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Entries from November 27th, 2012

Dr. Lynda Bonewald Recently Began Term as President of American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Lynda F. Bonewald, Ph.D., recently began her term as president of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. ASBMR is the world’s leading scientific organization for bone health research.

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“Faculty Profile Series” – Toya Like-Haislip

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Awards and honors, Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] This is part of an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal.

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New Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education Offered Through Schools of Education and Medicine

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Education.] The School of Education and the School of Medicine at UMKC recently announced the new Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, with two new courses being offered Spring 2013.

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UMKC Human Resources: Holiday Closing and Business Interruption Plan

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Communications, Human Resources

[The following was provided by the UMKC Human Resources.] Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st are designated as official University holidays, and UMKC will be closed on both dates. Between these two holidays, UMKC will continue operations and will be open; however, services in specific situations will be significantly reduced, and less staff will be required.

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UMKC School of Education Announces Programming Changes in Northland

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education is modifying the content and the delivery sites of its programming in Kansas City, North to better serve the needs of Northland educators and school districts.

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Miller Nichols Learning Center reaches “Half-Way There” Milestone

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] On November 15, 2012, the UMKC Libraries and Campus Facilities Management staff members were joined by project architects and members of the construction team for the Miller Nichols Learning Center “Topping Out” ceremony.

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UMKC Theatre Presents – “A Devil Inside” beginning on Nov. 30

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Arts and Literature, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Theatre.] An ominous gift. A murderous tale kept secret for fourteen years. A world spiraling out of control. Gene Slater’s 21st birthday sets the wheels of fate in motion on a darkly comic rollercoaster ride to hell.

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Chancellor Morton received the 2012 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors

[The following was provided by the Jewish Community Relations Board.] On Sunday, Nov. 18, UMKC Chancellor Leo E. Morton was presented with the 2012 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award by the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee. He was honored at the JCRB|AJC Human Relations Dinner at The Westin Crown Center.

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Strategic Plan Implementation Advances; Listening Sessions Begin

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Administration, Affiliated groups, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations. Implementation of UMKC’s Strategic Plan, “Strategic Plan 2010-2020: A design for the future of Kansas City’s University,” is proceeding with several final reports by implementation committees filed and others in progress.

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“Faculty Profile Series” – An-Lin-Cheng

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal.

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