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A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948.
Academic Hall was the original main building of the University of Missouri.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Albert Ross Hill (October 4, 1868 – May 6, 1943) was a Canadian-born American educator and ninth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Alpha Gamma Rho (ΑΓΡ), commonly known as AGR, is a professional-social, agriculture fraternity in the United States, currently with 71 university chapters.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
"Annie Lisle" is the name of an 1857 ballad by Boston, Massachusetts songwriter H. S. Thompson first published by Moulton & Clark of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and later by Oliver Ditson & Co. It is about the death of a young maiden, by what some have speculated to be tuberculosis, although the lyric does not explicitly mention tuberculosis, or "consumption" as it was called then.
Anthony Eugene Peeler (born November 25, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball player, having played for a number of NBA teams from 1992 to 2005.
Arrowhead Stadium is a football stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a binational organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and higher education organizations.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research university in Auburn, Alabama, United States.
Audrey J. Walton Stadium on the campus of the University of Missouri is the home of the Missouri Tigers track and field teams and the Missouri Relays track and field meet.
The École supérieure de journalisme (ESJ Paris; in English: Superior School of Journalism of Paris) is an institution of higher education, a French Grande École in Paris dedicated to journalism and related studies.
Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Barbara Staner Uehling (born June 12, 1932) was an American educator and university administrator.
Baylor University (BU) is a private Christian university in Waco, Texas.
Benjamin Blake Minor (October 21, 1818 – August 1, 1905) was an American writer, educator, legal scholar, and fourth President of the University of Missouri, from 1860-1862.
Beta Sigma Psi (ΒΣΨ), commonly known as Beta Sig is a United States-based fraternity, and the oldest Christian fraternity globally.
The Big 12 Conference is a ten-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas.
The Big Eight Conference was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)-affiliated Division I-A college athletic association that sponsored football.
A blood donation occurs when a person voluntarily has blood drawn and used for transfusions and/or made into biopharmaceutical medications by a process called fractionation (separation of whole-blood components).
Blue Highways is an autobiographical travel book, published in 1982, by William Least Heat-Moon, born William Trogdon.
Boone County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Border War (alternatively, Border Showdown) is the name of the rivalry between athletic teams from the University of Kansas and University of Missouri, the Kansas Jayhawks and the Missouri Tigers respectively.
A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.
William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer.
Brady J. Deaton, (born August 25, 1942) is an American educator and was the Chancellor of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
The Burj Khalifa (برج خليفة, Arabic for "Khalifa Tower"; pronounced), known as the Burj Dubai before its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) is a U.S.-based education policy and research center.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Chabad, also known as Lubavitch, Habad and Chabad-Lubavitch, is an Orthodox Jewish, Hasidic movement.
A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.
Charles Adolphus Kiesler (born August 14, 1934 - 2002) was an American educator psychologist and university administrator.
Chester Leland Brewer (November 26, 1875 – April 16, 1953) was an American football, basketball, baseball, and track and field coach and athletic director.
Christopher Walton Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor.
The Citrus Bowl, officially the Citrus Bowl presented by Overton's, boating and marine supply, for sponsorship purposes, is an annual college football bowl game played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities.
A college town or university town is a community (often a separate town or city, but in some cases a town/city neighborhood or a district) that is dominated by its university population.
Collegiate wrestling, sometimes known in the United States as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the college and university level in the United States.
The Columbia Daily Tribune, commonly referred to as the Columbia Tribune or the Tribune, is one of two daily newspapers in Columbia, Missouri, the other being the Columbia Missourian.
The Columbia Missourian is a digital-first newspaper based in Columbia, Missouri, published seven days a week on and five days a week in print.
Columbia is a city in Missouri and the county seat of Boone County.
The Cotton Bowl Classic, officially the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic for sponsorship purposes, or just simply known as the Cotton Bowl, is an American college football bowl game that has been held annually since January 1, 1937.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a nonprofit association of educational institutions.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
Cytogenetics is a branch of genetics that is concerned with how the chromosomes relate to cell behaviour, particularly to their behaviour during mitosis and meiosis.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Daniel Read (June 24, 1805 – October 3, 1878) was an American educator and the sixth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
David Rowland Francis (October 1, 1850January 15, 1927) was an American politician and diplomat.
Delta Tau Delta (ΔΤΔ), commonly known as DTD or Delt, is a United States-based international Greek letter college fraternity.
DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll (born July 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Derrick Joseph Chievous (born July 3, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player who played the forward position, and played three seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) after being selected by the Houston Rockets in the first round (16th pick overall) of the 1988 NBA draft.
Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.
Donald Francis "Don" Draper is a fictional character and protagonist on the AMC television series Mad Men (2007–2015), portrayed by Jon Hamm.
Douglas Smith (born September 17, 1969) is a retired American basketball player who was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1991 NBA draft.
Downtown Columbia is the central business, government, and social core of Columbia, Missouri and the Columbia Metropolitan Area.
Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is a member of University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, Missouri.
Constructed in 1915, Ellis Library is the main library of the University of Missouri on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Elmer Ellis (July 27, 1901 – August 27, 1989) was an American educator and fourteenth president of the University of Missouri, from 1955 to 1966, and first president of the University of Missouri System.
Emily Newell Blair (January 9, 1877 – August 3, 1951) was an American writer, suffragist, feminist, national Democratic Party political leader, and a founder of the League of Women Voters.
Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas.
Faculty (in North American usage) or academics (in British, Australia, and New Zealand usage) are the academic staff of a university: professors of various ranks, lecturers, and/or researchers.
Faurot Field, at Memorial Stadium is a stadium in Columbia, Missouri, United States, on the campus of the University of Missouri.
A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.
David R. Francis Quadrangle is the historical center of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Frederick Middlebush (October 15, 1890 – June 8, 1971) was an American educator and thirteenth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri from 1935-1954.
The Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s).
Garnett Sue Stokes (born December 20, 1955 in Washington, D.C.) is the current president of the University of New Mexico, a position she has held since March 1, 2018.
Gary Robin Pinkel (born April 27, 1952) is a former college football coach who most recently was the head coach for the University of Missouri Tigers football team.
George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer.
George Edward Kessler (July 16, 1862 – March 20, 1923) was an American pioneer city planner and landscape architect.
General George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a senior officer of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.
The Georgia Dome was a domed stadium in the southeastern United States.
The Geyer Act of 1839 was an act of the Missouri State Legislature which established the public school system of Missouri as well as the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Henry C. "Hank" Foley is the current president of New York Institute of Technology, serving since June 1, 2017.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital is a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital located in Columbia, Missouri.
Haskell Moorman Monroe Jr. (March 18, 1931 – November 13, 2017) was an American educator and university administrator who led the University of Texas at El Paso from 1980-87 and the University of Missouri from 1987-93.
Hearnes Center is a 13,611-seat multi-purpose arena in Columbia, Missouri.
In the United States, a historic district is a group of buildings, properties, or sites that have been designated by one of several entities on different levels as historically or architecturally significant.
Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.
Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back former students and members and celebrating an organization's existence.
I Am Legend is a 1954 science fiction horror novel by American writer Richard Matheson.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg.
In projects, an interim report is often compiled to analyze how the project is proceeding, before its final completion.
The Ionic order forms one of the three classical orders of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian.
James Sidney Rollins (April 19, 1812 – January 9, 1888) was a nineteenth-century Missouri politician and lawyer.
James Shannon (1799–1859) was an Irish American academic, evangelist and second President of the University of Missouri He was born in Monaghan County, Ireland and educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.
Jefferson City is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state.
Jesse Hall is the main administration building for the University of Missouri.
James Charles "Jim" Lehrer (born May 19, 1934) is an American journalist and a novelist.
John Carleton Jones (July 30, 1856 – April 22, 1930) was an American educator and tenth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri; in recognition, he was initiated as an honorary member of Acacia Fraternity.
John Hiram Lathrop (January 22, 1799 – August 2, 1866) was a well-known American educator during the early 19th century.
John W. Schwada (September 23, 1919 – April 19, 1990) was an American educator.
Jonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor best known for playing advertising executive Don Draper for the AMC television drama series, Mad Men (2007–2015).
Jon Thomas "Sunny" Sundvold (born July 2, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Jordan Taylor Clarkson (born June 7, 1992) is a Filipino-American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
A journalism school is a school or department, usually part of an established university, where journalists are trained.
The Kansas City metropolitan area is a 15-county metropolitan area anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, that straddles the border between the U.S. states of Missouri and Kansas.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Kansas Jayhawks football program is the intercollegiate football program of the University of Kansas.
Kappa Alpha Order (KA), commonly known as Kappa Alpha or simply KA, is a social fraternity and a fraternal order founded in 1865 at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
Kappa Sigma (ΚΣ), commonly known as Kappa Sig, is an American collegiate social fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1869.
Kareem Lamar Rush (born October 30, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Kansas City Tornados of North American Premier Basketball (NAPB).
Kathleen "Kate" Capshaw Spielberg (born November 3, 1953) is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott, an American nightclub singer and performer in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), directed by eventual husband Steven Spielberg.
K–12 (spoken as "k twelve", "k through twelve", or "k to twelve"), for kindergarten to 12th grade, indicates the sum of primary and secondary education in several nations, including India, the United States, Canada, Ecuador, South Korea, Turkey, Philippines, Egypt, Australia, Afghanistan, and Iran for publicly supported school grades prior to college.
KBIA (91.3 FM), is a National Public Radio-member station in Columbia, Missouri.
KCOU (88.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting the College radio format.
Kenneth Lee "Ken" Lay (April 15, 1942 – July 5, 2006) was an American businessman best known for his involvement in the Enron scandal.
Keyon Latwae Dooling (born May 8, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kim English, Jr. (born September 24, 1988) is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant basketball coach for the University of Colorado.
KOMU 8 is the NBC-affiliated television station for Mid-Missouri that is licensed to Columbia.
Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛΧΑ) is a college fraternity in North America, which was founded in 1909.
A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The League of Women Voters (LWV) is an American civic organization that was formed to help women take a larger role in public affairs after they won the right to vote.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Linas Kleiza (born January 3, 1985) is a former Lithuanian professional basketball player.
Lincoln University is a historically black public land-grant university in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Linda Maxine Godwin Ph.D. (born July 2, 1952) is an American scientist and retired NASA astronaut.
Following is a list of Governors of Missouri since its territory became part of the United States.
Lloyd Lionel Gaines (1911, Water Valley, Mississippi – disappeared March 19, 1939, Chicago) was the plaintiff in Gaines v. Canada (1938), one of the most important court cases in the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1930s.
The Louisiana Purchase (Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles or 2.14 million km²) by the United States from France in 1803.
L.S.V. is a secret honorary society at the University of Missouri dedicated to "promoting and improving the status of women" and recognizing "the most outstanding upperclass women" at the university, who "strive to promote and improve the status of women." L.S.V. was revealed to the campus in February 1908, and speculation immediately began that it was the female sister-chapter to QEBH.
Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group.
Mad Men is an American period drama television series created by Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate Television.
Marching Mizzou, M2, or The Big 'M' of the Midwest is the performing marching band for the University of Missouri, founded in 1885 as a college military band.
Marcus Edward Denmon II (born March 20, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague.
Martin Trevor Heinrich (born October 17, 1971) is an American politician and businessman serving as the junior United States Senator from New Mexico since 2013.
A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name.
Memorial Union serves as a community center for the University of Missouri by providing meeting rooms, technology centers, dining facilities, and playing host to many special events.
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I collegiate athletic conference with a membership base in the Great Lakes region that stretches from Western New York to Illinois.
Mid-Missouri is a loosely-defined region comprising the central area of the U.S. state of Missouri.
A militia is generally an army or some other fighting organization of non-professional soldiers, citizens of a nation, or subjects of a state, who can be called upon for military service during a time of need, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of a warrior nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Missouri Scholars Academy, or MSA, is a three-week residential summer program held on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri for 330 of Missouri's top rising high school juniors.
The Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri in Columbia is a journalism school which is one of the oldest formal journalism schools in the world.
The Missouri Tigers athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of the University of Missouri, located in Columbia, Missouri, United States.
The Missouri Tigers football program represents the University of Missouri in college football and competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Missouri S&T, or Missouri University of Science and Technology, is a public land grant and space grant university located in Rolla, Missouri, United States and a member institution of the University of Missouri System.
The Missouri Valley Conference (also called MVC or simply "The Valley") is the second-oldest collegiate athletic conference in the United States.
Mizzou Arena is an indoor arena located on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
The Morrill Land-Grant Acts are United States statutes that allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges in U.S. states using the proceeds of federal land sales.
The Mortar Board is a national honor society for college seniors.
Mystical Seven (M7) is one of the secret societies of the University of Missouri.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The space-grant colleges are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of 52 consortia formed for the purpose of outer space-related research.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also informally known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Norman Eugene Stewart (born January 20, 1935) is a retired American college basketball coach.
A normal school was an institution created to train high school graduates to be teachers by educating them in the norms of pedagogy and curriculum.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a consortium of American universities headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with an office in Washington, D.C., and staff at several other locations across the country.
Oklahoma State University (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, OKState, and OSU), is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States.
Omicron Delta Kappa (ΟΔΚ), also known as The Circle and ODK, is a national leadership honor society in the United States, with chapters, known as circles, at more than three hundred college campuses.
The PBS NewsHour is an American daily evening television news program that is broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more than 350 of the public broadcaster's member stations.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
QEBH is a senior honor society at the University of Missouri.
Richard Bowen Loftin, better known as R. Bowen Loftin, is a US academic and the former chancellor of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Red Campus is the historical core of the University of Missouri campus in Columbia primarily gathered around the David R. Francis Quadrangle.
Richard Henry Jesse (May 1, 1853 – January 21, 1921) was an American educator and the eighth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Richard Lee Wallace (born February 27, 1936) is an American educator and former chancellor of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Richard Burton Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres.
Robert K. Dixon is an energy, environment, and economic expert at the Office of International Affairs, US Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, DC, USA.
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is a provider of adult Jewish courses on Jewish history, law, ethics, philosophy and rabbinical literature worldwide.
Rollins Field was a stadium in Columbia, Missouri.
Russell Edward "Russ" Mitchell (born March 25, 1960) is an American journalist best known for his career at CBS where he was anchor of The Early Show on Saturday, news anchor for The Early Show during the week, and weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News.
Samuel Moore Walton (March 29, 1918 – April 5, 1992) was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club.
Samuel Spahr Laws (March 23, 1824 – January 9, 1921) was an American minister, professor, physician, college president, businessman and inventor best known today as the inventor of the Laws Gold Indicator, a predecessor of the ticker tape machine.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
Sedalia, Missouri is a city located about south of the Missouri River in Pettis County.
Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ), commonly known as SAE, is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity.
Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest social fraternities in North America.
Sigma Nu (ΣΝ) is an undergraduate college fraternity founded at the Virginia Military Institute on January 1, 1869.
The Sinclair School of Nursing is a nursing school affiliated with the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Health Care.
Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is an American college athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in the Southern part of the United States.
Southwestern University (also referred to as Southwestern or SU) is a private, four-year, not-for-profit undergraduate, liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Texas, United States.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
Stephen Samuel Stipanovich (born November 17, 1960) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Stratton Duluth Brooks (September 10, 1869 – January 18, 1949) was the third president of the University of Oklahoma and eleventh president of the University of Missouri.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Switzler Hall is an academic hall on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Tau Kappa Epsilon (ΤΚΕ), commonly known as TKE or Teke, is an international all-male secret and social college fraternity founded on January 10, 1899, at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Ralph and Debbie Taylor Stadium at Simmons Field (also Taylor Stadium at Simmons Field) is a baseball stadium at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Maneater is the official, editorially independent student news publication of the University of Missouri.
The Shrinking Man is a novel by Richard Matheson published in 1956.
Thomas Jefferson (April 13, [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809.
Timothy Michael Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Virginia since 2013.
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Truman the Tiger is the official mascot of the athletic teams of the University of Missouri Tigers.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System.
The University of Arkansas (U of A, UARK, or UA) is a public land-grant, doctoral research university located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The University of Georgia, also referred to as UGA or simply Georgia, is an American public comprehensive research university.
The University of Kansas, also referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri is a teaching and research institution that includes 15 degree programs and six academic/research divisions.
The University of Missouri College of Arts and Science (A&S) is the liberal arts and sciences unit of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri College of Education is the education college at University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri College of Engineering is one of the 19 academic schools and colleges of the University of Missouri.
The University of Missouri Health System is an academic health system located in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri High School (MU High School) is a distance learning K-12 high school administered by the University of Missouri, a public state university located in Columbia, Missouri and the flagship of the University of Missouri System.
University Hospital is located in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri Police Department (MUPD) is the law enforcement agency of the University of Missouri, a public research university located in Columbia, Missouri and the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System.
The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center (MURR) is home to a tank-type nuclear research reactor that serves the University of Missouri in Columbia.
The University of Missouri School of Law (Mizzou Law or MU Law) is the law school of the University of Missouri.
The University of Missouri School of Medicine (also called University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine or MU School of Medicine) is located in the southern part of the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of Missouri System is a state university system providing centralized administration for four universities, a health care system, an extension program, and ten research and technology parks.
The University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital, formerly Columbia Regional Hospital, is the only hospital in Missouri exclusively dedicated to the health of women and children.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is a public research university serving the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.
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The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university in Norman, Oklahoma.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
Walter Williams (July 2, 1864–July 29, 1935) was an American journalist and educator.
William Frazier Baker, also known as Bill Baker (born October 9, 1953), is an American structural engineer known for engineering the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building/man-made structure.
William Least Heat-Moon (born William Lewis Trogdon August 27, 1939) is an American travel writer and historian of English, Irish, and Osage ancestry.
William Wilson Hudson (1808-June 14, 1859) was an American educator and third President of the University of Missouri.
Women's association football, also commonly known as women’s football, or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe.
The Zeta Phi Society (ΖΦ) was a fraternal organization founded at the University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) in Columbia, Missouri in 1870.
The 2014 Cotton Bowl Classic was a college football bowl game between the #9 Missouri Tigers of the Southeastern Conference and the #13 Oklahoma State Cowboys of the Big 12 Conference.
In 2015, a series of protests at the University of Missouri related to race, workplace benefits, and leadership resulted in the resignations of the president of the University of Missouri System and the chancellor of the flagship Columbia campus.
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