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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, April 14


Academics

All UCM students now have access to Summer/Fall enrollment!
All students are now eligible for Summer/Fall enrollment. ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Second-Half Semester Class is Thursday, April 17th
The last day for students to drop a second-half semester course is Thursday, April 17th. ...
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Last Event for "Channeling Elvis" on Friday at 7:30 in Hendricks Hall
You are cordially invited to "Matt Lewis: Long Live the King" on April 18 at 7:30 P.M. Tickets may be obtained at ucmpas.com ...
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The Honors College Lecture Series
Please join us in the JCK Library Performance Corner at 2pm this afternoon for Honors College Faculty Fellow Dr. Keshav Bhattarai's ...
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Awards & Honors

Byler Distinguished Faculty Award Reception
A reception honoring the faculty member who has been chosen for the 2014 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award will be held on April 17, 2014 ...
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Greife Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association
Dr. Alice Greife, dean of the College of Health, Sciences, and Technology, recently was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American ...
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Greife Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association
Dr. Alice Greife, dean of the College of Health, Sciences, and Technology, recently was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American ...
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Greife Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association
Dr. Alice Greife, dean of the College of Health, Sciences, and Technology, recently was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American ...
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Academic Enrichment Scholarship Reception
The department of Academic Enrichment will hold its annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, April 18, at 3 pm in Union 237A/B. The ...
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Academic Enrichment Scholarship Reception
The department of Academic Enrichment will hold its annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, April 18, at 3 pm in Union 237A/B. The ...
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Swope Honored as Outstanding Support Staff Member
Duard "Putt" Swope, KMOS-TV broadcast engineer, was honored by the UCM Support Staff Council with its annual award at the group's breakfast. ...
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Swope Honored as Outstanding Support Staff Member
Duard "Putt" Swope, KMOS-TV broadcast engineer, was honored by the UCM Support Staff Council with its annual award at the group's breakfast. ...
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Conferences

LEAD and PCSW: Women in Leadership Conference, April 23, Union, 8am-3pm
Join the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) and LEAD for the Women in Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 23 in the ...
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Events

Groundbreaking, The Crossing—South at Holden and Achauer Open House
Join us for the groundbreaking ceremony for The Crossing—South at Holden! Hear remarks from UCM President Ambrose, UCM Board of ...
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Haute Trash Returns To UCM
In it's fifth year as part of UCM Earthweek 365, Haute Trash Fashion Show returns to the Sandra Temple Elliott Ballroom Monday April 21st at ...
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Haute Trash Returns To UCM
In it's fifth year as part of UCM Earthweek 365, Haute Trash Fashion Show returns to the Sandra Temple Elliott Ballroom Monday April 21st at ...
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2014 Who's Who/Charno Awards and Reception
Join us on Wednesday, April 16 as we recognize 23 students who will be recognized as our 2014 recipients of Who's Who at UCM. We will also ...
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LEAD and PCSW: Women in Leadership Conference, April 23, Union, 8am-3pm
Join the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) and LEAD for the Women in Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 23 in the ...
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National Student Employment Week
The National Student Employment Association (NSEA) designates one week each year for universities and colleges across the country to ...
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National Student Employment Week
The National Student Employment Association (NSEA) designates one week each year for universities and colleges across the country to ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event
On April 17th in the Union Atrium from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EPIC will be hosting an awareness event. There will be information on sexual ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event
On April 17th in the Union Atrium from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EPIC will be hosting an awareness event. There will be information on sexual ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event
On April 17th in the Union Atrium from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EPIC will be hosting an awareness event. There will be information on sexual ...
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Denim Day 2014
On April 23rd people across the world will be wearing jeans to show support for sexual assault survivors. For a $2 donation you will receive ...
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Denim Day 2014
On April 23rd people across the world will be wearing jeans to show support for sexual assault survivors. For a $2 donation you will receive ...
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Denim Day 2014
On April 23rd people across the world will be wearing jeans to show support for sexual assault survivors. For a $2 donation you will receive ...
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UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 with a Week of Events
April 21-28 has been designated as the Earth Week 365 celebration at UCM, with a week of events planned, including the return of the Haute ...
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UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 with a Week of Events
April 21-28 has been designated as the Earth Week 365 celebration at UCM, with a week of events planned, including the return of the Haute ...
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UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 with a Week of Events
April 21-28 has been designated as the Earth Week 365 celebration at UCM, with a week of events planned, including the return of the Haute ...
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Pursuit of Happiness Day
The Pursuit of Happiness Day is a day to reflect and celebrate happiness and our right to pursue it. Join the UCM campus in celebrating ...
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UCM Campus Memorial Service
The Student Government Association is sponsoring the annual Memorial Service for the 2013/2014 school year, Tuesday, April 15, at 4pm, at ...
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Pizza Oven Construction from Cob Demonstration
Have you ever thought about using cob as an alternative building material for an outdoor pizza oven, a garden shed, or even a house? It is ...
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Elvis is back in the Building!
Good seats are still available to see and hear who USA Today called "The Best Elvis in Vegas". ...
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Elvis is back in the Building!
Good seats are still available to see and hear who USA Today called "The Best Elvis in Vegas". ...
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Career Services - 20 Year Celebration
Celebrate with Career Services on having more than a 90% employment rate for the past 20 years next Monday, April 21st from 1:00-3:00 p.m. ...
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Retirement Reception
Please join us in wishing Kim Vansell a happy retirement and best wishes in her new role as Director of the National Center for Campus ...
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Volunteers Needed! WILS Spring Work!
The volunteer event is Sat., April 26 from 10-2 p.m. with WILS (West Central Independent Living Solutions). ...
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Saturday, May 10th - Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies
The Spring and Summer 2014 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 10th at 10am and 2pm. ...
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Royals vs Cardinals baseball Game
A Royals Cardinals baseball game always brings friendly fan banter, but we have made it even more special as our first joint venture of our ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Google Glass for Educators
Google Glass has the potential to radically alter educational settings and this presentation will cover current capabilities as part of the ...
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Blackboard/Google/Adobe Training Manager/TEID/Ask Debbie Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of April 21-25, 2014 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

A $100 Million Difference
This spring, the UCM Foundation eclipsed the $100 million mark in lifetime contributions received and deployed to help our students succeed. ...
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A $100 Million Difference
This spring, the UCM Foundation eclipsed the $100 million mark in lifetime contributions received and deployed to help our students succeed. ...
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A $100 Million Difference
This spring, the UCM Foundation eclipsed the $100 million mark in lifetime contributions received and deployed to help our students succeed. ...
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$1.2 Million in Scholarships
For the third consecutive year, the UCM Foundation has increased the amount of scholarship support awarded to students. So far this academic ...
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$1.2 Million in Scholarships
For the third consecutive year, the UCM Foundation has increased the amount of scholarship support awarded to students. So far this academic ...
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General

Collecting Used Ink and Toner Cartridges, and Cell Phones to Recycle!
If you have ink or toner cartridges you would like to have recycled, please contact the Association of Social Work Students to pick them up. ...
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High School Driver Education Program
Are you the parent or care-giver of a teen who wants to drive? If so, we have great news for you! ...
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Give Us Your Feedback About the Tobacco-Free Policy!
The UCM Tobacco Policy Implementation committee would like your feedback concerning UCM's tobacco-free policy roll-out. Please take two ...
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Give Us Your Feedback About the Tobacco-Free Policy!
The UCM Tobacco Policy Implementation committee would like your feedback concerning UCM's tobacco-free policy roll-out. Please take two ...
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Give Us Your Feedback About the Tobacco-Free Policy!
The UCM Tobacco Policy Implementation committee would like your feedback concerning UCM's tobacco-free policy roll-out. Please take two ...
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Earth Service Day
Today is the last day to register to volunteer for our upcoming Earth Service Day on Thursday, April 24th. Individuals will assist with ...
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2014 UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale
The UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale begins Friday, April 25,1pm at the UCM Agriculture Program Greenhouse on Broad St. 1/2 block east of ...
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2014 UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale
The UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale begins Friday, April 25,1pm at the UCM Agriculture Program Greenhouse on Broad St. 1/2 block east of ...
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2014 UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale
The UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale begins Friday, April 25,1pm at the UCM Agriculture Program Greenhouse on Broad St. 1/2 block east of ...
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Modified Weekend Hours of Operation
UCM Dining by Sodexo will have modified hours of operation this weekend, April 18 - 20, 2014. Click on the URL listed below to view the ...
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Modified Weekend Hours of Operation
UCM Dining by Sodexo will have modified hours of operation this weekend, April 18 - 20, 2014. Click on the URL listed below to view the ...
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Modified Weekend Hours of Operation
UCM Dining by Sodexo will have modified hours of operation this weekend, April 18 - 20, 2014. Click on the URL listed below to view the ...
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Market Research Survey
You are invited to participate in a market research survey regarding campus dining operations. This survey will give us the opportunity to ...
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Market Research Survey
You are invited to participate in a market research survey regarding campus dining operations. This survey will give us the opportunity to ...
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Market Research Survey
You are invited to participate in a market research survey regarding campus dining operations. This survey will give us the opportunity to ...
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Temporary Washington Street Closing
As demolition/construction progresses at the site of The Crossing - South at Holden, plans are being made to temporarily close a section of ...
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Health & Wellness

2014 National Walk @ Lunch Day
Get Up. Get Out. GET YOUR WALK ON! ...
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Survey Helps Gauge Progress Toward Tobacco-Free Campus
UCM in January 2014 implemented a new policy that prohibits use of tobacco on campus. To help measure progress, the Tobacco Policy ...
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Survey Helps Gauge Progress Toward Tobacco-Free Campus
UCM in January 2014 implemented a new policy that prohibits use of tobacco on campus. To help measure progress, the Tobacco Policy ...
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Survey Helps Gauge Progress Toward Tobacco-Free Campus
UCM in January 2014 implemented a new policy that prohibits use of tobacco on campus. To help measure progress, the Tobacco Policy ...
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Meet With a Certified Health/Wellness Coach
There are a limited number of Face-To-Face Coaching Sessions available May 14th and 15th from 8 am to 4 pm. This is your opportunity to meet ...
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Meet With a Certified Health/Wellness Coach
There are a limited number of Face-To-Face Coaching Sessions available May 14th and 15th from 8 am to 4 pm. This is your opportunity to meet ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Did you know you can use your FSA Dependent Care for Day Camp expenses?
Although summer is a few months away, now is a good time to review guidelines ...
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TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th.
TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him you will need to call ...
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TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th.
TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him you will need to call ...
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TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th.
TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him you will need to call ...
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All Benefit Eligible employees- Educational Development forms are due for Summer!
Educational Development forms have to be submitted for SUMMER by Friday, April 18, 2014. Forms are available at the below link: Please send ...
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All Benefit Eligible employees- Educational Development forms are due for Summer!
Educational Development forms have to be submitted for SUMMER by Friday, April 18, 2014. Forms are available at the below link: Please send ...
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All Benefit Eligible employees- Educational Development forms are due for Summer!
Educational Development forms have to be submitted for SUMMER by Friday, April 18, 2014. Forms are available at the below link: Please send ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, April 17th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., April 17th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, April 17th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., April 17th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, April 17th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., April 17th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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AFLAC-rep Larry Mertens will be on campus Thursday, April 24th.
AFLAC rep Larry Mertens will be on campus Thurs., April 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please call ext. 4255 or email Kenda for an ...
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AFLAC-rep Larry Mertens will be on campus Thursday, April 24th.
AFLAC rep Larry Mertens will be on campus Thurs., April 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please call ext. 4255 or email Kenda for an ...
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Time Sheets Due Today
Employee time sheets for the period April 1-15, 2014 are due today by 11:59pm. Time sheets will be locked after that time for employee ...
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David Yount from MetLife will be on campus Tuesday, April 22nd.
MetLife rep David Yount will be on our campus Tues., April 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For an appointment please call ext. 4255 or ...
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KMOS-TV

Ken Burns' THE ADDRESS, tonight on KMOS-TV
Ken Burns' latest documentary film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students ...
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Author Joe Hutto goes Mule Deer - tonight on KMOS-TV
Joe Hutto's nature research is anything but conventional. The author of "My Life as a Turkey," has spent nearly seven years incorporating ...
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Danish Crime Drama tonight on KMOS-TV channel 6.3
The Danish crime series "Unit One" (original title "Rejseholdet") revolves around an elite mobile police task force that travels around ...
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Antiques Roadshow - The final episode from Kansas City
Area residents tote their wares to the Antiques Roadshow set for the third in a series of shows from Kansas City. Between appraisals, the ...
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Peter Pan from the Milwaukee Ballet on KMOS-TV
Michael Pink's adaptation of J.M. Barrie's most famous work is performed by the Milwaukee Ballet. This stage production brings all the ...
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This week on SPORTSPAGE
On the April 17th edition of SPORTSPAGE, we sit down with Tommy Myers as Mules baseball prepares for their final home series of the regular ...
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This week on SPORTSPAGE
On the April 17th edition of SPORTSPAGE, we sit down with Tommy Myers as Mules baseball prepares for their final home series of the regular ...
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On Show-Me Ag this month...
Once relegated to status of pets or hobbies, some producers of sheep and goats are becoming commercial producers with decent returns and ...
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On Show-Me Ag this month...
Once relegated to status of pets or hobbies, some producers of sheep and goats are becoming commercial producers with decent returns and ...
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Office of Technology

Blackboard Courses Loaded
The Summer, '14 and Fall, '14 semester sections have now been loaded in Blackboard with the exception of Fall, '14 semester on-line courses ...
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Blackboard Courses Loaded
The Summer, '14 and Fall, '14 semester sections have now been loaded in Blackboard with the exception of Fall, '14 semester on-line courses ...
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Student Activities

Earth Service Day
Register online today to volunteer for our upcoming Earth Service Day on Thursday, April 24th. Individuals will assist with various city ...
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Earth Service Day
Register online today to volunteer for our upcoming Earth Service Day on Thursday, April 24th. Individuals will assist with various city ...
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University Store

Boots Body Butter special

This month you'll receive a free Body Butter when you purchase a Boots item.

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For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: BootsAprUCMDaily.jpg
Contact University Store at ucmbookstore@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4370

Boots Body Butter special

This month you'll receive a free Body Butter when you purchase a Boots item.

[see attached for guidelines]

For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: BootsAprUCMDaily.jpg
Contact University Store at ucmbookstore@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4370


You Are Invited

Orientation Briefing
An overview and update on changes to orientation will be held during our orientation briefing on Tuesday, April 22 from 3-4 pm in Union ...
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