Friday, November 27, 2020

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State of Coronavirus in Kansas City Metro

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced Thursday morning that the city is under a state of emergency for at least 21 days.  “Protecting all of...

Barbara Bichelmeyer leaves UMKC

Barbara Bichelmeyer joined UMKC as a provost and executive vice chancellor in the fall of 2015, nine weeks before the Ferguson protests made their...

TeachScope: UMKC professors use artificial intelligence to identify implicit biases

A team of UMKC faculty is using artificial intelligence to revolutionize the way students and teachers communicate with each other in the classroom. The project...

Law school to host Expungement Day event

More than 200 people are expected to attend Expungement receiving free access to their criminal records and reviewing what convictions qualify for removal from...

From Yale to Wimbledon, UMKC costume design among world’s best

The UMKC Theatre department’s costume design program is no game of dress up. For the second year in a row, the Hollywood Reporter included it...

Students invent deep-learning technology to help the visually impaired

A headband that can move objects without touch. A pair of glasses that can narrate the world without sight. This futuristic technology may sound...

Students hope for more space, better facilities in new conservatory building

Some UMKC Conservatory students are celebrating after Chancellor Mauli Agrawal announced the new conservatory will remain on campus. Others are hesitant to express excitement,...

Modern art or the work of a toddler?

The semester may have just started, but results of an art survey fielded through UMKC and other top universities have been released by the...

ALAS speaker Steve Ellner discusses Maduro’s Venezuela

Venezuela may be nearly 3,000 miles away, but speaker Steve Ellner brought the country to the forefront Nov. 15 at UMKC to discuss its...

Association of Latin American Students raise scholarship money for Dreamers

Hispanic Heritage Month may have ended in October, but UMKC’s Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) is still celebrating this month after earning a...
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