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Preferred Name Option Now Available For Students

April 14th, 2014 · Administration, Affiliated groups, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Support services

Pathway[The following was provided by the Office of the Registrar.]

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is pleased to announce the student preferred name policy. The [Read more →]

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Honor a Special Woman In the Virtual Butterfly Garden

April 14th, 2014 · Administration, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff

butterflygarden[The following was provided by the Division of University Advancement.]

You can now celebrate a mother, grandmother, friend, sister or other important woman in your life by purchasing a “butterfly” [Read more →]

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Tobacco Cessation Workshop Is April 29

April 14th, 2014 · Administration, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff

EAP-family [The following was provided by the UMKC Office of Human Resources.]

If you are a user of tobacco products – whether smoking or chewing – the most important thing you can do for your health is to quit. [Read more →]

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UMKC’s Connection to KC Magazine’s ‘100 People’ Who Make the City Fantastic

April 14th, 2014 · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Research, Staff

KC-Magazine-AprilCover_300x300[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.]

Three individuals connected to the University of Missouri-Kansas City made the KC Magazine’s “100 People Making [Read more →]

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“Wonder Women!” Examines Depictions of Females Who Don’t Need Rescuing

April 14th, 2014 · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

WonderWomen_300x300[The following was provided by the UMKC Women's Center.]

The documentary “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” will take place at 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the Plaza [Read more →]

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Artist and Curator Will Discuss Jazz Museum Exhibit

April 14th, 2014 · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

Convergence-blog[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.]

The American Jazz Museum visiting curator Sonie’ Joi Ruffin and artist Glenn North will discuss the art and inspiration of the “Convergence: Jazz, Dance, and the Visual Arts” [Read more →]

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Visiting Scholar Presents April 9 on Ancient Egyptian

April 7th, 2014 · Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries

Venit_tomb[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.]

Marjorie Venit, Ph.D., will discuss “Egypt as Metaphor: Decoration and the Afterlife in the Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9,  Miller Nichols Learning Center, room 452, 800 E. 51st St. [Read more →]

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Summer Session Enrollment Is Now Open

April 7th, 2014 · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Staff, Students

SummerSession[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications]

Whatever your goals are, UMKC Summer Session is a great way to meet them. Whether you’re looking to catch up, making sure you stay on track, or aiming to graduate ahead of schedule, UMKC Summer Session 2014 offers flexible [Read more →]

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Frontiers Awards Go To Three UMKC Researchers

April 7th, 2014 · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences

Frontiers_2C_long[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry and School of Nursing and Health Studies.]

Three proposals from the University of Missouri-Kansas City were selected to receive $20,000 Pilot and Collaborative Studies Awards from Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. [Read more →]

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Dr. Sullivan Appointed New Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

April 7th, 2014 · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences

SullivanC[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.]

Christine Sullivan, MD, has been appointed as the new associate dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. [Read more →]

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