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Entries from February 22nd, 2011

UMKC Alumni head to Jeff City for Legislative Day

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Budget and Finances, Capital improvements, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education, University Advancement

UMKC Alumni, in conjunction with the University of Missouri Alliance of Alumni Associations and Extension, are organizing for the 37th annual Legislative Day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. The event is from 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rally on the first floor rotunda at 9:30 […]

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UMKC Debate team juniors win tournament

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications, Students

[The following was provided by Matthew Vega, Director of Debate, Communications Studies, College of Arts and Sciences.] UMKC Debate team of juniors, Andrew Allsup and Juan Garcia, won the varsity division of the Kansas State University Debate Tournament that concluded on Feb. 14. Allsup and Garcia compiled a 5-2 preliminary round record with wins against […]

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Advance your career…Sign up for the Bloch Executive MBA program

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Bloch School of Management, Executive MBA program.] The Bloch Executive MBA program seeks interested professionals for whom an Executive MBA is the right next step for career development. Bloch’s program is an accredited MBA degree offered in a convenient weekend format with four immersion residencies for in-depth study in […]

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Missouri universities and colleges cut 119 degree programs – UMKC cuts five

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Assessment, Budget and Finances, Government and Higher Education, Students, University System

Across Missouri, colleges and universities have dropped 119 degree programs in an effort to eliminate duplication and save money.  The five degree programs* cut at UMKC are American Studies BA Art BA Medical Technology BA Pharmaceutical Science BA Pharmaceutical Science MA

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BkMk Press author wins Poets’ Prize

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications

[The following was submitted by BkMk Press.] Tongue of War: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki, written by Tony Barnstone and published by BkMk Press in 2009, has been awarded the Poets’ Prize, one of the nation’s top awards for a book of poems.  The prize is awarded annually for the best book of verse published […]

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UMKC English Department & Conservatory receive $1m gift for student scholarships

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Announcement, Budget and Finances, Communications, Community Connections, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Students, UMKC Foundation, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Foundation.] UMKC’s Department of English at the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music and Dance have received a $1 million estate gift in support of student scholarships. The gift, which is to be divided equally between the English Department and the Conservatory, is from […]

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Webinar on the future of Fair Use

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Classroom Technology, Communications, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries, Support services, Technology

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] Need an update on Fair Use?  What does it mean for us, and where is it going?  Bring your lunch and join UMKC Libraries and FaCET for an EDUCAUSE Live webinar on the Future of Fair Use: Feb. 25, 2011, Noon – 1:00 p.m. at Miller Nichols Library, […]

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UMKC Schools of Law and Education host 6th Annual Spelling Bee

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Community Connections, Diversity, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Office of Public Relations.] On Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, UMKC School of Law (SOL) and School of Education (SOE) will host a spelling bee for fourth and fifth-grade students from Afrikan Centered Education Collegium Campus. Starting at 9:30 a.m. in the SOL’s E.E. “Tom” Thompson Courtroom, the event provides […]

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HR offers seminar on Tax Deferred Investment plans

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff, University System

Learn about saving money for the future through the University’s Tax Deferred Investment (TDI) plans at the March 9 UMKC Human Resources seminar. In this session, Benefits Representatives will guide you through the savings investment options available through the University. And remember TDI plans are available for both part-time and full-time faculty and staff. The […]

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Free Lecture on Sarah Bernhardt: “How the One-Legged Actress Promoted American Involvement in World War 1”

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Office of Public Relations.] Felicia Londre, Curators’ Professor of Theatre and American Theatre Fellow, will present “Bernhardt’s Last Stand in America: How the One-Legged Actress Promoted American Involvement in World War I” at 11 a.m. on Feb. 19 in the J.C. Nichols Auditorium of the National World War I […]

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