2009 News Releases


BkMk Press releases prize-winning book of short stories about emotional, physical danger

Perry Glasser’s “Dangerous Places” wins Chandra Prize, Best Books 2009 Award BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will publish “Dangerous Places: Stories,” a short-story coll...  
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Posted: 11/6/2009 4:48:39 PM



Two new BkMk Press titles win Best Books 2009 Awards

Authors Perry Glasser and John Samuel Tieman lead Short Story, Chapbook categories BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces that two of its new titles – “Dangerous Plac...  
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Posted: 11/6/2009 4:44:57 PM



Conservatory and Bloch School join forces to open chapter of Arts Enterprise

Organization showcases arts and entrepreneurial partnerships. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is on the forefront of entrepreneurship, supporting and encouraging students to take charg...  
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Posted: 11/3/2009 11:17:00 AM



Toward better solar cells: UMKC and UF chemists gain control of ‘light-harvesting’ paths

Findings may lead to better and cheaper solar cells; study results published in recent issue of Science Magazine Researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of...  
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Posted: 11/2/2009 10:49:56 AM



Endowment helps create $1 million scholarship fund

Lucille Armacost gift benefits UMKC College of Arts and Sciences. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Foundation is pleased to acknowledge three recent gifts totaling $1 million from Mrs....  
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Posted: 10/27/2009 7:26:03 PM



Division of Diversity continues its work for social justice, meaningful discussion

Authors Candace Gingrich and Jonathan Kozol come to UMKC for lectures in November The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Division of Diversity, Access and Equity (DDAE) continues to provide...  
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Posted: 10/26/2009 2:59:03 PM



Astronaut Sally Ride and Time Warner Cable invite elementary and middle school girls to explore science at UMKC

Sally Ride Science, Time Warner Cable Kansas City and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) are teaming up to inspire young women to explore the exciting world of science. The Sally Ride Scien...  
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Posted: 10/21/2009 3:59:01 PM



BkMk Press to release essay and short story collections

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces the Nov. 15 release of Kelly Cherry's latest book, "Girl in a Library: On Women Writers and the Writing Life" and the Nov. 20 rele...  
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Posted: 10/20/2009 4:30:00 PM



UMKC School of Law celebrates 40th anniversary of Supreme Court case that defined speech rights for public school students

A former student and lawyer involved in the case speak Nov. 10 In conjunction with Northeastern Illinois University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law will celebrate the 4...  
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Posted: 10/19/2009 11:38:27 AM



Bone biology and muscle biology researchers awarded $1.1 million ‘Grand Opportunity’ grant

Interdisciplinary group of researchers to study 'crosstalk' between bones and muscles. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, part of the National Institutes of He...  
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Posted: 10/19/2009 3:31:44 PM


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