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Ferguson Protests

UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

Students stage a "die in" at Washington University to draw attention to police abuse on December 1, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The "die in" was part a nationwide protest calling for workers to walk off their jobs and students to walk out of their classes to call attention to the perceived miscarriage of justice sparked by the August 9th death of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Missouri.   Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Walkouts Staged To Support Ferguson Protests

Some took place on local college campuses, including Washington University

12/01/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: Race Relations Top Issue in St. Louis County Executive Race

UMSL political science professor Dave Robertson says as candidates Rick Stream and Steve Stenger face off, this issue will be paramount.

08/25/2014

Photo: Thinkstock.com

UMSL to Offer Class in Beer Brewing

Joseph Meisel, a doctoral student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will be leading a chemistry class on beer brewing that he hopes will “demystify” science and math for students.

07/18/2014

St. Louis University graduation on May 17, 2014 (Twitter/Chaifetz Arena)

It’s College Graduation Season in St. Louis

St. Louis University held its commencement ceremony on Saturday at Chaifetz Arena

05/17/2014

An armed robbery occurred at the UMSL Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on April 25. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Armed Robbery at UMSL Fraternity

A lone gunman entered the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house at 4 a.m. today and stole personal items.

04/25/2014

Editor-in-chief Sharon Pruitt. Photo: August Jennewein / http://blogs.umsl.edu

Funding Drained for UMSL Student Newspaper

The students who run the newspaper at the University of Missouri-St. Louis are appealing to the chancellor today.

04/21/2014

Photo: Facebook / Save Incarnate Word Convent + Alumni Center

UMSL Holds Off on Demolition of Two Historic Buildings

It might not be imminent doom for the Incarnate Word Convent and the UMSL Alumni House just yet.

04/15/2014

Host of NPR's "All Things Considered" Michele Norris speaks during a taping of "Meet the Press" at the NBC studios November 2, 2008 in Washington, DC. Norris discussed topics related to the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)

UMSL Hosts Discussion on Race Card Project

A national project to encourage public conversations about race comes to St. Louis this week.

03/19/2014

Photo: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

Missouri Schools Take Pledge to End the “R-word”

The campaign is dedicated to using respectful language when talking about people with intellectual disabilities.

03/05/2014

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