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Civil Rights Series: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ on Sunday

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature, Diversity, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film Slavery by Another Name at 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Miller Nichols Learning Center, 800 E. 51st St., Jeannette Nichols Forum.

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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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You Are Invited: Chancellor’s Diversity Council Rollout Tomorrow

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, 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 tomorrow, April 9, for the UMKC campus to share some of its accomplishments and immediate goals …

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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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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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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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Dr. Norma Cantú Appears in Upcoming Documentary “Las Marthas”

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

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Norma Cantú, Ph.D., professor in the Latino and Latina Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, participated in the documentary film ”Las Marthas” that was selected for the PBS Series Independent Lens.

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Civil Rights Series: ‘The Loving Story’ on Feb. 23

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film ‘The Loving Story‘, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Miller Nichols Learning Center, Jeannette Nichols Forum, 800 E. 51st Street. The discussion following the film will be led by

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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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Her Art Project: WONDER WOMEN: SHEroes, Freedom Fighters and Women Who Kick Butt!

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Diversity, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women's Center, Her Art Project.] The 2014 Spring Art Exhibit of the UMKC Women’s Center, Her Art Project, is WONDER WOMEN: SHEroes, Freedom Fighters and Women Who Kick Butt! The exhibit runs Feb. 7 to March 29 at Leedy-Voulkos Arts Center, 2012 Baltimore Ave. There are First Friday […]

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