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Entries from October 28th, 2013

UMKC Men’s Basketball: New Era Begins Nov. 1 at Municipal Auditorium

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] New coach. New conference. New arena. And best of all, a whole new attitude.

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Vote Nov. 5: $8 Million a Year Boost for UMKC

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Perks, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] WHO:  University of Missouri-Kansas City students, staff and faculty

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Register for the 43rd Annual Presentation of the Dr. Robert D. Conn Heart Conference

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events, Research

[The following was submitted by the School of Medicine] The 43rd Annual Presentation of the Dr. Robert D. Conn Heart Conference will focus on improving the quality of care for patients with Cardiovascular Disease using evidence-based medicine and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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Faculty Profile Series: Michael Plamann

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reaches that goal. All careers are decades-long endeavors with unexpected changes and challenges, […]

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Submit Changes to Annual Enrollment Benefits by Nov. 1

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Human Resources

[The following was submitted by Human Resources] The last day that benefit eligible employees can make changes to their annual enrollment benefits is Friday, Nov. 1. Employees may make changes by logging in to myHR.

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UMKC Wins Grant Valued at $1.2 Million for Biofuel Project

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Kevin McCluskey, curator of the Fungal Genetics Stock Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a research professor at the School of Biological Sciences, won a grant valued at $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint BioEnergy Institute.

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Helping the United Way Help – It all depends on Roo!

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] As UMKC enters its “LIVE RooNITED” campaign, it is helpful to think about the many ways your gift to the United Way gives back to our community.

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Chuck Haddix and Bobby Watson Celebrate Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker – Nov. 6

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by UMKC Libraries] Chuck Haddix will discuss his book, “Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker,” at 6 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Jeannette Nichols Forum of the new Miller Nichols Learning Center.

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Reach Out to the Faculty Ombudsperson

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Career Development

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

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“Quilted Friendship” Exhibit Comes to Miller Nichols Library

October 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was submitted by UMKC Libraries] Quilted Friendship, an exhibition organized in support of the Hero Quilt Project, will be located on the first floor of the Miller Nichols Library at the UMKC campus between the circulation desk and the entrance to the new classroom addition.

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