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Information Services’ Resources Available to New Faculty

August 11th, 2014 · Career Development

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If you are a new UMKC faculty member or simply want to learn more about the technology resources available to you, visit the “Getting Started with IT Resources” webpage or click on the New Faculty tile at the bottom of the IS page. [Read more →]

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Nursing Students Complete Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute

August 11th, 2014 · Career Development, Health and Wellness, Mission and Goals

Johnson[The following was provided by Truman Medical Centers.]

guzmanUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies students DeNesha Johnson (top) and Jasmin Guzman were among 14 minority scholars from colleges and universities across the country to complete the second annual Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute (BHLI).   [Read more →]

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Cordes Named New Artist INC Director

August 11th, 2014 · News

Lisa Cordes Headshot[The following was provided by the UMKC Innovation Center.]

After a months-long search, Lisa Cordes has been chosen as the new director of Artist INC, the program begun in 2007 by former director Diane Scott that delivers training [Read more →]

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Cantú’s Goal is to Expand the Latina/Latino Studies Program

August 11th, 2014 · Mission and Goals

Cantu_NormaWith a love for academia, Norma E. Cantú, Ph.D., has spent more than 30 years teaching and researching cultural issues for – and about – young women. [Read more →]

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HH Diversity Scholarship Event

August 11th, 2014 · Health and Wellness, Mission and Goals, News

HSSDD Graphic JPegThe 2nd annual UMKC Health Sciences Scholarship dinner and dance will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at UMKC Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes. Networking begins at 7 p.m.; student of color scholarship and provider of color awardee presentation at 7:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 8 p.m. followed by dancing at 9 p.m. [Read more →]

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Yoga Classes Available in August

August 4th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

UM_myTotalRewards_Logo_pms534[The following was provided by UM Total Rewards: Benefits, Compensation, Retirement and Wellness programs.]

Improve your flexibility, strength, posture and more with yoga. No experience needed and all ability levels are welcome. Comfortable street clothes are encouraged. Bring a yoga mat or a thick blanket.  [Read more →]

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Walk Your Way to Wellness with the Volker Campus Walking Group

August 4th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

UM_myTotalRewards_Logo_pms534[The following was provided by UM Total Rewards: Benefits, Compensation, Retirement and Wellness programs.]

Join Deborah Phillips, the volunteer Wellness Ambassador, and your UMKC colleagues for the Volker Campus Walking Group, beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. We will meet on Wednesday and Friday each week. [Read more →]

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UMKC Athletes Score Big in Academics

August 4th, 2014 · Athletics, Awards and Honors

UMKC_Team2[The following was provided by the Department of Athletics.]

The UMKC women’s basketball team captured a GPA of 3.628, which earned them the title of “top honoree in Division I” on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll. [Read more →]

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Ricky Allman’s Art Displayed at Copenhagen Gallery and in Harper’s

August 4th, 2014 · Events

AllmanR[The following was provided by the Department of Art & Art History.]

Richard “Ricky” Allman’s exhibition “The selfmade city: Denmark year 2573” was on display during April – June at the Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen. [Read more →]

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Remembering Marjorie Sirridge, 1921-2014

August 4th, 2014 · News

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Marjorie Sirridge, M.D., a cornerstone of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, passed away on July 30. [Read more →]

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