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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

Sept. 12 7pm Women’s Soccer vs. Western Illinois Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sept. 13 1pm Men’s Soccer vs. Omaha Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sept. 17 7pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Southeast Missouri State Swinney Recreation Center
Sept. 20 1pm Men’s Soccer vs. Drake Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sept. 23 7pm Men’s Soccer vs. Central Arkansas Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field
Sept. 23 1pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Chicago State Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field

 

Conservatory Performances

Sept. 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
Sept. 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
Sept. 15 7:30pm UMKC Graduate Fellowship Brass QuintetCharles Calloway and Alex Caselman, trumpets; Matthew Haislip, horn; Austin Peiffer, trombone; and Brielan Andersen, tuba. Free; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sept. 19 3pm Master Class offered by Tiffany Blake Oliver, Soprano Free; Grant Hall, Room 122, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sept. 19 7:30pm Conservatory Orchestra

Directed by Robert Olson

Tickets: $8, $6 seniors, UMKC faculty, staff, and all students FREE with UMKC or student ID; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sept. 20 7:30pm Doug Niedt, Guitar (Faculty Recital) Free; White Recital Hall, James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Sept. 26 8pm Conservatory Wind Symphony (Conservatory Artist Series) Directed by Steven D. Davis, the first performance of our 2014–15 Conservatory Artist Series kicks off UMKC’s Founders’ Week. Tickets: $25, $10 UMKC faculty, staff, and all students with UMKC or student ID; Helzberg Hall Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

Sept. 16 9:00 AM General Officers Meeting Telepresence; contact Kim Johnson
Sept. 16 3:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting TBA; contact Peggy Ward Smith

 

 

In the Community

Sept. 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
Sept. 14 2PM Conservatory Urban Design Charette Public Presentations Greater KC Chamber Board Room, Union Station, 30W Pershing Rd #301, Kansas City, MO 64108; Contact Jennifer Wampler
Sept. 17 11:30AM Greater KC Hispanic Collaborative Luncheon UMKC Student Union, Room 401; Contact Jacqueline Hawkins
Sept. 18 5:30PM MS Dinner of Champions Sheraton Crown Center, 2345 McGee St., Kansas City, MO 64108; Contact Jacqueline Hawkins
Sept. 26 6PM Donnelly College-SHINE Kansas City Downtown Marriott, 200 W 12th St., Kansas City, MO 64105; Contact Jacqueline Hawkins

 

Special Events

Sept. 12 3:30PM School of Graduate Studies 50th Anniversary Reception UMKC Administrative Center, Plaza Room; Contact Alphia Curry
Sept. 13 7PM Health Sciences Scholarship Dinner & Dance Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium; Contact Eve McGee
Sept. 16 4:30PM University of Missouri Faculty Scholars Program Diastole, Hospital Hill; Contact Lorie Holt
Sept. 16 4:30PM UMKC Campaign Steering Committee Meeting Kauffman Foundation Conference Center; Contact Gail Lopez
Sept. 17 10:30AM Department of Psychology Lubin Speaker Series with Dr. Kennon M. Sheldon “Identifying keystone constructs in positive personality psychology: Conclusions from the International Well-Being Study”; Administrative Center Plaza Room
Sept. 22 5:30PM Dean Drees Celebration Three Points, 1511 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108; Contact Mel Davis
Sept. 23 7PM Public Reading: Ellen Bryant Voigt UMKC Libraries Miller Nichols Learning Center, Room 451
Sept. 24 8AM; 1PM Fall Faculty/Staff Service Day Volker Campus, The Quad at 8AM; Hospital Hill Campus, HSB Quad at 1PM; contact Murray Blackwelder or Robyn Burky
Sept. 24 5PM The State of Economics Today Bloch School of Management; Contact Nicola Matthews
Sept. 26 12PM Robert Altman’s Kansas City: An Illustrated Presentation (Guest Lecture with Dr. Gayle Sherwood Magee) UMKC Libraries Miller Nichols Learning Center, Room 451
Sept. 26 7PM UMKC Night at Sporting Park Sporting KC Park, 1 Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111; Contact Anne Spenner
Sept. 27 9:30AM Conservatory Scholar/Donor Brunch Pierson Auditorium; Contact Tamara Morris
Sept. 27 TBA 2nd Annual Regalia Run 5K Packet Pick-Up TBA; Contact Sarah Ralph
Sept. 27 6PM SoNHS 40+ Anniversary Dinner Pierson Auditorium; Contact Sarah Ralph
Sept. 27 7PM :Post Keynesian Conference Dinner Student Union; Contact Nicola Matthews

 

Theatre and Art

Sept. 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
Sept. 5-28 Our Town Spencer Theatre, Kansas City Rep. Buy tickets here

 

UMKC Academic Calendar

Sept. 1 Labor Day Holiday – University Closed
Sept. 4 Last day for 40% refund (first 8-week sesssion)
Sept. 5 Last day for 60% refund (regular 16-week session)
Sept. 8 Last day for 20% refund (first 8-week session)
Sept. 8 Last day to change credit to audit (undergrad; first 8-week session)
Sept. 8 Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript (first 8-week session)
Sept. 12 Last day for 40% refund (regular 16-week session)
Sept. 22 Census Day
Sept. 22 Last day for 20% refund (regular 16-week session)
Sept. 22 Last day to change credit to audit (undergrad; regular 16-week session)
Sept. 22 Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript (regular 16-week session)
Sept. 22 Last day to file for December Graduation
Sept. 22 Last day to withdraw with a W (first 8-week session)