At many universities, an academic mace plays a role in the institution's traditions. Made of wood, metal and gems and modeled after war clubs carried in medieval times, early ceremonial maces were carried by royal body guards in England at the time of Richard I. An academic mace symbolizes the authority invested in the chancellor by the school’s governing body.
During its first 175 years, the University of Missouri had no mace. In 2014, to
MU disciplines 20 for COVID policy violations; includes 5 suspensions
Capping a campaign
University of Missouri supporters celebrated the successful conclusion of the "Mizzou: Our Time to Lead" campaign and its record-breaking $1.41 billion total.
Improving workflow in an intensive care unit
An engineering professor is investigating ways to help nurses spend more time with critically ill patients.
UM Board of Curators approves the naming of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice
The center, rooted in interdisciplinary research, will promote diverse research and engagement in critical conversations about race, citizenship and justice.
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