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Be cautious about college scholarship search services

By now, many high school seniors have finished their college applications and are waiting for results. It’s time to start thinking about how a family or individual is going to pay for it.

Black students seek swifter race reforms at Missouri

Several University of Missouri students are pressing the system's governing board for faster reforms in diversity as the Columbia campus continues grappling with racial unrest punctuated by racial protests there last November.

Missouri presidential search committee members expanded

The search committee for a new University of Missouri system president will include two students, two faculty members and a staff member.

Tensions bubble between Capitol, MU

Legislators press to keep curator seats vacant

Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumvent the Republican-led Legislature if needed to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the state’s flagship university, further escalating the tensions of legislators already frustrated about the handling of racial issues that culminated in the resignations of the system president and campus chancellor.

University system faces two audits

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that the state will implement two new audits to state-funded universities, including one that will examine the University of Missouri System’s administration.

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Program matches books with South Callaway readers

Since October, South Callaway elementary and middle school students have used individual reading scores to find the best fit for them when checking out books at the library.

Missouri graduate students pass employee status resolution

The University of Missouri's Graduate Professional Council has passed a resolution affirming graduate students' status as university employees.

Bomb threat at William Woods was hoax, officials say

A bomb threat Thursday at William Woods University proved to be a hoax.

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Student protesters interrupt Missouri curators' meeting

Two dozen protesters interrupted a meeting of the University of Missouri system's governing board to read a list of demands for improvements in diversity.

Critics: Merit-based scholarship should be needs-based

Bright Flight cuts?

A student advocacy group is lobbying to eliminate Missouri’s merit-based Bright Flight scholarship because members say it’s inequitable among public schools, rural schools and students of color.

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Educators, businesses band together to reward students’ good behavior

‘A positive spin’

Heather Yates is the coordinator of the Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) program at Fulton Middle School, which allows students to earn Hornet Bucks that can in turn be used to buy special rewards at the PBIS “store” set up in the school or used in a drawing to earn further rewards from community businesses.

Interim MU chief says lawmaker concerns being addressed

The interim president of the University of Missouri system told lawmakers Wednesday their concerns about the turmoil last year at the state’s flagship campus are being addressed as he urged them not to cut higher education funding.

Missouri bill on medical students' mental health advances

A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House.

University of Missouri system announces diversity spending

The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus

Group urges reinstatement of suspended Missouri professor

A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.

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