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UM System Announces New MU Chancellor

UM System Announces New MU Chancellor

By Daniel Perreault, 23News Executive Producer and Isabel Lohman, 23News Digital Director

UM System President Mun Choi announced Alexander Cartwright as the new chancellor for MU.

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Leadership Changes at MU

By Kaleigh Feldkamp, 23News Reporter
Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, MU has undergone various leadership changes in different administrative positions. Follow along with our timeline to see all of the changes in chronological order.

Edited by Isabel Lohman | iplp54@mail.missouri.edu

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23News April 26, 2017

This week on 23News, we delve into MU’s plan to divest from fossil fuels. We also sit down with PHA’s Vice President of Risk Management, Ashley Norris, to learn more about the new Safe Sisters program.

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LGBTQ Resource Center Encourages Open Conversation in Celebration of Pride Month

By Isabel Lohman, Digital Director

LGBTQ Resource Center hosted a discussion about slut shaming on Wednesday to promote open conversations about issues that the LGBTQ community faces.

The event was called “Candid Chats Series: Slut Shaming!” and was the third Read the rest

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Columbia Will Hold March as Part of National Initiative to Raise Awareness About Science Funding

Columbia Will Hold March as Part of National Initiative to Raise Awareness About Science Funding

By: Jack Elmendorf, 23News Reporter and Juliana Tornabene, 23NewsReporter

The March for Science Mid-Missouri hopes to generate conversation on science’s role in politics.

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23News April 19, 2017

This week on 23News, we take a look at a campus group that seeks to represent minorities. We also discover more about Mid-Missourians’ support of evidence-based approaches to knowledge.

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UMKC faces scrutiny over their handling of communication after a student is allegedly raped

By Isabel Lohman and Shoshana Dubnow

University of Missouri-Kansas City’s timing and nature of communication about an alleged sexual assault in late February were scrutinized by students at a protest in March.

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23News April 12, 2017

This week on 23News, we interview Tori Schafer about her It’s On Us campaign and the “Teal-Out” baseball game April 14. We interview Mark McDaniel on his experience as a MSA leader and we look into a Missouri school who … Read the rest

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Interim Chancellor Folley Leaving MU for New York Institute of Technology

By Daniel Perreault, 23News Reporter and Aviva Okeson-Haberman, 23News Interactive Director

Interim chancellor Hank Foley is leaving MU on May 3 to become the fourth president of the New York Institute of Technology.

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DPE Hopes Tough Conversations Will Extend Past A Facilitation

By Isabel Lohman, 23News Reporter

Diversity Peer Educators hosted Cultivating Community Conversations in hopes of helping students learn about their existing perceptions and different identities.

DPE held the conference on Sunday, March 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Randi … Read the rest

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