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UMKC Gallery of Art: 2014 UMKC Student Exhibition

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Department of Art and Art History.] The annual UMKC Student Art Exhibition begins this Thursday at the UMKC Gallery of Art, 203 Fine Are Arts Building, 5015 Holmes St.

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Honor a Special Woman In the Virtual Butterfly Garden

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

[The following was provided by the Division of University Advancement.] You can now celebrate a mother, grandmother, friend, sister or other important woman in your life by purchasing a “butterfly”

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Tobacco Cessation Workshop Is April 29

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Human Resources, Staff

[The following was provided by the UMKC Office of Human Resources.] If you are a user of tobacco products – whether smoking or chewing – the most important thing you can do for your health is to quit.

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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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“Wonder Women!” Examines Depictions of Females Who Don’t Need Rescuing

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women's Center.] The documentary “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” will take place at 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the Plaza

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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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Visiting Scholar Presents April 9 on Ancient Egyptian

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] Marjorie Venit, Ph.D., will discuss “Egypt as Metaphor: Decoration and the Afterlife in the Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9,  Miller Nichols Learning Center, room 452, 800 E. 51st St.

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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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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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Chancellor’s Diversity Council Rolls Out: “Diversity Includes Me”

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Chancellor’s Diversity Council will hold a rollout event on Wednesday, April 9 for the UMKC campus to share some of its accomplishments and immediate goals, as well as strategic objectives. The event will be held from 3- 5 p.m. in the Student […]

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