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Urban Planning+Design Seniors Developed a Plan for Downtown Arts Campus

December 8th, 2014 · News

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The UMKC Urban Planning+Design seniors have developed a comprehensive plan for the proposed UMKC Downtown Arts Campus. The studio was a semester-long and sought to answer this questions: [Read more →]

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New Letters Now Accepting Works for Literary Awards

December 8th, 2014 · Events

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New Letters, a magazine of writing and art, is now accepting writing for the 30th-Annual Literary Awards for Writers. The deadline to enter the awards is May 18, 2015. The contest welcomes unpublished works in fiction, poetry, and essay.  The winner from each category will receive a $1,500 cash prize and publication in New Letters. [Read more →]

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During Ombuds Leave, Resources are Still Available

December 8th, 2014 · Career Development

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As you may know, the UMKC Faculty Ombudsperson will be on leave from Dec. 22 through May 31. Don’t panic – there are other resources at UMKC that can assist you in resolving work-related problems. [Read more →]

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Our “Kansas Citian of the Year” – Chancellor Leo Morton

December 1st, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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Chancellor Leo E. Morton has been named “Kansas Citian of the Year” by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. [Read more →]

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From the Provost: Jane Greer to Serve as Director of Undergraduate Research

December 1st, 2014 · News

JaneGreer[The following was provided by Academic Affairs.]

Jane Greer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, will serve as the Director of Undergraduate Research. Greer also served as the director of UMKC’s 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program. [Read more →]

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Jennifer Coldiron Named Director of Division of Diversity and Inclusion

December 1st, 2014 · News

Coldiron[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.]

The Division of Diversity today announced that Jennifer Coldiron will serve as its new director of diversity initiatives. She will begin her official duties on Dec. 15. [Read more →]

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Research Services Hosts 2014 Research Symposium and Open House

December 1st, 2014 · Events

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Architecture Students Compete in the BUD Prize

December 1st, 2014 · Events

AUPD_AwardsReception[The following was provided by the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design.]

The second-year Architectural Design Studio will present a mixed-use retail and residential development on the corner of 17th and Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. The site is around the corner from the proposed [Read more →]

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Join the Chancellor at the Holiday Tea on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10

December 1st, 2014 · Events

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Health Sciences Schools Bring Interprofessional Education in Focus

December 1st, 2014 · Events

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UMKC will take center stage at the Kauffman Foundation Center on Dec. 2 with a seminar on how its health sciences schools are working together to promote and implement interprofessional education. [Read more →]

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