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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

Nov. 22 2:00PM Women’s Basketball vs. Rockhurst (Blue & Gold) UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Nov. 28 1:00PM Women’s Basketball vs. Mississippi Valley State UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Nov. 29 3:30PM Women’s Basketball vs. Abilene Christian UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Nov. 29 7:05PM Men’s Basketball vs. William Jewell UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Dec. 2 7:00PM Women’s Basketball vs. Milwaukee UMKC Swinney Recreation Center

 

 

Conservatory Performances

Nov. 20 7:30PM Fall Opera: Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte (Ensemble Series) Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, FREE for UMKC faculty, staff, and all students with UMKC or student ID; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Nov. 20 7:30PM IMP Ensemble (Ensemble Series) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Nov. 21 5PM Christina Wince, flute (Master’s Recital) FREE; Second Presbyterian Church, 318 E 55th St., Kansas City, MO 64113
Nov. 21 5PM Qizhen Liu, cello (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Nov. 21 7:30PM Matthew Haislip, horn (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Nov. 22 2:30PM Eric Jackson, horn (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 1 7:30PM Austin Peiffer, trombone (Artist’s Certificate Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 2 7:30PM Conservatory Concert Jazz Band and 11 O’Clock Jazz Band (Ensemble Series) Tickets: $8 general, $6 seniors, FREE for UMKC faculty, staff, and all students with UMKC or student ID; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 2 7:30PM Courtney Burris Ruth, violin (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Diastole 2501 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Dec. 2 7:30PM Michael Prucha, English horn and alto saxophone (Master’s Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 3 7:30PM Valane Adam Lusk, bassoon (Master’s Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 4 7:30PM Conservatory Wind Symphony (Ensemble Series) Tickets: $8 general, $6 seniors, FREE for UMKC faculty, staff, and all students with UMKC or student ID; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 5 5PM Patrick Doyle, trumpet (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Old Mission United Methodist Church, 5519 State Park Road, Fairway, KS 66205
Dec. 5 7:30PM Conservatory Wind Ensemble (Ensemble Series) Tickets: $8 general, $6 seniors, FREE for UMKC faculty, staff, and all students with UMKC or student ID; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 5 7:30PM Braulio Bosi, Guitar (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 6 12PM Gayoung Park, piano (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 6 2:30PM Emily Spirk, mezzo soprano (Master’s Recital) FREE; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 6 2:30PM Jessica Cary, oboe (Doctoral Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 6 5PM Ezgi Karakus, cello (Doctoral Recital) FREE; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
Dec. 6 7:30PM Conservatory Choirs: A Season for Giving (Ensemble Series) FREE; Visitacion Catholic Church, 5141 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64113
Dec. 6 7:30PM UMKC Graduate Fellowship String Quartet (Ensemble Series) FREE; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

 

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

Nov. 20 5:30PM UMKC Hispanic Advisory Board Meeting Admin Center, Plaza Room. Contact Jacqueline Hawkins.
Dec. 2 3:00PM Faculty Senate Meeting Admin Center, Plaza Room. Contact Peggy Ward Smith.
Dec. 3 2:30PM A&S Chairs Meeting TBA. Contact Beci Edmundson.
Dec. 3 12PM Oral & Craniofacial Sciences Seminar Series featuring Brenda J. Rongish, PhD 217A, Contact Vanessa Mackety.
Dec. 5 1PM New Historical Research Cockefair Hall 215. Public Lecture Series sponsored by the History Department of UMKC. Contact 816-235-1631.

 

 

In the Community

Nov. 23 5:00PM JCRB/AJC Human Relations Dinner Westin Crown Center. Greg Graves will be honored.
Nov. 25 5:00PM Kansas City Chamber of Commerce 125th Annual Dinner KC Convention Center. Contact Jacqueline Hawkins.
Dec. 5 11:30AM The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City 22nd Annual Luncheon Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center. Contact Jacqueline Hawkins.
Dec. 5 11:30AM KC Tomorrow Higher Education Panel Metropolitan Community College, Business Technology Center

 

 

Special Events

Nov. 25 -Dec. 2 N/A The Clothesline Project during Domestic Violence Awareness Month Hospital Hill Residence Hall, 25th and Troost. Contact Arzie Umali at 816-235-1638.
Dec. 5 3:30PM Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inaugural Induction Ceremony Bloch Executive Hall. Contact Megan Cooper.
Dec. 6 11:00AM UMKC Retirees’ Holiday Luncheon Pierson Auditorium. Contact Sarah Ralph.

 

 

Theatre and Art

Nov. 15- Dec. 12 5PM Arcadia Bound: Solo Exhibition by Colby Jennings. UMKC Gallery of Art. Contact Andrew Julo.
Nov. 28-Dec. 7 7:30PM UMKC Theatre Event Private Eyes by Steven Dietz. 105 Grant Hall. Contact UMKC Theatre
Dec. 5-Dec. 14 7:30PM UMKC Theatre event PERICLES by William Shakespeare. UMKC Studio 116 James C Olson PAC 4949 Cherry Kansas City, MO 64110. Purchase tickets here. Contact UMKC Theatre

 

 

UMKC Academic Calendar

Oct. 6 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (undergrad) (first 8-week session)
Oct. 17 Classes End (final exams) (first 8-week session)
Oct. 17 Last day to change credit to audit (graduate) (first 8-week session)
Oct. 17 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (graduate) (first 8-week session)
Oct. 17 Last day to withdraw without assessment (undergraduate)
Oct. 20 Course Work Begins (second 8-week session)
Oct. 20 Last day to add without instructor signature (second 8-week session)
Oct. 22 Last day for 100% refund (second 8-week session)
Oct. 22 Last day to add without instructor signature (second 8-week session)
Oct. 22 Last day to change audit to credit (second 8-week session)
Oct. 24 Last day for 60% refund (second 8-week session)
Oct. 29 Last day for 40% refund (second 8-week session)
Oct. 31 Last day for 20% refund (second 8-week session)
Oct. 31 Last day to change credit to audit (undergrad) (second 8-week session)
Oct. 31 Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript (second 8-week session)
Nov. 12 Last day to withdraw with “W” (second 8-week session)
Nov. 14 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (undergrad) (regular 16-week session)
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Holiday Begins
Dec. 1 First day of open registration for Spring 2015
Dec. 1 Course Work Resumes
Dec. 4 Last Day of Classes (Law)
Dec. 5 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (undergrad) (second 8-week session)