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Health Equity Institute launches funding to seed community research

The UMKC Health Equity Institute (HEI) is launching a mini-grant program this month to seed research collaborations focused on improving health in Kansas City’s...

Equal Minded Café engages community and promotes social justice

Equal Minded Café is working to serve more than just coffee and pastries; they are trying to build a community and form conversations. Dontavious Young,...

Black-owned business UnLESHed+ practices inclusivity in KC thrifting community

Kansas City is home to many upcycled fashion boutiques, but not many cater to plus sizes or are Black-owned. Alesha Bowman, owner of UnLESHed+...

UMKC dental students gain experience treating members of community

When was the last time you visited the dentist? For those who have not had their teeth checked in a while, UMKC’s School of...

Writers for Readers 2019: UMKC grad students teach creative writing to community with help of Kansas City Public Library

For the past five years, Writers for Readers has been a program put on by UMKC’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, in collaboration with...

UMKC Service Learning helps students give back to the community

It may seem hard to find time to volunteer with a busy class schedule, but there are opportunities on and off campus where school...

Got FLO? UMKC student develops her own flow arts community

You may be asking yourself, what is “Flow art?” Flow art is an art where your body is the main medium. It can be...

Help make a difference in the community through UMKC’s Roos Give Back event

UMKC is more than just a university in Kansas City, Missouri. UMKC is a community, and its students, faculty and staff take the time...

New Letters continues to impact campus and literary community

History is alive and well at UMKC, and its very own literary journal, New Letters, and the KCUR program companion, New Letters on the...

Letter to the Editor from protester Alexis Dabu

Letters to the editor, whether submitted electronically or by mail, should be 350 words or less and must include writer’s phone number for verification....

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UMKC students share advice with peers

As the semester nears to a close, some UMKC students have shared advice and words of encouragement to fellow students during a year that...