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UMKC Creates Powell Gardens Plant Resource Website

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Classroom Technology, Community Connections, Faculty, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Ready for spring flowers? No need to wait for warmer temperatures with the new plant resource website the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Biological Sciences created that shows blooming beauties year round.

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Gov. Nixon Announces His Plan for $20 Million in Grants for UMKC and Other Schools

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Classroom Technology, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] At a news conference at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, Gov. Jay Nixon announced his budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 will include $20 million in grants for the state’s public colleges and universities to educate an […]

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Next Generation Teaching and Learning Conference

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Classroom Technology, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Students, Support services, Technology

[The following was provided by UMKC Online.] This year’s free conference is at 9 a.m. Jan. 16 on the fourth floor of the UMKC Student Union. It focuses on next generation technology to assist instructors in teaching students. This year’s theme represents our efforts to improve ourselves by bringing together innovative ways to teach and […]

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Vice Provost for Online and Distance Learning Named

July 12th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Announcement, Classroom Technology, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Technology

[The following was provided by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.] Devon A. Cancilla, Ph.D., a national leader in online higher education, has been appointed to the new post of Vice Provost for Online and Distance Learning at the

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UMKC’s School of Nursing Ranked No. 15 of Nation’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs

January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Alumni, Classroom Technology, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has been ranked in the Top 20 of the nation’s best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

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School of Nursing Has Its First Father-Son Alumni Combo

December 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Classroom Technology, Life Sciences, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Tim and Daniel Q. Smith graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing last week, becoming its first father-son alumni.

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School of Medicine unveils renovated docent unit for students

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Capital improvements, Classroom Technology, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Students, Technology

Students, staff and faculty at the UMKC School of Medicine joined Dean Betty Drees and Chancellor Leo Morton on Aug. 3 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, officially opening the school’s newly renovated docent unit. The unit is one of five docent units – key elements supporting the School of Medicine’s emphasis on a team-based approach to […]

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UMKC Libraries’ new blog keeps users informed about online resources

May 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Classroom Technology, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Libraries

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries’ Electronic Resources Support Team has created a blog to keep users up-to-date regarding changes to the libraries’ online collections, including databases and online journals and books.

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2012 Spring UMKC Theatre Training News now available online

January 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Classroom Technology, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Profiles, Students, Technology, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by UMKC Theatre.] The 2012 Spring issue of UMKC Theatre Training News is now available online. Among the featured articles in the magazine are

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Revision of General Education at UMKC

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Assessment, Classroom Technology, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Technology, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following is a report submitted by the UMKC General Education Advisory Task Force.] In fall of 2009, Provost Gail Hackett appointed a General Education Advisory Task Force made up of representatives from each academic unit to develop a strategy for the creation and implementation of a “new” UMKC general education program that is tied […]

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