Earlier this year, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton began discussing the idea of a possible name change for the university.
Entries from August 28th, 2012
August 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Administration, Announcement, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Faculty, Promotion and Tenure
[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] Chancellor Leo Morton and Provost Gail Hackett invite you to join them in recognizing the achievements of UMKC faculty members at the annual UMKC Promotion and Tenure Celebration at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 in room 401 of the Student Union.
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Students, UMKC Foundation
[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] UMKC and the UMKC Foundation have received a $3 million gift from the Regnier Family Foundations to endow the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, housed in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Capital improvements, General Education, Mission and Goals, Students
[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] With the opening of the Student Success Center, Goal Number 1 of the UMKC Strategic Plan – “place student success at the center” – is being realized.
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty
The UMKC Trustees’ Faculty Fellow and Faculty Scholar and N.T. Veatch Awards deadline is nearing. The deadline is listed as September 15, however with the 15th being a Saturday, the deadline has been extended to 5:00 pm Monday, September 17. N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Recognizes distinguished research and other scholarly [...]
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement
[The following was provided by the UMKC Police Department.] The University of Missouri System uses an automated, rapid notification system to supplement the communication tools currently used to notify students, faculty and staff about campus emergencies and closings, as well as class cancellations due to inclement weather.
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Faculty, Staff
Healthy for Life–the T. E. Atkins University of Missouri Wellness Program–is offering an intensive class in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction to University of Missouri faculty and staff (and their partners, spouses, and adult family members). MBSR is an 8 week program providing new ways of responding to the stresses of life with skill and creativity. Classes [...]
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia
From Laos to Lebanon, Pakistan to Peru, and Tajikistan to Tanzania, women entrepreneurs encounter similar challenges. Twenty visitors from these and fourteen other nations joined Dr. Julie Warm, Director of UMKC Civic Engagement Program on August 17 to discuss the status of professional women in their respective countries. Participants included female business executives, members of [...]
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Faculty, Staff, Students
[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] This drive is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. The Blood Mobile will be outside of Royall Hall from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5. We encourage you to make an appointment to donate.
August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Faculty
Mary Phyl Dwight, assistant clinical professor in the School of Education’s Counseling and Education Psychology department, has a past career that might be the envy of many – she is a former member of a team that placed fourth in the 1984 Olympics.