2007 News Releases


UMKC’s Miller Nichols Library awarded Andrew W. Mellon grant to maintain recording collection

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Miller Nichols Library has received a $502,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will help UMKC maintain and share one of the library’...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/23/2008 2:08:44 PM



UMKC names Gail Hackett as Provost

The University of Missouri-Kansas City today announced that Gail Hackett, Ph.D., has been named Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She will serve as the Chief Academic Officer and senio...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/7/2007 9:10:41 AM



Separation and reunion theme of upcoming UMKC Theatre production

In the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Theatre’s upcoming production, “Goodnight Children Everywhere,” three sisters and their brother reunite in London after being separated during World Wa...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/9/2007 10:18:49 AM



Financial Times ranks UMKC Bloch School Executive MBA program among top in world

International business newspaper Financial Times has announced that the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration’s Executive MBA program ra...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/6/2007 2:29:46 PM



UMKC Women’s Center awarded continuation grant from U.S. Justice Department

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center has been awarded a grant in the amount of $286,646 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women. The award is a r...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/7/2007 10:09:17 AM



UMKC center receives $3 million grant to assist addiction treatment professionals

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services totaling approxim...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/12/2007 1:57:10 PM



New Letters Magazine invites nominations for the 2007 Readers Awards

New Letters editor Robert Stewart invites readers to participate in the second annual Readers Awards. “Tell us your favorite essays, stories and poems from New Letters volume 73 by November 5,” say...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/7/2007 10:02:54 AM



New Letters Magazine awards $4,500 in literary prizes

New Letters magazine announces winners of the 22nd-annual international New Letters Awards for Writers. The contest awards prizes for the best poetry, short fiction and essay. Each winner will receive...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/7/2007 10:06:42 AM



Ceremonial groundbreaking for UMKC’s Miller Nichols Library expansion set for Oct. 31

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at 2 p.m. for the expansion and renovation of the Miller Nichols Library. UMKC Chancellor...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/7/2007 9:59:35 AM



Author Courtney Martin to speak on perfectionism and eating disorders

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) Women’s Center will host “Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body,” a lecture and workshop on Eating Disorde...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/7/2007 9:52:44 AM


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