2011 News Releases


UMKC establishes endowment to create LGBTQIA scholarship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has announced the creation of an endowment to fund the creation of the university's first LGBTQIA Scholarship. The purpose of the scho...  
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Posted: 3/30/2011 9:39:45 AM



UMKC Cockefair Chair Spring Lecture will focus on the power of social networks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) College of Arts and Sciences will present professor, scientist and author James Fowler as the speaker for the 2011 Cockefair Spring Le...  
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Posted: 3/30/2011 8:46:20 AM



Researchers find improved technology is improving outcomes for cardiac stent patients

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- While coronary artery bypass surgery has long been the standard treatment for patients with the most extensive forms of coronary artery disease, the results of a recent study by an...  
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Posted: 3/28/2011 8:32:25 AM



Department of Art and Art History graduate student presents "Walking the Ground"

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Laura Isaac's thesis exhibition, "Walking the Ground," will be on display from April 7 to 23 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) College of Arts and Sciences' Departmen...  
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Posted: 3/25/2011 2:15:51 PM



Shermans' gift to create Urban Education Research Center

KANSAS CITY, MO. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the UMKC Foundation are pleased to announce one of the largest gifts in the history of the School of Education (SOE) from Marny an...  
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Posted: 3/25/2011 3:56:26 PM



UMKC recognized as one of nation's "Bicycle Friendly" universities at National Bike Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) received honorable mention as a "Bicycle Friendly University" for its Clean Commute initiative at the National Bike Summit held thi...  
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Posted: 3/23/2011 10:02:42 AM



Artist and entrepreneur Peregrine Honig discusses the effects of technology on art, media and audiences

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UMKC Friends of the Library will host its 46th annual celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 at Boulevard Brewing Company, 2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Artist a...  
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Posted: 3/22/2011 3:47:02 PM



Memorial concert honoring Thomas H. Talbott will be held on Friday, April 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A special memorial concert and celebration will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 1 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Pierson Auditorium to recognize the numerous c...  
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Posted: 3/22/2011 4:02:19 PM



Art historian Mark Antliff speaks about 20th-century rebel artists from London and New York

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Art historian Mark Antliff will present "Direct Carving/Direct Action: Anti-Imperialism, Anarchism and the Vorticist Revolution in London" at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 in Room 208...  
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Posted: 3/21/2011 11:11:09 AM



UMKC students approve funding for KC Metro bus pass program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As part of its growing commitment to sustainability, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has partnered with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to prov...  
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Posted: 3/16/2011 10:56:05 AM


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