2010 Features

Lost Art of UMKC

"Lost" may be too strong a word. Of the three pieces of art described here, only one is - strictly speaking - lost or at least misplaced. A second art...  Full Story >>
Published: 6/25/2010 10:35:44 AM |


School of Medicine graduates inaugural Masters of Anesthesia class

In 2008, the School of Medicine accepted four students into the fledgling program, becoming the first university west of the Mississippi to offer an A...  Full Story >>
Published: 6/9/2010 11:37:40 AM |


UMKC presents honorary doctorates to KC leaders

In recognition of their outstanding commitment to UMKC and to the community, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will present Kansas City le...  Full Story >>
Published: 6/7/2010 10:39:34 AM |


A world-class experience

When Chris McKiggan left Thailand to audition for UMKC's Conservatory of Music and Dance, he was curious but not nervous....  Full Story >>
Published: 6/2/2010 3:44:58 PM | Video


Former Summer Scholar reflects on first year of medical school

As the summer of 2008 approached, North Kansas City High School junior Alexandra Alpough was already thinking seriously about her senior year and even...  Full Story >>
Published: 5/28/2010 10:00:16 PM | Video


Career in nursing leads Thad Wilson down some interesting paths

From a small town in Washington state to even smaller villages in Honduras to the political fast lane in Washington DC, Thad Wilson's career in nursin...  Full Story >>
Published: 5/14/2010 3:27:29 PM |


An uncommon commitment

Nontraditional undergraduate students often face additional obstacles, such as coping with financial burdens, caring for ill family members and servin...  Full Story >>
Published: 5/4/2010 3:26:55 PM |


Henry Marsh is Steppin' Out

The math is easy. One mile equals approximately 2,500 steps. If you walk from Volker Campus to Hospital Hill, you’ll travel about four miles - or ab...  Full Story >>
Published: 5/4/2010 2:56:00 PM |


Coming Soon: The New UMKC Student Union

Students have outgrown the University Center, which was built in 1961 for a student population of 3,600. The New Student Union will provide more space...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/27/2010 9:29:38 AM | Video


Conservatory's Andrew Granade has an ear for history

Beyond technique, musicians - or anyone who loves music - benefit by learning how to listen to music and how to articulate what they hear. Understandi...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/20/2010 4:00:04 PM |


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