2012 Features

Major Gifts Announced at Groundbreaking for $18 Million Classroom Addition

Officials at the University of Missouri-Kansas City broke ground for the new Miller Nichols Library and Learning Center, which will add 950 new classr...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/12/2012 11:17:27 AM |


Alum Barclay Martin writes song honoring the UMKC Women's Center's forty years of service

Like the beautifully-quilted fusion of squares that inspired it, Barclay Martin created lyrics that are as colorful as Nedra Bonds’ women’s equity...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/11/2012 4:45:15 PM | Video


UMKC's Mel Tyler receives The Chamber's Ace Award for achieving excellence in leadership

Mel Tyler, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, has earned the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Ace Award for achievin...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/10/2012 8:55:22 AM |


Celebration of Innocence at School of Law

The UMKC School of Law served as host to the 2012 Innocence Network Conference, a three-day event celebrating the determination of more than 100 exone...  Full Story >>
Published: 4/3/2012 1:33:54 PM |


Reading Women in Tehran

Nazgol Bagheri, a UMKC doctoral candidate, is researching Iranian women, their feelings and their behavior in public spaces. Her research has revealed...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/28/2012 11:18:06 AM |


Crossing the Bridge from Student to Artist

"Choose every note; choose every syllable. Make it come alive!" the superstar soprano said to the gifted young baritone. The soprano was internation...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/23/2012 11:17:00 AM |


UMKC Hosts fourth annual Agapito Mendoza Scholarship Breakfast

More than 200 campus and community members joined together to raise $10,300 - matched by UMKC at the payout - to apply toward the Agapito Mendoza Scho...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/23/2012 8:47:06 AM |


Culture of Celebrity

He didn't exactly bring an "entourage" along with him, but Adrian Grenier did draw a crowd when he appeared in the UMKC Student Union on March 19 as t...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/20/2012 4:02:20 PM |


A vital legacy recognized - and renewed

When she became the first woman to serve on the board of trustees of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1963, Martha Jane Starr's male peers su...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/15/2012 8:52:57 AM |


PBS host urges world travel as a learning experience

Rick Steves gave a Carolyn Benton Cockefair lecture Sunday, March 11, at Unity on the Plaza. ...  Full Story >>
Published: 3/13/2012 11:44:28 AM |


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