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Entries from August 30th, 2013

Celebrate Promotion and Tenure Appointments

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of the Provost – Academic Affairs will celebrate the promotion and tenure of 35 faculty and librarians at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in room 401 of the Student Union, 5100 Cherry St. The event honors and highlights […]

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Safe Space Training: Sept. 16

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Diversity, Support services, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by LGBTQIA Programs and Services.] Unlike more visible underrepresented groups, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) persons cannot be readily identified.

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Historical Exhibition Created by UMKC History Students

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers

[The following was provided by the Department of History.]  The UMKC Department of History undergraduate students have been invited to show their historical exhibition, “Then Came a Post: Postcards and the Challenge of Communication during the Great War” at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.

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Introducing the Staff Council Executive Board

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Staff, Support services

[The following was provided by Staff Council.] UMKC Staff Council is pleased to introduce the 2013-2014 Executive Board. Of the six seats on the board, three were reappointed for a second term and three are serving on the board for the first time.

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Protect Against Phishing Attempts

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by Information Services] We continue to see evidence of phishing emails across university accounts.  These fraudulent emails are designed to entice or trick people into providing sensitive information, such as bank accounts, passwords, etc. 

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BrowZine Turns Tablets Into a Virtual Bookshelf for Journals

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Libraries

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] BrowZine is the easy way to stay current with the journals you read most.

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Training Opportunity: The Supervisory Development Series

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Human Resources

[The following was provided by Human Resources.] The required Supervisory Development Series is designed for all newly hired or promoted supervisors and managers who manage staff.  We also welcome current supervisors and managers who may want a refresher on various topics.

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School of Medicine announces first Endowed Chair of Patient Safety

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.] The School of Medicine has announced Peter Almenoff, M.D., clinical professor of biomedical and health informatics and internal medicine, as the inaugural Vijay Babu Rayudu Endowed Chair of Patient Safety, effective Sept. 1.

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UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson Shares “Tips in Persuasion”

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty

[The following was provided by the Faculty Ombudsperson.] The UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson is a valuable resource for faculty. The goal of the Ombuds office is to advocate for a fair, equitable and respectful workplace through helping faculty find the resources they need.

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UMKC New Letters magazine of Writing and Art Explores Transformation

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Affiliated groups, Staff, Students, Support services

[The following was provided by New Letters.] The latest edition of New Letters magazine focuses on transformation. “The poems, essays, stories and art in this issue offer an essential way to know the world, and ourselves in it,” said editor-in-chief Robert Stewart in his introduction.

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