Congratulations to the Spring 2013 Honor Recipients!

By , May 7, 2013 9:03 am

LOGOGraduating students who have excelled in both academic achievement and community service may be nominated as a Vice Chancellor’s Honor Recipient. This recognition honors students who maintain high scholastic performance while actively participating in University and community activities outside the classroom.

Congratulations to the Spring 2013 Honor Recipients!

Deepti Bankapur, SCE (ECE) – Nominated by Deborah O’Bannon and LaShaundra Randolph
Joshua Boehm, A&S (UP+D) – Nominated by Sungyop Kim
Christine Burleson, A&S (Psychology) – Nominated by Jannette Berkley-Patton
Ashley Capps, Pharmacy – Nominated by Cameron Lindsey
Melony Chakrabarty, Medicine – Nominated by Connie Beachler
Andrew Dang, Biology – Nominated by Tammy Welchert
Krishna Doddapaneni, SCE (Computer Science) – Nominated by Jamie Kanki
Karol Gil Vasquez, A&S (Economics) – Nominated by John Henry
Collin Herman, A&S (Chemistry) and Biology – Nominated by Kathleen Kilway and Loretta Sanderson Klamm
Ryan Holbrook, A&S (Chemistry) – Nominated by Kathleen Kilway
Brandon Jackson, A&S (Chemistry) – Nominated by LaShaundra Randolph
Mena Kerolus, Medicine – Nominated by Agostino Molteni
Sarah Meiners, Biology – Nominated by Aaron Reed and Ursula Gurney
James Mitchell, A&S (Environmental Studies) – Nominated by Caroline Davies
Ashika Odhav, Medicine – Nominated by Kathy Kinder
Amy Quinn, Law – Nominated by Nancy Levit
Bethany Rippy, Biology – Nominated by Hazel Jones
Jamison Ryan, Biology – Nominated by Aaron Reed and Bill Smith
Jouliana Sadek, Graduate Studies (Molecular Biology and BioChemistry) – Nominated by Sandy Gault

UMKC Fulbright Recipients, 2013-2014

By , May 7, 2013 9:02 am

FulbrightThe Fulbright Program is funded through the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.  This competitive program requires applicants to undergo an extensive application process.  UMKC is proud to announce students selected to receive one of these prestigious awards:

Research Awards

  • John Chittum, Doctoral Student at the Conservatory, will be studying in Sweden (one of ten selected out of 45 applicants)

English Teaching Assistantships

  • Kate Tankel, Education and Spanish, will be teaching in Ecuador (one of three selected out of 52 applicants)
  • Nathan Hoffmann, French and Cello, will be teaching in Belgium (one of two selected out of 31 applicants)

Bookstore Buybacks start this week–and reserve your books for next Fall

By , May 7, 2013 8:57 am

book buybacksCash for your textbooks!

Done studying?  looking for some summer spending cash? Bring your textbooks back to the bookstore and sell them back!  Plus, enter to win prizes with every books you sell back!

Starts this week!

  • May 6-10, 8am – 6pm
  • May 13-17, 8am – 6pm
  • May 20-21, 8am – 4pm

No Saturdays or Sundays, no off-site buys.  Don’t forget to turn in your rental books!

Reserve your books for Fall!  Enroll now in the Early Bird program:  and when you register, the Bookstore does all the work for you!

Register for Early Bird Textbook Reservations!

Late Night Study and Stress Relief Opportunities

By , May 6, 2013 5:24 pm

Puppy LoveStudying for finals?  Check out the following locations and hours for your studying comfort and convenience…and be sure to catch a break with a free massage or cuddle with a therapy dog, too!


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