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College of Arts & Science

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We are the oldest college west of the Mississippi and the largest division at MU. The college provides its more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students with liberal education programs in fine and performing arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. In addition, the college is responsible for teaching most of the core courses required of all undergraduate students on campus. Read more...


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  • Professor Colin Gordon, from the University of Iowa, will present a public lecture, “The Fire This Time: Ferguson, St. Louis, and the Fate of the American City.”
    Oct. 23, 7:00 p.m., Neff 204
    This lecture is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative, the Departments of History, English, Geography, Religious Studies, and the Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy.
  • The Peace Studies Program and the Department of Romance Languages present “Learning from Latin American Social Movements” by Clif Ross and Marcy Rein
    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., Middlebush 212
    Ross and Rein will be speaking on their book, Until the Rulers Obey, which examines democratization in Latin America. Invite your Homecoming visitors and relatives to the talk!
    The Peace Studies Program will host a limited number of visiting alumni as guests to dinner with the speakers, at the Broadway Brewery (816 E Broadway, Columbia) at 5:00 p.m. on Oct. 24. E-mail for reservations, please.

Dean Michael J. O'Brien


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