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Features

In Demand UCM Graduates

Job Placement Rate Reaches Record High More...

Putting Safety First

MEM Gifts Benefit Nationally Renowned University Program More...

Going Out a Winner

's 33 Years Becoming Most Winning NCAA Division II Volleyball Coach More...

America's Accidental Idol

David Cook Didn't Even Plan to Try Out for American Idol - and Then He Won More...


Central Yesterday

The Note that Roared

central yesterday

Don Essig taught himself to play his uncle's cornet at the age of five and began a lifelong fascination with music. When he received his first instrument, a bell-over-the-shoulder tenor horn, his passion was ignited. He spent his life creating the Essig Collection of Musical Instruments, now housed in the Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri. More...


A Word from the President

President Podolefsky

A Great Magazine for a Great University

Central Missouri is a great university with a proud history, and we want that to be reflected in our most widely circulated publication, UCM Today. We believe it's time to make the publication a magazine that can be not only eagerly read but also proudly displayed in homes and offices. More...