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Symposium to showcase inspiring conversations about gender, race issues

Beginning Monday, William Woods University will host a week-long symposium in Fulton that encourages dialogue on the intersection of racism and sexism and how those two societal dynamics can work together to impair the achievement of the American Dream.

Higher ed officials concerned with proposals for weapons on campuses

State Sen. Brian Munzlinger said last week he’s working on a substitute for his bill allowing weapons on college campuses in Missouri. However, many of the state’s college administrators hope his bill goes nowhere.

Smaller budget means fewer choices at university libraries

University of Missouri libraries will offer fewer subscriptions to academic journals and databases in an effort to address a budget reduction.

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Legislators laud firing of assistant professor

After more than a month of reprehension toward MU leaders, Missouri lawmakers Thursday commended the UM System Board of Curators for its decision to terminate the assistant professor at the center of fall protests on the University of Missouri campus.

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Pulling some toothy grins

The “Tooth Fairy” and her brother the “Tooth Wizard” taught the importance of oral health to kindergarten through third-grade students Thursday during a Delta Dental presentation at Auxvasse Elementary.

University of Missouri fires instructor who confronted student journalists during protests

The University of Missouri fired an assistant professor on Thursday who had been suspended after run-ins with student journalists during protests last year, including a videotaped confrontation where she called for "some muscle" to remove a videographer from the Columbia campus.

Missouri bill aims to keep school buses away from predators

A Springfield Republican lawmaker has proposed a measure aimed at keeping school bus stops away from the homes of registered sex offenders.

University of Missouri board picks presidential search panel

The committee that'll help search for a new president of the University of Missouri system will include representatives from each of the system's four campuses.

Former MU player and coach appointed to diversity post

A former University of Missouri football player and strength coach has been named to one of the jobs created amid race-related protests.

North Callaway board gets bids to wrap up project

The North Callaway School Board received a series of bids for the last phase of the bond project at its regular meeting Thursday.

University of Missouri reinstates medical school dean

The University of Missouri-Columbia has reinstated the medical school dean who resigned abruptly last year.

Missouri senator mulling complaint against football coach

A Missouri senator is considering whether to file a complaint against former University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel over his involvement in last year's campus protests.

Donations drop following unrest at University of Missouri

A University of Missouri official says about $2 million in donations have been lost in fallout from the Columbia campus unrest last fall.

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1993 letter-writing lesson provides 'mini-time capsules'

Members of the 1993 graduating class at South Callaway are getting their seventh-grade letters 23 years after being written.

Westminster ranks high with national firm

Westminster College has again gained national recognition among college ranking firms.