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Faculty Profile Series: John T. Kevern

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

[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 and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reaches that goal.

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Join the “Poker Walk” on Nov. 19

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

[The following was provided UM System Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] All UMKC faculty and staff are invited to get moving and have fun at Healthy for Life’s “POKER WALK.” Stop by anytime from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 48th Street and Troost Avenue, around the pond […]

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Budget: A More Complete Picture

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by Larry W. Bunce, Ph.D., Director of Institutional Research.] Recently a presentation constructed by some faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences titled “Death by a Thousand Cuts” has been

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Get Moving with the Faculty and Staff Wellness Incentive

October 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by UM System Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program.] From October 2014 through September 2015, eligible faculty and staff can earn up to $450 in their paychecks for taking steps to improve your health. The Wellness Incentive for this year includes a two-tier incentive program:

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Black Studies Series Provides Perspective on Sports and the Media

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Mission and Goals, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Black Studies Program.] The Black Studies Program series at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is focusing on a topic that has recently dominated the news.

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Faculty Ombudsperson Shares Solutions to Workplace Negativity

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson.] Do you work with someone who is constantly negative? Perhaps he or she criticizes others, gossips, grumbles or sees every opportunity as a threat? Sometimes just one negative person can erode an entire work environment.

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Faculty Reminder: RooWriter Deadline Is Approaching

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] A reminder to all Faculty:  As spring registration and winter graduation approach, remind undergraduates who plan to enroll in Writing Intensive Courses or any class that lists the RooWriter as a prerequisite to take the

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New Letters at 80

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by UMKC New Letters.] After 80 years of continuous quarterly publishing, New Letters once again presents a fresh collection of essays, memoirs, poems, fiction, reviews and artwork in Volume 80, Issue numbers 3 & 4 (a double issue). 

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UMKC Gallery of Art: Local Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] UMKC student Holly Stewart (HollyPolyester) is to present her M.A. thesis exhibition, which will feature a variety of both large and small sculptural works and installations.

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University Barbershop Introduces Extended Hours

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the office of the Student Union.] The University Barbershop, located on the ground floor of the Atterbury Student Success Center, introduces extended hours of service for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The full-service shop features both a licensed barber and a licensed

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