Going green at UMKCAs part of its environmental movement, the University of Missouri-Kansas City is building a new student union at 51st and Cherry streets that will meet national green standards. Jobs are frozen at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and budgets cuts are on the way. Itâ€™s all a result of the failing economy landing squarely on the stateâ€™s colleges. Despite that, Kaye Johnston, a part-time UMKC employee and student, is willing to wager that the green revolution on campus will continue to snowball.
The Kansas City Star - published Wednesday, January 28, 2009; article no longer available online