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LGBTQIA Sponsors Safe Space Training on Feb. 2

January 26th, 2015 · Events

safe-space[The following was provided by LGBTQIA Programs & Services.]

UMKC’s LGBTQIA Programs & Services offers Safe Space Training to provide a way for persons within the University community to prominently identify themselves. These students, faculty and staff proudly display a “Safe Space” sign on their doors and in their offices to signify their commitment as a resource and open ear. [Read more →]

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LaFevers Selected for AACN Faculty Policy Intensive

January 26th, 2015 · Awards and Honors, Career Development, News

lafeversThe American Association of Colleges of Nursing this month announced its selection of eight distinguished nurse educators for its 2015 Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI), which includes David LaFevers, clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies. [Read more →]

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Two Ways to Complete Tier 1

January 16th, 2015 · Health and Wellness

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Do you want to cross Tier 1 of the 2015 Wellness Incentive off your to-do list?  Do you have only the health screening left to go? You don’t have to wait. There are many ways you can complete your biometric health screening right now. [Read more →]

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Visiting Curator Lectures on American Printmaking

January 16th, 2015 · Events

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

The Department of Art & Art History will  host a lecture with Sandra Olsen, Ph.D., director of the University at Buffalo Art Galleries and the juror for the Hand Print Press National Print Exhibition. [Read more →]

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Submit Forum Questions for Chancellor by Jan. 30

January 16th, 2015 · Events

[The following was provided by the UMKC Staff Council.]

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Warm Up with the Women’s Center

January 16th, 2015 · Events

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women's Center.]


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New Letters Magazine Explores Beginnings

January 16th, 2015 · News

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The most recent issue of New Letters magazine features a special section dedicated to two writers’ beginnings. Thomas Fox Averill recounts his 16th summer, when he worked at a cemetery in Topeka, Kan., and what he learned about writing and life. In an essay entitled “Hitting the Wall of My Ignorance,” Thomas E. Kennedy also reflects on [Read more →]

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Family Expands Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Students

January 16th, 2015 · Awards and Honors, Health and Wellness, Mission and Goals, News

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The family of the late Susan Brockmann-Bell, a former student and faculty member at the UMKC School of Dentistry, has given an additional $20,000 to the memorial scholarship endowment they set up in her honor 18 years ago. [Read more →]

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From the Provost: 2015 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

January 16th, 2015 · Events

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I am writing to share the 2015 Spring Commencement Ceremony Schedule. With the input and flexibility of many, we have developed a revised commencement schedule for May. [Read more →]

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Beware of Scams Targeting University Students, Faculty and Staff

January 16th, 2015 · News

cybercrimeThe Federal Bureau of Investigation and other authorities are warning universities of computer-based scams that target students, faculty and staff. [Read more →]

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