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Entries from May 24th, 2013

“Integrating Technology into Translational Research” Symposium is June 20

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.] Attention students and faculty in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Health Studies, and Pharmacy: This research symposium is for you.

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School of Medicine Professor Recognized Internationally

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine professor Diane M. Harper received two major awards in May.

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Campus Tree Audit Results

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Staff

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A recent accounting of UMKC’s tree population pushed our estimated total of 1,600 trees to an actual inventory of 2,200. What was thought of as a pretty prodigious tree population was actually bigger by more than one-third.

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Truman Good Neighbor Awards Go to Four Roos

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Four UMKC students recently were awarded the Eddie Jacobson and the Sherman & Irene Dreiseszun Scholarships for study abroad. The scholarships are funded through the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation.

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Do You Want to Know What an Apple Polisher Award Is? Introducing UMKC’s Winners

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Eighteen faculty and staff members were recently recognized by the Student Government Association of the University of Missouri-Kansas City for their commitment to student success.

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Three Fulbright Grantees Have Bright Year Ahead

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Three University of Missouri-Kansas City students were awarded Fulbright grants to study abroad during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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41 Hispanic Fund Scholarship Winners to Attend UMKC

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Awards and honors, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The 2013 Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship Fund will award scholarships in the amount of $325,000 to 226 students on June 6; 41 of the students plan to attend the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Dean Teng-Kee Tan Taking a Hiatus

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Staff

[The following was provided by the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.] Teng-Kee Tan is taking a hiatus from his duties as dean of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.

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Inaugural Capstone Symposium “Celebrating Social Work Excellence”

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Research, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Social Work.] The Master of Social Work Student Organization (MSWSO) in partnership with the School of Social Work and community sponsor First Call presented the first student-based symposium May 10 in the Student Union.

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Rymer Wins Award from American Stroke Foundation

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.] Marilyn Rymer, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine Professor and Edward T. Matheny, Jr. Missouri Endowed Chair in Neuroscience in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, won the Rose Award for Philanthropy and Community Leadership from the American Stroke Foundation.

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