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Scholarships Funds to Double at the School of Dentistry

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Scholarships, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry has received $7.67 million to commit to student scholarships, one of the largest gifts to go to an American dental school.

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Grant Funding to Expand Course Sharing through University of Missouri System

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Administration, Faculty, Scholarships, University System

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] The University of Missouri System is providing funding to encourage faculty members to share their expertise with other UM campuses. The initiative is designed to encourage the sharing of courses among the four UM campuses to increase options for students, provide opportunities for faculty development […]

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School of Graduate Studies Announces New Research Grant Program

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Life Sciences, Research, Scholarships, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Graduate Studies.] The School of Graduate Studies announces a new research grant program to support the thesis and dissertation research of doctoral and master’s students. 

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Students Can Apply Now for Truman Bootstrap Award

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Faculty, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Truman Center.] The UMKC Truman Center is celebrating Harry Truman’s legacy of public service with a “Bootstrap Scholarship” award that will permit students who otherwise might not be able to do so to spend four weeks in Washington, D.C.

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Recruiting Roo Style: High School Soccer Teams Compete Oct. 26 at UMKC

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Athletics, Diversity, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Staff, Students

Recruiting comes in various forms, and for some area high school students, it will come on the soccer field. The University of Missouri-Kansas City will engage potential students and their families through the Fútbol Clásico.

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Apply for the Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund

October 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Research, Scholarships, Students

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Women’s Council.] UMKC Women’s Council 2014 Graduate Assistance Fund application process is open now until 5 p.m. Dec. 2.

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Armed by Avanzando

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Diversity, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Students

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] For 15 excited Avanzando Scholars, school started a bit early this year, providing an opportunity for them to add to their arsenal of academic and personals skills.

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UMKC Remembers Dr. William Wu

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Diversity, Faculty, Life Sciences, Scholarships, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Dr. William Wu, an internationally-respected neurosurgeon and professor emeritus of the UMKC School of Medicine, died in late June. He was 102.

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Truman Good Neighbor Awards Go to Four Roos

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Four UMKC students recently were awarded the Eddie Jacobson and the Sherman & Irene Dreiseszun Scholarships for study abroad. The scholarships are funded through the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation.

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41 Hispanic Fund Scholarship Winners to Attend UMKC

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Awards and honors, Scholarships, Students

[The following was provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The 2013 Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship Fund will award scholarships in the amount of $325,000 to 226 students on June 6; 41 of the students plan to attend the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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