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“Ready for our Close-Up”

July 21st, 2014 · Events

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Lights! Camera! Drone! Action! The Quad has a cameo role as Hollywood Midwest today. [Read more →]

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American Idol at UMKC 101

July 14th, 2014 · Events

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Auditions for the popular television show “American Idol” will be held next Monday, July 21 on Swinney Commons — the space between the Swinney Recreation Center, Atterbury Student Success Center and Miller Nichols Learning Center. [Read more →]

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Interim Dean Selected for School of Education

July 14th, 2014 · News

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Chrisanthia (Chris) Brown, Ph.D., will serve as interim dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. [Read more →]

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Join UMKC’s Team for Race for the Cure

July 14th, 2014 · Events, Health and Wellness

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Join UMKC’s team in the upcoming Race for the Cure.  Walk, Run or Sleep In on Sunday, August 10. We will make it easy for anyone joining the UMKC team. Register and pick up your race packets and T-shirts on campus.  [Read more →]

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President Obama Appoints IHD Researcher

July 14th, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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This August, President Obama will gather his new appointees for the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) in Washington, DC. Among them will be Michelle C. (Sheli) Reynolds, Ph.D., an 18-year University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute for Human Development program director. [Read more →]

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Bethman on Task Force to Recognize Mayor Kay Barnes

July 7th, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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Kansas City Mayor Sly James appointed Brenda Bethman, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Women’s Center and partner in the Women’s Empowerment (WE) Initiative, to be a member of a task force to honor Mayor Kay Barnes.   [Read more →]

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LaFevers Recognized by American Association of Nurse Practitioners

July 7th, 2014 · Awards and Honors, Research

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Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates, recipients of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2014 State Award for Excellence, were honored at an awards ceremony and reception held in June during the AANP 2014 National Conference in Nashville. [Read more →]

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Amyot Wins American Dental Hygienists’ Association Award

July 7th, 2014 · Awards and Honors, Research

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Nearly 2,000 attendees gathered in June in Las Vegas for the 2014 American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Center for Lifelong Learning. At its 91st annual session, the ADHA  at the 91st Annual Session announced awardees who epitomize the commitment and professionalism of those involved in the field of dental hygiene, and who are dedicated to improving the public’s oral and overall health [Read more →]

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Mandatory Online Training Course for UMKC Employees

July 7th, 2014 · Human Resources, News

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The University of Missouri is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from harassment. In keeping with that commitment, we are requiring employees to complete a new online training course, Harassment: What It Is and How to Stop It. [Read more →]

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Energy at UMKC: From Savings to Solar

July 7th, 2014 · News

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The goal of the UMKC Campus Facilities Management department during the past 10 years: to reduce energy use and costs across campus. Based on the work of a dedicated team, they have done just that. [Read more →]

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