2009 Features

UMKC - 2009 Year in Review

A sampling of the sights and sounds around the UMKC campus over the past year....  Full Story >>
Published: 12/31/2009 12:27:55 PM | Video


Through the (space-based) looking glass

May the stars always shine brightly for you." These words, inscribed by Berniece Williams Foley to 5-year-old Dan McIntosh in her book, Star Stories, ...  Full Story >>
Published: 12/18/2009 2:28:07 PM |


Artistic intermissions

Thanks to 24-hour TV networks, up-to-the-minute blog postings, Tweets and a variety of other fast-paced media influences, people can easily become inu...  Full Story >>
Published: 12/11/2009 1:58:01 PM |


Marr Archives preserve historic 'Day of Infamy' audio

The Marr Sound Archives, housed in the Miller Nichols Library at UMKC, features an extensive collection of historical audio, video and print materials...  Full Story >>
Published: 12/7/2009 12:01:16 PM |


UMKC contributes to HIV/AIDS research

According to UNAIDS estimates, there are now 33.2 million people across the globe living with HIV, including 2.5 million children. During 2007 alone, ...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/23/2009 3:44:37 PM |


Encouraging excellence

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Kate Paulman decided to embark on something often characterized as stressful, isolated and...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/12/2009 5:02:52 PM | Video


UMKC School of Nursing celebrates 30 years

Although it was 30 years ago this fall that the UM Board of Curators approved the establishment of the School of Nursing at UMKC, the tradition of exc...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/12/2009 12:02:46 AM |


Musical Bridges nurtures talent

A typical applicant to the Conservatory of Music and Dance likely has spent years nurturing and refining raw talent, taking lessons with first-rate pr...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/5/2009 3:30:48 PM |


A hearty harvest

In January 2009, they had nothing more than some sketches and a map. Since then, approximately 10 people have come together to create a UMKC community...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/5/2009 11:06:06 AM | Video


A place to belong

As UMKC continues its transformation into a residential campus, student-athletes like Alyssa D'Egidio are showing that students really can have it all...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/21/2009 9:42:10 AM | Video


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