2010 News Releases


University of Missouri-Kansas City adds eco-friendly, all-electric truck to its fleet of vehicles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As part of its growing commitment to sustainability, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has announced the purchase of its first eco-friendly all-electric truck. The addi...  
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Posted: 12/16/2010 10:11:11 AM



UMKC's BkMk Press releases Tokyo writer's first fiction book

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) BkMk Press announces the publication of "Georgic: Stories" by Mariko Nagai. "Georgic" won the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by ...  
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Posted: 12/15/2010 4:03:58 PM



New Letters magazine celebrates literary durability

In its Vol. 77, No. 1 issue, New Letters - the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) international magazine of writing and art asks readers to consider the permanence of literature. "Bir...  
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Posted: 12/8/2010 5:01:28 PM



UMKC's BkMk Press releases Berkeley poet's first book

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) BkMk Press announces the December publication of Megan Harlan's first poetry collection, "Mapmaking". These poems span settings from contemporary Manhat...  
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Posted: 12/6/2010 4:49:47 PM



UMKC School of Pharmacy receives national student community service award

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy was recently selected to receive the 2010-2011 Student Community Engaged Service Award by the American Association of Colleges of Pharm...  
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Posted: 12/1/2010 9:23:44 AM



Urban Planning studio presents plans for repurposing empty Kansas City, Mo. school buildings

In March of 2010, in response to a $50 million budget shortfall, the Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD) voted to close 26 of its 61 schools. Almost a year later, those buildings - and about...  
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Posted: 11/30/2010 1:55:51 PM



UMKC researcher elected to international biology organization executive board

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Biological Sciences (SBS) Research Associate Professor Kevin McCluskey, Ph.D., was recently elected to the World Federation for Culture Collections...  
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Posted: 11/29/2010 10:20:27 AM



School of Nursing leaders recognized for service and accomplishments

UMKC School of Nursing Dean Lora Lacey-Haun and Associate Dean Thad Wilson both recently received honors for their commitment and achievements in the field of nursing. Lacey-Haun was recently honore...  
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Posted: 11/29/2010 9:29:11 AM



UMKC's BkMk Press releases "Beauties" novel

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) BkMk Press announces the November publication of "Beauties," a novel by Mary Troy. Set in urban south St. Louis in the late 1990s, "Beauties" follows co...  
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Posted: 11/23/2010 10:57:05 AM



U.S. Dept. of Justice awards UMKC Women's Center and MU with $449,975 consortium grant

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women recently awarded the UMKC Women's Center with a $449,975 grant. This is the second renewal of a grant first received in October 2005, ...  
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Posted: 11/11/2010 11:36:47 AM


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