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UMKC School of Nursing celebrates 30 years

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The tree planted in memory of Shawn is a Henry Lauders Walking stick (Corylus avellana 'Contorta' gets its name due to its branching habit of curves and twists as it grows looking contorted). Shawn wanted a plant that resembled his disability to be remembered by.

Extraordinary Remembrances

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UMKC renames Geosciences Museum after the late Richard L. Sutton, Jr.

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Archipenko's sculptures have welcomed people to the university walkway since 1951.

What you think you see is not reality

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In Good Company

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William Volker in front of his home, Roselawn, in 1936.

UKC/UMKC = A Gift from Mr. Anonymous

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Andy Saffas - a 1945 University of Kansas City art graduate - shares a laugh with some UMKC art students. During his November visit to the UMKC campus, the Greek-American artist spoke with art students and a group of students who had traveled to Greece.

An Inspiring Journey

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A detail of "Don Quixote in the Modern World"

Hidden Treasures…In Plain Sight

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Conservatory students perform on the University Playhouse patio.

University Playhouse – brief history

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