2012 News Releases


UMKC's Sustainability Efforts to be Honored by MARC

The Mid-America Regional Council has named the University of Missouri-Kansas City one of the Greater Kansas City region's seven sustainable success stories for 2012. A celebration will take plac...  
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Posted: 11/27/2012 3:23:46 PM



UMKC School of Education Announces Programming Changes in Northland

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education is modifying the content and the delivery sites of its programming in Kansas City, North to better serve the needs of Northland educators a...  
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Posted: 11/14/2012 2:21:09 PM



EPA Administrator to Highlight UMKC's Participation in Food Recovery Challenge

Environmental Protection Agency Karl Brooks will join University of Missouri-Kansas City officials to highlight the university's participation in the EPA's Food Recovery Challenge. The universit...  
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Posted: 11/13/2012 4:51:38 PM



David Owen brings his brand of humor home

Will we walk the walk? Author David Owen posits that we already have what we need to live sustainably. His concern, and the crux of the argument in his new book, is that increased efficiency may lead ...  
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Posted: 11/5/2012 10:57:34 AM



UMKC to Retain Existing Name

Kansas City's only urban research university will retain the name University of Missouri-Kansas City for the foreseeable future. The university, founded in 1933 as the University of Kansas City, beca...  
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Posted: 11/2/2012 4:34:53 PM



UMKC SIFE Is No More; Welcome Enactus

At a recent special event held at the Kauffman Foundation, the UMKC Students in Free Enterprise team made an announcement that surprised the audience. The event, which is held annually after the team...  
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Posted: 11/1/2012 11:13:41 AM



Bullying Occurs at Every Level, Including College

Bullying occurs at every level of human interaction, from the elementary school playground to the adult workplace. For Dan Weddle, the question wasn't whether bullying also occurs in higher education...  
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Posted: 10/24/2012 9:47:12 AM



Prof. Max Skidmore contributes to Harvard blog

Max J. Skidmore, Sr., UMKC Curators' Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow, is a new addition to the Scholars Strategy Network, a blog produced by Harvard University. Skidmore was...  
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Posted: 10/23/2012 4:44:15 PM



UMKC's Chuck Haddix Receives 2012 Pinnacle Award

Chuck Haddix, the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Marr Sound Archives Director and beloved host of KCUR-FM 's Fish Fry, has received a 2012 Pinnacle Award from the Johnson County Library Foundat...  
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Posted: 10/18/2012 10:14:14 AM



UMKC Health Professions Schools Win National Grant to Address Urban Health Disparities

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is one of only five universities in the nation to receive a special federal grant designed to improve health care for groups of people stricken with illnesses at...  
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Posted: 10/18/2012 9:31:19 AM


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