One week is just not enough time! We invite you to continue exploring and connecting throughout the first forty days of the semester. With the help of several partnering offices and departments across campus, we will continue to bring you ways to get involved so your answer to “Are you in?” is “YES!” We will be adding new events often, so check back soon.
Welcome to the First 40!
Calendar of Events
Welcome Week Events
- "Exposures Through Time" Photography Exhibit by Gregory GutenkoMiller Nichols Library, ground floor, Link Gallery Ongoing through Sunday, May 15, 2016 Event Sponsor: UMKC University Libraries Event Contact: Admin Office x.5827 Tickets Required: No More info: library.umkc.edu…
- 50 Women: A Celebration of Women’s Contribution to CeramicsThe Changing Gallery at the American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St., KCMO Thursday, May 5, 2016 Gallery Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday; 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sundays Opening Reception: Thursday, March 17, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. This groundbreaking art exhibit features the works of 50 diverse women artists from around […]
- College of Arts & Sciences Reading DayThursday, May 5, 2016
- Book signing and receptionMiller Nichols Library 325 Thursday, May 5, 2016, 4 – 6pm At the turn of the 20th century, ordinary Kansas City girls delivered extraordinary arguments for the rights of women, African Americans, and Native Americans. A new book by Henrietta Rix Wood, Ph.D., reveals how these high school students spoke out on important issues of their era. […]
- Multicultural Graduate ReceptionASSC, Pierson Auditorium Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6 – 8pm Join the MSA Office as we honor the 2016 Graduates and say our final farewells to our students as they transition into he professional world! Open to everyone, must RSVP. Space is limited. Event Sponsor: Multicultural Student Affairs Office Event Contact: Malik Brown or Sharon Rodriguez-Benarroch; 816-235-1109 More info: www.umkc.edu…
- Cru Weekly MeetingThursday, May 5, 2016 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM) Location: UMKC Student Union Come join Cru, an interdenominational Christian organization, as we hang out and learn to develop our faiths as college students!
- Jumah PrayerSaturday, August 29, 2015 (1:00 PM) - Friday, May 13, 2016 (2:00 PM) Location: Student Union A weekly prayer for muslims held on Fridays from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M.
- UMKC Dance Conservatory Students Car WashSaturday, May 7, 2016 (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM) Location: Jiffy Lube at the Rainbow Blvd The Third Annual Car Wash will take place on May 7th where CDA has a Car Wash to Fundraise for upcoming dance events and master classes.
- IFC MeetingWednesday, May 4, 2016 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM) Location: Student Union This is the scheduled time for the Interfraternity Council to meet and discuss business. Business that will be discussed is in regards to fraternities at UMKC.
- Impact Human Trafficking - Awareness TableFriday, May 6, 2016 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM) Location: Student Union How informed are you on human trafficking? The Impact: Human Trafficking team will be sharing information about global and local human trafficking at our table in Royall Hall. Come by and take part in some quizzes for chances to win prizes!