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Entries from November 29th, 2011

WiFi printing now available at Miller Nichols and Health Sciences libraries

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

Laptop users can now send printing jobs from any Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux device to printers in UMKC’s Miller Nichols Library and Health Sciences Library. To print, log in to the IS website with your UMKC username and password (the same information you use to log in to Blackboard or Pathway), upload your […]

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Save the Date: Dec. 15 Holiday Reception hosted by UMKC’s Association for Women of Color

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Association for Women of Color.] UMKC’s Association for Women of Color (AWOC) hosts its first Annual Holiday Reception, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Chancellor’s Residence, 5106 Cherry. The event will include door prizes, games, food and will feature a Hot Chocolate Bar!

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UMKC’s animal care and use program receives full re-accreditation

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Research

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of Research Services.] Following a review by the Council on Accreditation of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC International), UMKC’s animal care and use program has received full re-accreditation. The following is an excerpt from the AAALAC International letter, dated November 17, 2011, […]

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FaCET hosts presentations on High Impact Learning Experiences

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching.] UMKC faculty are invited to presentations on High Impact Learning Experiences. Presenters are James Murowchick, Director of Students Engaged in Artistic and Academic Research (SEARCH); Alexis Petri, Co-Director of UMKC Service-Learning Program; and Linna Place, Director of International Academic Programs. Sessions are scheduled […]

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Five graduating students selected as Fall 2011 Honor Recipients

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

Five graduating students have been selected as the Fall 2011 Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Honor Recipients. The selection was based on the students’ high academic achievements, leadership roles and service to the university community. The five Honor Recipients are

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Buckle up! for the Holidays

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

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UMKC faculty and staff invited to Chancellor’s Holiday Tea

November 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · News

  Chancellor Leo Morton invites UMKC faculty and staff to the Chancellor’s Holiday Tea. The event is scheduled for each campus: Hospital Hill: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Diastole Volker Campus: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Student Union, Rm. 401

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Martha Jane Starr, UMKC donor and friend, dies

November 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Events

Martha Jane Starr (A&S 1997, Honorary Degree), a long-time UMKC donor and friend, died on Nov. 14.  She would have been 105 years old on Nov. 22.  Mrs. Starr, who was the first woman elected to serve on UMKC’s Board of Trustees, joined the Board the year the university became part of the UM  System […]

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Friends of Libraries now accepting Annual Gift proposals

November 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · News

[The following was submitted by the Friends of the Libraries.] The Miller Nichols Library’s Friends of the Libraries is now accepting proposals for the organization’s Annual Gift. The deadline for proposal submissions is Jan. 30, 2012.

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UMKC School of Computing and Engineering students’ design improvements for Jackson County’s Route 50

November 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of Public Relations.] Students in UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering’s Fall 2009/Spring 2010 Civil Engineering Capstone Design course, taught by Professor Deborah O’Bannon and Adjunct Professor Thomas Kimes, created a design that the Missouri Department of Transportation recently used to improve traffic operations along Route 50 in […]

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