Author: Aneliese Peeler


UCM Theatre and Dance presents “The Gift of the Magi”

The University of Central Missouri is presenting a holiday production, “Gift of the Magi,” at the Highlander Theater this week.  The production runs Thursday- Sunday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $10 for students, $15 for senior/staff/military, and $20 for the… Read more »

Phi Sigma Pi to Host Benefit Concert

Phi Sigma Pi fraternity is hosting a benefit show Nov. 18. at 6 p.m. in Union 240 in support of the Royal Family Kids Camp.  The Royal Family Kids Camp is a camp for abused and neglected children in the foster care system. The camp is one week in June, and kids get a memory… Read more »

UCM Percussion Ensemble to Perform with Special Guest

The University of Central Missouri percussion ensemble will be performing their fall concert Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. in Hart Recital Hall. The concert will feature Tijan Dorwana, a successful gyil maker and musician from Ghana. Alex Smith, assistant professor of percussion, said he has been working with Dorwana since 2012 and brought him to… Read more »

Baton twirling with the UCM Marching Mules

It’s marching band season at the University of Central Missouri but marching band isn’t all percussion and brass instruments.   Amanda Glenski, senior history and political science major, started her journey in baton twirling for the University of Central Missouri last season, but she’s been twirling since she was 8 years old. Glenski said her interest… Read more »

Hairspray opens this week at Highlander Theatre

The University of Central Missouri is bringing the 1960s to patrons through the production of “Hairspray” this week. The musical runs Thursday-Sunday at Highlander Theater at UCM. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets start at $10 for students, $15… Read more »

Muleskinner Minutes

In this week’s edition of Muleskinner Minutes, updates on Pleiades Visiting Writers Series, Study Abroad opportunities, Career Expo, concerts and more.

UCM to present Charno Award

Every year, the University of Central Missouri presents an award to the top male and female student of the graduating class. This is the Charno Award and is scheduled to be presented at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Elliott Student Union, Rooms 234 and 236. Students are first nominated by organizations, faculty and staff and… Read more »

Library hosts e-book workshop

E-books are growing in popularity and UCM librarians are working to help the campus community navigate these resources. Anthony Kaiser, associate professor and humanities librarian, is scheduled to present a workshop regarding the use of e-books from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Room 2441. Kaiser said the… Read more »