2011 News Releases


One of the Midwest's largest ESL programs celebrates 20 years

When it began 20 years ago, the UMKC/Penn Valley Community College English as a Second Language (ESL) program consisted of four courses. Today, the Applied Language Institute (ALI) - a joint program b...  
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Posted: 1/20/2011 3:18:47 PM



UMKC School of Medicine receives gift to establish Endowed Chair in Patient Safety

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine has received a $500,000 gift toward the establishment of an Endowed Chair in Patient Safety. The gift comes from the family of Vijay Ba...  
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Posted: 1/19/2011 10:12:32 AM



BkMk Press author wins Writers' League of Texas Book Award

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) BkMk Press announces that Lorraine M. Lopez has won the 2010 Writers' League of Texas Book Award for her story collection, "Homicide Survivor's Picnic" ...  
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Posted: 1/14/2011 2:08:23 PM



Landscape photographer presents work at UMKC Gallery of Art

"Landscape Photographs, 2007-2010," a photography exhibition by Patrick Lakey, will be presented from Jan. 17 to Feb. 19 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) College of Arts and Sciences' ...  
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Posted: 1/12/2011 2:54:54 PM



Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is keynote for MLK program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - American literary critic, professor, scholar, editor, writer and producer - will be the keynote speaker for the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) 2...  
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Posted: 1/11/2011 1:53:57 PM



UMKC Libraries launches mobile Web site

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Libraries announces the launch of its Web site designed for Internet-enabled mobile phones. Now library users can access many of the most popular and frequent...  
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Posted: 1/10/2011 1:05:34 PM



Health Sciences Library Network of Kansas City honors UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Health Sciences Library recently received an Outstanding Academic Health Science Library Award from the Health Sciences Library Network of Kansas City (HS...  
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Posted: 1/10/2011 12:29:59 PM



Art exhibition examines humanity's relationship to technology

"Robots in the Social Landscape," an art installation by Margaret Brommelsiek, will be on display in the newly-opened Dean's Gallery on the second floor of the University of Missouri Kansas City's (UM...  
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Posted: 1/10/2011 10:20:01 AM



Gary D. Forsee to step down as University of Missouri System president

University of Missouri System President Gary D. Forsee told curators in a special meeting today that he is stepping down from his role, effective immediately, "solely for personal reasons." Forse...  
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Posted: 1/7/2011 4:42:23 PM



UMKC Names St. Louis Student as Honor Recipient

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has selected five graduating seniors as Fall 2011 Vice Cha...  
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Posted: 12/21/2011 9:56:36 AM


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