2009 News Releases


BkMk Press to release new collection by Missouri’s first Poet Laureate

“Days Like This Are Necessary” explores patterns of creation and destruction. BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces the Sept. 30 release of “Days Like This Are Nec...  
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Posted: 8/27/2009 11:51:19 AM



New Poetry chapbook by St. Louis veteran explores war from Ypres to Vietnam

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces the Sept. 30 release of “A Concise Biography of Original Sin” – a chapbook of poems by St. Louis author John Samuel Tieman. These ...  
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Posted: 8/27/2009 11:46:10 AM



UMKC Women’s Center Hosts 2009 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®

Men will march in women’s heels to increase awareness of violence. It’s been said that to understand someone, it’s necessary to walk a mile in that person’s shoes. Building on that premise, the Univ...  
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Posted: 8/20/2009 10:41:33 AM



KCUR general manager appointed to Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s board of directors

The United States Senate recently approved the nomination of Patricia Deal Cahill to serve on the board of directors for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Cahill serves as general manager of KC...  
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Posted: 8/17/2009 1:03:48 PM



UMKC nursing students awarded inaugural VNA scholarships

Scholarships highlight the importance of home health care. KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Three students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing are among 12 area nursing and allied...  
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Posted: 8/7/2009 2:18:35 PM



UMKC launches online service-learning database

Serve2Learn program connects campus and community. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of Community and Public Affairs and the Institute for Human Development recently launched Se...  
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Posted: 8/7/2009 10:22:50 AM



The Geological Society of America honors UMKC professor

Syed Hasan receives 2009 Meritorious Service Award. The Boulder, Colo.-based Geological Society of America’s Engineering Geology Division recently honored University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) ...  
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Posted: 8/3/2009 4:41:45 PM



UMKC School of Law hosts lecture on sustainability, green development and law

Author and professor speaks Sept. 17. Bob Freilich – an author and Ruby M. Hulen Emeritus Professor of Law at the UMKC School of Law – will discuss the sustainability movement at 6 p.m. Thursday, S...  
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Posted: 8/3/2009 2:59:35 PM



UMKC Foundation to Move Forward

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor Leo E. Morton and UMKC Foundation Chairman Alan Atterbury announced this morning that an affiliation agreement has been finalized defining the relat...  
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Posted: 7/28/2009 3:34:11 PM



UMKC Hosts 2009 Carolyn Benton Cockefair Annual Luncheon

Cydney Millstein and Carol Grove Give Keynote Speech Aug. 5. Instructor Carolyn Benton Cockefair believed that everyone – not just traditional college-age students – should continue learning. In ho...  
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Posted: 7/21/2009 4:09:21 PM


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