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Entries from February 26th, 2013

Dean Lacey-Haun Appointed to Serve As Co-Chair of the Kansas City Health Commission

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Lora Lacey-Haun, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing, has been appointed by Kansas City Mayor Sly James to serve as co-chair of the Kansas City Health Commission.

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CineWomen: A Refreshing Showcase of Women in Film

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The UMKC Women’s Center and Her Art Project will host an event to commemorate Women’s History Month, entitled “CineWomen: A Refreshing Showcase of Women in Film.”

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Snow Stays On Our Minds … “Snowmageddon”

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Kansas City’s “snowmageddon” shut down many schools and businesses last week — including the University of Missouri-Kansas City – but that didn’t stop UMKC students and friends from having a little fun in the snow.

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UMKC Theatre Presents – “Eat This! KC Chews on the Politics of Food”

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the UMKC Theatre.] UMKC Theatre presents “Eat This! KC Chews on the Politics of Food,” running March 1 – March 10 at the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, Studio 116. This play was written and directed by Stephanie Roberts.

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Faculty Ombudsperson Created Blackboard Site with Numerous Faculty Resources

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson.] The UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson has developed a Blackboard site containing multiple resources to help you with numerous topics, including:

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Spoken word artists perform “A Night of Poetry”

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Spoken word artists Azure Antionette and Mayda del Valle will perform “A Night of Poetry” at the University of Missouri-Kansas City at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 in Pierson Auditorium, Atterbury Student Success Center. A reception will take place at 5:30 p.m.

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UMKC Assistant Professor Selected for NASA Science Team

February 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The European Space Agency has selected Mark Brodwin, University of Missouri-Kansas City assistant professor of physics and astronomy, as one of its NASA-nominated science team members to participate in its Euclid mission.

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Prof. Kathy Krause Wins Coveted NEH Fellowship

February 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Kathy M. Krause, professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts & Sciences, was recently notified that she has won a year-long National Endowment

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What’s Old? What’s New? – “The New Normal”

February 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Ari Shapiro, NPR’s White House Correspondent and an award-winning journalist, will deliver the 6th Annual UMKC Pride Keynote Address at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7. His topic will be “The Next LGBTQ Generation – The New Normal.”

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UMKC SCE E-WEEK Blood Drive Will Be Held on Thursday, Feb. 28

February 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the School of Computing and Engineering.] The School of Computing and Engineering E-Week Blood Drive will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in room 557 in Flarsheim Hall. The drive is sponsored by the student chapters of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers and […]

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