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Entries from July 29th, 2013

The Art of Black Studies

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Effective Sept. 1, Adrienne Walker Hoard will assume the lead of the Black Studies Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Coach Kareem Richardson and former team meet the President

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics] UMKC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Kareem Richardson visited the White House last week with his former team, the national champion Louisville Cardinals.

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Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute Symposium Sept. 20

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was submitted by the School of Medicine] The Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute 2013 Symposium will focus on new approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of common and “not so common” neurological disorders.

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Register for FaCET’s Fall Symposium

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was provided by the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching] The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching’s (FaCET) 2013 Fall Symposium, entitled “Wicked Problems: Enhancing Interdisciplinary and Civic Engagement in General Education” will be held at 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 15, in the Student Union, Room 401A.

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Healthy for Life offers a mindful eating workshop

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Healthy for Life Wellness Program

[The following was provided by the Healthy for Life] Do you snack without noticing that you’re eating? Do you have trouble not eating certain foods if they’re around the house?

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Cloud L. Cray Foundation awards $425,000 to UMKC School of Education

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The School of Education recently was awarded a $425,000 two-year grant from the Cloud L. Cray Foundationto support its Center for Economic Education. Latoya M. Goree is director of the center, serving since fall 2011.

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UMKC Composition Student Chin Ting Chan Ranks No. 3 in National Competition

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by The American Prize] Composer and University of Missouri-Kansas City student Chin Ting Chan received 3rd place nationally in The American Prize in Chamber Music Composition competition, 2013 – student division, for the work “Icebergs.” Chin Ting Chan was selected from applications reviewed

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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Your Comments on UMKC Police Department

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Support services

[The following was provided by the UMKC Police Department.] A team of Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) assessors will examine all aspects of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Police Department’s Policies and Procedures,

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Carol Dale Named to National Flute Association’s Finance Committee

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Carol Dale, D.M., was recently named to the Finance Committee of the 5,000-member National Flute Association. Her term will begin at the NFA’s Convention in August 2013. She previously served as secretary of the organization.

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Celebrate with Dr. Marita Barkis as she retires from Counseling Services

July 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Staff, Support services

[The following was provided by Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] Dr. Marita Barkis, director of the UMKC Counseling, Health, Testing, and Disability Services, will retire on July 31, 2013. Come celebrate her retirement on Friday, July 26 in the Administrative Center, Plaza Room from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. RSVP directly to Dr. Arnold Abels at […]

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