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Entries from September 30th, 2013

Accelerating Cures in Our Community

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Research

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute and Missouri Cures Education Foundation are presenting a program about the latest in medical treatments that affect area residents from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 in Theatre […]

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UMKC’s FMA collegiate chapter advisor, fellows honored

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Faculty, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Financial Management Association International, an organization that provides finance and economics students the opportunity to interact with faculty and finance practitioners, recently gave UMKC’s chapter a big thumbs up.

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University Mourns Loss of Marion Helzberg Bloch, 1930-2013

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Community Connections

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City mourns the loss of Marion Helzberg Bloch, a great civic leader for our community and a true friend of our university.

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Faith in Research: Improving the Health of African Americans

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Research, Staff

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A theme of healthy living runs throughout Calvary Temple Baptist Church at 29th and Holmes in Kansas City, in its stacks of black health magazines, in HIV

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“Faculty Profile Series” – Erika Bailey

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Promotion and Tenure, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal.

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Let’s Celebrate 80 years – An Invitation to Lunch from Chancellor Morton

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Chancellor’s Office.] UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton is again hosting the Chancellor’s Campus Lunches. All faculty, staff and students are invited.

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Commemoration Day includes State of the University address, re-signing of UMKC charter

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Communications, Community Connections, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A gala Commemoration Day event at the University of Missouri-Kansas City will include a landmark State of the University address delivered by Chancellor Leo E. Morton

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Chuck Haddix to Present Book at Unity Temple

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Uncategorized

  [The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Saxophone virtuoso Charlie “Bird” Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old.  His life is the subject of a newly released book by […]

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Art Historian Christine Ross to Present at UMKC

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by Art and Art History] Art historian Christine Ross will present a lecture entitled “Long Duree Revisited: Experimenting with Time in Contemporary Art,” at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 10, in room 303 of the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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New Nursing Anesthesia Doctoral Degree

September 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following is provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies and Truman Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia launched a new doctoral degree program.

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