2009 Features

Reading, Writing and Rhyme

David Jordan is a work-study student assigned to the Office of Student Affairs. Friendly and agreeable, David is well liked by his co-workers. So when...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/28/2009 |


Green initiatives, green cash

Although a recent Gallup poll shows that most people would sacrifice sustainability for economic growth, the University of Missouri-Kansas City is sho...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/23/2009 |


Every Drop Counts

Engineers design useful things, and more specifically, civil engineers design projects that benefit the general public. So, getting deeply involved in...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/20/2009 |


In a class of its own

They won't graduate for a few more years, but second-year architecture students in the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) Department of Archi...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/15/2009 3:48:57 PM | Video


Alvin Brooks - 2009 Alumnus of the Year

Alvin Brooks (B.A. '59, M.A. '73, College of Arts and Sciences) recalls how, at age 10, he accidentally walked into The Kansas City Club, an elite bus...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/13/2009 |


The Science of Selling

A large part of marketing is trying to gain the emotional upper hand. Many psychological studies and experiments are used to decide the color and shap...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/6/2009 |


Renaissance Man

Bob Lambrechts has built a successful career by melding different disciplines, and believes interdisciplinary programs will make students more competi...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/2/2009 |


A gift that will keep on giving

Dr. Robert Cowan graduated from the University of Kansas City (now UMKC) School of Dentistry in 1949. Over the course of the ensuing 60 years, along w...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/30/2009 |


Everyone is a champ

In celebration of African-American History Month, sixty 4th and 5th graders from the Afrikan Centered Education Collegium Campus gathered in the E. E....  Full Story >>
Published: 3/23/2009 |


Dental School mobilizes to "Give Kids a Smile"

400 local elementary school students converged on the Dental School as part of the American Dental Association's annual 'Give Kids a Smile' day....  Full Story >>
Published: 3/16/2009 |


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