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Entries from October 30th, 2012

Faculty Profiles – First in a Series: Hadara Bar-Nadav

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] This is the first in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure.

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Prof. Max Skidmore contributes to Harvard blog

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Faculty

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Max J. Skidmore, Sr., UMKC Curators’ Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow, is a new addition to the Scholars Strategy Network, a blog produced by Harvard University.

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UMKC’s Chuck Haddix Receives 2012 Pinnacle Award from Johnson County Library Foundation

October 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Libraries, Staff

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Chuck Haddix, the University of Missouri-Kansas City‘s Marr Sound Archives Director and host of KCUR-FM ‘s “Fish Fry,” has received a 2012 Pinnacle Award from the Johnson County Library Foundation.  

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Pickleman’s Gourmet Café is now open at UMKC

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Pickleman’s is an upscale, fast and casual sandwich shop committed to quality food – and is now at UMKC. The restaurant is located on campus at 5050 Oak St.

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Literature of Prescription exhibit, Oct. 22 – Dec. 1

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Health Sciences Library.] Presented by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, this exhibit explores the story behind Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s indictment of the medical profession and the social conventions restricting women’s professional and creative opportunities.

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UMKC Gallery of Art Presents a New Exhibition Based on the Laws of Attraction

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] The UMKC Gallery of Art’s newest exhibition, “Look Attractive,” will be on view from Nov. 8, 2012 – Jan. 14, 2013. This exhibition features work from seven national and international artists who address the subject of attraction. 

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Staff Council Outreach Committee Seeks Volunteers for Run for Reading 5K on Nov. 3

October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Human Resources, Staff

[The following was provided by UMKC Staff Council.] The Staff Council Outreach Committee is a Page Sponsor for the Run for Reading 5K benefiting Pages and Chapters. We also are sponsoring a team of volunteers (two or more volunteers still needed) and up to five runners/walkers for the Run for Reading 5k at 8 a.m. […]

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UMKC Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Awards

October 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The Delta Alpha chapter at UMKC was among the outstanding Mortar Board chapters to be honored at the 2012 Mortar Board National Conference, held in Chicago in late July.

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Author David Owen to Speak About Sustainability

October 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by The Cockefair Chair] Will we walk the walk? Author David Owen posits that we already have what we need to live sustainably.

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UMKC Wins Grant to Address Urban Health Disparities

October 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations] The University of Missouri-Kansas City is one of only five universities in the nation to receive a special federal grant designed to improve health care for groups of people stricken with illnesses at a higher rate than the general population.

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