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Entries from April 29th, 2013

Faculty: Participate in the Diversity Curriculum Infusion Institute

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Division of Diversity, Access and Equity.] The Division of Diversity, Access and Equity is currently accepting applications for 10-15 faculty members to participate in its Diversity Curriculum Infusion Institute.

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The Gallery of Art Presents the UMKC Student Exhibition

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by the Gallery of Art] The Gallery of Art presents the 2013 UMKC Student Art Exhibition. An opening reception will take place 5-7 p.m., May 2, in the Fine Arts Building, Room 203, 5100 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

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Spring Edition of New Letters Is Now Available

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was submitted by New Letters] The spring edition of New Letters quarterly, a magazine of writing and art, features an essay by Willis Barnstone that offers readers scenes from a close friendship with prolific writer Jorge Luis Borges.

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UMKC Theatre Presents: “Burnt by the Sun”

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by UMKC Theatre] “Burnt by the Sun” starts out like a masterpiece by Chekhov and then is hit by violence so sudden and so shocking that, to us, it echoes of 9/11.

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Living With Bipolar Disorder Event – May 1

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by the Counseling Center] The UMKC Counseling Center will host the Kansas City chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for an event called “Living With Bipolar Disorder.”

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National Society of Black Engineers Holds Open House

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by the Office of Public Relations] High school students contemplating Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) degree fields and career opportunities are invited to meet students from UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering at the 2nd Annual Youth Minority Engineering Night.

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UMKC Launches Its Online Writing Assessment

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was submitted by the University Writing and Reading Board] The last handwritten Written English Proficiency Test (WEPT) session will be held during Summer 2013.

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DBR + Musical Bridges Students = Unforgettable

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Events

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] A Daniel Bernard Roumain and Musical Bridges Fundraiser will be held 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, 500 W. Pershing.

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Mamet’s “American Buffalo” Closes Rep’s Season

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre.] Kansas City Repertory Theatre is wrapping up its 2012-13 season with David Mamet’s “American Buffalo,” an acerbic, modern examination of the underbelly of American capitalism in which every exchange, including friendship, has “business” written all over it. The Rep’s producing director Jerry Genochio directs the […]

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Wear Denim Wednesday: Denim Day Protests Sexual Violence

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by the Women’s Center.] UMKC students, staff, faculty are encouraged to wear denim on April 24 for Denim Day USA to protest misconceptions surrounding sexual violence and to show support for survivors.

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