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Rest in Peace

Eliot Battle, a leader in integrating Columbia’s schools, died June 11.

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Understanding History, Understanding Today

Corps of Discovery lecturer discusses slavery and homicide in antebellum Boone County.


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Towering Tribute

Memorial Tower contains many mysteries.

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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.

Ed Matheny

Historical Perspective

Ed Matheny has chronicled — and witnessed — history.


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A Tree of Tigers

Houk family includes four generations of Mizzou alumni.

Marian Hamburg

A Lifetime of Leading

Marian Hamburg, a pioneer in school and community health education, died Oct. 12, 2012.


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Building Bridges to the Far East

MU Libraries receives large gift of Chinese books.

David Crespy

Angels in Performance

Playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner will speak on campus.


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Take Me Out to the Ball Match

In 1868, baseball was new to the U.S. and Columbia.

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Former Tiger Remembers His Glory Road

Thornton Jenkins recalls memories of basketball history.


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Mizzou Basketball Memories

Daughter of former MU basketball coach shares Big Seven tournament memories.

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Double Double

Mizzou basketball twins Cliff and the late Beau Minx once roamed Rothwell Gym.


Doug Randall

Nurturing Collaboration

Working together at Mizzou goes way back.

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Jefferson’s Legacy

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


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Endowment 101

Endowments have benefitted MU students, faculty, facilities and programs since 1888.

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Blue Highways Revisited

Alumni photograph the Blue Highways route.


Football: Secrets of the

Don Faurot's Xs and Os

Mizzou's legendary coach started an offensive revolution.

The Valongo Slave market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, c.1820 Source: Valongo, c.1820. JPEG. Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database.

Adding to Black History

MU professor paints complex picture of slave trade.


Norm Stewart

Stormin’ into the ’80s

Three decades ago, Norm Stewart’s basketball Tigers won four consecutive Big Eight championships.

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Why Everyone’s Wild About Harry

Harry S Truman has enjoyed a decades-long renaissance in reputation.


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Serving the Land

MU alumnus takes education abroad and revolutionizes industry.

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Professor Hits the Small Screen

History professor’s lecture on Stamp Act to air on C-SPAN3


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Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Honors Tiger Greats

Willie Smith and Derrick Chievous are MU Nos. 1 and 2 in career scoring average.

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Meet Mr. Brady

Read a book excerpt about Tom Brady, BA ’24, for whom Brady Commons was named.


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The Doctor Is In

Hugh E. Stephenson Jr. served the university as a student, surgeon, professor and curator.

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The Truth about Truman

Go inside the black-and-gold fur to discover what it's like to be Mizzou's mascot.


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Bringing Up Truman

Former athletic director Joe Castiglione recalls Truman's early days.

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KAPsi

The Divine Nine stand outside the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.


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