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NO.050

Beloved book by medical school founder is republished

With a waiting list many people, Diástole has decided to reprint Take Wing! Interesting Things That Happened on My Way to School by E. Grey Dimond, M.D. A limited 1,000 copies were first published ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/14/2006 5:16:37 PM

 

NO.049

Twenty-three historians from around the world

Twenty-three eminent historians from around the world, charged with writing a new history of the Cold War, will convene in Kansas City on Thursday, March 30 to begin their work. Scholars from China, ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:28:29 AM

 

NO.047

UMKC students in urban planning and design tackle Westport intersection problem that continues to befuddle even the professionals

Cameron Washington, a senior at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, dreams of one day designing more attractive urban neighborhoods. But for now, he focuses all of his attention on a problem in Ka...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/10/2006 9:07:29 AM

 

NO.046

Poetry event April 7 is a collaboration of UMKC and The Writer's Place in Kansas City

Poets Michael Waters and Michelle Boisseau will present outstanding poetry of our time at the next University of Missouri-Kansas City at The Writer’s Place Reading Series event Friday, April 7, 2006, ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/8/2006 11:20:12 AM

 

NO.045

Talk show tackles HIV/AIDS topics on urban Gospel radio station

A new Kansas City radio talk show devoted to the topic of HIV/AIDS is now airing weekly on the AM dial. Its target audience: African Americans. Did you know that African Americans make up 12 percen...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/7/2006 4:19:51 PM

 

NO.044

March 9 conference will draw 13 med schools to Hospital Hill

At the request of medical schools across the country, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine will have a conference to display its “learning communities” style of medical edu...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/7/2006 8:57:04 AM

 

NO.043

HUD awards $274,000 grant to UMKC's Dept. of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design; Focus is on jump-starting the heritage tourism industry outside the French Quarter

At Xavier University in New Orleans, the federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Dept. today awarded the University of Missouri-Kansas City a $274,000 grant from HUD’s new “Universities Rebuilding...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2006 12:11:17 PM

 

NO.041

UMKC advances to national debate tournament for ninth consecutive year

The University of Missouri-Kansas City debate team of Malcolm Gordon and Andrew Culp this past weekend amassed a 7-to-1 record to qualify to compete against 77 other collegiate teams at the National D...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/27/2006 4:41:46 PM

 

NO.040

Known as the Primary Campus for the Visual and Performing Arts,

In 1906, future performer Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis; several Kansas City skyscrapers were built, including the Commerce Bank at 10th and Walnut; and John Cowan opened the Conservatory of M...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:26:42 AM

 

NO.039

KCMO Public Schools Black History Month spelling bee at UMKC is festive event for educators, parents, kids

There was a lot going on at the Kansas City Missouri Public School District’s 4th Grade Spelling Bee, held at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Pierson Auditorium Friday, Feb. 24. Nearly 200 p...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/24/2006 2:15:50 PM

 


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