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$20 Million Grant to Study Climate Variability

August 11th, 2014 · No Comments · News, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional project to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological

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Dr. Chen Named 2014 American Statistical Association Fellow

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] Jie Chen, chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as a 2014 Fellow of the American Statistical Association for her outstanding contributions to the statistical profession. Fellows will be presented with their awards […]

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New Acting VA Secretary Earned UMKC Graduate Degree

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · News

Sloan Gibson, appointed Acting Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday, received a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of

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Summer Session Enrollment Is Now Open

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Whatever your goals are, UMKC Summer Session is a great way to meet them. Whether you’re looking to catch up, making sure you stay on track, or aiming to graduate ahead of schedule, UMKC Summer Session 2014 offers flexible

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Gov. Nixon Announces His Plan for $20 Million in Grants for UMKC and Other Schools

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Career Development, News, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] At a news conference at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, Gov. Jay Nixon announced his budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 will include $20 million in grants for the state’s public colleges and universities to educate an […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Beth Miller Vonnahme

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide

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Kati Toivanen commissioned to create awards for ArtsKC luncheon

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Local artist and University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Arts and Sciences associate dean Kati Toivanen has just been announced as the event’s featured artist. Her work will be the focus of a pre-event exhibition, and she will create art to be given […]

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Vote Nov. 5: $8 Million a Year Boost for UMKC

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Perks, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] WHO:  University of Missouri-Kansas City students, staff and faculty

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Ambassador Allan Katz to Join Faculty

June 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Ambassador Allan J. Katz, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Portugal, has accepted an appointment as a Distinguished Professor at UMKC.

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Out in Cyberspace: UMKC’s New Letters and New Letters on the Air communicate on the web

July 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Perks

[Information in the following posting was provided by staff at New Letters on the Air.] An increasing number of UMKC’s academic units, divisions, departments and affiliated groups are establishing their individual presence on the internet through e-newsletters, Facebook and Twitter pages, YouTube videos and blogs. UMatters has dedicated a special page – Newsletters/Social Media – […]

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