• Jennifer Wampler

    UMKC School of Dentistry Class of 2014 establishes scholarship to memorialize classmate

    The Ji Blanchfield Memorial Scholarship is expected to be awarded for the first time next fall. Before graduating, members of the class released balloons to remember Blanchfield, who died of cancer in her second year of dental school.

  • Hugh Zimmer

    Hugh Zimmer turns Community Builder Award into student internship

    After receiving the award from GastingerWalker&, Zimmer transformed it into something bigger by creating an annual student internship within the UMKC Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design.

  • Jennifer Wampler

    Jennifer J.E. Wampler, senior director of development for the UMKC Conservatory, re-elected AFP chapter president

    Chapter to hold its National Philanthropy Day Celebration on Nov. 18. The event is being chaired by David Fulk, senior advancement officer at KCUR.

    (Photo by Larry Levenson)

  • Downtown Arts Campus rendering

    Gifts to Downtown Arts Campus put UMKC closer to fundraising goal

    Recent gifts include $1.5 million from the David Beals Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee and two $1 million gifts from anonymous donors.