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Entries from July 26th, 2011

Register now for 2011 UMKC Instructional Technology Conference, August 10 –11: Enhancing, Engaging & Energizing Online Learning

July 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Career Development, Events, Mission and Goals, News, Perks

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Instructional Technology Services.] Sign up now for this year’s Instructional Technology Conference, August 10-11, on UMKC’s Volker Campus. The conference will provide a platform for instructors to learn from each other as they discuss challenges and strategies involved in using instructional technologies.

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UMKC offers new Bachelor of Health Sciences degree program

July 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News, Research

[The following was provided by UMKC Public Relations Department.] As the demand for allied health care workers increases, UMKC has launched a new Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHS) degree program. The program is being offered through the UMKC School of Nursing (SON) and is accepting students for the fall 2011 semester. It is designed for […]

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Service & Success: Veterans in Higher Education

July 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, News

[The following was submitted by UMKC’s Student Veterans Organization.] UMKC’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is hosting a program and panel discussion made up of UMKC military service veterans on Thursday, July 28, 4:00 p.m. in the Student Union, Room 302. This free program is open to all faculty, staff and students.

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Out in Cyberspace: KCUR 83.9 FM

July 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Perks

[Information in the following posting was provided by KCUR 83.9 FM.] An increasing number of UMKC’s academic units, divisions, departments and affiliated groups are establishing their individual presence on the Internet through e-newsletters, Facebook and Twitter pages, YouTube videos and blogs. UMatters has dedicated a special page – Newsletters/Social Media – as a university- wide […]

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Visit the Summer Quilt Camp at UMKC’s Women’s Center

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided Arzie Umali, Assistant Director, UMKC’s Women’s Center.] Stop by the Women’s Center this summer and become part of the Women’s Center forever! Under the guidance of local textile artist Nedra Bonds, you will create a 12 inch by 12 inch quilt square that will become part of the Women’s Equity Quilt. […]

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Start Preparing Nominations for Campus Research Awards, due Sept. 15

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by UMKC Faculty Affairs.]  UMKC research and creativity award nomination portfolios are due Sept. 15. Nominators are encouraged to begin creating the nomination portfolios now, as letters of external support are required. Visit UMKC’s Awards website for details, forms and guidelines about the awards. The three campus research awards are the […]

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Kauffman Foundation donates $3.2m for new KC STEM Alliance

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Career Development, Mission and Goals, News, Perks, Research

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has announced that it will provide $3.2 million during the next five years to help establish the KC STEM Alliance to be based at UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering. The Alliance will promote science, technology, engineering and math and will merge two area organizations that currently prepare students for […]

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UMKC Forever Fit Keynote – Embracing a Wellness Lifestyle

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, Human Resources, News

[The following was provided by UMKC Human Resources.] Human Resources welcomes all employees to the launch of UMKC Forever Fit, a 10-week initiative established to promote a culture of wellness throughout the University.

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Out in Cyberspace: UMKC’s Women’s Center and Women’s & Gender Studies Program

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Perks

[Information in the following post was provided by Women’s Center.]   An increasing number of UMKC’s academic units, divisions, departments and affiliated groups are establishing their individual presence on the Internet through e-newsletters, Facebook and Twitter pages, YouTube videos and blogs. UMatters has dedicated a special page – Newsletters/Social Media – as a university- wide […]

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“Best Wishes from Grandma” — a new exhibit about World War I at Miller Nichols Library

July 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

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