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$50 Million in federal funds extends KC Streetcar to UMKC

The KC Streetcar is officially coming to UMKC. The Federal Transit Administration announced Wednesday it would give $50.8 million towards the KC Streetcar Main Street...

UMKC tuition and fees rise 2.3%

While navigating the uncharted territory of new safety guidelines on campus and a mixture of hybrid, online and face-to-face classes, students at UMKC will...

Oak Place demolished, legal battle over its “reckless” construction far from finished

UMKC began the demolition of Oak Place Apartments on July 7. The apartment building, which sits on the western edge of the Volker Campus,...

UMKC expecting to lose $10 to $15 million in revenue due to pandemic, restructuring

Lukas Kenney and Sam Bellefy The coronavirus pandemic is bludgeoning UMKC’s finances.  “ experiencing significant financial issues right now,” Chancellor Mauli Agrawal told U-News.  In an April...

Administration waits four days to inform UMKC of student with COVID-19

According to a report by the Kansas City Star, UMKC administration allegedly knew of a law student who had the coronavirus for four days...

UMKC combats declining enrollment

Regan Smith and Lacey Clark UMKC is trying new tactics to combat its declining enrollment numbers.  The university’s enrollment dropped 1.8% last semester compared to fall...

Student Parking: A look at student safety

With the many complications of student parking and related crime rates on campus, I decided to do a Q&A with John Martellaro, UMKC’s Director...

Letter to the Editor | From John Martellaro, UMKC Director of Media Relations

In a recent UNews story about the rape of a UMKC student, I made an unfortunate and inappropriate comment, and I apologize for it. In...

Smoke-free policies move closer to home

Several colleges and universities in the Midwest have recently adopted smoke-free (cigarettes) and tobacco-free (all tobacco, including cigarettes, chew and snuff) policies. The University of...

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