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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

Jan. 23 3:00PM Women’s Tennis vs. Baker Kansas City, Missouri; Courts TBA
Jan. 23 3:00PM Men’s Tennis vs. Baker Kansas City, Missouri; Courts TBA
Jan. 24 3:00PM Men’s Tennis vs. William Jewell Kansas City, Missouri; Courts TBA
Jan. 24 3:00PM Women’s Tennis vs. William Jewell Kansas City, Missouri; Courts TBA
Jan. 24 6:05PM Men’s Basketball vs. Seattle (Retro Roo Night) UMKC Municipal Auditorium
Jan. 29 7:00PM Women’s Basketball vs. Grand Canyon ($1 Day) UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Jan. 31 2:00PM Women’s Basketball vs. Utah Valley UMKC Swinney Recreation Center
Feb. 5 7:05PM Men’s Basketball vs. Texas-Pan American UMKC Municipal Auditorium
Feb. 7 6:05PM Men’s Basketball vs. New Mexico State UMKC Municipal Auditorium

 

Conservatory Performances

Jan. 23 10:00AM Lowell Liebermann, composer (Master Class) FREE; Grant Recital Hall
Jan. 24 10:00AM Lowell Liebermann, composer (Master Class) FREE; Grant Recital Hall
Jan. 24 1:30PM Conservatory Connections: Dan Thomas (Special Event) FREE; Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

Jan. 24 2:30PM Conservatory Connections: Dan Thomas (Special Event) FREE; Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

Jan. 24 7:30PM Natalie Higgins, horn (Doctoral Recital) FREE; UMKC Diastole
Jan. 28 6:30PM Sounds from an Unsettled World (1914-19) (Master Classes & Lectures) FREE to the public, Reserve tickets here or call 816-561-9999. Cash bar and small plates available in the J.C. Nichols Auditorium lobby, 5:30–6:30 p.m. Located at the National WWI Museum
Jan. 29 10:00AM Alon Goldstein, piano (Master Class) FREE; White Recital Hall
Jan. 30 8:00PM Ariel Quartet with Alon Goldstein, piano (Music Alliance) Tickets: $25 to general public, $10 for UMKC faculty, staff, and students with UMKC or student ID; Located at Folly Theater
Jan. 31 10:00AM Ariel Quartet (Chamber Music Master Class) FREE; White Recital Hall
Jan. 31 7:30PM Stephanie Meyer, soprano (Doctoral Lecture-Recital) FREE; Grant Recital Hall
Feb. 1 2:30PM Saxophone Studio Recital (Ensemble Series) FREE; White Recital Hall
Feb. 6 7:30PM Ramiro Miranda, orchestral conductor (Doctoral Recital) FREE; White Recital Hall
Feb. 9 10:00AM John Owings, piano (Master Class) FREE; White Recital Hall
Feb. 9 7:30PM Concerto/Aria 2015 Final Round Concert (Special Events) FREE; White Recital Hall

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

Jan. 21 9:00AM General Officers Meetings Teleconference; Contact Kim Johnson
Jan. 21 5:00PM Volker Neighborhood Council Admin Center, Brookside Room; Contact Jacqueline Hawkins
Feb. 4 12:00PM Department of Oral & Craniofacial Sciences Seminar Series presenting Mark Hoffman Located in the Student Union, Room 217A, contact John Pinkston
Feb. 6 1:00PM New Historical Research, sponsored by the History Department of UMKC Located at Cockefair Hall. Contact 816-235-1631

 

In the Community

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Special Events

Jan. 21 7:30AM TAASU Freedom Breakfast Pierson Auditorium. Contact Keichanda Burnett.
Jan. 23 6:00PM UMKC Athletics Hall of Fame TBD. Contact Cassie Molitoris.
Jan. 26 6:00PM 8th Annual Martin Luther King Lecture Division of Diversity and Inclusion presents: Nikki Giovanni – An Evening of Poetry love and Enlightenment. Pierson Auditorium. Contact Danielle Martinez.
Feb. 3 12:00PM UMKC Dept. of Theatre/KC Rep Founders’ Day Event Spencer Theatre. No tickets required. Contact Amanda Middaugh.
Feb. 6 8:00AM DECA Regional Competition Bloch Executive Hall. Contact Scott Ezzell.
Feb. 9 5:00PM UMKC Trustee Awards Ceremony Lathrop and Gage. Contact Troy Lillebo.
Feb. 10 TBA President Wolfe Visit TBA. Contact Provost’s Office

 

 

Theatre and Art

Jan. 23-Feb. 15 Check Schedule An Illiad: This retelling of Homer’s epic poem illuminates an ancient classic by taking a harrowing look at the human cost of war. Spencer Theatre. Buy Tickets here.
Jan. 22 5:00PM UMKC Hand Print Press National Print Exhibition UMKC Gallery of Art (Fine Arts Building 203, 5015 Holmes Street). Contact umkcgallery@umkc.edu.
Feb. 3-24 6:00PM African American Book to Film Series Admission is free and open to the public. Public film showings at the Kansas City Public Library and UMKC Miller Nichols Library. RSVP here.

 

UMKC Academic Calendar

Jan. 2 Course Work Begins (dental clinic and intersession)
Jan. 2 Last day for 20% refund (spring intersession)
Jan. 2 Last day to change credit to audit (undergrad) (spring intersession)
Jan. 2 Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript (spring intersession)
Jan. 7 Last day to withdraw with “W” (spring intersession)
Jan. 13 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (undergrad) (spring intersession)
Jan. 16 Last day to change credit to audit (graduate) (spring intersession)
Jan. 16 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF) (graduate) (spring intersession)
Jan. 16 Spring Intersession Ends (Dec/Jan)
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Birthday Observance – University Closed
Jan. 20 Course Work Begins (first 8-week session)
Jan. 20 Course Work Begins (Law)
Jan. 20 Course Work Begins (regular 16-week session)
Jan. 22 Last day for 100% refund (first 8-week session)
Jan. 22 Last day to add without instructor signature (first 8-week session)
Jan. 22 Last day to change audit to credit (first 8-week session)
Jan. 22 Last day to change audit to credit (first 8-week session)
Jan. 26 Last day for 100% refund (regular 16-week session)
Jan. 26 Last day for 60% refund (first 8-week session)
Jan. 26 Last day to add without instructor signature (regular 16-week session)
Jan. 26 Last day to change audit to credit (regular 16-week session)
Jan. 29 Last day for 40% refund (first 8-week session)
Feb. 2 Last day for 20% refund (first 8-week session)
Feb. 2 Last day for 60% refund (regular 16-week session)
Feb. 2 Last day for 20% refund (first 8-week session)
Feb. 9 Last day for 40% refund (regular 16-week session)