2012 News Releases


Patricia Cahill Named Chair of Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board

Retired KC KCUR-FM General Manager and current UniUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City professor Patricia Cahill has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for the Corporation for Public Broadca...  
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Posted: 9/11/2012 5:29:44 PM



Urban School Closures are Focus of UMKC Law School Presentation

Public school closures are not the only educational hardships impacting America's urban neighborhoods. A rapid disappearance of Catholic schools from the urban core is another trend driving negative i...  
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Posted: 9/10/2012 12:34:13 PM



Women's Center again sends out the challenge: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

KANSAS CITY, MO. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City Women's Center and the Violence Prevention and Response Project are again challenging men at UMKC and in the Kansas City community to help st...  
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Posted: 9/4/2012 11:50:19 AM



Jazz & BBQ event to benefit Jazz Studies program

Legendary jazz trumpeter and six-time Grammy nominee Gerald Wilson will receive a lifetime achievement award during the 11th annual Jazz & BBQ benefit Sunday, October 14. For more than 60 years,...  
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Posted: 9/4/2012 11:07:23 AM



UMKC and Broad Institute researchers sequence complete genome of Athlete's Foot fungus

Researchers at the UMKC School of Biological Sciences, working with investigators at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass., have sequenced the complete genomes for five separate fungi in the dermat...  
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Posted: 9/4/2012 10:04:36 AM



Grand Opening for Cherry St. Parking Structure Sept. 10

There's a new parking option on the Volker Campus, and that's reason to celebrate. Join the University of Missouri-Kansas City community for the grand opening of UMKC's new six-level Cherry Street Pa...  
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Posted: 8/31/2012 2:37:33 PM



UMKC celebrates promotion and tenure appointments

KANSAS CITY, MO. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of the Provost - Academic Affairs will celebrate the promotion and tenure of 32 faculty and librarians at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, i...  
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Posted: 8/31/2012 10:59:50 AM



'Stand-up Economist' to Perform at UMKC

Yoram Bauman isn't a typical stand-up comedian. Then again, he isn't a typical economist, either. For years, Bauman has taken his unique blend of economics-based comedy everywhere from Time Magazine t...  
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Posted: 8/30/2012 4:18:50 PM



UMKC Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Blindness Prevention Grant

Researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine have received a four-year challenge grant of $220,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness, t...  
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Posted: 8/30/2012 10:47:58 AM



Regnier Family Foundations gives $3 million gift to endow Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Kansas City and the UMKC Foundation have received a $3 million gift from the Regnier Family Foundations to endow the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneursh...  
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Posted: 8/27/2012 9:42:09 AM


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