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Student Email System to Undergo Upgrades

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Technology

[The following was provided by Information Services] Microsoft will be upgrading the university’s student email system (Office 365) to Wave 15. 

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Next Generation Teaching and Learning Conference

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Classroom Technology, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Students, Support services, Technology

[The following was provided by UMKC Online.] This year’s free conference is at 9 a.m. Jan. 16 on the fourth floor of the UMKC Student Union. It focuses on next generation technology to assist instructors in teaching students. This year’s theme represents our efforts to improve ourselves by bringing together innovative ways to teach and […]

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EyeVerify: UMKC Translational Research Wins Global Competition

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Life Sciences, Research, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] EyeVerify, a Kansas City startup whose technology was developed by a University of Missouri-Kansas City professor, beat eight other finalists from across the globe to win up to $1 million euros in funding during Friday’s Get in the Ring worldwide investment competition.

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Dealing with Cyberbullying?

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Technology

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson.] Ever received a nasty email so mean-spirited that it ruined your day? You may be a victim of “cyberbullying.”

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Vote Nov. 5: $8 Million a Year Boost for UMKC

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Communications, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Support services, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] WHO:  University of Missouri-Kansas City students, staff and faculty

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Vote Nov. 5 in Jackson County: UMKC Research is on the Ballot

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Technology, University Advancement

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City researchers are pioneering prevention, treatments and cures for medical conditions that especially affect Jackson County residents.

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UMKC Researcher Wins $3.5 Million to Study Cardiac Patient-Centered Outcomes

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences, Research, Technology

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City and Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute researchers have been selected to receive two prestigious, highly competitive research awards from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The studies are part of a portfolio of projects designed to help patients […]

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Upcoming Microsoft Office and Lync Upgrades

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Technology

[The following was submitted by Information Services] Information Services will be working with departments to schedule Microsoft Office and Lync 2013 upgrades in the coming weeks.  

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School of Dentistry Opens Innovation Clinic

September 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Alumni, Announcement, Faculty, Life Sciences, Research, Students, Technology

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry unveiled a new, innovative approach that will teach future dentists and dental hygienists the tools of the trade in a high-tech, contemporary dental practice setting.

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Professor Nets IBM Faculty Award

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Students, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications]  Praveen Rao, assistant professor in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Computing and Engineering, is one of 14 professors from around the world to land one of IBM’s 2013 Big Data and Analytics Faculty Awards.

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