2011 News Releases


UMKC School of Pharmacy researcher exploring effect of light on gene expression

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy faculty and student researchers in the lab of Simon Friedman, Ph.D., are working to refine a technique for controlling...  
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Posted: 10/5/2011 8:07:57 AM



Alternative medicine expert Dr. Tieraona Low Dog to speak at School of Nursing program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing will host alternative and complementary medicine expert Tieraona Low Dog as the featured speaker at the school's 3rd...  
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Posted: 10/4/2011 3:13:42 PM



UMKC School of Law presents "Fueling Innovation: Hot Topics in Patent Law and Policy" on Oct. 14

Kansas City, Mo. - On Sept. 16, President Obama signed into law the Patent Reform Act of 2011, which represents the most substantial change to U.S. patent law in nearly 60 years. From 8 a.m. to 2:30 ...  
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Posted: 10/4/2011 4:12:39 PM



UMKC School of Law's Joseph Cohen Lecture Fund presents "Do Gene Patents Kill? The Controversy Surrounding DNA Patenting"

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As gene patents lead to the development of life-saving medicines, DNA sequences are becoming a hot commodity, but critics argue that genes should not to be the subject of intellectu...  
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Posted: 10/4/2011 2:31:48 PM



New Letters magazine forges connections through art

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Vol. 77, No. 3 and 4 editions of New Letters - the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) international magazine of writing and art - feature 210 pages of art energized by ...  
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Posted: 9/29/2011 4:19:31 PM



National student loan expert Heather Jarvis speaks at School of Law

Kansas City, Mo. - Heather Jarvis, a national student loan expert, will speak to recent graduates and local attorneys about public interest law and student loans at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the ...  
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Posted: 9/26/2011 5:30:20 PM



2011 Homecoming celebrates a return to campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will begin its 2011 homecoming celebration - "Make Your Return to Campus" - on Sept. 26. More than 1,000 people are expected to partic...  
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Posted: 9/26/2011 9:53:21 AM



UMKC, MARC and FEC partner to bring a share of $37 million in federal jobs funding to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a national news conference on Sept. 22, the Obama Administration announced the winning projects of the $37 million Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge, a multi-agency comp...  
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Posted: 9/23/2011 11:51:43 AM



UMKC hosts 45th annual Carolyn Benton Cockefair Continuing Education Series

Kansas City, Mo. - Instructor Carolyn Benton Cockefair believed that everyone -- not just traditional college-age students -- should continue learning. In honor of this sentiment, the University of Mi...  
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Posted: 9/23/2011 11:47:59 AM



New Letters magazine announces winners of 26th annual literary awards contest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - New Letters -- the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) international magazine of writing and art -- has awarded $4,500 in prizes to writers selected in the 26th-annual New L...  
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Posted: 9/22/2011 4:44:23 PM


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