University of Missouri http://kcur.org en Constructing A Sustainable Toilet http://kcur.org/post/constructing-sustainable-toilet <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Professors from the University of Missouri and Duke University have been working to design self-sustaining toilets. &nbsp;While this may not seem like a need in counties with developed sewer system, in places without sewer networks dealing with human waste can be a serious health problem. Wed, 28 May 2014 19:43:14 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Matt Hodapp 56457 at http://kcur.org Constructing A Sustainable Toilet Kim Anderson Will Be Head Coach Of Mizzou Men's Basketball Team http://kcur.org/post/kim-anderson-will-be-head-coach-mizzou-mens-basketball-team <p>Kim Anderson will be the new head men's basketball coach at the University of Missouri, the university announced in a release Monday.</p><p>After 12 years as the head coach at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Kim Anderson's wife, felt the Division II national title this year was the crowning moment for her husband.</p><p>"It's nice to be rewarded for hard work, so yeah, absolutely," said Melissa Anderson. "I'm sure anybody would feel like that."</p><p>Little did she know that his dream job would be just around the corner: head coach of the Missouri Tigers.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:28:24 +0000 Greg Echlin 54915 at http://kcur.org Suspect In University Arsons Will Go To Prison http://kcur.org/post/suspect-university-arsons-will-go-prison <p>A man from Columbia, Mo., is going to federal prison for six and a half years for setting fires at University of Missouri’s main library and at Stephens College.</p><p>The penalty includes $600,000 in restitution.</p><p>At least seven fires were set in Ellis Library in September 2011. Computers and security cameras and windows were shattered with a pipe.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Damage and cleanup was worth roughly $1.5 million.</span></p><p>Christopher Curtis Kelley, 27, also damaged the repository of Missouri State Historical Society housed in the same building.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:36:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 50179 at http://kcur.org University of Missouri Proposes 2% Tuition Increase http://kcur.org/post/university-missouri-proposes-2-tuition-increase <p>Students on the four campuses of the University of Missouri system are facing another two percent increase in tuition next year. The proposed increase part of the preliminary budget presented to the Board of Curators and is similar to those of each of the last five years. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:28:03 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 28674 at http://kcur.org University of Missouri Proposes 2% Tuition Increase Funding Cuts Could Impact UM System http://kcur.org/post/funding-cuts-could-impact-um-system <p>Sequestration, or the automatic across-the-board funding cuts set to kick in nationwide at the beginning of 2013, will tally nearly $110 billion in cuts over the next nine years.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 20:36:56 +0000 Kristofor Husted 28519 at http://kcur.org Funding Cuts Could Impact UM System Mizzou Plans For Stadium Expansion With Money From Kansas City Group http://kcur.org/post/mizzou-plans-stadium-expansion-money-kansas-city-group <p>The University of Missouri in Columbia is set for a $102 million upgrade to its football stadium and other athletic facilities.&nbsp; Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:10:16 +0000 J. Evan Arnold 20083 at http://kcur.org Mizzou Plans For Stadium Expansion With Money From Kansas City Group The University Of Kansas (City)? http://kcur.org/post/university-kansas-city <p>UMKC is considering a name change to what it was back in the day. The university was founded in 1929 with the name <strong>The University of Kansas City.&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Mon, 14 May 2012 15:02:36 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 17611 at http://kcur.org The University Of Kansas (City)? MU Professor Discovers Animal-Shaped Mounds In Peru http://kcur.org/post/mu-professor-discovers-animal-shaped-mounds-peru <p>These days, you can use the internet to do some pretty amazing stuff. You can watch from a huge selection of movies or read one of millions of books. You can video-chat with someone on the other side of the world.</p><p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:14:33 +0000 Alex Smith 15690 at http://kcur.org MU Professor Discovers Animal-Shaped Mounds In Peru Will The Tiger Lie Down With The Jayhawk? http://kcur.org/post/will-tiger-lie-down-jayhawk <p>On Saturday, February 25, 2012, a more than 100 year-old tradition will come to an end. It&#39;s a competition that some say has roots in the Civil War era.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 22:23:38 +0000 Kayla Regan 12855 at http://kcur.org Will The Tiger Lie Down With The Jayhawk? Fewer Jobs Likely To Follow Missouri Education Cuts http://kcur.org/post/fewer-jobs-likely-follow-missouri-education-cuts <p>The word “inevitable” is being teamed with “job losses” if the University of Missouri system is unable to work its way out of a twelve-and-a-half percent cut in state funding for higher education in 2013. The statement came from the University Curators interim president at the end of its meeting in Kansas City.</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 21:08:11 +0000 Dan Verbeck 11901 at http://kcur.org Fewer Jobs Likely To Follow Missouri Education Cuts Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-december-14-2011 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p>Timothy Wolfe Named New University of Missouri President<br /> Environmentalists Seek To Protect Ozark National Scenic Riverways<br /> Pros And Cons Of A Mayoral Takeover Of Schools</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:29:51 +0000 Maria Carter 8972 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Businessman Timothy Wolfe Named University Of Missouri President http://kcur.org/post/businessman-timothy-wolfe-named-university-missouri-president <p>Businessman Timothy Wolfe was announced as the new&nbsp; president of University of Missouri system Tuesday morning.&nbsp; Wolfe is a long time IBM executive and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Business.</p><p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:35:59 +0000 Maria Carter 8901 at http://kcur.org U of M Tuition Freeze Melting http://kcur.org/post/u-m-tuition-freeze-melting <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfa683e70cb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfa683e70cb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfa683e70cb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-948367.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The cost of a college education in the University of Missouri system will be going up if curators vote Thursday and Friday of this week to follow recommendations of hikes ranging up to 6.6 percent.</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:13:01 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7498 at http://kcur.org Lucile Bluford v. the University of Missouri http://kcur.org/post/lucile-bluford-v-university-missouri <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf9427c1742-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf9427c1742-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf9427c1742-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-947512.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Many people in Kansas City remember Lucile Bluford as the long-time managing editor of <i>The Call</i>, one of the nation's oldest African American newspapers. But some may not realize the role she played challenging segregation at the University of Missouri's Journalism School in 1939.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 17:41:37 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 7490 at http://kcur.org Lucile Bluford v. the University of Missouri Forsee Leaving UM http://kcur.org/post/forsee-leaving-um <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf9427bf2bb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf9427bf2bb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf9427bf2bb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-944410.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri system President Gary Forsee is stepping down to care for his ill wife.</p> Sat, 08 Jan 2011 00:37:21 +0000 7433 at http://kcur.org Forsee Leaving UM MU Moves Up in Football Rankings http://kcur.org/post/mu-moves-football-rankings <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf85bac72a2-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf85bac72a2-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf85bac72a2-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-930973.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Columbia, MO – After its Saturday night victory over Oklahoma, the University of Missouri football team moved up in the football rankings.</p> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:09:17 +0000 Greg Echlin 7201 at http://kcur.org