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Changing Lives for the Better, Forever

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s largest volunteer-supported mentoring network. After being founded in…

Reimagining MU’s Social Justice Centers

“We have a social contract with our students,” MU Vice Chancellor of Inclusion, Diversity, and…

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Ready for Hire

As “Help Wanted” signs line storefronts and businesses across the country struggle to fill open…

Cultivating Future Teachers

COMOEd is a program that is committed to recruiting and retaining locally educated and culturally…

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Teach a Man to Fish

Most of us have heard the saying: “Give a man a fish, you feed him…

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The Vital Vets

Since being established in 1884, The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine has become…

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Raising Kids

What do outlaw country singer Waylon Jennings, baseball legend Charley Pride, and Kansas City Chiefs…

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Quarantine Companions

As life screeched to a halt around the country in March 2020, the phones at…

1850 Slave Schedule. (Courtesy of sos.mo.gov archives)

Reflections of a Black Woman

As a lover of history, the opportunity to reflect on Columbia’s history intrigued me. As…

Construction of Memorial Union, 1925-1926 (Courtesy of University of Missouri)

The History of the University of Missouri

The University of Missouri was established just over 182 years ago, and it remains a…

Santa Fe Trail Marker (Sara Lockwood Williams Papers, C2533. C2533-f1381-01. The State Historical Society of Missouri, Photograph Collection.)

Positioning Columbia for a Prosperous Future

Since its inception, Columbia grew with mindfulness to the future about what kind of community…

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The Road to a Columbia Celebration

The CoMo 200 Bicentennial Task Force, appointed by Mayor Brian Treece in early 2018, was…