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  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...
  • Foster kids can overcome extra financial obstacles

    Eddye Vanderkwaak's life story is really two tales. There's the girl who grew up in a dysfunctional home in Iowa until she was 14, living primarily with her father. It was a week-to-week existence, with her father borrowing from friends and family...
  • UCI joins in helping shelter residents

    UCI joins in helping shelter residents
    Psychiatrists are finding a place to work out what they've learned in medical school while helping a needy population in Laguna Beach. Men and women facing mental health struggles can talk with a psychiatrist at the Friendship Shelter, a transitional...
  • Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds

    Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds
    A new study is touting the cancer-fighting benefits of a compound found in red wine -- but it's not exactly a license to drink. Dr. Michael Nicholl, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Missouri, is exploring new ways to use the...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
  • Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life

    Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life
    Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing. "That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • Woman killed in bus crash: 'She was a very darling person'

    Woman killed in bus crash: 'She was a very darling person'
    Aditi Avhad hadn't seen her parents in a year when they arrived at O'Hare International Airport from India Thursday. They piled into a bus for the trip back to the University of Missouri in Columbia, where Avhad was a grad student at the medical school....
  • Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago

    Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago
    The Megabus coach that crashed en route from Chicago, killing a graduate student from University of Missouri, was manufactured last year and “had passed a full preventative maintenance check within the past week,” the company says. Megabus...