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NO.061

Waldemer Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Rachel Waldemer of St. Louis, was awarded a Fellowship worth $5,000 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The daughter of Patricia Waldemer, she graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City ...  
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Posted: 5/19/2010 10:37:28 AM

 

NO.060

UMKC scientists and NASA collaborators receive $1.4 million grant for Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science

Professors Jimmy Adegoke and Jejung Lee, UMKC College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Geosciences, are part of a team of researchers that recently received a $1.4 million Interdisciplinary Researc...  
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Posted: 5/19/2010 9:33:30 AM

 

NO.059

UMKC's Vision Research Center develops a novel strategy to treat glaucoma

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Vision Research Center has been awarded a $100,000 grant (over two years) from the BrightFocus Foundation for their proposal "Protection of optic nerv...  
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Posted: 5/18/2010 3:49:21 PM

 

NO.058

UMKC alumna receives Fulbright Scholarship

Maria Iliakova, a 2009 University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Biological Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences alumna with a triple major in Biology, Chemistry and Spanish, has receiv...  
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Posted: 5/14/2010 11:41:47 AM

 

NO.057

Study finds Internet-based weight management programs to be cost-effective

Despite the assumption that active-duty military members are in normal weight and fit, the U.S. military is struggling with escalating rates of overweight and obesity. Studies have long shown that th...  
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Posted: 5/10/2010 2:22:31 PM

 

NO.056

UMKC School of Computing and Engineering Dean Kevin Truman receives prestigious award

In the middle of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) recognized University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) Dean Kevin ...  
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Posted: 5/10/2010 2:05:50 PM

 

NO.055

Internationally-acclaimed composer Paul Rudy helps introduce UMKC Miller Nichols Library's book robot

Paul Rudy - a Guggenheim Fellow, internationally-acclaimed composer and UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance professor - will be the featured guest at UMKC Friends of the Library's "Meet the Robot" Ce...  
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Posted: 5/10/2010 11:06:52 AM

 

NO.054

Osher Foundation president announces $1 million scholarship endowment

Mary G.F. Bitterman, Ph.D., president of the San Francisco-based Bernard Osher Foundation, will announce a $1 million endowment and $50,000 "bridge" grant for the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program at ...  
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Posted: 5/7/2010 1:47:20 PM

 

NO.047

UMKC presents honorary doctoral degrees to two Kansas City leaders

In recognition of their outstanding commitment to UMKC and to the community, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will present Kansas City leaders Tom Bloch and Jane Chu with honorary doctora...  
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Posted: 5/4/2010 10:06:36 AM

 

NO.046

UMKC hosts two summer creative writing conferences

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) continues its service to community writers and readers with two annual writers workshops, tailored to fit a wide range of schedules and interests. Writers...  
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Posted: 4/30/2010 2:35:51 PM

 


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