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Entries from April 27th, 2010

Paul Rudy awarded Elliott Carter Rome Prize

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

On April 15, 2010, the American Academy in Rome selected Paul Rudy as its 2010-2011 winner of the Elliott Carter Rome Prize in musical composition. Rudy is Professor of Composition, Coordinator of Composition, and Director of the Inter-media/Music Production and Computer Technology Center at the Conservatory. The Academy awards the Rome Prize to a select […]

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Coming Attractions – A sneak preview of UMKC’s new Student Union

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

Fast Tube by Casper

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Invitation to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

UMKC’s faculty, staff and students are invited to a celebration in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, May 5 at Miller Nichols Library (Room 303), Noon to 1:30 p.m. Please bring your brown bag lunch and enjoy complimentary spring rolls, tea, and Asian coffee.

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Volunteers needed for osteoporosis study

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Research

Volunteers are needed for a research study on osteoporosis conducted by UMKC School of Medicine. The study is looking for healthy individuals, who will be compensated for the one time, two-hour visit. The process involves a small amount of blood draw, muscle strength testing, and DEXA scan. Hours for appointments are from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and […]

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Renovation plans announced for old Swinney practice facility

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

On April 25, 2010, UMKC Athletics Department and UMKC Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management announced renovation plans for the old Swinney practice facility in the Swinney Recreation Center. The $500,000 plan, 70% of which already has been pledged, calls for the installation of new basketball/volleyball court flooring and basketball standards and volleyball nets. […]

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FAQ: General Technology

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Perks

This week’s contribution comes from UMKC’s Call Center. Two FAQs about general technology are What is the best way to access my UMKC e-mail on the web? How do I change my Exchange/SSO password?   What is the best way to access my UMKC e-mail on the web? You may have noticed that our e-mail […]

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UMKC HR Performance Appraisal training

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

UMKC Human Resources Department (HR) is offering its annual programs for staff on the UMKC Performance Appraisal system. For supervisors, “Conducting Positive & Productive Performance Appraisals,” Wednesday, April 28 and Wednesday, May 12. For non-supervisory staff, “Understanding Performance Appraisals,” Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, May 18, 19 and 20.   Performance appraisals provide an opportunity for a […]

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UMKC School of Medicine receives anonymous gift of nearly $1 million

April 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News, Research

UMKC Foundation announced a planned gift commitment of close to $1 million to the University’s School of Medicine from an anonymous alumna of the school.  The donor has directed that the gift be used to support the E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Program of International Medicine to provide students with increased access to international travel and […]

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Get Your Complimentary Tickets to Train to 2010

April 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

UMKC Theatre is offering two complimentary tickets to each faculty and staff for Train to 2010, the story of two laborers caught in a fast-moving train to 2010. The play runs from April 23 to May 2. You may pick the night you want to attend. Call Central Ticket Office for tickets: 816.235.6222. Code FSNight.

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2010 UMKC Health Sciences Wellness Fair

April 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Mission and Goals, News, Research

UMKC’s Health Sciences schools, in partnership with the Kansas City Wellness Network, will host the second annual Health Sciences Wellness Fair this Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Wellness Fair will be held at the UMKC Health Sciences Building on the Hospital Hill campus. Students, […]

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