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Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion Appointed

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Announcement, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff

[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 · No Comments · Announcement, Faculty, Healthy for Life Wellness Program, Human Resources, Staff, Support services, University System

[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 · No Comments · Announcement, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Research, Staff, Students

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

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Announcement

[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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Faculty and Staff Service Day is Scheduled for April 18

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Faculty, Staff

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Join faculty and staff from across campus on Friday, April 18 for the Faculty and Staff Service Day. Volunteer for a two-hour shift at the Volker Campus or

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Financial IQ Challenge Runs Through March 31

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff

[The following was provided by Human Resources.] Do you know what it means to save money? What the stock market is? The difference between gross and net pay?

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CDC Awards $7 Million Grant to School of Nursing and Health Studies

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have awarded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies a $7 million grant — the 

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Digital Sandbox KC Companies Raise $7 Million

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Communications and Marketing.] Digital Sandbox KC announced today it has successfully helped 19 start-up companies raise $7 million in investments since early 2013, surpassing its goal six months early.  Initially funded by

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A Call for Local Authors

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Arts and Literature

[The following was submitted by the Thorpe Menn Literary Committee.] Nominations for the 36th Annual Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award are now being accepted. 

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