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Kansas City Advocate for Children’s Health Will Receive Honorary Doctorate from UMKC

David Westbrook will receive an honorary doctorate during the College of Arts & Sciences commencement ceremony on May 12.

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UMKC honors outstanding alumni

Fifteen alumni and one family will be honored at Awards Celebration on June 15.

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Engineering Faculty Receive Large Grant to Develop Center for Big Learning

A team of engineers received $750,000 in funding to perform cutting-edge research in engineering and technology areas of interest to industry partners in the areas of big data and big learning.

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University of Missouri System, McGraw-Hill Education Expand Access to Affordable Course Materials

McGraw-Hill Education eBooks will be affordable through UM’s AutoAccess program

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Roads Closed Due to Accident Near Health Sciences Campus

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Supporting Women in Graduate Education

The UMKC Women's Council will award 67 female graduate students with funding to further their education.

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UMKC Institute for Human Development to Support Health Decision-Making by People with Disabilities

$50,000 grant will fund program to form partnerships with families, medical professionals and adults with intellectual/developmental disability

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UMKC Engineering Faculty Named IEEE FELLOW

Curators’ Distinguished Professor Deepankar Medhi has been named an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Fellow.

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Donations Needed

UMKC Career Services is collecting donations for a new professional clothes closet for UMKC students to open in spring 2018.

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UMKC Professor Receives Recognition for Contributions to Cybersecurity

Curators’ Distinguished Professor Vijay Kumar, Ph.D., is one of 43 Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery named for outstanding contributions to the field.

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