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2008 News Releases

NO.025

David Bates 2007-08 UMKC Spotlight Award Winner The 17 distinguished graduates will be honored before hundreds on April 17

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has selected 17 outstanding alumni for 2007-08 who will be honored at a dinner on Thursday, April 17, at 6:00 p.m. in the UMKC Swinney ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/24/2008 1:36:36 PM

 

NO.024

The Stanley H. Durwood Foundation presents $5 million gift to UMKC Athletics Construction of women’s soccer field at Volker campus

Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced today that the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation and its trustees Raymond F. Beagle, Jr. and Charles J. Egan have pledged a $5 million gift to the University of Mi...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/9/2008 11:35:07 AM

 

NO.023

UMKC research may help farmers control deadly livestock disease Goal is to develop field test for Johne’s Disease

Within a few short years, livestock farmers might have at their disposal a valuable tool in helping to control the spread of Johne’s Disease, thanks to research being conducted at the University of Mi...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/17/2008 6:18:09 PM

 

NO.022

2007-08 Alumni Achievement Award winners announced The 17 distinguished graduates will be honored before hundreds on April 17

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has selected 17 outstanding alumni for 2007-08 who will be honored at the dinner at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the UMKC Swinney Recreation Center, 5...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/9/2008 1:58:06 PM

 

NO.021

Crisis in Darfur inspires UMKC School of Nursing to support United Nations event

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing has a strong reputation for its commitment to community involvement and a long history of reaching out to those in need in the metro are...  Full Story >>
Posted: 4/7/2008 3:47:16 PM

 

NO.014

Neuroscience research on drug abuse and addiction receives continued funding

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine has received a $1,676,250 grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to continue investigating brain mechanisms involved in...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/31/2008 11:20:10 AM

 

NO.013

Cockefair Chair brings Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones to Kansas City

Award-winning writer Edward P. Jones, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) 2008 Cockefair Chair Writer-in-Residence, will be in Kansas City March 17-21 to visit with UMKC advanced fiction wri...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2008 4:39:30 PM

 

NO.011

Kathryn Bond Stockton addresses "Queer Theory and You" Part of UMKC Pride Lecture Series

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Division of Diversity, Access and Equity welcomes Kathryn Bond Stockton, Ph.D., professor of English and director of gender studies at the University of U...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/11/2008 5:04:36 PM

 

NO.010

Old age admired in children’s essay contest

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) gerontology students have joined a local branch of the Older Women’s League (OWL) to sponsor the first local service-learning project of its kind at Universit...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2008 4:34:50 PM

 

NO.009

NAACP ACT-SO competition hosted by UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of Community and Public Affairs on Saturday, March 8, will co-sponsor the local NAACP Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympic...  Full Story >>
Posted: 3/6/2008 4:31:04 PM

 


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