Today aims to strengthen the lifelong connection between UCM faculty, staff, students and friends from all generations. The quarterly publication is published by the offices of University Relations and Alumni Relations and Development.

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In this Issue

Number Four Nineteen

UCM Aviation Graduate Joins B-2 Elite

The Who and What of the UCM Foundation

We Asked Three Former Presidents

Inside the Heads of Test Takers

Arbuthnot Honored as 2009 Outstanding Recent Alumnus

Building for Strength

Central Missouri Now and in 2029 More...

Central Yesterday

Central Yesterday

A Place to Grab a Soda

Life before World War II was a simpler time, with fewer students and fewer buildings. The four blocks now considered the main campus were the entire university. But students were still students. They were young people who enjoyed having a good time while they went about the serious business of getting a college degree. More...

Today Online Extra

UCM Today Online Extra

An Iraqi Venture with Educational Aspirations

UCM's international admissions director Chuck Petentler didn't shy away from a recruitment opportunity this January, even though it meant traveling into the heart of a war zone. He and representatives from 18 U.S. colleges and universities traveled to Iraq for the International Educational Symposium in Baghdad. More...

A Word from the President

A Word from the President

UCM Physical Campus a Work in Progress

In April, we conducted a groundbreaking to publicly commemorate the renovation of the Morrow-Garrison buildings and to kick off construction of the adjacent Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Together, these projects represent nearly $36 million in facility improvements. More...