2011 News Releases


UMKC kicks off Forever Fit initiative with weigh-in, rally and keynote speaker

KANSAS CITY, MO -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) will hold a special kick-off event for UMKC Forever Fit, a 10-week wellness initiative established to promote a culture of wellness thr...  
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Posted: 7/18/2011 9:37:13 AM



UMKC Architecture and Art lecturer receives Fulbright grant to teach in Cairo

Kansas City, Mo. - Richard Findley, a lecturer in the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design (AUP+D) and Department...  
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Posted: 7/7/2011 10:48:13 AM



Kauffman Foundation grants $3.2 million to form KC STEM Alliance

Kansas City, Mo. - The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a $3.2 million grant over five years to create the KC STEM Alliance - a new organization that will grow and strengthen science,...  
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Posted: 7/6/2011 1:49:58 PM



UMKC Women's Center to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Founded in 1971, the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) Women's Center is one of the oldest campus-based women's centers in the U.S. and the second oldest in the Midwest. ...  
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Posted: 7/6/2011 10:00:03 AM



Atlanta author's characters seek better odds, on and off the racetrack

Kansas City, Mo. - In Andrew Plattner's new BkMk Press story collection - "A Marriage of Convenience" - characters try to improve their odds on the racetrack and in life. As writer and editor George C...  
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Posted: 7/5/2011 11:17:26 AM



Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design creates fund to honor nationally-known professor and architect

Kansas City, Mo. - Theodore Seligson, FAIA emeritus and visiting professor in the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + D...  
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Posted: 6/30/2011 11:09:31 AM



UMKC recognizes James C. Olson Professors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) recently recognized 12 faculty as inaugural members of the James C. Olson Professorship Program, a program established by the UM Syste...  
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Posted: 6/28/2011 9:57:38 AM



Nationally-known author Albert Goldbarth speaks June 24

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Nationally-known author Albert Goldbarth will speak about writing at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at Diastole, 2501 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo. Goldbarth will present the free keynot...  
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Posted: 6/14/2011 3:30:22 PM



University of Missouri-Kansas City announces 2011 UMKC Trustees' Scholarship awardees

KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is pleased to announce the recipients of 2011 UMKC Trustees' Scholarships. Each year, UMKC names a select group of academically gifte...  
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Posted: 6/9/2011 3:12:48 PM



Kansas City public radio station KCUR-FM named 'Radio Station of the Year' at KC Press Club Heart of America Awards

KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Kansas City public radio station KCUR 89.3 FM claimed a total of eight awards for reporting and programming and was named "Radio Station of the Year" at the 2011 Kansas City Press ...  
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Posted: 6/9/2011 11:02:31 AM


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