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Entries from January 29th, 2013

School of Nursing Receives $2.4 million Grant to Help Diversify Future Workforce

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has received a $2.4 million federal grant to offer full scholarships to help diversify the nursing workforce.The program will assist

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“Faculty Profiles Series” – Virginia Blanton

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[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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Provost Hackett Appoints Lynda Plamann to Coordinator, General Education

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] Provost Gail Hackett announced the appointment of Lynda Plamann, Ph.D., to serve as the Coordinator of General Education. Dr. Plamann – Associate Dean in the School of Biological Sciences – has been involved with the development

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UMKC Central – Your One-Stop Shop for Student Needs

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by UMKC Central.] UMKC Central is your one-stop shop to take care of your core UMKC business transactions. At UMKC Central – located on Level 2 in the Atterbury Student Success Center – our Coordinators are able to assist you with any issues related to Admissions (domestic and

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Dept. of Geosciences Faculty Member’s Book Classified as Essential by Leading Library Journal

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Department of Physics and Astronomy.] Julie Urbanik’s book, “Placing Animals: An Introduction to the Geography of Human-Animal Relations,” was given an “Essential” review in Choice, the leading library review

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Dr. Mary P. Walker, School of Dentistry, Receives 2013 AADR NSRG Mentor Award

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry. The American Association for Dental Research-National Student Research Group has selected Dr. Mary P. Walker as the recipient for the AADR NSRG 2013 Student Research Group Mentor Award. Dr. Walker, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs at the UMKC School of Dentistry, will be presented […]

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UMKC Facutly Center for Excellence in Teaching Offers Webinar Watch Parties

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching.] The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching announces four opportunities to attend our Webinar Watch parties this semester to view presentations dealing with course redesign. All webinars will take place in the FaCET office, Miller Nichols Library, Room 225.

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Healthy for Life Presents Tai Chi for Health

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Human Resources

[The following was provided UM System Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] Healthy for Life is offering two Tai Chi sessions for UMKC, beginning in January 2013. Tai Chi for Health helps improve flexibility and muscle strength, increase heart/lung activity, align posture, improve balance and integrate the mind and body. The program is […]

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UMKC’s School of Nursing Ranked No. 15 of Nation’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs

January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Career Development, Research

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has been ranked in the Top 20 of the nation’s best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

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Provost Appoints Kim McNeley to Coordinator, Undergrad Advising

January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kim McNeley, Ph.D., to the university role of coordinator of undergraduate advising. Dr. McNeley’s title will reflect this added responsibility as the Associate Vice Provost

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