2009 News Releases


UMKC Women’s Center celebrates Love Your Body Day

National campaign counters unrealistic beauty standards and gender stereotypes The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center is hosting a series of events to celebrate the National O...  
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Posted: 10/16/2009 10:37:45 AM



Lynda Bonewald appointed UMKC Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Distinguished scholar, scientist will lead university’s office of research services. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has announced the appointment of Lynda Bonewald, Ph.D., to the pos...  
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Posted: 10/15/2009 2:52:34 PM



New Letters magazine announces 24th annual literary awards prize winners

Publication awards writers a total of $4,500 New Letters – a quarterly literary and art magazine published by the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) – announces its 24th annual literary awar...  
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Posted: 10/12/2009 11:41:43 AM



“Best Neighbor” accolade to UMKC

Top 25 listing recognizes positive work in urban community The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) today was named one of the Top 25 “Best Neighbor” universities based on its contributions t...  
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Posted: 10/12/2009 11:34:02 AM



UMKC School of Law hosts “Enforcing Constitutional Rights in 21st Century” event

Stanford Law School Professor Pamela S. Karlan delivers keynote speech KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law presents its Edward A. Smith/Bryan Cave Lectur...  
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Posted: 10/9/2009 10:51:23 AM



Metropolitan Community College and UMKC sign dual admission agreement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) have signed a dual admission agreement that allows students to seamlessly transition from MCC ...  
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Posted: 10/8/2009 10:13:12 AM



Area medical schools collaborate to host 'Changing the Face of Medicine' exhibit

UMKC School of Medicine partners with KU and KCUMB to bring prestigious exhibit to Kansas City. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Women doctors are the focus of a national traveling exhibition at the University of...  
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Posted: 10/2/2009 12:20:10 PM



IUE receives $8.36 million grant to expand urban teacher preparation

Funding provides continued training for teachers in high-need schools KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Education (SOE) and its Institute for Urban Educat...  
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Posted: 10/2/2009 11:12:59 AM



Internationally-acclaimed peace exhibition on display at UMKC

UMKC College of Arts and Sciences’ Black Studies Program co-sponsors exhibit with Soka Gakkai International-USA An internationally-acclaimed peace exhibit – “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture...  
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Posted: 9/29/2009 3:07:31 PM



UMKC's Miller Nichols Library celebrates 40th anniversary

Missouri Senator Jolie Justus to recognize library Oct. 2 Since opening in 1969, the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) Miller Nichols Library has transitioned from card catalogs and typew...  
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Posted: 9/25/2009 4:32:11 PM


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