2008 News Releases


Cesar Chavez’s granddaughter works for peaceful activism Julie Chavez Rodriguez lecture at UMKC on March 3

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Division of Diversity, Access and Equity welcomes Julie Chavez Rodriguez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez – civil and labor rights activist – on Monday, Mar...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/20/2008 12:50:17 PM



Historic Leeds community celebrated in UMKC lecture and exhibit

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) History Department and the University Libraries will host a lecture and exhibit relating to Kansas City’s historic Leeds neighborhood. The predominant...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/15/2008 11:41:57 AM



President’s Honor Roll Award for Service recognizes UMKC

The Corporation for National and Community Service named the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary s...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/15/2008 11:39:21 AM



Lyn Mikel Brown’s “Packaging Girlhood” featured at the UMKC Starr Symposium

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Starr Symposium on Thursday, March 6, will feature Lyn Mikel Brown, Ed. D., co-author of “Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schem...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/15/2008 11:35:53 AM



UMKC celebrates V-Day’s 10-Year Anniversary

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center, in collaboration with the 2008 V-Day campaign, will bring “The Vagina Monologues” and “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” to the ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/15/2008 11:32:57 AM



First place awarded to UMKC engineers in international earthquake simulation

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Computing and Engineering assistant professor Ganesh Thiagarajan and student Rini Mitra won first place in an international blind prediction contest...  Full Story >>
Posted: 2/15/2008 11:29:59 AM



Speechwriter Ken Hechler next speaker in Truman Center’s “First Tuesdays Series”

The second program in the Truman Center’s “First Tuesdays Series” will feature Ken Hechler, who from 1949 to 1953 was special assistant and research director of President Harry S Truman’s speechwritin...  Full Story >>
Posted: 1/23/2008 2:50:18 PM


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