2009 News Releases


Inaugural Health Sciences Wellness Fair on UMKC Hospital Hill campus this weekend Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy join forces with area partners to promote community health

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Health Sciences schools, in partnership with the Kansas City Wellness Network, will host the first-ever Health Sciences Wellness Fair on Saturday, April ...  
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Posted: 4/1/2009 9:38:02 AM



UMKC School of Law hosts “Healthy Habits” month Events include a guided relaxation workshop, yoga class and photography contest

To many people, law school conjures up images of sleepless nights, harsh professors and cutthroat competition. At the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law, that description could no...  
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Posted: 3/30/2009 4:19:58 PM



Alumnus gives $8.2 million gift to University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry Missouri couple bequeaths estate to provide dental school scholarships

In what is one of the largest individual gifts ever made to a school of dentistry in the United States, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry has announced the creation of ...  
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Posted: 3/28/2009 11:14:32 AM



Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston visits UMKCNew York Times reporter will discuss the recession's causes and solutions

David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times, will present a free public lecture on “How We Got Here: The Great Recession’s Causes and Solutions” at 7 p.m. on Thursday,...  
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Posted: 3/27/2009 12:48:18 PM



Acclaimed author, filmmaker, combat nurse to speak at UMKC Patricia Walsh will share her “front-line” perspective of the Vietnam War

Award-winning filmmaker and author Patricia L. Walsh will discuss her experiences as a combat nurse during the Vietnam War at the University of Missouri-Kansas City on Monday, March 30, 2009. The eve...  
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Posted: 3/23/2009 11:43:24 AM



UMKC leads community march and rally against sexual violence Women's Center hosts events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, Activity and Program Council, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority the School of Computing and Eng...  
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Posted: 3/20/2009 3:36:20 PM



Criminal defense attorney speaks about death row, Guantanamo, Katrina and Kansas CityUMKC School of Law hosts Joseph Cohen Lecture and Death Penalty Symposium

Denny LeBoeuf, an attorney with the John Adams Project – a joint effort by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys to assist in the representation...  
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Posted: 3/19/2009 4:21:30 PM



MidAmerica Minority Business Development Council presents Corporation of the Year award to UMKC UMKC recognized for its achievements in supplier diversity

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) was recently presented the Corporation of the Year award by the MidAmerica Minority Business Development Council. UMKC was chosen for its achievements in ...  
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Posted: 3/19/2009 1:49:17 PM



Dental student wins Charles M. Schulz award for U-News cartoons Grant Snider takes top college prize in prestigious Scripps-Howard National Journalism Awards

Grant Snider, a second-year student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry, was named the Charles M. Schulz 2008 College Cartoonist of the Year for his work in the Univ...  
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Posted: 3/18/2009 5:31:23 PM



UMKC Chapter of NAACP Presents “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”Events begin March 16, and include a community panel and campus sleep-out

In keeping with the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s urban-serving mission, Jasmine Powell wants students to understand homelessness and reach out to the community. To achieve this goal, the junio...  
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Posted: 3/13/2009 1:56:46 PM


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