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Starting Aug. 1, Smoke-Free at UMKC

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] UMKC is adopting a university-wide tobacco-free and smoke-free policy on Aug. 1. Tobacco use and smoking products will not be permitted on university grounds, in university-

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance Invited to Two Festivals in China

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Conservatory of Music and Dance.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance Wind Symphony Chamber Players were invited to perform as a featured ensemble at the

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Johnson Named to NCORE in Higher Education

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Kimberly Johnson, Executive Staff Assistant to the University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor, has been appointed to a position on the National Advisory

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First Black Studies Program Students Graduate

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Black Studies Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City recently graduated its first cohort of students, who received a bachelor of liberal arts degree with a Formal Emphasis Area in Black Studies.

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Shah Earns Outstanding Dissertation Award for HIV Research

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, News, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Graduate Studies.] University of Missouri-Kansas City PhD graduate Ankit Shah received the School of Graduate Studies’ Outstanding Dissertation Award.

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$3.2 Million Grant Awarded to Department of Psychology to Assess HIV Testing in Churches

May 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, News, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Psychology has been awarded a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to assess HIV

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UMKC Hosts Nation’s Largest LGBTQIA Conference

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Human Resources, Mission and Goals, News

[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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School of Medicine Hires New Psychiatry Department Chair

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine announces the appointment of Nash Boutros, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Medical Director for the Center for Behavioral Medicine. He begins Feb. 24.

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MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry will deliver UMKC’s MLK Keynote Address on Jan. 27

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Division of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Missouri-Kansas City will bring an advocate for social justice to its campus later this month as part of the university’s annual tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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UMKC Gallery of Art Exhibition Redefines 21st Century Marriage

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] The Graduate Art History Association presents their first exhibition, “We Now Pronounce You: Redefining Marriage in the 21st Century.” The exhibition will feature contemporary artists from UMKC who have created visual interpretations of what

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