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University of Missouri-St. Louis / Smoking Ban
2:26 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

Campus-wide smoking ban begins tomorrow at UMSL

(via Flickr/curran)

Starting Friday, there will be no smoking on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus.

In November 2010, the University General Assembly approved the policy which bans smoking on all campus property, both indoors and outdoors.

Bob Samples is vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He said the new policy is part of a national movement.

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St. Louis Public Radio at Grand Center
4:52 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

St. Louis Public Radio breaks ground on new facility

St. Louis Public Radio and the University of Missouri-St. Louis broke ground on a new midtown facility at Grand Center today.

The new St. Louis Public Radio is being built on a parking lot currently being used by the Fox Theater.

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St. Louis Public Radio at Grand Center
1:33 pm
Tue April 5, 2011

St. Louis Public Radio to break ground on new building April 15

A rendering of the proposed exterior of the new home of St. Louis Public Radio at Grand Center in St. Louis. Groundbreaking for the new facility is set for April 15.
(Chiodini Associates, architects, and AxiOme, design consultant)

Want to see more images of the new building's design? Check out a full gallery on Posterous.

Groundbreaking has been set for St. Louis Public Radio and the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ new home in Grand Center.

The public radio station’s general manager, Tim Eby, confirms that work will begin on the site just east of KETC public television on Friday, April 15. The three-story, 27,000-square-foot building is expected to take one year to complete.

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Tablet Discovery
7:45 am
Wed March 30, 2011

UMSL archeologists discover continental Europe's earliest-known written record

This is the back of the 2x3 inch tablet that was discovered in Iklaina, Greece.
(Christian Mundigler)

Archeologists from the University of Missouri-St. Louis have discovered continental Europe’s earliest known written record.

The clay tablet fragment dates back to between 1490 and 1390 BC – at least 100 years before any other known writings from mainland Europe.

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Maline Greenway
6:16 pm
Wed March 23, 2011

New "Maline Greenway" trail will connect UMSL, Mississippi River

(via Flickr/photohome_uk)

North St. Louis County residents can weigh in this week on a project to connect the region with a new walking and biking trail.

Officials are in the process of developing the 7.5-mile-long Maline Greenway, which will run from the University of Missouri-St. Louis east to the Mississippi River. The Great Rivers Greenway's Lonnie Boring is the project manager.

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University of Missouri System
1:13 pm
Mon March 7, 2011

UMSL hosts public forum on new U. of Missouri system president

The campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
(St. Louis Public Radio)

Today, dozens of University of Missouri-St. Louis faculty and staff attended the second of seven public forums being held around the state by the Presidential Search committee for the next University of Missouri System President.

Betty Van Uum is assistant to the provost for public affairs at UMSL. She says the next University of Missouri System President should possess both good business and political acumen.

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University of Missouri System
5:08 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

U. of Missouri curators release recommended tuition increases

Memorial Union at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. (via Flickr/Adam Procter)

The University of Missouri system board of curators voted today on their recommendations for tuition increases for each of the system's campuses.

KMOV reports the recommended increases for in-state undergraduate tuition as follows:

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Express Scripts
2:06 pm
Fri December 17, 2010

Express Scripts expanding St. Louis headquarters, adding jobs

Pharmaceutical giant Express Scripts announced today that it will invest $73 million to expand its St. Louis headquarters. The construction of the company's fourth building in the area is expected to create 150 new jobs.

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