2011 Features

Serving the community

As a public defender, Tyler Wood found daily opportunities to mend wounds, help families or encourage someone to put his or her best foot forward...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/6/2011 3:12:49 PM |


Finding his calling

Although he went to work for a boutique beer company - a dream job for many college students - Peter Hoffman experienced a lack of satisfaction that e...  Full Story >>
Published: 10/6/2011 3:11:08 PM |


Enlisted in education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently sponsored Transition STEM -- a veterans' STEM education think tank through UMKC. The invitation-only ev...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/16/2011 4:30:18 PM | Video


$32 million gift supports Bloch building

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the UMKC Foundation are pleased to announce a $32 million gift from Henry W. Bloch -- the largest ou...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/15/2011 2:36:25 PM |


An essential part of Kansas City's future

After months of dialogue and dozens of meetings, the Greater Kansas City Chamber announced its "Big 5" ideas for the region and introduced the "Champi...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/15/2011 2:25:07 PM | Video


"ArtWork by Nicole Emanuel"

The University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) Women's Council will host a reception to kick off "ArtWork by Nicole Emanuel". The reception will take p...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/13/2011 2:21:49 PM |


Gone but not forgotten

In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton hosted a remembran...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/10/2011 9:46:01 AM |


A global connection

To raise awareness of the ancient Tibetan culture, Tibetan monks from Drepung Gomang Monastic College in south India will visit UMKC from Sept. 6-10. ...  Full Story >>
Published: 9/1/2011 2:40:45 PM |


Making an impression

In order for a javelin throw to be measured, it must make an impression when it hits the ground. Kimoya Harriott, a third-year Accounting major, is li...  Full Story >>
Published: 8/17/2011 5:25:44 PM |


Inspiring interest in energy

Driven by a need for more job-ready candidates in power and energy fields, Kansas City Power & Light hosted its inaugural Get Into Energy camp in Augu...  Full Story >>
Published: 8/17/2011 4:56:47 PM |


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