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Feb. 14, 2017

Women in STEM at MU continue to break down barriers

Women in STEM at MU continue to break down barriers

These three students are plugging in, making an impact within their fields of study and encouraging young girls to do the same.

Dec. 1, 2015

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood abortion privileges extended until Dec. 30

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood abortion privileges extended until Dec. 30

“As a state and federally funded university with a health system, we are required to follow applicable state and federal laws,” interim Chancellor Hank Foley said in a statement.

Oct. 5, 2015

House votes to defund Planned Parenthood

The House voted 241-187 to defund Planned Parenthood for one year.

Sept. 30, 2015

MU’s response to Planned Parenthood investigations results in rally

MU’s response to Planned Parenthood investigations results in rally

While abortion services at the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic were found to be legal, they are scheduled to end at the Columbia clinic unless new privileges can be found.

Sept. 28, 2015

City, State and Nation :

Planned Parenthood advocates to flush Columbia with pink

Columbia will be one of 230 areas thinking pink Tuesday afternoon, in response to national controversy regarding the ethics of Planned Parenthood. Speakers Circle will ...

Sept. 8, 2015

Protection a possibility for sexual abuse victims in Missouri

“This bill is important because it leaves no doubt in the law that sexual abuse is included when courts are making judgements in abuse cases,” Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-St. Louis, said. “I know it sounds a bit redundant but many felt there was a need to furt

Sept. 2, 2015

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.