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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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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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UMKC Chancellor Wins African American STEM Pioneer Award

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Administration, Awards and honors, Community Connections

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Black Family Technology Awareness Association of Kansas City awarded University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor Leo E. Morton with its African American STEM Pioneer Award.

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Professor Elected to National Board

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Jacqueline Witt was elected secretary-treasurer of the National Certification Corporation (NCC) board for 2014-2016. She is a clinical associate professor and director of Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies.

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Former UMKC Sprinter Viola Kleiser Participating in 2014 Winter Olympics

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Athletics, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Students, UMKC Athletics

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics.] Former UMKC sprinter Viola Kleiser is representing Austria in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Kleiser set a record in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Summit League Indoor Championships with a time of 25.17 while attending UMKC.

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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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Save the Date: March 11 for Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff

“Celebrating Excellence,” the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony, is scheduled for 3 p.m. March 11 in Pierson Auditorium at Atterbury Student Success Center. The award program is an annual tradition for recognizing the exceptional achievements of the UMKC faculty and staff.

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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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Regnier Institute Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program Is Best In Nation

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Alumni, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation undergraduate entrepreneurship program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been named the 2014 National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program by the United

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LaFevers Wins American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] David LaFevers, a full-time assistant clinical professor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, was recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with the 2014 AANP State Award for Excellence, representing Missouri.

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