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On Campus and Disabled

Thoughts on what it means to be disabled.

Welcome to the Multicultural Student Affairs Of...

“I was born and raised in Lima, Peru, and immigrated to the United States when I was 17...

Crossing the Political Divide to have Construct...

"Once you have heard them, they are likely to listen to you."

The New Normal

The Spring season arrives.

Lucerna Symposium Features UMKC Undergraduate R...

New issue of Lucerna is the 16th volume of the UMKC interdisciplinary research journal

Reeder Named Vice Chancellor for Finance and Ad...

Has served as vice president and CFO at Eastern Illinois University

Search Underway for Vice Chancellor for Diversi...

Will serve as the primary advisor to the Chancellor on matters involving diversity and ...

Clio: A New Way to Inspire Students to Research...

Instructor opportunity from the UMKC Center for Faculty Excellence

Over 300 Students Named to CAS Dean's List for ...

The CAS Dean's List recognizes excellent academic performance among full-time undergrad...

Campus Closings Week of Nov. 22

Full list of campus closings for the upcoming holiday

Student Free Speech Rights and the Hazelwood De...

The John F. Tinker Foundation (JFTF) and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School ...

Staff Professional Development Conference

The Staff Conference for Professional Development began as idea to provide a day of pro...

Holiday Safety Tips from UMKC Police

Reduce your odds of being victimized

Health Sciences Graduate Ready to Make a Diffe...

UMKC research experience and bachelor of health sciences degree helping one student rea...

New Year, New Opportunities

There are many wonderful opportunities ahead.

Search Committee Formed for Vice Chancellor for...

A national search is underway to fill a key leadership role in the chancellor’s leaders...

Round 2 of the Entrepreneurship Grant Program O...

Opportunities for faculty, staff and students

IS Tech Update for September 2021

News from Information Services

Search Committee Formed for Dean of Libraries

A national search for a new UMKC Dean of Libraries is now underway.

Julie Collins stepping down as Director of Acad...

Associate Director Jessica Elam assuming the role in the interim

Honors Academy Provides Summer Enrichment

Teens learned Kansas City history, experienced the UMKC campus, learned about environme...

A Final Year for the Ages

The pandemic upended plans and expectations, but students and new alumni adjusted to gr...

UMKC Event Policy

Updated August 2021

Teaching Students Where They’re Needed Most

St. Joseph campus training future physicians interested in rural medicine

Primary – and Special

Physicians play a unique role as care providers, while teaching the next generation to ...

One Canvas is Live

Ready for the Fall 2021 semester

Clinic Conundrum Creates Career

One Nurse's Motivation to Solve Real World Issues

Safety Tips from UMKC Police

If you see something, say something! Call UMKC Police at 816-235-1515.

Financial Wellness Center Hosts Open House

UMKC staff, faculty and students can attend a drop-in event

School of Pharmacy Appoints Division of Pharmac...

Cameron Lindsey served as interim chair of the division for the past year.

Register Your UMKC Social Media Accounts By Aug. 1

Check out the registration policy, resources and support available

UMKC Staff Appreciation Week

Here's what is scheduled

UMKC Virtual Staff Lounge

Be sure to visit the UMKC Virtual Staff Lounge

Publishers’ Author Agreements Allow Sharing of ...

How faculty authors can share their papers more widely during and after publication

Professor Selected for Carnegie African Diaspor...

International connections create opportunities for students

IS Tech Update for May 2021

News from Information Services

UMKC Forward Update

Update on UMKC Professional Mobility Escalators™

Search Update

Four Vice Provost/Dean of Students finalists selected

Undergraduates Earn Summer Research Grants

The grant recipients will present their projects at a campus research symposium in the ...

Gift to UMKC Foundation Will Support School of ...

Study explores patient safety issues surrounding the use of electronic medical records ...

IS Tech Update for March 2021

Connecting from off-campus

The Race Is On! Hospital Hill Run Returns as In...

UMKC participants receive discounted registration

Kangaroo Pantry Update

Food pantry is on summer schedule

Keep Your Car’s Catalytic Converter Safe

UMKC Police Department shares tips

We Are on the Cusp

One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, UMKC School of Medicine Dean Mary Anne...

UMKC Tutoring, Writing Studio Receive Certifica...

Designation provided by International Tutor Training Program Certification

3 Questions About What’s in Store for the UMKC ...

Bob Simmons talks his career and his work on the UMKC Master Plan

Search Underway for Student Affairs Leadership

Committee seeking candidates for Vice Provost for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

UMKC Awarded Platinum Healthy KC

Top level of Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s workplace wellness certification

New From UMKC Technology Support Center

Upcoming Information Security Features

AMA past president to deliver School of Medicin...

Speaker was the first African American woman to serve as president of the prestigious A...

IS Tech Update for January 2021

Here's the latest info from UMKC Information Services.

Billboards Promote Opportunities for the Unders...

Campaign celebrates partnership with KC Scholars

New Director of Admissions Named

Elora Thomas has served department since 2015

Researcher Explores Therapeutic to Reduce Antim...

Emma Meyer of School of Pharmacy receives BioNexus grant

New From Information Services

Panopto will replace Kaltura, Zoom cloud recording retention change

Open Forums For Director Of Admissions Finalists

Open Forums For Director Of Admissions Finalists

Winter Break Reduced Operating Schedule

Hours and services limited during break

Call for Entries: Student Research Symposium

Submissions accepted now through Feb. 5

IS Tech Update for December 2020

Windows 10 upgrades, Microsoft Teams, Exchange migration, Google Cloud and email and bu...

UM System Outage Affects Classes, Work Day

Hours-long issue disrupted email and other services

Election Day is Nov. 3

Faculty and staff get time off for voting

UMKC Faculty Featured in STEM Videos

Exploring innovative teaching methods and opportunities for students

Engagement Celebration Expands to Full Month of...

UMKC has additional activities celebrating community engagement

School of Nursing and Health Studies Wins Fede...

Recognition highlights work with community partners to improve health at local schools

Dining Services Changes Hours

Modifications to UMKC Dining Services took effect Monday, Sept. 28

Asian Students In America, a strong new student...

An organization that accommodates Asian & Asian American Students on campus.

Reflections on COVID-19 and Xenophobia

In times of crisis, we must challenge ourselves to unite and not separate.

First post from Italy’s “Red City” Bologna

My semester here in the city of Bologna, Italy.


"I was the only non-Irish kid in the field, but I’m sure glad they let it fly."

Going to See Plays in London

My intro to London stage class.


Time can pass by before you know it.

Thrifting in London

Halloween literally around the corner I’m getting more and more excited day by day.

Neither Here Nor There

Life is about adjusting on the run, so sometimes you just have to buckle up and let it ...

Taking Flight

With one week of classes down and a few adventures under my belt, things are becoming a...

Arriving in London

The jet lag has been real, and has finally caught up with me!

A Summer Semester in 13 Words

Deciphering notes from an Arabic lecture is usually like a Where’s Waldo exercise.

A Call to Action in Inclusive Diversity

Inclusive diversity is naturally innovative.

UMKC Rainbow Lounge: A Space for LGBTQIA+ Students

Offering an open environment for students to meet, study, and hang out.

Because of the Color of My Skin and Other Misun...

The color of one's skin has posed particular lifelong challenges, questions, and anxiet...

The Case for Black History

Black History Month (originally Negro History Week) was founded by Carter G. Woodson.

Become a Diversity Ambassador!

Represent the student voice, within the Division of Diversity and Inclusion.

Power and Community in Domestic Violence

There is no single identifiable cause of domestic violence.

Inspiring Positive Change: A Painful Truth abou...

Poverty and large amounts of disease seem to be inseparable across the world.

The Half Has Never Been Told, by Edward E. Bapt...

There's a “second story” of slavery in the New World.