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Entries from September 27th, 2011

UMKC’s 2011 Homecoming: A day of fun, food, friends and sports

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Announcement, Athletics, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, University Advancement

[The following was provided by UMKC’s University Advancement.] Saturday, Oct. 1, Homecoming* kicks off with the National Kidney Foundation Walk, 10: 00 a.m. to Noon. The walk, sponsored by UMKC Alumni Association, will be on the Volker Campus, starting at the Playhouse on 51st Street. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. To register for the Walk […]

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UMKC’s Fall 2011 Comprehensive Enrollment Report announced

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Community Connections, Diversity, Mission and Goals, Students

[The following enrollment report was made available by UMKC Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] UMKC’s Fall 2011 Comprehensive Enrollment Report states that our total on-campus enrollment (excluding dual credit high school students) is 14,100 students, which is an increase of 219 students (+1.58%) over last fall’s census date. These students are enrolled in 164,072 credit […]

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Physics Phest fosters Flarsheim (and the Quad) fun

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Department of Physics.] On Friday August 25, 2011, more than 500 students from UMKC and several area high schools participated in the annual UMKC Department of Physics’ Physics Phest, held in Flarsheim Hall’s labs and classrooms and on the Quad.

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UMKC announces the 2012 Alumni Awardees

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, University Advancement

[The following was provided by UMKC`s University Advancement.] Each year, UMKC`s Alumni Association honors 16 outstanding alumni and one alumni family at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. The Class of 2012, which was recently announced, will be honored April 26, 2012, at the Alumni Awards Celebration in Westin Crown Center.

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New Letters magazine announces winners for 26th annual Literary Awards contest

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications, Community Connections

[The following was provided by New Letters.] New Letters has awarded $4,500 in prizes to three writers selected in the 26th-annual New Letters Literary Awards contest. This year’s first prize in poetry winner is Doris Ferleger, who won for “Now That You Are Spirit” and other poems. Ferleger was the 2009 Poet Laureate of Montgomery […]

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KC Repertory’s Venice nominated for 11 L.A. Ovation Awards

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Visual and Performing Arts

Venice, a co-production by Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group (CTG) of Los Angeles, has received eleven Los Angeles Ovation Award nominations, including a Best Director for the Rep’s Artistic Director Eric Rosen.  A collaboration between Rosen (book and lyrics) and Matt Sax (music and lyrics), Venice had its world premiere at Kansas City […]

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MindBody Connection moves to the Student Union

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Students

[The following was submitted by MindBody Connection.] The MindBody Connection, which offers our students an opportunity to learn skills to manage academic and personal stressors, will move from the University Center to a temporary home in the Student Union.

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Faculty Senate meeting minutes, Sept. 6, 2011

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Communications, Faculty

[The following was provided by Dr. Cathleen Burnett, Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Secretary of UMKC’s Faculty Senate.] The Sept. 6, 2011, Faculty Senate meeting included reports from Provost Gail Hackett and Dean Peter Witte, Conservatory of Music and Dance. The Senate also received an update from the Faculty and Staff Benefits Committee. […]

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Flu Shots & Health Screenings, Oct. 5 and 6 – with special $100 incentive offer

September 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Administration, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff, Support services

[The following was provided by Laurie Goldstein, Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM System Wellness Program, UMKC Coordinator.] Flu shots and health screenings will be available to all faculty and staff in Pierson Auditorium on Wednesday, October 5 or Health Science Building on Thursday, October 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for. Flu vaccines, […]

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UMKC receives $32 million gift from Henry W. Bloch

September 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Budget and Finances, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by UMKC Office of Public Relations.] On Sept. 15, UMKC and the UMKC Foundation announced a $32 million gift from Henry W. Bloch. It is the largest gift in UMKC’s history and among the top 24 largest in 2011, according to the The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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