: Could HQ2 be put in both KC and St. Louis?

On the day when cities across North America polish their final proposals for Amazon’s second headquarters building and its promise of 50,000 jobs, …

Kansas City

Columbia police hunt woman seen with gun near Mizzou campus

A suicidal female armed with a handgun is on the loose in central Missouri city of Columbia.<p>The University of Missouri described the suspect a black …

How Students Can Jump Straight From The Classroom To Successful Entrepreneurship

This revelation might seem counterintuitive, but the environment in which Millennials must operate is difficult. This generation carries more debt than its predecessors, much of it in the form of student loans, which encourages them to seek steady paychecks rather than the risks of …

Entrepreneurship

Headed to Mizzou for homecoming? A St. Louis company is offering free rides to curb drunken driving

<b>ST. LOUIS</b> • Have fun this weekend at homecoming, Tigers, but don't drink and drive.<p>Obviously, but it merits repeating.<p>In an effort to curb any …

St. Louis

Offenders with Genetic Mental Illness Judged More Harshly

New findings from the University of Missouri contradict the popular notion that offenders with genetic mental disorders are judged less harshly for …

Psychology

Educators Want to Rethink the Way Students Learn Science

« For Global Math Week, an 'Exploding Dots' Activity Seeks to Make Math Fun | Main | Teachers Are Finding Innovative Ways to Use Robots in Class …

Education

Tigers, Jayhawks to meet again

The schools will split the 18,000 tickets available and each school's athletic department will handle sales. Tiger Scholarship Fund members will have …

Missouri Tigers

Covering a country where race is everywhere

While race, and racism, have always been part of political coverage in America, Trump has thrust them both onto center stage

Racism

Prospect Retrospective: Max Scherzer

The Washington Nationals send ace starter Max Scherzer to the mound today against Jose Quintana and the Chicago Cubs in the 2017 National League …

Max Scherzer

Complaints over dicamba chemical continue in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is continuing to receive complaints about the chemical dicamba drifting onto their fields and damaging their …

Agriculture

Why a Hyperloop route between St. Louis and Kansas City isn’t that far-fetched

I live in the St. Louis area, so I’ve driven the flat stretch of Interstate 70 between St. Louis and Kansas City on several occasions. Along the way, there is a store called Ozark Land, where you can buy fireworks, ninja stars, retro candy, and a pocket knife with your name carved into it, which …

Kansas City

Dolphins’ rookie Charles Harris records first sack in stellar defensive effort

Charles Harris doesn’t think the game is slowing down for him.<p>He said he is speeding up to it.<p>And it’s hard to argue over the past two weeks.<p>Last …

Drew Brees

University of Missouri rehires laid-off staff members

The University of Missouri is rehiring workers who were previously laid off after the school's attempt to hire a contractor to provide support …

Business

Sex Offender Finally Charged for 2015 Racist Death Threats: 'It's Not Murder If They're Black'

John Edgar Rust, a 26-year-old racist, is facing charges in connection to death threats he made towards students at the historically black Howard …

Offbeat News

Convicted Felon Arrested For Threats Against HBCU Students

Washington, D.C police arrested a 26-year-old white man for racial threats towards Howard University students posted two years ago on the social …

HBCUs

How Missouri's Stubbornness Made It a Top Hyperloop Contender

The Show Me State is ready to show everyone.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Hyperloop One<p>When it comes to the competition to the build the world’s first hyperloop, …

Transportation

Mizzou Collects Verbal Commitment from 2x NC 4A Champ Ana Pozder

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Apex, North Carolina’s <b>Ana Pozder</b> has verbally committed to swim at the University of Missouri for the 2018-19 season, …

College & University

Professor Celebrates ‘Destructive Demonstrations’ Because They Attract National Attention

Violence 'motivates decision makers to act'

Education

State Law Governs Pre-Patent-Application Invention Rights: Do we Need Uniform Rules?

<i>Suppes v. Katti and Fender</i> (Fed. Cir. 2017) (non-precedential)I should probably be a bit careful writing about this case because of its closeness to …

Patents

2-Sport Athlete (Swim & Lax) Rowan Hodgins Gives Verbal to Mizzou

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam <b>Rowan Hodgins</b> from Chanhassen, Minnesota has made a verbal commitment to swim at the University of Missouri next</i> …

Swimming

Brand overhaul: Mizzou drops almost $1.3 million on rebranding effort

The board has a three-year contract with a company that has worked for Texas A&M University, the University of Wisconsin and other higher education …

Texas A&M

Former SMU, Missouri, Brazilian Swimmer Ramom Melo Dies

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam 25-year old Brazilian born <b>Ramom Melo</b> died while lifting weights at a Dallas gym, Brazilian news outlet SporTV is …

Swimming

University of Missouri aims to strengthen autism research

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - With two new conference rooms, more space for research and room to expand, leaders at the Thompson Center for Autism & …

Autism

The shifting politics of free speech in America

BERKELEY, CALIF. —The First Amendment again drew national attention this week as two high-profile right-wing personalities appeared at prestigious universities on separate coasts to denounce what they say is an attack on free speech at college campuses across the country.<p>On Sunday, right-wing …

Milo Yiannopoulos

Gaylerd Quigley's Guide On Raising Runners, Including An Olympian

First, I'm proud to brag about our three children: Dan, Colleen, and Erin.<p>Our son Dan graduated from the University of Missouri as the school record …

Athletics

UMSL is 'alive and well' despite budget challenges, chancellor says

One big financial change comes from UMSL administrators asking each campus division and college to design a business plan.

Education

Save money and grow wealth in 2017: 5 secrets to getting richer this fall

With the carefree days of summer vacation fading fast from memory — and the rush of holiday shopping still a few months away — autumn is a great time …

Personal Finance

23 Times Athletes Stood Up For What They Believed In

"I have nothing to lose by standing up for my beliefs." — Muhammad Ali

AC Milan