2012 News Releases


Student Recruiting With a Real Kick

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is doing some serious futbol recruiting. UMKC and the Hispanic Advisory Board are bringing Cristo Rey and Alta Vista High School students and their families to...  
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Posted: 10/17/2012 4:20:52 PM



UMKC School of Education Adds Four New Faculty

Four outstanding educators have joined the faculty of the School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Kimberly J. Langrehr has been named assistant professor of counseling psyc...  
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Posted: 10/15/2012 2:17:14 PM



UMKC Researchers Awarded Prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship Grants

Two graduate students in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City have earned highly competitive American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Grants for their ...  
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Posted: 10/12/2012 3:06:23 PM



New Assistant Dean Named for UMKC School of Education

A veteran administrator with experience in student recruiting, retention and success has joined the staff of the School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Renique T. Kersh, fo...  
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Posted: 10/12/2012 10:23:07 AM



No Impact Man to speak at Social Justice Book and Lecture Program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After challenging himself to live eco-effectively for one year - swearing off plastic and toxins, turning off electricity and going organic - Colin Beavan wrote about that experien...  
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Posted: 10/9/2012 2:20:45 PM



UMKC's Crescendo Takes on New Venue

This year, the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Conservatory of Music and Dance's Crescendo celebration is going in a new direction, in a new venue. On Nov. 2, the Conservatory will showcase ...  
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Posted: 10/8/2012 3:02:38 PM



Atterbury Family gives gift in support of the Campaign for UMKC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The UMKC Foundation, on behalf of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has received a gift from Mary and Alan Atterbury and the Atterbury Family Foundation for the Campaign for ...  
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Posted: 10/4/2012 5:30:22 PM



UMKC School of Nursing receives $1.5 million grant to address urban health disparities

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing, in collaboration with the Schools of Dentistry and Pharmacy, has received a three-year grant of nearly $1.5 million from the Health Resources ...  
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Posted: 10/3/2012 2:52:35 PM



UMKC Vision Research Center Scientist Receives Fight for Sight Award

The Vision Research Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (VRC) was recently awarded a post-doctoral award by the non-profit organization Fight for Sight for the Center's...  
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Posted: 10/2/2012 9:35:06 AM



KCUR-FM's Membership Drive Begins

This week, Kansas City's public radio station, KCUR-FM 89.3, will launch its fall membership drive. From September 29 through October 5, the station will ask its listeners to make one-time or ongoing ...  
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Posted: 9/28/2012 11:23:18 AM


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