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Faculty Profile Series: Jannette Berkley-Patton

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Research

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

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Interdisciplinarity from the Classroom to the Archive (and Back)

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Research

[The following was provided by the School of Graduate Studies.] Joan Dean, Ph.D., Curators Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor of English, has a new publication from Syracuse University Press titled “All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageantry.”

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Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Increase in Violent Communities

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Residing in a violence-prone community brings with it a 20-25 percent greater risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes than living in a less violent

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Corn Research Could Lead to Possible Life-Changing Material

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A tiny container of burnt corn husks brings smiles to the faces of PhD student Mark Bediako and John Kevern, University of Missouri-Kansas City, associate civil engineering professor.

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Apply for a Frontiers Pilot Grant

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Frontiers recently announced the availability of grant funds for pilot translational and clinical research conducted by investigators affiliated with institutions comprising the Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. A total of at least 10 awards of $20,000 each will be made in […]

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$20 Million Grant to Study Climate Variability

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional project to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological

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UM System HIV Researchers to Study Drug Resistance in Cameroon Patients

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry.] Carole McArthur, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Science, and Stefan Sarafianos Ph.D., Chancellor’s Excellence Chair in Virology at the

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LaFevers Recognized by American Association of Nurse Practitioners

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates, recipients of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2014 State Award for Excellence, were honored at an awards ceremony and reception held in June during the AANP 2014 National Conference in Nashville.

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Amyot Wins American Dental Hygienists’ Association Award

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry.] Nearly 2,000 attendees gathered in June in Las Vegas for the 2014 American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Center for Lifelong Learning. At its 91st annual session, the ADHA  at the 91st Annual Session announced awardees who epitomize the commitment and professionalism of those involved in the […]

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UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies Awarded $928K in Tuition Grants

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Research

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies has been awarded nearly $928,000 in grants for undergraduate and graduate students.

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