2008 News Releases


Dr. Gary Pettett named Medical Director of UMKC’s Dimond Office of International Medicine

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine has named Gary Pettett, M.D. as the new medical director of the E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Office of International Medicine. Pettett is curr...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/5/2008 3:33:53 PM



Dr. Charles Van Way named Sosland Chair in Trauma Services Joint appointment from UMKC School of Medicine and Truman Medical Center

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine has announced the appointment of Charles W. Van Way, III, M.D. as the Sosland/Missouri Endowed Chair in Trauma Services. Van Way, who j...  Full Story >>
Posted: 8/5/2008 3:42:53 PM



UMKC Students At World Bank Forum

Four University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) students, Felipe Carvalho de Rezende, Flavia Dantas, Xuan Pham and Devin Rafferty, are among 200 students attending a Good Governance Forum in Washington...  Full Story >>
Posted: 7/22/2008 12:44:27 PM



Peter Witte Named Dean of UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance

Provost Gail Hackett, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), has named Peter Witte as Dean of the Conservatory of Music and Dance. Witte will begin his duties on Aug. 18. Witte has served ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 7/8/2008 3:24:02 PM



UMKC Dining Services gets kudos for cooking up cage-free eggs Humane Society recognizes first public university in Missouri to serve cage-free eggs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) officials and members of its Sustainability Committee were in attendance at the University Center where UMKC Dining Services/Sodexo hosted an event to ann...  Full Story >>
Posted: 7/8/2008 2:15:02 PM



Kevin Truman Named Dean of UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Provost Gail Hackett has named Kevin Z. Truman, Ph.D., as Dean of the School of Computing and Engineering. Truman, who begins August 1, 2008, has spe...  Full Story >>
Posted: 7/7/2008 1:50:20 PM



New associate dean for Cultural Enhancement and Diversity chosen for UMKC School of Medicine Susan Wilson brings experience in medicine, administration and cultural program management

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine has selected Susan B. Wilson, Ph.D. to fill the position of associate dean for Cultural Enhancement and Diversity. Wilson comes to UMKC...  Full Story >>
Posted: 6/17/2008 8:42:24 AM



UMKC names seven area graduates as Trustees Scholars for 2008 Recognized for outstanding academic and service involvement

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has chosen seven incoming students as Trustees Scholars. When they enter UMKC in the fall of 2008, each one will receive a scholarship valued at $55,000 ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 6/9/2008 11:28:42 AM



UMKC Steel Bridge team wraps up banner year with top 10 finish in national competition Students build on regional win to engineer impressive showing on national stage

Building on their first-place finish in the regional competition, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Steel Bridge Team garnered its first-ever top 10 finish in the annual National Student S...  Full Story >>
Posted: 6/6/2008 10:12:01 AM



UMKC School of Nursing co-sponsoring 2008 Title X National Clinical Conference Continuing education opportunity designed specifically for Title X family-planning clinicians

Keeping up with continuing education requirements is an ongoing challenge for most busy health care professionals. That challenge is often magnified for a nurse practitioner or other health care profe...  Full Story >>
Posted: 6/18/2008 4:04:39 PM


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