Two men carve up a downed tree trunk

Campus crews respond quickly to storm damage

At least 42 campus trees will be removed due to extensive damage in Monday's derecho storm. Another 100-plus will need some level of pruning to keep them healthy.

In-person instruction returns Aug. 17

In-person classes are set to resume with the start of the fall semester. Numerous steps have been taken to promote the health and safety of faculty, staff and students, who are back in the classroom for the first time since March.

P&S Council offers formal support to budget-cutting plans

The Professional and Scientific Council passed a motion in support of the university's temporary budget-cutting plans.

Response team hotline connects employees to COVID-19 answers 24/7

The COVID-19 response team that launched this week will give faculty and staff an easy way to quickly get assistance with common issues and, when the unanticipated comes up, connect with university leaders to seek answers.

Academic adviser assists student at outdoor service table

Outdoor service desk

Service where you are

LAS student services staff are experimenting with an outdoor table at Catt Hall to respond to all kinds of questions as the in-person fall semester gets underway.

Instructor creativity improves virtual learning this fall

Faculty, learning from virtual instruction during the spring, have found new ways to engage students and enhance the education they will receive this fall.

Search resumes for vice president for research

Two remaining finalists are scheduled to visit campus Aug. 24-25 and Sept. 1-2. A third finalist was on campus in March before the COVID-19 pandemic paused the search.


Cyclones Care in the MU

Signs of care everywhere

At every turn, there's a reminder on campus of how Cyclones can help make the return to in-person instruction successful. 

Navigating lunch with a face covering

Guidance for staying safe and observing the face covering policy at lunchtime.

CARES funding will support humanities faculty, online course development

A $290,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will support the instructional and course development efforts of nine term faculty in English, history and world languages and cultures.