2010 News Releases


New Letters magazine receives 15 nominations for Pushcart Prize

Fifteen works published by New Letters in 2009 - the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) international magazine of writing and art - have been nominated to appear in "The Pushcart Prize: Best ...  
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Posted: 3/26/2010 2:40:25 PM



Award-winning author Thomas E. Kennedy reads from his new novel

Award-winning author Thomas E. Kennedy will read from his new novel, "In the Company of Angels" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, at Johnson County Library's Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., ...  
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Posted: 3/26/2010 2:35:56 PM



UMKC School of Law team places third in North American round of global competition

The UMKC School of Law's Moot Court Team placed third in the North American round of the global ELSA (European Law Students' Association) Moot Court Competition on WTO Law, held recently at the Univer...  
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Posted: 3/26/2010 2:04:38 PM



UMKC Mock Trial team places first in St. Louis opening round tournament

One of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Pre-Law Program's Mock Trial teams placed first in the St. Louis opening round championship tournament of the American Mock Trial Association's (AM...  
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Posted: 3/24/2010 12:46:37 PM



UMKC's Carolyn Benton Cockefair Chair in Continuing Education hosts art history forum

Instructor Carolyn Benton Cockefair believed that everyone - not just traditional college-age students - should continue learning. In honor of this sentiment, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (U...  
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Posted: 3/22/2010 4:35:26 PM



Local astronomer part of largest Hubble galaxy survey

In an ambitious new project with extraordinary access to the Hubble Space Telescope, a University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) astronomer will join a team peering deep into the universe in five diff...  
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Posted: 3/22/2010 4:31:07 PM



Writers at Work series presents Pulitzer Prize-winning author John McPhee

As part of the 2010 Writers at Work series, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist John McPhee will discuss his new essay collection - "Silk Parachute" - at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 29 at the Kansas City Pub...  
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Posted: 3/19/2010 2:13:13 PM



The New Activism: Roberto Lovato fights for Latino rights in politics, immigration

Kansas City, MO. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Division of Diversity, Access and Equity (DDAE) welcomes Roberto Lovato as its keynote speaker for the Third Annual Cesar Chavez Ce...  
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Posted: 3/18/2010 4:20:41 PM



UMKC celebrates women in the arts

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women's Center is hosting "Her Art - Kansas City Women in the Arts" - an event series that explores the unique challenges female artists in America face a...  
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Posted: 3/15/2010 4:33:30 PM



UMKC Foundation welcomes new board members

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Foundation welcomes board members Dr. James J. Duderstadt, Terrence Dunn, Thomas D. Hyde, Natalie "Nikki" Krawitz and John J. Sherman. On March 11, they o...  
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Posted: 3/15/2010 9:01:22 AM


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