University of Missouri

Audio: Mizzou to build $30 million nursing school

The UM system board of curators has approved a new 30 million dollar Mizzou nursing building. System president Mun Choi says the current building doesn’t have the capacity for simulation facilities the students need now.     Choi says the new space would be a way to prepare nurses for the workforce shortage and would […]

University of Missouri

Audio: MU police officer fired for wearing blackface

Leaders at the University of Missouri fired school police officer Marcus Collins after obtaining a photo of him in blackface.  Mizzou spokesman Christian Basi says it all happened within a few hours.     Basi confirms the photo was taken BEFORE Collins worked for MU and Collins confirmed that he was dressed as Flava-Flav, a […]

Sunn Hemp Research

MU researchers looking to see if intercropping Sunn Hemp can provide Summer forage

Harley Naumann, an assistant professor in the Division of Plant Sciences, has a research and teaching appointment in forage physiology. His research focuses on understanding the critical physiological components of warm- and cool-season forages that lead to improved forage-livestock production systems. Naumann has been working with a unique forage since he arrived at Mizzou in […]

2018 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

Fifty inducted into 2018 Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H club members, 50 volunteers joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. Inductees from 38 counties established a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. More than 250 family members and friends attended the 12th annual […]

University Of Missouri

Audio: Mizzou releases freshmen enrollment numbers

(Missourinet) – About 4,700 freshmen began classes Monday at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Brian Hauswirth has details on the numbers.     Mizzou officials say that’s a 13.1 percent increase compared to 2017 and is the largest increase in ten years. Mizzou says the 87 percent retention rate is the highest in school history. School […]