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Section: Around the Columns


Mizzou Tuition Inches Up

Board of Curators approves 1.7 percent tuition increase for fiscal 2014.

Cottrell and Kay Fox

Spaniel Spurs $5 Million Cancer Research Gift

Major gifts to MU fund cancer research, scholarships.

Mizzou Crunch

Passing The Bar

Local chocolate maker teaches CAFNR students.


Growing Professions

Health programs are in high demand.


Alumni in Missouri

Roughly 55 percent of MU graduates live and work in Missouri.

Scott Brooks

Be a Cager in Five Steps

An MU sociology professor unlocks the keys to success in any career.

Shramik Sengupta

When Septic Shock is Good

Electricity can diagnose deadly sepsis quickly.


Hope Springs

Super Bowl commercial’s star foal lives up the road.

Mizzou Quidditch

Wizards in Cleats

Harry Potter-inspired quidditch club churns up the turf.

Stuart Lykins

Taking His Talents to Rio

Mizzou wheelchair basketball coach will lead U.S. national team in 2016.

ACL research

More Than Fun and Games

Dr. Aaron Gray hopes to use video game technology to prevent ACL injuries.

Stefan Sarafianos

AIDS Research

A newly discovered HIV mutation helps drug therapy.

Eliot Battle

Battling for Peace

An MU documentary about Columbia’s Eliot Battle shows the power of peace.

Sean McLafferty

A History of Service

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan join a long tradition of military influences on MU.

Veterinarian treats dog for cancer

Caring for Animals with Cancer

MU veterinarians offer specialized care at a new St. Louis location.

bike rack

Rolling Rentals

A new campus bike rental program offers students another way to get around.

Parents and college-age son

Parental Advice

A new study will ask empty-nest parents what they did right and wrong raising children.

Thomas Jefferson's grave marker

Jefferson’s Legacy

Thomas Jefferson’s grave marker sits next to the Columns.

silhouette of firefighter putting on helmet

On Call

Andrew Worrall melds the life of a student and firefighter.


Bacteria vs. Viruses

MU scientists have found a new method to combat deadly “super bugs.”


Invasive Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Missouri's Trees

The emerald ash borer makes inroads into Kansas City.


The New Personality Trait

Health care providers should pay attention to patients’ personalities and spirituality.

Ellis Tibbs bowling

Time to Spare

Senior Ellis Tibbs successfully campaigns to reinstate MU bowling team.


Sensing Pollution From the Air

MU researchers use military technology to monitor ground pollution.

Ashlee Reece

Generation First

Senior Ashlee Reece is on a mission to help other first-generation MU students.


Feed the World

Agriculture faculty blanket Missouri with research and services.

Columbia skyline with Jesse Hall dome

CoMo's Dynamic Downtown

New buildings continue to sprout in Columbia.


Panoramic Sound

Stephanie Shonekan, from Nigeria, teaches a country and soul course.

Clair Wilcox

Missouri Press Update

The University of Missouri Press reopens under new management.

Desirè Buckley

Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger

Students remain Tigers in graduate school with help from NSF fellowship.

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