2006 News Releases


Federal government awards $2.7 million to School of Nursing

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing will receive $2,725,000 over the next four years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a one-of-a-kind clinic...  Full Story >>
Posted: 9/20/2006 3:16:44 PM



New area opens in libraryLate supporter of UMKC continues to contribute to her University

Visitors to Miller Nichols Library now have a new area for study and research thanks to the generosity of Bill Pfeiffer and Mary Kay McPhee, who donated to the library paintings and art reference book...  Full Story >>
Posted: 9/18/2006 3:13:38 PM



Literary contest deadlines announced

BkMk Press of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is now accepting submissions for both the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry and the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction. The postmark de...  Full Story >>
Posted: 9/13/2006 5:18:02 PM



High tech courtroom set for openingRe-dedication will celebrate completion of $2.34 million renovation of law school courtroom

The $2.34 million renovation of the E.E. (Tom) Thompson Courtroom at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) School of Law will be finalized with a re-dedication of the courtroom at 6 p.m. Mon...  Full Story >>
Posted: 9/8/2006 4:07:38 PM



Alzheimer’s is topic of lecture Sept. 13 Admission is free, but reservation required

Professor and author Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., will be keynote speaker at a lecture about the moral challenge of Alzheimer’s disease. The program will happen at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Unity Temple on th...  Full Story >>
Posted: 9/6/2006 5:07:26 PM



Respected leaders in economics come to Kansas City

Over 100 of the world’s leading economists and public policy developers, representing over 20 countries, will descend on Kansas City for the Ninth International Post Keynesian Conference Sept. 15 – 18...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/31/2006 4:08:33 PM



Gene duplication, not just divergence, helps make Humans unique

Researchers from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC) have identified a whole class of small, repeated elements found in genes e...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/31/2006 1:52:41 PM



UMKC nationally ranked as powerful community partnerTop 25 listing highlights University’s commitment to the greater Kansas City area

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has been ranked as one of the top 25 “Best Neighbor” universities in the nation for its positive contributions to the community it calls home. UMKC is li...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/25/2006 9:59:36 AM



Time-warped play rings in new season, explores sexual progression

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Theatre presents Caryl Churchill’s “Cloud 9” for its first production of the 2006-2007 season. Previews begin Sept. 16, with the show opening Sept. 20. Al...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/21/2006 11:35:31 AM



Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation becomes a Missouri Innovation Center

Greg Steinhoff, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, announced today that the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IEI) ha...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/11/2006 2:10:02 PM


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