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New UMKC Vice Chancellor for Research Shares Vision for Bright Future

Yusheng (Chris) Liu’s career provides unique experience for research success

UM System Celebrates the Launch of NextGen Precision Health Initiative

The initiative of all four universities will benefit Missourians through advances in medical science discoveries, treatments and economic growth

UMKC Athletics Rejoins Summit League

Move will mean closer geographic competition, significant cost savings

UMKC Theatre MFA Program Nationally Ranked

Hollywood Reporter lists UMKC Theatre in Top 20

Announcing New UMKC Foundation President

Lisa Baronio will be the university's chief advancement officer

Creating a Community of Excellence

Chancellor introduces 5 new signature initiatives for the university and Kansas City

UMKC Composer Named Among Top Arts Group

Chen Yi to be inducted into American Academy of Arts and Letters

UMKC Law Ranks Among Best in Trial Advocacy and Legal Writing

U.S. News and World Report releases program rankings

Regnier Institute Receives Model Program Award

Award recognizes comprehensiveness, impact on students and community

Another $20 Million in UMKC Scholarships, Thanks to the Bloch Family

About 800 students will benefit from three new or expanded scholarship programs based on both merit and need over the next nine years

New UMKC Conservatory To Be Located on Volker Campus

Preferred site is directly adjacent to existing Olson Performing Arts Center

Three Generations to Reflect on Evolution of Black Experience on Campus

Breakfast celebrates 50th anniversary of The African American Student Union

UMKC Begins National Search for Vice Chancellor of Research

Primary mission: grow grants and discovery at Kansas City’s only public research university

Education Research Shows Girls’ School Graduates Have Clear Edge

Stronger academic skills than co-educated peers cited along with confidence and community involvement

2019 Alumni Award Winners Announced

Sixteen alumni and one family will be honored March 15

Former First Lady Laura Bush and Daughter, Barbara Pierce Bush, to Headline Event

Starr Women's Hall of Fame induction to honor Kansas City’s greatest women, past and present

Researcher Wins Third Major Award from American Heart Association

John Spertus of School of Medicine and Saint Luke’s receives Distinguished Scientist Award

UMKC Names New Athletic Director

Introducing Dr. Brandon Martin