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2008 News Releases

NO.122

The Sunderland Foundation Contributes $1 Million to Miller Nichols Library ExpansionUMKC and Kansas City Communities to benefit from Foundation's continued philanthropy for new and improved facilities

The Sunderland Foundation has announced a $1 million gift toward the Miller Nichols Library Expansion at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), expanding classroom and community space, as we...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/19/2008 11:05:10 AM

 

NO.121

Jazz Night to benefit UMKC’s Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics Bobby Watson Quartet will headline black-tie event

“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” Hippocrates said it, and the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine’s Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/17/2008 11:01:32 AM

 

NO.116

American Physical Society Honors UMKC Professor for ResearchWai-Yim Ching's research could advance space exploration, energy science and more

At its November meeting, the American Physical Society (APS) elected University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Curators’ Professor Wai-Yim Ching to its Fellowship Society – an honor bestowed to only t...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/15/2008 1:50:09 PM

 

NO.115

Ohio prize-winning poet publishes first book through BkMk Press"Black Tupelo Country" satirically recounts a lost childhood

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces the Dec. 15 release of “Black Tupelo Country” by Doug Ramspeck, winner of the UMKC John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. “‘Black Tupelo...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/15/2008 1:37:48 PM

 

NO.114

New short fiction book explores globalization in imaginary Asian countryUMKC’s BkMk Press releases “Tea and Other Ayama Na Tales” on Dec. 15

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) BkMk Press announces the Dec. 15 release of “Tea and Other Ayama Na Tales,” by Eleanor Bluestein, winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Ficti...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/10/2008 5:18:22 PM

 

NO.113

New Letters Launches Its 75th Year with Fireworks Anniversary issue highlights family and new fiction writers

Celebrating its 75th year of quarterly publication, New Letters has released the first issue of volume 75. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) published the international literary journal, w...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/10/2008 11:34:55 AM

 

NO.112

MEDIA ADVISORY

Second-year planning students and first-year architecture students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design (AUPD) are exhibiting their st...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/3/2008 1:57:27 PM

 

NO.111

Ongoing research leads UMKC scientist to potential breakthrough School of Nursing’s Marco Brotto and fellow researchers discover muscle-repairing gene

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing and the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine (RWJSM) have identified a previously unreported gene that may hold great ...  Full Story >>
Posted: 12/1/2008 3:36:19 PM

 

NO.110

MEDIA ADVISORY

Do you wonder why the lights never go off at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Epperson House? Come see the work at the UMKC Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design annual open ho...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/18/2008 4:42:00 PM

 

NO.109

MEDIA ADVISORY

The Washington Wheatley Neighborhood Association is holding a groundbreaking ceremony at Crispus Attucks Elementary School to celebrate the area's transformation into a 21st Century Green Neighborhood...  Full Story >>
Posted: 11/14/2008 5:42:39 PM

 


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