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Dr. Theresa Torres Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Board

September 22nd, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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Associate Professor Theresa Torres recently received the Dr. Thomas E. Purcell Award for her outstanding contributions to the Guadalupe Center at the Blanco y Negro Annual Awards Gala. [Read more →]

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You Are Invited: Campus Lunches Hosted by the Chancellor

September 22nd, 2014 · Events

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UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton is again hosting the Campus Lunches. All faculty, staff and students are invited. [Read more →]

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Author Jonathan Rose Introduces Winston Churchill

September 22nd, 2014 · Events

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Jonathan Rose, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History at Drew University, will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the UMKC Grant Hall, 5227 Holmes St. The reception begins at 6 p.m. [Read more →]

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Brent Never Appointed to the Challenge Cabinet of Mayor James

September 22nd, 2014 · News

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Brent Never, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership, Bloch School of Management, was recently appointed to the Challenge Cabinet of Kansas City Mayor Sly Mayor James. [Read more →]

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Former Soviet Union Ambassador-at-large Will Speak Sept. 24

September 22nd, 2014 · Events

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The National Archives will host Stephen Sestanovich, Ph.D., author of “Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24. [Read more →]

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“Where Do Memories Go When We Forget” Opens Sept. 25

September 22nd, 2014 · Events

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Shel Asher, a UMKC graduate student, was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2013 and has since undergone the removal of body parts, the loss of hair and seven rounds of chemotherapy. [Read more →]

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Will Self Chosen as Outstanding Chapter Advisor for Mortar Board

September 22nd, 2014 · Awards and Honors

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Mortar Board, a national college honor society recognizing achievement in scholarship, leadership and service, chose William Self, UMKC Bloch School of Management, as an outstanding chapter advisor. [Read more →]

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Show Me Better Health Program Open for Registration

September 22nd, 2014 · Health and Wellness

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Healthy for Life invites you to join the six-week Show Me Better Health program, facilitated by the Kansas City Regional Arthritis Center. Learn to care for your own ongoing health condition or that of a loved one, [Read more →]

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Join the Fun during Founders’ Week Sept. 26-Oct. 3

September 15th, 2014 · Events

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Don’t miss all the events and opportunities happening during Founders’ Week – from concerts and theater to a community block party and the 2nd annual 5K run/walk and Kangaroo Kids’ Hop.

For a full schedule of events, visit the UMKC Founder’s Week website.

 

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Register Now: Eat for Life Online Program

September 15th, 2014 · Health and Wellness

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Discover the benefits of Eat for Life—an innovative approach to weight management—and rediscover the joy of eating. This course can earn first-time participants $100 as part of the newly expanded 2015 Wellness Incentive [Read more →]

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