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4/22/2017

MU is seeking dogs with cancer for research

MU is seeking dogs with cancer for research

Posted 7:10 PM 4/22/2017 by Felesha Lee, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — A team of veterinary oncologists at the MU Veterinary Health Center is looking for dogs with cancer to participate in a pilot study of a drug that will treat the body wasting that comes along with cancer treatment, called cachexia.

The drug will combat the weight loss (More)

4/21/2017

Book festival comes to Columbia for its second year

Book festival comes to Columbia for its second year

Posted 7:04 PM 4/22/2017 by Melissa Zygowicz, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — Hundreds of people gathered in Jesse Auditorium Friday to listen to authors speak at the second annual Unbound Book Festival.

The festival this year is bringing in nearly 40 authors from around the country and abroad to discuss their work and how the publishing industry (More)

4/22/2017

Riders with disabilities take the reins on their health

Riders with disabilities take the reins on their health

Posted 7:02 PM 4/22/2017 by Shanna Grove, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONVILLE — Riders have anticipated the Round-up Showcase Horse Show all year as a chance to present their abilities and what they have learned.

Riley Equine Center puts on the event. The center's Executive Director Bonnie Riley said her goal is for the participants to be proud (More)

4/21/2017

New committee seeks to increase enrollment at MU

New committee seeks to increase enrollment at MU

Posted 7:06 PM 4/22/2017 by Dallas Parker, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — Today the MU Provost announced the university will create a new committee on campus. The Strategic Enrollment Management Committee will focus on new ways to build a stronger student body at MU.

Currently, the university is experiencing a decline in out-of-state (More)

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