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Entries from March 27th, 2012

Provost Announcement: Bonnie Postlethwaite appointed Dean of University Libraries

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Faculty, Libraries

 [The following is a March 22, 2012, UMKC announcement from Provost Gail Hackett] I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bonnie Postlethwaite as Dean of University Libraries for a two-year term, effective July 1, 2012. As the current Associate Dean of Libraries with a long history of administrative service and an extensive knowledge of UMKC […]

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Professor provides $300k planned gift to Architecture, Urban Planning + Design

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Faculty, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the UMKC Public Relations Office] AUP+D has received a $300,000 planned gift from Theodore Seligson, FAIA, a visiting professor in the department. The gift will supplement The Seligson Fund that was established in 2010 in Seligson’s honor by his friends and colleagues. The purpose of the fund is to enhance the […]

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Bloch School nonprofit management emphasis ranks No. 15 in nation

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Awards and honors

[The following was provided by UMKC's Bloch School of Management.] The nonprofit emphasis in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management’s Master of Public Administration program was ranked No. 15 in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools in 2013” rankings released on March 13. It jumped 10 spots from its […]

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Communiversity summer classes begin June 4; deadline for enrollment April 6

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Staff

[The following was provided by UMKC Communiversity] The Communiversity summer classes begin on June 4. The deadline for summer class submissions is April 6. Communiversity, which was founded in 1970, offers a venue where people can share their passions, skills and ideas. Although most Communiversity classes are taught by members of our Kansas City community, some of […]

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Linda Hall Library works with UMKC to avoid parking violations in Linda Hall lots

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Parking, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Campus Facilities Management] Linda Hall Library is working with UMKC to avoid parking violations in the Library’s lots and the street parking on the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd Streets. The Library’s parking facilities are private, and parking is limited to properly authorized vehicles.

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Musical Bridges Gala and Concert

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Concerts, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Conservatory of Music and Dance Academy] The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance Academy’s 2012 Musical Bridges Gala and Concert – featuring Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) – will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.

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UMKC’s New Letters on the Air gains European audience

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Communications, Community Connections

[The following was submitted by New Letters on the Air.] In Warwickshire, England, Keith Phillimore found an unfamiliar radio broadcast in the static on his portable receiver: a male voice reading poetry. By way of Hamburger Lokalradio, a radio station based in Hamburg, Germany, which reaches listeners beyond the city’s borders via a high-powered shortwave […]

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Win prizes in UMKC’s new ad campaign contest

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Mission and Goals, Students

[The following was provided by the Divisions of University Communications and Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] Border Schmorder. Forget the state line – UMKC is a great value for students whether they live on the Missouri side or the Kansas side. And UMKC has launched a new multimedia ad campaign to make that point.

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UMKC named to President’s Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education, Mission and Goals

 [The following was provided by the Office of Community and Public Affairs.] UMKC has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of our commitment to service and civic engagement on our campus […]

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NY Times best-selling author: “Hochschild Presents WWI ‘s Other War…”

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Communications, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was provided by UMKC's Department of History.] On March 21, UMKC’s History Department in collaboration with the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will host a lecture by Adam Hochschild, The New York Times best-selling author. The lecture, “Adam Hochschild Presents WWI’s Other War: The Battles Between Governments and War Resisters,” […]

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