University of Missouri

Scientists discover mysterious man made volcano-shaped pyramid

Scientists remain puzzled over a mysterious man-made structure in Peru that resembles a volcano, though there may be indications that it was used for …

AOL

University of Missouri revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

The University of Missouri has stripped Bill Cosby of his honorary degree nearly a week after a mistrial was declared in his sex-assault trial.<p>The …

Bill Cosby

University of Missouri to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree

University of Missouri to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree<p>By Princess-India Alexander<p>14m ago<p>The president of Mizzou said Cosby's actions were not …

Black Lives Matter

Textbook costs to drop under University of Missouri plan

Students on the four University of Missouri campuses will soon be paying less for textbooks.<p>University system President Mun Choi wants to use more …

Education

How The Buzz Of Bees May Predict Harvest Size For Farmers

<b>See a bee; hear a buzz. That is what researchers studying the declining bee population are banking on. A new technique based on recording buzzing</b> …

Bees

University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby.<p>University system President Mun Choi recommended that the board strip the comedian of a doctorate in humane letters he received in 1999. Choi cited allegations from several …

Bill Cosby

Get In-State Tuition at an Out-of-State College

If you or a family member is planning on college in the near future, you may have already started looking for ways to cut down on costs. Public …

College & University

Futures Lab #199: Language Recognition via Speechmatics

A British company called Speechmatics is working to build more accurate technology to turn spoken words into text across a wide range of different …

Journalism

Red Sox, first-round pick Houck agree to $2,614,500 bonus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox and first-round draft pick Tanner Houck reached agreement Wednesday on a contract that gave the University of Missouri right-hander a $2,614,500 signing bonus, which is slot value for the 24th overall selection.<p>Houck will report to Class-A Lowell to begin …

Sports

Red Sox announce they have signed first-round pick Tanner Houck, a right-handed pitcher from University of Missouri.

Red Sox announce they have signed first-round pick Tanner Houck, a right-handed pitcher from University of Missouri.

Missouri Tigers

New Study Found Sexist Coverage Increased During 2016 Olympics

Anecdotally there seems to be no shortage of sexist remarks made in the media about successful female athletes. However, two researchers at the …

Olympics

Churches have moral obligation to confront racial inequity

<i>“How dare we come before God with our prayers when we commit atrocities against the one image we have of the divine: human beings?” — Elisabeth T.</i> …

Racism

Jeremiah Tilmon arrested for MIP, and no, Mizzou Media isn’t excited or fake-outraged about it

Here are today’s Mizzou Links.If you woke up yesterday morning thinking, “I wonder if people actually get arrested for an MIP, or if they simply get …

Missouri Tigers

How Michael Chandler became a two-time MMA champion

From his upbringing in High Ridge, Mo, through his time at Northwest High School and walking onto the wrestling team at the University of Missouri, this is the story of Michael Chandler’s remarkable journey toward MMA stardom.<p>Michael Chandler knew from a young age that he was destined to become a …

Sports

Roll-up sheets, floating panels: the future of solar energy

Scientists in the U.S. and India work on new technologies that could speed move toward renewables.

Renewable Energy

University of Missouri to close bed-and-breakfast

The University of Missouri plans to close a bed-and-breakfast that has been both a business and a way to educate hospitality students for more than …

BROOKLYN NETS ADD TRAVON BRYANT TO COACHING STAFF

<b>BROOKLYN (June 15, 2017)</b> – The Brooklyn Nets have named Travon Bryant as an assistant player development coach on Head Coach Kenny Atkinson’s …

Basketball

MLB draft sends Aussie baseballer from Perth to Pittsburgh

Robbie Glendinning's baseball journey may have begun in Perth, but he is now planning to take his talents to Pittsburgh after being selected in the …

Baseball

Treating a dog with a severe spinal injury

<b>Dear Dr. Fox:</b><p>Three and a half years ago, we adopted our 12th rescue. Each one had his unique challenges and health issues, and we loved them to the end.<p>Our current dog fell off a 30-foot deck and severely injured his spine. We are grateful to his former family, which got him neurosurgery and then …

Lifestyle

Variable Speed Limits Can Reduce Congestion and Accidents

You're cruising along the highway and notice a few brake lights flash up ahead. You take your foot off the accelerator, but before you know it, …

2017 Red Sox draft pick index

Basketball

University to more strictly enforce freshmen housing policy

In an effort to raise funds, the University of Missouri plans to increase enforcement of a housing policy that requires first-time freshmen to live …

Higher Education

How Buzzing Bees Are Helping Save Themselves

At this point, most of us climate change believers are well aware of the symbiotic relationship between bees and a healthy environment. Despite their …

Good News

Is College Worth It? Increasing Numbers Say No

Posted: Jun 09, 2017 12:01 AM<p>"Too many people are going to college," writes my American Enterprise Institute colleague Charles Murray. That's not a …

Education

Scientists figured out a simple way to discover what’s troubling bees.

We’ve seen big declines in wild bee populations. That’s not just bad for the fuzzy little bees; it could drive up prices for almonds, blueberries, …

Environmentalism

Misconceptions About Climate Change Common Among Science Teachers

Secondary science teachers in Florida and Puerto Rico knew no more than the general public about the causes of and the science behind climate change, …

Climate

Tracking Bumblebees Based on Their Buzzes

The technique could be a boon for famers who rely on the services of pollinators.<p>Pollinators are big business—farmers in the United States spend …

Bees

The One Ingredient You're Missing From Breakfast That's Slowing Your Weight Loss

Most of us know that eating *too much* of certain things keeps us from losing that last 5 or 10 lb. pounds, but there's also one food that eating …

Weight Loss

Mizzou's New Chancellor Calls for Diversity of Thought Amid 'Safe Space' Fallout, Plummeting Enrollment

The University of Missouri's incoming chancellor stressed “diversity of thought” in his opening remarks to the school last month.<p>“Inclusion, …

Diversity

Mizzou Dumps Its Entire Social Media Team, Closes D.C. Lobbying Office To Save Money - Fox Nation

<i>KAYLA SCHIERBECKER - The College Fix</i><p>The University of Missouri’s social media accounts and its threat-warning system face an uncertain future after the university laid off its entire staff responsible for their upkeep as part of a cost-cutting measure.<p>Read more at thecollegefix.com→

Social Media