2012 News Releases


UMKC Homecoming, birthday party in October

Returning alumni of the University of Missouri-Kansas City will be welcomed with a spate of campus activities at the 2012 Homecoming during the first week of October, as kickoff events for celebrating...  
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Posted: 9/27/2012 12:02:01 PM



Durwood Foundation Grant Supports Creative Writing Scholarships

The Stanley H. Durwood Foundation recently gave a $75,000 gift commitment to the Creative Writing and Media Arts program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The program is housed in the Coll...  
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Posted: 9/25/2012 4:45:30 PM



Conference to Focus on Improving Foster Care

The third annual Regional Conference on "Fostering Strategies for Change: Children, Families and Their Communities" will be held Oct. 9-10 at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. More than 400 service prov...  
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Posted: 9/25/2012 3:09:57 PM



UMKC School of Education Plans Salute to Dr. Eugene Eubanks

The work of Eugene Eubanks, Ph.D., one of Kansas City's most influential educators, will be celebrated at a special event sponsored by the School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City...  
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Posted: 9/20/2012 3:19:51 PM



Social media-savvy UM System President to Hold 'Twitter Town Hall'

Heads up, Twitterverse. University of Missouri System President is hosting the UM system's first Twitter Town Hall later in September. President Wolfe welcomes students, faculty, staff and UM friend...  
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Posted: 9/19/2012 1:18:53 PM



UMKC wins $1 million federal i6 Challenge grant for IT Startups

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that a regional collaboration led by the Innovation Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been awarded a $1 million g...  
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Posted: 9/19/2012 9:43:04 AM



UMKC to Host International Economics Conference

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Department of Economics will host the 11th international Post Keynesian Conference, "Reclaiming the Keynesian Revolution," September 27-29 at the Kansas City D...  
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Posted: 9/17/2012 2:38:44 PM



Gallery of Art Hosts 'Pop! A Series of Social Happenings' Events

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Gallery of Art announces its collaboration with Pop! A Series of Social Happenings . The collaboration will result in a two-part upcoming event, which aims to ...  
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Posted: 9/12/2012 4:59:11 PM



UMKC School of Nursing student named 2012 Jonas Scholar

Danielle Perkins, a Ph.D. student in the UMKC School of Nursing, has been named a 2012 Jonas Scholar by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence. In addition to her doctoral studies, Perkins serves as...  
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Posted: 9/12/2012 11:29:23 AM



UMKC Vision Research Center awarded National Eye Institute grant

Researchers at the UMKC School of Medicine Vision Research Center have received a $1.125 million grant from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health to support the development o...  
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Posted: 9/12/2012 10:50:02 AM


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