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Entries from August 30th, 2011

First day enrollment comparison as of midnight Sunday, August 21

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Mission and Goals, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] Below is the enrollment comparison for our first day of classes as of midnight on Sunday, August 21, 2011.  Our overall enrollment is flat as of this reporting date, standing at 13,586 students, which is a 0.56% increase from last year.  Students […]

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Learn about international education for students, faculty and staff at 8th Annual Student Abroad Fair, Sept. 6

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC’s International Academic Programs.] The 8th Annual Study Abroad Fair is scheduled for Tuesday September 6, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union’s Multipurpose Room 401. This is a chance for students, faculty, and staff to learn about all of the international education opportunities available through UMKC.  Study […]

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YouTube video goes viral, features Conservatory’s Kevin Maret

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Communications, Community Connections, Concerts, Faculty, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

This YouTube music video has received more than 1,000,000 hits and features Conservatory’s Kevin Maret, (Instructor and DMA, Percussion Performance, 2011), who appears in the bottom right with the drum.

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UMKC Foundation reports university’s third-best fundraising year

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Budget and Finances, Community Connections, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of Public Relations.] UMKC Foundation reports that a record number of 19,281 donors contributed $30.13 million in the 2010-2011 fiscal year – the third best fundraising year in UMKC’s history. The Foundation also reported a record number of 42,004 gifts, with nine gifts worth $1 million or more. […]

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Chancellor announces new UMKC Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Support services

It is my pleasure to announce that Anne Hartung Spenner will be joining UMKC on September 19, 2011, as Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications. Anne is currently Assistant Managing Editor at the Kansas City Star. Anne will direct UMKC’s marketing, branding and communications efforts and will play a key role in developing a comprehensive […]

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2nd Annual Mike Johnson Memorial Walk for Recovery Saturday, Sept. 10

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Community Connections

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office.] In celebration of their recovery, people from across the region – along with friends, family, and colleagues – will walk on Saturday, September 10, 2011, beginning at 8:00 a.m. This annual recovery celebration sends a message of hope that substance use […]

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Sign up for UMKC’s Weight Watchers At-Work program

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Administration, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff, Support services

[The following was provided by Laurie Goldstein, UMKC Program Manager, Healthy for Life:  T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] The new Weight Watchers At-Work program series will begin the week after the Open House meetings, which are being held on both campuses. Remember – the series will only be available if 15 participants at each campus […]

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Rock on! UMKC Transportation – a music video from our students

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Communications, Community Connections, Students

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Want to teach, intern or work oversees? Find out how at the International Opportunities after Graduation Workshop September 8

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC’s International Academic Programs.] Interested in teaching English in Japan? Volunteering in Eastern Europe? Interning in Germany? For the first time at UMKC, the International Academic Programs Office has organized a workshop about how to teach, intern, or work abroad after graduation. 

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Madame White Snake by Conservatory’s Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Zhou Long, to be performed at Kennedy Center

August 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Community Connections, Concerts, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Visual and Performing Arts

The Washington National Opera will perform excerpts from Madame White Snake, the Pulizer Prize winning opera by UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Zhou Long, at the Kennedy Center this September.

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