2006 News Releases


UMKC students to show legislators why research matters

Selected students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will participate in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol, an annual event, on April 4 in Jefferson City, Mo. The purpose of...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/29/2006 10:43:47 AM



Budapest-born Kansas City centenarian Ernest Manheim to be honored for academic/cultural legacy with new book of essays and classical music tribute April 7 at UMKC

Hundreds of University of Missouri-Kansas City students and faculty members walk the halls of Ernest Manheim Hall on the quad of the Volker campus, but may not fully recognize the multifaceted legacy ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/24/2006 1:16:29 PM



Poet Alice Friman bridges death and the living in new BkMk Press release, The Book of the Rotten Daughter

BkMk Press announces the April 1 publication of Alice Friman’s latest poetry book, The Book of the Rotten Daughter. “These are astonishing poems that fearlessly jump into hell and out again, that rese...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/24/2006 1:25:43 PM



Kansas City Baby Boomers who lived through Cold War can witness firsthand as a new, multilateral Cold War history is penned by international leaders meeting at UMKC

Twenty-three eminent historians from around the world will convene at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Thursday, March 30 for a four-day conference whose purpose is to begin the work of writing ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/23/2006 1:31:43 PM



UMKC announces eight Trustees' Scholars for 2006-2007 academic year; two more pending

Eight high school seniors – including three from the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area – have learned that academic success in high school can pay off handsomely in college. These students have be...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/22/2006 5:43:04 PM



Chancellor Guy Bailey featured in dialogue on UMKC's relationship to Black Kansas City community

“Building the Future: UMKC and Black Kansas City” is the title of an upcoming public dialogue featuring UMKC Chancellor Guy Bailey and numerous Black leaders in Kansas City, including Mayor Pro-Tem Al...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/22/2006 9:33:21 AM



UMKC professors collaborate in FAST clinical investigation

When patients with blunt abdominal trauma show up at the emergency department, doctors must quickly and safely determine whether internal bleeding is occurring. Through the use of ultrasound waves...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/23/2006 12:08:24 PM



Borchardt, Kansas City Board of Trade CEO, headlines Kimball Lecture

Jeffrey Borchardt, Kansas City Board of Trade president and CEO, will utilize his 21 years of Board experience as the Spring 2006 Charles N. Kimball Lecturer at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at Pierson A...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:31:29 AM



Conservatory dancers perform in honor of Centennial

The UMKC Conservatory Dance Division will present two special concerts celebrating the Conservatory’s 100th Anniversary on April 7th and April 8th at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall at the Performing Arts Cen...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:29:46 AM



Young doctors-to-be get first glimpses into their futures

Sachin Shridharani, 24, let out a roaring bellow. His body seemed to go limp as he threw up his arms, tears welling in his eyes. His family embraced him. Shridharani of the University of Missouri-K...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/16/2006 4:26:21 PM


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