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Summer Session Enrollment Is Now Open

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Staff, Students

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Whatever your goals are, UMKC Summer Session is a great way to meet them. Whether you’re looking to catch up, making sure you stay on track, or aiming to graduate ahead of schedule, UMKC Summer Session 2014 offers flexible

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Frontiers Awards Go To Three UMKC Researchers

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry and School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Three proposals from the University of Missouri-Kansas City were selected to receive $20,000 Pilot and Collaborative Studies Awards from Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

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Dr. Sullivan Appointed New Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Christine Sullivan, MD, has been appointed as the new associate dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Artist Aaron Dworkin to be Honored at UMKC

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Arts and Literature, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Visual and Performing Arts

[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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A “Reach Out and Read” Book Collection Drive

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine's Medical Humanities Interest Group.] The Medical Humanities Interest Group is hosting a book drive for “Reach Out and Read,” a Kansas City-based organization that gives books to local area children’s clinics in order for doctors to prescribe books to their patients aged 0-5.

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Ann Cary, Dean of SONHS, Will Serve Second Term on AACN Board

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Community Connections

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Ann Cary, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, has been elected to a second two-year term on the American Association of Colleges and Nursing (AACN) Board of Directors.

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Scholarships Funds to Double at the School of Dentistry

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Scholarships, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry has received $7.67 million to commit to student scholarships, one of the largest gifts to go to an American dental school.

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Massive Synchronized Class Feb. 21 on Hospital Hill Campus

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A team approach is the future of health care because it optimizes patient care and outcomes. To fulfill that mission, the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been adding shared interprofessional education

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School of Medicine Hires New Psychiatry Department Chair

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine announces the appointment of Nash Boutros, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Medical Director for the Center for Behavioral Medicine. He begins Feb. 24.

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Nominate Someone for a 2015 UMKC Alumni Award

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Awards and honors, Staff, University Advancement

[The following was provided by UMKC Advancement.] The UMKC Alumni Association honors extraordinary alumni each year at the annual Celebration Alumni Awards event. We invite you to nominate a graduate who, through service and achievements, personifies UMKC’s tradition of excellence.

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