2007 News Releases


Bernard Milano featured as Bloch Executive Leadership Speaker

J. Milano, president of the KPMG Foundation, will present “What Business Needs from Higher Education” as part of the Bloch Leadership Speaker Series. The presentation is at 4:30 p.m. on March ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2007 9:04:18 AM



UMKC Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Supports National EntrepreneurshipWeek USA in Kansas City

UMKC’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IEI), Kansas City’s leader in entrepreneurship research, education and collaboration, celebrates entrepreneurial spirit by introducing innovati...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2007 8:57:21 AM



UMKC names Timothy Hall as Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Chancellor Guy Bailey announced today the appointment of Timothy W. Hall as UMKC’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Hall will serve as a member of the C...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/14/2007 4:06:22 PM



UMKC students go head-to-head in Engineering Week competitions

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Volker campus will transform into a battlefield of the brains next week, as the School of Computing and Engineering celebrates Engineering Week with competitions...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/13/2007 10:22:54 AM



Area fourth-graders face off at Kansas City Missouri Public School District Spelling Bee

In recent years, spelling bees have gained a fanatical popularity, with national finals broadcasted live on ESPN and critically acclaimed movies that capture the drama of the competition. Area residen...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/9/2007 1:33:30 PM



Cohen to develop cardiovascular research program

David Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, has accepted an appointment as the Missouri Endowed Chair in cardiovascular clinical research a...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/19/2007 4:50:37 PM



UMKC Technology and Education Day addresses growing 'digital divide' between black community and white majority

According to research from the U.S. Department of Commerce, a digital divide persists, and even grows, between the black community and the white majority:Only 45.8 percent of black children ages 3 to ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/7/2007 3:34:58 PM



UMKC’s Miller Nichols Library Expansion Awarded $1 Million

Local philanthropist Julia Irene Kauffman has committed $1 million in support to the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) Miller Nichols Library expansion project.  The major gift will hel...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/2/2007 10:33:32 AM



UMKC's TESOL program addresses needs of growing number of Spanish-speaking students

In recent years, the number of Spanish speaking students in Kansas City’s school districts has grown exponentially, yet the number of educators trained to teach non-English speakers has remained relat...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/31/2007 4:23:18 PM



“The Vagina Monologues” Returns to UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center, in collaboration with the 2007 V-Day campaign, is proud to bring The Vagina Monologues to its campus. The performances will take place Mon...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/5/2007 2:58:21 PM


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