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Entries from March 13th, 2012

KC Rep appoints new marketing and advancement directors

March 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre.]  Kansas City Repertory Theatre recently appointed two new administrative staff: Rob Knop as Senior Director of Marketing and Jennifer Ingraham as Senior Director for Advancement.

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Healthy for Life offers a free massage or pair of running shoes

March 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Support services, University System

[The following was submitted by UM System’s Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] Healthy for Life, the UM System wellness program, is working to offer programs that meet your needs. Please help us by completing this brief survey of 14 questions about how you use social media for your health education and your […]

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Update: Access to pedestrian walkway and Parking Lot 12 at Bloch School during construction.

March 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Capital improvements, Communications, Parking

[The following was provided by UMKC Department of Campus Facilities Management.] JE Dunn is scheduled to begin limited site activities on Monday, March 12, 2012, starting with the demolition of the Chancellor’s Residence and the creation of construction phase accessible parking for the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the Cherry Street entrance to the […]

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KC Chamber ‘s Big 5 Urban Neighborhood Initiative announces first target area: Troost Corridor

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education

[The following is a Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce news release, provided by UMKC’s Office of Community and Public Affairs.] The Troost Corridor has been chosen as the first area for an unprecedented neighborhood revitalization effort. That announcement was made today by leaders of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Big 5 Urban […]

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Provost Announcement: Wayne Vaught appointed Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Faculty

[The following is a March 5, 2012, UMKC announcement from Provost Gail Hackett.] I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wayne Vaught as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Vaught, who has served as Interim Dean since July1, 2011, will begin his new role on March 1, 2012. As Interim […]

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Troost Avenue construction begins March 6

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education

[The following is a City of Kansas City, Missouri, City Communications Office news release, provided by UMKC Division of Administrative Service, Office of Campus Facilities.] The City of Kansas City, Missouri, is advising motorists that construction will start on the Troost Avenue Bridge improvement project on Tuesday, March 6 in anticipation of a May 2012 […]

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UMKC composer Zhou Long named UMKC Distinguished Professor

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Division of Academic Affairs and the Provost Office.] UMKC composer Zhou Long, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera, Madame White Snake, has been named UMKC Distinguished Professor. The special designation of UMKC Distinguished Professor honors a non-tenure track faculty member for extraordinary achievements during […]

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UMKC moves ahead in Recycle Mania, a national competition to reduce waste

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Mission and Goals, Support services, Sustainability

UMKC is moving up in the scoring of Recycle Mania, a competition among universities across the nation to see which institution can reduce, reuse and recycle the most waste on campus. The competition is in full swing. The university went from #22 to #13 in the Grand Champion Division last week.

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New Letters accepting new writing for annual Literary Awards

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Communications

[The following was provided by UMKC New Letters magazine of writing and art.] UMKC’s New Letters, a magazine of writing and art, is now accepting new writing for its 27th-Annual Literary Awards for Writers. The contest welcomes unpublished works in short fiction, essay, and poetry. The winner from each category will receive a $1,500 cash […]

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UMKC Counseling Center seeks couples in intercultural romantic relationships for video

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Communications, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Support services, Technology

[The following was submitted by UMKC Counseling Center.] Are you in an intercultural romantic relationship? Would you like to help educate UMKC about intercultural relationships by sharing your experiences? If you and your significant other belong to two different races, ethnicities, nationalities, cultural groups or religions, then we want to learn from your experiences. The UMKC […]

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