2006 News Releases


UMKC Celebrates Rich Heritage of African Americans with a Wide Array of Events

The contributions of African Americans to the landscape of American life span the full calendar and hundreds of years; but February represents a microcosm of time when the nation and the campus turn a...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/31/2006 11:48:41 AM



Recently published sleep study reveals prescription trends

Women with sleep problems are more likely to be prescribed potentially addictive medications despite alternatives, according to a University of Missouri-Kansas City sleep study published in the Decemb...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/27/2006 2:27:19 PM



New American Essays Collects the Best Essays of 20 Years

The best essays published in the last two decades in the pages of the international quarterly journal, New Letters, are collected for the first time in one book, New American Essays (304 pages, © 2006...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/27/2006 12:41:11 PM



March 17 deadline to attend annual women’s health care symposium

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing is co-sponsoring the 31st annual Women’s Health Care Symposium April 6 and 7 at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City. Organizers...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/25/2006 10:23:20 AM



Holman of UMKC and Torrance of KU. Clones? Close enough.

The similarities are as impressive as their credentials. They both have doctorate degrees in biology, both are lawyers, both have worked in the bio industry, both now teach law, both are recent hires ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/23/2006 11:33:18 AM



Shafer continues Conservatory of Music centennial celebration with Signature Series Debut

University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music alumna and former Lyric Opera apprentice Celena Shafer, recognized as one of the premier artists of her generation, returns to Kansas City next...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:09:44 AM



Award Winning Author Dybek Visits Kansas City

Stuart Dybek, author of countless works, will speak at 7:30 p.m. March 1, 2006, in Pierson Auditorium of the University Center, 5000 Holmes as part of the Carolyn Benton Cockefair Chair in Continuing ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 11:03:29 AM



Science magazine features UMKC and Tokyo collaborative research

A collaborative effort between researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan has produced results featured in a leading science journal. The Januar...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/12/2006 3:09:49 PM



UMKC Offers the Beat – Jazz Beat of a Distinctive Kind

You won’t have to expend much energy to hear the beat – the jazz beat on the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) campus. The UMKC Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival and the George Salisbury M...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/6/2006 10:58:42 AM



UMKC Announces Dean's List for Fall 2005 Semester; 343 Students are from Jackson County, Mo.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has released the names of students who made the Dean’s List for the just-completed Fall 2005 semester. A total of 591 students made the list; 343 students are fr...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/25/2006 11:26:39 AM


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