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University FOR Missouri! University celebrates successful partnership between Mizzou Alternative Breaks, MU Extension to serve the state

During the celebration, MU Extension announced new scholarship to assist with service trips

Sept. 30, 2019

The student-led organization Mizzou Alternative Breaks has completed service trips in all of Missouri’s 114 counties — one year ahead of schedule. To keep the momentum going, MU officials announced that MU Extension has committed $10,350 to Mizzou Alternative Breaks to provide scholarships for 90 students with financial need to participate in statewide service trips.  Full Story
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T. rex used a stiff skull to eat its prey

MU scientists created one of the first 3D models showing how ligaments and joints in the skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex work.

Sept. 25, 2019

A Tyrannosaurus rex could bite hard enough to shatter the bones of its prey. But how it accomplished this feat without breaking its own skull bones has baffled paleontologists. That’s why scientists at the University of Missouri are arguing that the T. rex’s skull was stiff much like the skulls of hyenas and crocodiles, and not flexible like snakes and birds as paleontologists previously thought.  Full Story
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