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2012 Faculty and Staff Award recipients announced

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Awards and honors, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff

The 18 recipients of the 2012 Faculty and Staff Awards have been announced. Representing 18 awards in outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service, the recipients will be honored at UMKC’s annual “Celebrating Excellence” on Monday, March 12, Student Union, Multi-Purpose Rm #401, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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UMKC brings Rick Steves to Kansas City for travel talk

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was provided by UMKC Office of Public Relations.] As part of his “20 Cities in 20 Days” tour across America, Rick Steves, the European travel guru and public television personality, will present “European Travel as a Political Act” at Unity Auditorium on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo, at 7 […]

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Budget Control Act of 2011 eliminates the Federal Direct Loan subsidy, effective July 1, 2012

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Government and Higher Education, Scholarships, Students

[The following was submitted by UMKC Department of Financial Aid and Scholarships.] The Budget Control Act of 2011, signed into law on Aug. 2, 2011, eliminates the Federal Direct Loan subsidy for graduate and professional students effective July 1, 2012. As a result, summer 2012 is the last term that graduate and professional students may […]

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Vanguards and Visionaries Reception honors past Women’s Center leadership and local women artists

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Concerts, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Women’s Center.] UMKC Women’s Center is hosting the Vanguards and Visionaries opening reception, March 1, 2012, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, is at Kansas City’s the Leedy-Voulkos Arts Center, 2012 Baltimore, will honor the Center’s past leadership. Guests will have the opportunity […]

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2012 Venture Creation Challenge applications deadline extended to March 15

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Scholarships, Students

  Do you know a UMKC student who is hoping to start a new business?

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Starr Symposium and Bloch School’s EMBA present Leadership Becomes Us

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Communications, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations.] On March 10, UMKC Starr Symposium and the Bloch School of Management Executive MBA will present Leadership Becomes Us. The event, which is in UMKC Royall Hall from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., will feature leadership expert and Bloch School Professor Joan Gallos, Ph.D. speaking […]

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eighth blackbird performs first 2012 Kansas City concert at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, March 4

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Community Connections, Concerts, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s 2012 Barr Laureate Ensemble, eighth blackbird, will give its first 2012 Kansas City performance at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Atkins Auditorium, March 4, 2012, 2:30 p.m. The experimental ensemble won a small ensemble performance/classical Grammy award for Steve […]

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Faculty and students invited to UMKC Bloch School’s Management Research Colloquium

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Support services

[The following was provided by the faculty of the Bloch School Department of Management.] The Management Department at UMKC’s Bloch School of Management invites all interested UMKC faculty and students to attend the Management Research Colloquium (MRC), which meets at the Bloch School, Rm 114, every Thursday, 3:30 to 5:00.

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Provost Announcement: Dean Sharon Bostick appointed Dean of Libraries, Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago

February 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Libraries

[The following was provided by the Division of Academic Affairs and Office of the Provost.] Dean Sharon Bostick has accepted the position of Dean of Libraries at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago. She will be leaving UMKC July 31, 2012. During Dean Bostick’s seven years at UMKC’s University Libraries, she led a […]

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Conservatory performs in Crossroads as preview for big New York event

February 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Academic units, Announcement, Community Connections, Concerts, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Visual and Performing Arts

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