2010 Features

United in education: An innovative groundbreaking between two nations

Part of the vision of UMKC is to have a highly diverse faculty, staff and study body - which is an ongoing commitment - and an active engagement with ...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/15/2010 3:13:25 PM |


Ann Smith knows heme

When a team of scientists in Portugal were looking for someone to fill in some key blanks in their recently published collaborative research on sepsis...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/8/2010 2:55:16 PM |


Studies go beyond mastery

An Internet quiz purports to match you to a certain composer. Jonathan Borja's responses to the questions likened him to famed Russian composer Igor S...  Full Story >>
Published: 11/5/2010 2:21:52 PM | Video


A generous commitment

Growing up in rural Missouri, Debby Swinney (now Dilks) remembers her parents talking about the importance of a college education. Her father, Martin ...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/29/2010 2:58:49 PM |


School of Pharmacy celebrates 125-year anniversary

Originally organized in 1885 as the Pharmaceutical Department of the University of Kansas City, the school was reorganized and reincorporated in 1898 ...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/15/2010 10:33:20 AM |


JoAnn Klaassen brings a diversity of rural experience to big-city nursing

In 2009, the UMKC School of Nursing launched the Rural Nurse Initiative -- a program designed to provide distance education opportunities to nurses wo...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/8/2010 1:55:31 PM |


Homecoming week winds down with new Student Union dedication

UMKC students have been getting to know their new Student Union since the beginning of the fall semester and, so far, the reviews have been great. As ...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/4/2010 8:32:51 AM |


A lifetime of giving

Warren Wheelock, Ph.D. -- who holds a dual doctorate in reading education and psychology -- arrived at the UMKC School of Education (SOE) in 1967. He ...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/22/2010 11:00:18 AM |


A global resource

As a record producer, record company executive and founding editor of Living Blues magazine, Jim O'Neal can glean information from an extensive networ...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/16/2010 5:20:48 PM |


A career highlight

Weeks before members of the U.S. military deploy oversears, they run through a long checkist to make sure they have everything they'll need. Lt. Col. ...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/10/2010 10:42:13 AM |


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