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Entries from December 16th, 2013

Faculty Profile Series: Joseph Parisi

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided 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

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The Spring 2014 FaCET Symposium is Almost Here

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Career Development

[The following was provided by FaCET (Faculty Center for Excellence in Training.] Entitled “The Pedagogy of Civic and Community Engagement,” the FaCET symposium will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Student Union, Room 401 C-D.

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Jared Bruce Wins Neuropsychology Award

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Department of Psychology.] Jared Bruce, associate professor in the UMKC Department of Psychology, has been awarded the 2014 Robert A. and Phyllis Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology

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Fleeger Named Fellow in Science Association

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Department of Geosciences.] John Fleeger of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Geosciences and the Environmental Studies Program, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Faculty Profile Series: Beth Miller Vonnahme

December 9th, 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

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Slate.com list of year’s top books includes one from UMKC’s BkMk Press

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by BkMkPress.] “Axis Mundi,” a book by Karen Holmberg and published by BkMk Press of UMKC, is listed as one of the top 10 poetry books of the year by Slate.com.

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New Letters Invites Writers to Submit Work for Literary Awards

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by New Letters.] New Letters magazine of writing and art is now accepting new writing for the 29th Annual Literary Awards for Writers. The contest welcomes unpublished works of fiction, poetry, and essay. 

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Intersession Addresses “Empathy in Contemporary Society”

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] What does empathy look like in our society? A January intersession is designed to provide interactive dialog in seeking the answer. The one-credit hour class will be held from 1 – 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 7, 9, 14 and 16.

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Faculty Ombudsperson Offers Crucial Conversation Tips

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Career Development

[The following was provided by the Office of the Faculty Ombudsperson.] As the end of the semester approaches, you may need to have an important, potentially emotional, high-stakes meeting or conversation. If you’re anxious and unsure how to prepare,  assistance is available at the UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson Blackboard site.

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Efforts Underway to Raise Funds for Hospital Hill Diversity Council Scholarship

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Communications and Marketing.] The Hospital Hill Diversity Council is raising money to start a new endowed scholarship for University of Missouri-Kansas City health professions students.

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