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Events

These are important fine arts, musical and theater performances, lectures and academic events offered at UMKC during the next two weeks. To learn more about an event go to the UMKC Calendar of Events where you can filter by activity, description or key word.

Athletics

Sep. 10 7pm Men’s Soccer vs. SIU-Edwardsville Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sep. 12 7pm Women’s Soccer vs. Western Illinois Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sep. 13 1pm Men’s Soccer vs. Omaha Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field

 

Conservatory Performances

Aug. 26 7:30pm Faculty Recital with Thomas G. Stein, tuba Free; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Aug. 28 7:30pm Faculty Recital with Benjamin Shellhaas, percussion Free; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sep. 2 12pm Conservatory Convocation: Roomful of Teeth and Caroline Shaw Free; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sep. 2 7:30pm Roomful of Teeth (Guest Artist Recital) Free; OfficePort KC, 208 West 19th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Sep. 12 7:30pm Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company Tickets can be purchased here; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sep. 13 7:30pm Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company Tickets can be purchased here; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

Sep. 2 3:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting TBA; contact Peggy Ward Smith
Sep. 2 2:30 PM A&S Chairs Meeting TBA; contact Beci Edmundson
Sep. 9 2:30 PM A&S Faculty Meeting TBA; contact Beci Edmundson

 

In the Community

Sep. 9 5:00PM KCALSI Annual Dinner Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105; Contact Robyn Burky
Sep. 12 5:30PM The Guadalupe Centers-Blanco Y Negro Annual Awards Gala Westin Crown Center-Century Ballroom 1E Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108; Contact Jacqueline Hawkins

 

Special Events

Sep. 4 11:30AM Women’s Access to Justice Roundtable Lunch Provided; School of Law Student Lounge
Sep. 5 TBA Pharmacy Alumni Wine Tasting TBA; contact Jana Boschert
Sep. 8 5:30PM Avanzando Welcome Reception Student Union, Room 401; Contact Marji Datwyler
Sep. 10 3:00PM Promotion and Tenure Celebration Annual event to celebrate faculty and staff who have been tenured or promoted; Student Union, Room 401; Contact Beci Edmundson
Sep. 11 12:00PM Waddell & Reed Bloch Alumni Connect Waddell Reed, 6314 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City, MO 64113; Contact Megan Cooper
Sep. 12 3:30PM School of Graduate Studies 50th Anniversary Reception UMKC Administrative Center, Plaza Room; Contact Alphia Curry
Sep. 13 7:00PM Health Sciences Scholarship Dinner & Dance Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium; Contact Eve McGee

 

 

Theatre and Art

Sep. 4-19 Local Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises M.A. Thesis Exhibition by UMKC student Holly Stewart; Opening Reception: Sept. 4th, 5-7PM; UMKC Gallery of Arts, Fine Arts Building 203, 5015 Holmes St. KCMO 64110
Sep. 5-28 Our Town Spencer Theatre, Kansas City Rep. Buy tickets here

 

UMKC Academic Calendar

Aug. 22 Fall Intersession Ends
Aug. 25 Course Work Begins
Aug. 25 Course Work Begins (first 8-week session)
Aug. 25 Course Work Begins (Law and Dentistry)
Aug. 27 Last day for 100% refund (first 8-week session)
Aug. 27 Last day to add without instructor signature (first 8-week session)
Aug. 27 Last day to change audit to credit (first 8-week session)
Aug. 29 Last day for 100% refund (regular 16-week session)
Aug. 29 Last day for 60% refund (first 8-week session)
Aug. 29 Last day to change audit to credit
Sep. 1 Labor Day Holiday – University Closed
Sep. 4 Last day for 40% refund (first 8-week session)
Sep. 5 Last day for 60% refund (regular 16-week session)
Sep. 8 Last day for 20% refund (first 8-week session)
Sep. 8 Last day to change credit to audit (undergrad; first 8-week session)
Sep. 8 Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript (first 8-week session)
Sep. 12 Last day for 40% refund (regular 16-week session)