Achievements in broadcasting: Interviewing the NETA Award-winning KMOS station

UCM, like many universities, is full of opportunities for students willing to seek them out. Students are able to get hands-on experience in almost any discipline, anywhere on campus. For broadcasting, that place is KMOS-TV, located underneath the Martin and Wood buildings.  Operating on-campus since 1979, PBS branch-affiliate KMOS broadcasts education and entertainment programs across… Read more »

Grounds crew maintains campus image

You’ve likely seen them around campus — mowing the grass, planting flowers and shrubs or working on the sidewalks. The grounds crew is a component of Facilities, Planning and Operations, made up of 10 people. The crew is instrumental to campus functions. They mow the grass and maintain plant life, and they also maintain sidewalks,… Read more »

Mapping Against Mediocrity: Strategy in horror

Survival horror is a tricky genre to develop for. Immersion is even more important to the genre than it is elsewhere. A single misstep will take players out of the experience, turning a nightmare into nothing more than a mediocre mess. Many games have tried (and failed), to push the envelope in horror.  Horror games… Read more »

Father and daughter connect through football 

The University of Central Missouri is known for its academic programs, as well as its athletic ones. Tom Papez attended UCM from 1991-1994 where he was an offensive lineman for the Mules football team. In 1994, Papez received an MIAA All-Academic Team award. He now teaches at Timberland High School and coaches football in Wentzville,… Read more »

HOW COLLEGES ARE HANDLING COVID-19

March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19, better known as the Coronavirus, a pandemic. Amid the spread of the virus, multiple schools and universities across the country, and the globe, have closed for the summer, opting for online classes to finish the year. Although some students are excited by not having to… Read more »

Raise the banner: Jennies win MIAA Tournament

The UCM Jennies (27-4, 18-1 in MIAA) defeated the Emporia State Hornets 82-75 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City to win the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Jennies have now won both the MIAA Regular Season and Tournament championships for the 2019-20 season. Emporia State led 6-4 early on until UCM’s Morgan VanHyfte and… Read more »

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