University Housing Moves into New Policies


September 5, 2020

COVID-19 has raised many questions about university housing for this fall. There is concern for the safety of students in regard to social distancing during this pandemic. Brenda Moeder, interim senior director at University...

President Roger Best speaks to 39 faculty and staff for the Annual State of the University Address on Aug. 27 in the Elliott Student Union auditorium. Best said
UCM’s level of comittment and expertise make it “hard not to be optimistic for the future of the institution.” The address was also available virtually to ensure
social distancing directives.

Best Optimistic for Future

September 5, 2020

COVID-19: the financial implications for UCM

Meah Copeland

April 30, 2020

The University of Central Missouri wisely decided to close the school in March, but it may also bring a financial toll in the next few months and coming years.  “We often hear this time described as ‘unprecedented,’”...

COVID-19: An international student's perspective

Esther Akheituame

April 26, 2020

As an international student, I worry about how fast COVID-19 is spreading in the United States. I worry about how many people are not taking the necessary precautions, and most importantly how it is affecting Nigeria, my home ...

A UCM student’s experience with COVID-19

Meah Copeland

April 8, 2020

Symaria Fisher was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26. She has recovered and is now doing well. She is currently living on campus and agreed to share her experience with the Muleskinner and on Facebook. Fisher has a complicated...


Carley Taylor

March 13, 2020

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...