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EyeVerify: UMKC Translational Research Wins Global Competition

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Life Sciences, Research, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] EyeVerify, a Kansas City startup whose technology was developed by a University of Missouri-Kansas City professor, beat eight other finalists from across the globe to win up to $1 million euros in funding during Friday’s Get in the Ring worldwide investment competition.

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Faculty Profile Series: Praveen Rao

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

[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 illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal.

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

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Communications, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Support services, Technology

[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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Vote Nov. 5 in Jackson County: UMKC Research is on the Ballot

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Technology, University Advancement

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City researchers are pioneering prevention, treatments and cures for medical conditions that especially affect Jackson County residents.

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Baja Racing Fundraising Dinner and Gala

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement

[The following was provided by the School of Computing and Engineering.] The UMKC School of Computing and Engineering will host a fundraising dinner and gala for the Baja Racing Team from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Armacost Antique Car Museum.

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Transformative Gift: Hall Family and Foundation Pledge $75 million to Translational Medicine Institute

September 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Announcement, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] If Jackson County voters approve the half-cent sales tax Nov. 5 aimed to create the Translational Medicine Institute of Jackson County, the Hall family and Hall Family Foundation will donate $75 million for a building to house the center.

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Professor Nets IBM Faculty Award

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Students, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications]  Praveen Rao, assistant professor in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Computing and Engineering, is one of 14 professors from around the world to land one of IBM’s 2013 Big Data and Analytics Faculty Awards.

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National Society of Black Engineers Holds Open House

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was submitted by the Office of Public Relations] High school students contemplating Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) degree fields and career opportunities are invited to meet students from UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering at the 2nd Annual Youth Minority Engineering Night.

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Kauffman Foundation donates $3.2m for new KC STEM Alliance

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Budget and Finances, Classroom Technology, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Students, Technology, UMKC Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has announced that it will provide $3.2 million during the next five years to help establish the KC STEM Alliance to be based at UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering. The Alliance will promote science, technology, engineering and math and will merge two area organizations that currently prepare students for […]

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New digital device for iPhone and iPad inspired by UMKC course

June 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Students, Technology

After taking Mechanical Engineering 130 – Introduction to Engineering Graphics taught by UMKC  Assistant Teaching Professor Katherine Bloemker, Jorge Colman, a junior in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Computing and Engineering, has developed a device that allows iPhone and iPad users to wirelessly watch and manipulate applications on their TV, monitor or […]

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