University of Missouri

4-Star PF Jontay Porter Announces Missouri Commitment

Jontay Porter is teaming up with his brother, as expected.<p>Seattle (Wash.) Nathan Hale four-star power forward Jontay Porter is heading to …

College & University

Jontay Porter commits to Missouri, no decision yet on reclassifying

Jontay Porter (Photo: Nike)<p>Nearly two months after Jontay Porter teamed up with his older brother Michael to help Nathan Hale (Seattle) finish off …

Sports

Humankind may have originated in Europe not Africa

Analysis of 7.2 million year old remains in Europe and the areas surrounding the sites has led an international research team to suggest two key …

Biology

Jontay Porter is a Tiger

About three months ago, Missouri had only scored commitments from two five-star prospects since Rivals started keeping track in 2003 — Linas Kleiza …

College & University

More older people in America are embracing a new relationship style called 'living apart together'

Since 1990, the divorce rate among adults 50 years and older has doubled. This trend, along with longer life expectancy, has resulted in many adults forming new partnerships later in life.<p>A new phenomenon called “Living Apart Together” (LAT) — an intimate relationship without a shared residence — …

Relationships

Paul Murphy Promoted To Head Coach Of West Coast Aquatics

Paul Murphy is the new head coach of West Coast Aquatics. Stock Photo via Anne Lepesant<p>Paul Murphy has been promoted to head coach of West Coast …

Swimming

Missouri's draft budget would eliminate 328 full-time jobs

A draft budget for the University of Missouri next year includes eliminating 328 full-time positions — 147 that are currently vacant and 181 that are …

Most people don't actually have separate 'drunk' personalities

Some of the most amusing and awful behaviors that people exhibit after downing a few cocktails are often explained the same way — as a result of alcohol.<p>It’s enough to make people think that some sort of other self lurks inside of them, a comedian or demon, waiting to be set free with a few nips of …

Personality

Your party personality may not be as awesome as you think

Booze may not make you the life of the party after all.<p>A new study published in Clinical Psychological Science found that the difference between …

Lifestyle

Drinking Transforms Your Personality Less Than You Think

Does drinking give you more confidence? Make you the life of the party? If you answered yes, you're not alone. It's a pretty common belief that …

Personality

You can’t blame the booze if you do something terrible when you’re drunk

Many boozers have tried this excuse, the morning after doing something awful or embarrassing: ‘I was hammered – it wasn’t me!’<p>Girl, 16, found dead in …

Alcohol

Study: You're not a Mean Drunk, You're Just Mean

/ @nickolaushines<br>Updated on2017-05-16.<p>Perhaps you think a couple drinks improves your mood. Perhaps you think you’re much funnier when you’re drunk, …

Wine & Spirits

Renee Chou of WRAL shares her story of miscarriage

Renee Chou was 12 weeks pregnant when she received devastating news during a routine doctor visit: The baby didn’t have a heartbeat. There was …

Pregnancy

Alcohol does not alter personality, say scientists as they debunk myth of 'happy drunk'

There is no such thing a ‘happy drunk’ scientists have concluded after finding that alcohol does not radically change personality.<p>Although many people blame drinking for alterations in their usual behaviour, new research shows that there is little shift in character between sober and squiffy.<p>In …

Wine

Mizzou likely to cut hundreds of positions amid expected 7 percent enrollment drop

Amid budget cuts and an anticipated 7.4 percent drop in enrollment, leaders at the University of Missouri-Columbia are expecting to trim about 400 …

Education

University of Missouri enrollment to decline more than 7 percent; 400 jobs to be eliminated

Enrollment on the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus is expected to decline almost 8 percent in the fall and budget cuts will require the …

College & University

Inside a Class That Teaches Politicians When It’s OK to Shoot Someone - VICE

<i>This article was published in partnership with the Trace, and is part of Missouri Under the Gun, a collaboration between the Trace and students at the Missouri School of Journalism.</i><p>The PowerPoint image on the projector screen showed a young girl huddled in a corner, near the words, "When the wolf …

Guns

Being Drunk Doesn’t Change Your Personality, Study Finds

<i>CBS Local –</i> Blaming last night’s actions or decisions on excessive alcohol consumption is commonplace and a moderately forgivable offense.However, …

Alcohol

Fox News Contributor Slams An 8 Year-Old As A Stalker Snowflake Who "Needed A Safe Space"

TAMMY BRUCE: I guess we're giving birth to snowflakes now, because that looked like that kid needed a safe space in that room.<p>BILL HEMMER (HOST): Is …

Liberal POV

Cat Genomics Littered with Disease Identification Opportunities | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Findings from a new study could help feline preservationists implement breeding strategies in captivity for rare and …

Cats

AD Sterk is bullish on Mizzou's future

<b>COLUMBIA, MO. •</b> Former San Diego State basketball coach Steve Fisher likes to joke that he’s Jim Sterk’s press agent.<p>“He’s never one to find a way to …

College & University

University Of Missouri Decided To Take Black Lives Matter Seriously. The Result: Nobody Enrolled.

Over a year and a half after the infamous #Concerned1950 students made waves at the University of Missouri, the university is finally reaping the …

Racism

Money in, money out

Athletics and academics are two separate things. One doesn’t take away from the other. I realize this and have explained it to others many times. …

College & University

The Morals of Corporate Social Responsibiity

Consumers don't blindly buy into companies' sustainability marketing language<p>When you think of corporate social responsibility, what springs to mind? …

CSR

University of Missouri's Enrollment Drops 35% After Racially Charged Protests

For the second year in a row, the University of Missouri finds itself struggling to keep students.<p>According to reports from HeatStreet, only 4,009 …

Education

Here's exactly why you need to visit Columbia, Missouri

Maybe it’s the fact that the median ago in Columbia, MO, aka COMO, is under 27 years old that accounts for a city that’s burbling with creativity, …

Travel

How Should Schools Respond to the Concerns of Undocumented Families?

« Rape Charges Dropped Against Immigrant Teens in School Assault Case | Main | What Can Educators Do to Increase Graduation Rates for …

Immigration

Burrito the Kitten Is So Rare, He's Literally 1 in 3,000

Burrito isn’t like other kittens, but you’d never guess the reason why just from looking at him.<p>The 3-week-old rescue kitten is actually a genetic …

Animals

Facebook post from Mizzou-area donut shop sparks blowback

Strange Donuts near the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri is giving a somewhat strange reason for shuttering its doors.<p>The shop, part of a St. Louis-based chain, said in a now-deleted Facebook post that it’s out of business because of declining university student enrollment. “Effective …

7 ways to tell whether someone is cheating on you

Ask a friend.<p>Other people -- strangers, even -- have an uncanny ability to detect when something's not right in someone else's relationship.<p>BYU …

Psychology