2009 Features

A legacy of love

Like several students in the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, independent jazz musician and alto saxophonist Jaleel Shaw cites Jazz Studies chair...  Full Story >>
Published: 8/26/2009 11:13:22 AM |


New School of Dentistry dean hits the ground running

For Marsha Pyle, DDS, MEd, the path that led her to UMKC and her position as the new dean of the School of Dentistry began in Kenton, Ohio....  Full Story >>
Published: 8/25/2009 4:08:00 PM |


Tracy Stevens, M.D.

Tracy Stevens (M.D. '90, School of Medicine) says it's the people she's surrounded herself with -- friends, family and colleagues -- who helped develo...  Full Story >>
Published: 8/17/2009 7:27:57 AM |


Mentoring it forward

Benita Jones knows what it's like to go to an inner-city high school where academic excellence and encouraging mentors are sometimes few and far betwe...  Full Story >>
Published: 7/31/2009 10:29:06 AM |


Spirit of service soars at UMKC Dental School

To witness the human side of dental education, you need only stand in a corner of the reception area of the Rinehart Clinic at the School of Dentistry...  Full Story >>
Published: 7/20/2009 2:49:05 PM |


Margaret Evans

Margaret Evans (B.A. '71 College of Arts and Sciences, M.P.A. '72, Bloch School of Business and Public Administration) has defied the odds ever since ...  Full Story >>
Published: 7/20/2009 9:44:41 AM |


Finding his groove

Hermon Mehari could have gone to school in New York or Boston, but he decided to study jazz in the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance's Jazz Studies...  Full Story >>
Published: 7/17/2009 3:04:02 PM |


Pointed in the right direction

ARROWS -- which stands for Achieving Recruitment, Retention and Outreach with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) -- is a five-year progr...  Full Story >>
Published: 7/10/2009 2:49:21 PM |


Creating a sustainable future

The 18-hour minor integrates a wide range of fields, including geosciences, engineering, ethics, urban planning and design, economics, history, philos...  Full Story >>
Published: 6/29/2009 3:53:18 PM |


Setting the stage for success

Based on Missouri's Campus for the Arts, UMKC Theatre features Master of Fine Arts programs in Acting/Performance, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Sc...  Full Story >>
Published: 6/29/2009 1:51:27 PM |


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