2009 Features

What you think you see is not reality

Taking a close look at Alexander Archipenko's sculptures -"Ornaments." ...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/12/2009 |


The Great Debaters

In 1935, Melvin Tolson rose up against the weight of racism and poverty. The Kansas City native led Wiley College's first African American debate team...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/9/2009 |


Making sense of the past

"If you want to listen to a lecture full of humor and passion, Dr. Potts is your man," said UMKC student Mark Hays, future teacher of Secondary Social...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/2/2009 |


Living her destiny

When Destiny Byers first heard about the School of Education's Institute for Urban Education (IUE), she thought UMKC just might be the university for ...  Full Story >>
Published: 2/23/2009 |


Smitten scholars

Despite the stresses of school -- and the distractions of books, beakers and ballads -- several University of Missouri-Kansas City professors have man...  Full Story >>
Published: 2/16/2009 |


Footwear fundraiser

Instead of just trying to score points, UMKC head men's basketball coach Matt Brown tried to snag shoes at a late January game against North Dakota St...  Full Story >>
Published: 2/9/2009 |


Mind music

At the end of the fall 2008 semester, clanging, screaming and chanting emanated from 454 Robert H. Flarsheim Hall. No, these students weren't cele...  Full Story >>
Published: 2/2/2009 |


An Award-Winning Friendship

UMKC builds strong relationships with its communities -- local, regional, national and international. The School of Law is one of the schools on campu...  Full Story >>
Published: 1/26/2009 |


MSW graduates first class

The Hartford Foundation and the Jewish Heritage Foundation were right. Both organizations saw the "silver tsunami" coming, the record number of aging ...  Full Story >>
Published: 1/20/2009 |


In Good Company

As UMKC Theatre celebrates its 54th anniversary on Jan. 25, the UMKC community reflects on its continuing tradition of success. ...  Full Story >>
Published: 1/12/2009 |


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