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Join the Fun during Founders’ Week Sept. 26-Oct. 3

September 15th, 2014 · Events

Facebook Cover Photo[The following was provided by the Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations.]

Dontt miss all the events and opportunities happening during Founders’ Week – from concerts and theater to a community block party and the 2nd annual 5K run/walk and Kangaroo Kids’ Hop.

For a full schedule of events, visit the UMKC Founder’s Week website.


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Register Now: Eat for Life Online Program

September 15th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

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Discover the benefits of Eat for Life—an innovative approach to weight management—and rediscover the joy of eating. This course can earn first-time participants $100 as part of the newly expanded 2015 Wellness Incentive [Read more →]

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Staff Council Invites Volunteers for Morning Glory Ministries, Sept. 27

September 15th, 2014 · Events

Morning Glory Ministries Logo[The following was provided by the UMKC Staff Council's Outreach Committee.]

Join the UMKC Staff Council’s Outreach Committee on Saturday, Sept. 27, for a service project at Morning Glory Ministries.

Volunteers are needed to assist with “to go” sack lunch preparation, serving and clean up from 9:45 am to 1 pm. Volunteer sign up is required, and space is extremely limited. Sign up early to participate in this project.

Morning Glory Ministries is an organization that addresses the issue of hunger in the downtown Kansas City area, for homeless men, women and children. They also serve individuals who are financially disadvantaged and in need of a healthy meal.

Sign up by Sept. 23 at UMKC Morning Glory Ministries Sign-Up Genius.

For more information, please contact Sandra at

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Visit the UMKC Booth at the Plaza Art Fair, Sept. 19-21

September 15th, 2014 · Events

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

The UMKC Women’s Center, Conservatory of Music and Dance – Community Music and Dance Academy and the UMKC Dept. of Art & Art History will host the UMKC booth at the upcoming Plaza Art Fair, Sept. 19 – 21, [Read more →]

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New Letters at 80

September 15th, 2014 · Uncategorized

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After 80 years of continuous quarterly publishing, New Letters once again presents a fresh collection of essays, memoirs, poems, fiction, reviews and artwork in Volume 80, Issue numbers 3 & 4 (a double issue).  [Read more →]

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Fall Fling Health Fair Will Be Held on Wednesday, Oct. 1

September 15th, 2014 · Events, Health and Wellness

fall fling[The following was provided by UMKC Student Health and Wellness.]

The Fall Fling is an interactive health fair with the objectives of educating UMKC faculty, staff and students about physical health needs, [Read more →]

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Library Employee Receives Statewide Award and Recognition

September 15th, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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Mary E. Anderson, head of circulation services at Miller Nichols Library, was named “2014 Outstanding Library Employee of the Year” by [Read more →]

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Bill Self to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner

September 15th, 2014 · Athletics

Richardson[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics.]

The UMKC men’s basketball program will host its second annual Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the College Basketball  [Read more →]

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Walking Group, Yoga and Tai Chi

September 8th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

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Volker Campus Walking Group

Start the day with a brisk walk with your UMKC colleagues once or twice a week. Join Deborah Phillips on Wednesdays and Fridays during September. We’ll beat the heat by starting at 7 a.m. and have everyone in their offices on time and [Read more →]

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A Queen on Campus: Graduate Student is Miss Czech-Slovak U.S.

September 8th, 2014 · Awards and Honors, News

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

Instead of playing with dolls with her cousins, Morgan McMichen spent more of her childhood playing with her grandmother’s world globe. [Read more →]

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