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Entries from March 31st, 2014

Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion Appointed

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City has announced the appointment of Susan Wilson, Ph.D., as the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion. She will begin her new duties on April 17.

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New Employee Assistance Program Offers Free Counseling

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · Health and Wellness, Human Resources, News

[The following was provided by the Human Resources Department.] As an employee, you are our most important resource and the University of Missouri cares about your personal and professional wellbeing. Therefore, we are pleased to announce the establishment of a new benefit: an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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Urban Education and Community Forum Set for April 17

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Elizabeth (Beth) Harry, Ph.D., a special educator and professor at the University of Miami, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Urban Education and Community Forum presented by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education.

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Artist Aaron Dworkin to be Honored at UMKC

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, News

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Artist and performer Aaron Dworkin, 2005 MacArthur Fellow, former National Arts Policy Committee member, and founder of the Sphinx Organization, is the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance’s inaugural Musical Bridges Francis Family Foundation Fellow.

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Submit Your Nominees for 2014-2015 Staff Council

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by UMKC Staff Council.] The UMKC Staff Council is filling 20 seats for members whose terms expire May 31. 

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Sign Up for Lunchtime Classes to Improve Flexibility and Strength

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · Health and Wellness

[The following was provided by University of Missouri System.] Tai Chi 12:10 to 1 p.m. Mondays, April 7 to June 2 (No class on April 28 and May 12)

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Sign up for Safe Space Training April 7

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Career Development, Events, Human Resources

[The following was submitted by LGBTQIA Programs and Services] Unlike more visible underrepresented groups, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) persons cannot be readily identified. Likewise, there is no easy method of identifying allies who are supportive of LGBTQI issues. As one component of UMKC LGBTQIA Programs and Services, our Safe Space […]

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Chancellor’s Diversity Council Rolls Out: “Diversity Includes Me”

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Chancellor’s Diversity Council will hold a rollout event on Wednesday, April 9 for the UMKC campus to share some of its accomplishments and immediate goals, as well as strategic objectives. The event will be held from 3- 5 p.m. in the Student […]

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RecycleMania: Shred Your Documents March 26

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, News

[The following was submitted by UMKC Sustainability] Shred your documents from 2-4 p.m., Wednesday, March 26 at 5115 Oak St., in the lot across from the Administrative Center. For more information, contact Kaye Johnston.

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Witt Elected to Chair National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Jacki Witt, clinical associate professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, has been elected to a chair-elect position by the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. NPWH is a membership organization with 2,500 active members […]

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