A. Ross Hill named President of the University of Missouri

On December 27, 1908, A. Ross Hill was named President of the University of Missouri on this date. He was responsible for much of the university’s growth, including building the “White Campus” and expanding the Extension Division, the Graduate Program, and the College of Education.


Get a taste of New Orleans at this restaurant in Missouri

You don’t have to travel all the way down the river to New Orleans to get a taste of luscious Louisiana cuisine in Missouri. Bonus: It’s in a renovated historic hotel.


Tasty Eats, Done Dirt Cheap

8 Great Places for Inexpensive Eats in Missouri


Outdoor Wonders: 19 Conservation Areas

Explore these 19 conservation areas across the state.


Downtown Columbia and Missouri University from aerial view on a sunny day

August 24, 1833

Columbia took its first step toward becoming College Town USA on this date. The very innovative Columbia Female Academy was founded.


Caving in Columbia

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park offers trails, caves, and more than two thousand acres in mid-Missouri.


Bur Oak Beauty

Missouri’s champion bur oak is a living landmark that weaves lightning, floods, and generational connections.