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UMKC’s Connection to KC Magazine’s ‘100 People’ Who Make the City Fantastic

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Research, Staff

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Three individuals connected to the University of Missouri-Kansas City made the KC Magazine’s “100 People Making

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Artist and Curator Will Discuss Jazz Museum Exhibit

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] The American Jazz Museum visiting curator Sonie’ Joi Ruffin and artist Glenn North will discuss the art and inspiration of the “Convergence: Jazz, Dance, and the Visual Arts”

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Actor/Activist Edward J. Olmos to Deliver Chavez Keynote Lecture

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Known as the “Olivier of the Latino world,” Edward James Olmos is celebrated for his talent and creativity. He will provide a glimpse into his life and his advocacy efforts on behalf of Cesar Chavez to the UMKC community. With a lecture entitled, […]

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Outstanding Alumni to be Awarded at Annual Luncheon

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Alumni, Announcement

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] The University of Missouri-Kansas City Class of 2014 Alumni Award recipients includes a globally recognized innovator in modern dance, a Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist, a mayor and renowned civic …

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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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UMKC Pride Breakfast will celebrate progress in LGBT community

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Two Hallmark leaders recognized for their expertise in, and support of, diversity and inclusion will speak at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Pride Scholarship Breakfast, a fundraising event for scholarships for LGBT students.

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Local Artist and UMKC Alumna Exhibiting Feb. 25 – March 27

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Friends of the Library invite you to the opening reception of ‘Jeanine Cobler: Retrospective,’ Feb. 25, 5  – 7 p.m., in the Dean’s Gallery of Miller Nichols Library.

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UMKC Hosts Nation’s Largest LGBTQIA Conference

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Announcement, Awards and honors, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Human Resources, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] More than 2,500 college students from across the country are expected to attend the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference or MBLGTACC, also known as “Mumbletalk,” from Feb. 7 to 9 at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St.

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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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UMKC Gallery of Art Exhibition Redefines 21st Century Marriage

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] The Graduate Art History Association presents their first exhibition, “We Now Pronounce You: Redefining Marriage in the 21st Century.” The exhibition will feature contemporary artists from UMKC who have created visual interpretations of what

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