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  • Dr. Stephen Dilks: An Open Letter to the UMKC Community

    As we engage in the current series of sustained dialogues about active strategies designed to address and improve the situation with race and diversity, inclusion...

  • UM President Tim Wolfe Resigns

    Tim Wolfe has resigned amid mounting tension on University of Missouri-Columbia’s campus. Wolfe announced his resignation at an emergency meeting of the UM System Board...

  • Students Thrive on Hospital Hill

    The first residence hall and only student housing option on the Hospital Hill campus is in its second year of operation at 70 percent capacity....

  • Putting Names to Local Homeless

    As students preoccupy themselves with writing essays and studying for exams, a world both close and distant trudges on. Just outside UMKC walls lie city...

  • Then and Now: A Lecture on America Through the Lens of Music

    Do musicals like “The Music Man” and “West Side Story” have any connection to today’s political climate?   Both Dr. Carol Oja of Harvard University...

  • Talking Scripture: A Civic Dialogue on Religion

    The American Public Square took on the sensitive issue of “talking scripture” last Thursday at Pierson Auditorium. UMKC Librarian Tomn Burns was a fact-checker for...

  • Celebrating United Nations Day

    The UMKC Truman Center hosted guest speaker Sharon Riggle last Friday for a special student session in honor of the United Nations Day Dinner hosted...

  • SGA Hosts Town Hall

    Monday night provided an outlet for students to air their grievances with the Student Government Association.   This “open mic” event began with a student...

  • Access Missouri and UMKC- The Risks and Rewards

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced an increase in the maximum amount of money available through Access Missouri to lower and middle income students. The increase...

  • Katie Kelley Shines in Stillwater

    The Roos took second place in the Mizuno Classic this past weekend in Stillwater, Okla. A slow start cost the Roos a 2-3 loss against...