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Faculty Profile Series: Jannette Berkley-Patton

October 27th, 2014 · Research

Jannette-300x200[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.]

This is part of an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal. [Read more →]

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Interdisciplinarity from the Classroom to the Archive (and Back)

October 27th, 2014 · Research

JoanDeanbook[The following was provided by the School of Graduate Studies.]

Joan Dean, Ph.D., Curators Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor of English, has a new publication from Syracuse University Press titled “All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageantry.” [Read more →]

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Libraries Hosting “Cancer Cell Research: The Way of All Flesh” This Week

October 27th, 2014 · Events

HLacks[The following was provided by the UMKC University Libraries.]

The UMKC University Libraries have scheduled events leading up to the Division of Diversity and Inclusion’s 2014 Social Justice Book Lecture, [Read more →]

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Safe Space Training for LGBTQIA Students on Nov. 6

October 27th, 2014 · Events

safe-space[The following was provided by the Office of Student Involvement.]

Unlike more visible under-represented groups, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) persons cannot be readily identified. [Read more →]

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Weight Watchers at Work – A Healthy Option

October 27th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

WeightWatchers[The following was provided UM System Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] 

Are you looking to live a more healthy life and earn 100 points toward Tier 2 of your Wellness Incentive? Healthy for Life is offering Weight Watchers at Work meetings at both UMKC campuses to do just that. [Read more →]

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Artists Will Present “Breaking the Deckle: Papermaking as Social Action”

October 27th, 2014 · Events

BreakingDeckle[The following was provided by The Department of Art & Art History.]

Two New York state-based artists, Drew Matott and Margaret Mahan of Peace Paper Project, will discuss their recent work on contemporary applications of traditional hand papermaking. [Read more →]

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44th Annual Presentation of the Dr. Robert D. Conn Heart Conference

October 27th, 2014 · Events, Health and Wellness

2014Heart-300wide[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.]

This conference is scheduled for Dec. 11 and 12 in Kansas City, Mo., and will focus on improving the quality of care for patients with cardiovascular disease using evidence-based medicine and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. [Read more →]


Beta Alpha Psi’s Epsilon Delta of UMKC Named a Superior Chapter

October 27th, 2014 · Awards and Honors

BetaAlphaPSI[The following was provided by the Bloch School of Management.]



Beta Alpha Psi’s Epsilon Delta of UMKC was recently named a Superior Chapter.
Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for the instruction and practice of accounting and other financial services. Since it began in 1919, there have been over 300 collegiate chapters established.  [Read more →]

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Teaching With Technologies Brown Bag Discussion Series

October 20th, 2014 · Career Development

Brown Bag Oct14[The following was provided by the Office of Online Learning and Distance Education.]

The first discussion, free for UMKC faculty and staff, will be centered around rubrics and be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the UMKC School of Medicine, Theater C. Bring your lunch and share your technology experiences. Please register here.


UMKC Gallery of Art: Whitney Manney Presents PrimaRebelle

October 20th, 2014 · Events

primarebelle_image[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.]

The UMKC Gallery of Art is excited to host local fashion designer Whitney Manney as she presents her label’s fifth collection, PrimaRebelle. A fashion show from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday October 23 will be followed by a two-week interactive installation and pop-up boutique in the gallery space. [Read more →]