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UMKC Teaching, Service, and Staff Award Nominations Due November 1

Each year, the UMKC community celebrates the accomplishments of our outstanding faculty and staff.  These awards recognize excellence in the areas of teaching, service and engagement, research and creative activity, mentoring, and commitment to excellence in work.  Awards are presented at the annual spring faculty and staff recognition ceremony. The nomination deadline is quickly approaching […]

UMKC’s Crescendo Celebration November 2, 2012

Mark your calendars!  UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and dance is hosting their annual celebration and benefit event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in November.  Crescendo 2012 will feature 250 students and faculty performing various songs and dance numbers ranging from jazz to classics.  This event is an annual celebration designed to support […]

UMKC Vision Center Receives NIH Grant

Researchers at the UMKC School of Medicine Vision Research Center have been awarded a $1.125 million grant from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health to study and develop new drug therapies for protecting the optic nerve and retina in chronic degenerative eye disease.  Research will be led by Peter Koulen, PhD, […]