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Faculty Profile Series: Joseph Parisi

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Awards and honors, Faculty, Profiles, Promotion and Tenure, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide

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School of Medicine Dean Will Leave Position in 2014

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Announcement, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Profiles

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] After 12 years of serving as dean of the UMKC School of Medicine, Betty Drees has made the decision to leave the position in 2014. UMKC Chancellor Leo E. Morton has asked Drees, M.D., F.A.A.C., to continue leadership at the School of Medicine […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Kun Cheng

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Life Sciences, Profiles, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal. Don’t get discouraged. Stay at it. That’s Kun Cheng’s mantra. It’s a […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Carolyn Barber

October 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Profiles, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some

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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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UMKC Bloch School’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership welcomes Fulbright Scholar from India

April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Profiles, Research

[The following was provided by UMKC Bloch School of Management’s Office of Communications.] Since September 2010, Dr. Memcha Loitongbam has been a visiting Fulbright Scholar at the UMKC Bloch School of Management’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Dr. Loitongbam, who will be at the Center through April 30, brings valuable global research exchange in nonprofit […]

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UMatters interviews Bill Reinert, Toyota Prius designer and UMKC alumnus

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Profiles, UMKC Foundation, University Advancement

Bill Reinert (A&S, 1974) is the National Manager of Toyota Motor Corporation’s advanced technology group and works out of the company’s Torrance, California office. He helped design the Prius, Toyota’s groundbreaking, full hybrid electric mid-size car. When it went on sale in Japan in 1997, it was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid vehicle. Made available […]

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Sweet music, powerful music: Sample some from UMKC’s Conservatory (videos)

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Community Connections, Concerts, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Profiles, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by Dean Peter Witte, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Fellowship String Quartet Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Fellowship String Quartet from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance will perform at a commemoration of Kristallnacht.   The quartet, which recently appeared at Crescendo!, will perform Steve Reich’s Different Trains, a […]

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Sneak preview video: No Shortcuts, a documentary about Henry W. Bloch

November 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic units, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Profiles, UMKC Foundation, University Advancement

Fast Tube by Casper This is a preview of a documentary about Henry W. Bloch. No Shortcuts examines Bloch’s entrepreneurial life. More a visual case study than a traditional documentary, the film describes his aspirations, philosophies and entrepreneurial rise to success. No Shortcuts uses the model of Mr. Bloch’s life to show what it takes to […]

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