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UMKC students prevent coronavirus spread in dorms

Dorms are a special place for freshmen coming into a new environment. They’re a place of many firsts: first college dorm, first...

Inside the new School of Engineering and Computing building

UMKC has nearly completed construction of the new $32 million Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center. The impressive five story...

Students find ways to workout in newly regulated Swinney Recreation Center

As COVID-19 has progressed from anomaly to fact of life, universities like UMKC have had to adapt to keep their campus as...

Coronavirus Update, Conservatory Students’ Challenges, Dining Hall Safety – RooNews September 15th

https://youtu.be/6-Yk2Sn98Fw In this week's edition of RooNews we give you an update on the state of coronavirus...

Greek life at UMKC finds ways to continue through coronavirus

As students return to school and COVID-19 numbers on campuses sharply rise, Greek life organizations across the country have come under fire...

Thirty-one coronavirus cases on campus in seven days, Swinney Recreation Center becomes hotspot

At the time of writing, UMKC reported 31 COVID-19 cases on campus since Sept. 6, more than doubling the amount from the...

The ethics of in-person classes

What are you willing to risk for a higher quality education? COVID-19’s unprecedented and lasting effects present an ethical...

Students in the UMKC Conservatory work with new learning methods

Most classes are online this semester at UMKC, with professors lecturing via Zoom and screen sharing their PowerPoint slides to students. For...

UMKC unveils new Race, Ethnic, and Gender/Sexuality academic department

UMKC recently announced the creation of a new Race, Ethnic, and Gender/Sexuality (REGs) academic department.  REGs combines three fields...

Eleven new coronavirus cases on campus in September, UMKC implements new policy

At the time of writing, UMKC has reported 11 new coronavirus cases on campus in the month of September. 

Four new positive coronavirus cases reported on campus

As of the time of writing, UMKC’s coronavirus communications webpage has reported four new positive cases in the first week of classes,...

UMKC Foundation receives over $50 million in donations

The UMKC Foundation announced that it reached a new donation record this year, receiving $59 million. This year’s donations were 35% higher...
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