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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, January 26


Academics

Upcoming Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the upcoming Majors Panels. Four faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Thursdays and ...
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Upcoming Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the upcoming Majors Panels. Four faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Thursdays and ...
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Upcoming Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the upcoming Majors Panels. Four faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Thursdays and ...
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Blackboard for Students Workshop
Are your students struggling with Blackboard? ...
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Blackboard for Students Workshop
Are your students struggling with Blackboard? ...
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Blackboard for Students Workshop
Are your students struggling with Blackboard? ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories to provide faculty and staff opportunities to learn about the proposed ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories to provide faculty and staff opportunities to learn about the proposed ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories to provide faculty and staff opportunities to learn about the proposed ...
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Willard North Research Funding Available
The University Research Council is now accepting applications for the Willard North Award. ...
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Willard North Research Funding Available
The University Research Council is now accepting applications for the Willard North Award. ...
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Willard North Research Funding Available
The University Research Council is now accepting applications for the Willard North Award. ...
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Awards & Honors

Global Vision Scholarship
Thanks to the wonderful generosity of an anonymous alum, the University of Central Missouri Foundation developed the Global Vision ...
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Nominate an Academic Advisor for the new Outstanding Academic Advisor Award!
Help us honor one of our faculty or professional advisors. The nomination is easy--just the advisor's name and a short paragraph why you ...
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Nominate Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award by February 1
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Nominate Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award by February 1
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Outstanding Advisor Award - Nominations due January 30th
Please take a moment and nominate one of our professional and/or faculty advisors for the first ever Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. ...
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Talking Mules in Action
Talking Mules Successfully Start the Season ...
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Talking Mules in Action
Talking Mules Successfully Start the Season ...
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Talking Mules in Action
Talking Mules Successfully Start the Season ...
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Freeman announced as Outstanding Educator by National Forensic Organziation
Nikki Freeman, instructor in the Department of Communication and Associate Director of Forensics, was honored this weekend as the 2014-2015 ...
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Freeman announced as Outstanding Educator by National Forensic Organziation
Nikki Freeman, instructor in the Department of Communication and Associate Director of Forensics, was honored this weekend as the 2014-2015 ...
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Freeman announced as Outstanding Educator by National Forensic Organziation
Nikki Freeman, instructor in the Department of Communication and Associate Director of Forensics, was honored this weekend as the 2014-2015 ...
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Department of Theatre and Dance Earns Regional Kennedy Center Honors
The UCM Department of Theatre and Dance received several honors at the Kennedy Center American College Region V Theatre Festival in ...
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Department of Theatre and Dance Earns Regional Kennedy Center Honors
The UCM Department of Theatre and Dance received several honors at the Kennedy Center American College Region V Theatre Festival in ...
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Events

Traditions Half-Priced Appetizers!
Every Monday and Thursday, Traditions at Pertle Springs offers your favorite appetizers at half-price! Bring friends and family, order a few ...
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Traditions Half-Priced Appetizers!
Every Monday and Thursday, Traditions at Pertle Springs offers your favorite appetizers at half-price! Bring friends and family, order a few ...
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Traditions' Taco Tuesday!
There are plenty of Taco Tuesday specials in town, but nobody does it like Traditions! Come build your own taco for just $1 each. Pile on ...
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Study Abroad Info Fair Jan. 28
Calling all students who are interested in Study Abroad! The Spring Study Abroad Information Fair will be held on January 28th from 11-3 in ...
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Spring Career Expo 2015
The Spring Career Expo 2015 is scheduled for Wednesday, February 18th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we ...
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Tunnel of Oppression
Tunnel of Oppression is occurring February 25 and 26 from 9a-5p on both days as part of Unity Week 2015. The Office of Student Activities ...
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Tunnel of Oppression
Tunnel of Oppression is occurring February 25 and 26 from 9a-5p on both days as part of Unity Week 2015. The Office of Student Activities ...
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Tunnel of Oppression
Tunnel of Oppression is occurring February 25 and 26 from 9a-5p on both days as part of Unity Week 2015. The Office of Student Activities ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Federal and State Government Panel
Ever considered a career in government? ...
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Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise presents The Entrepreneurs Speaker Series 2015
There will be 4 workshops focused on the 4 stages of Entrepreneurial development. ...
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Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise presents The Entrepreneurs Speaker Series 2015
There will be 4 workshops focused on the 4 stages of Entrepreneurial development. ...
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Volunteers Needed for the 47th Annual Children's Literature Festival
It's that time of year again! ...
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Quiz Bowl
JCKL is sponsoring Quiz Bowl 2015 on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 2-6 p.m. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate if ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Annual Teach-in on Sustainable Solutions Planned for Feb. 5
The Office of Sustainability at UCM has planned a full day of speakers on a variety of subjects, including technology, fracking, solar ...
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Annual Teach-in on Sustainable Solutions Planned for Feb. 5
The Office of Sustainability at UCM has planned a full day of speakers on a variety of subjects, including technology, fracking, solar ...
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA)
Free Basic Income Tax Preparation!

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Deadline for WAFB Tour Sign-up is Feb. 12
Faculty and staff members who wish to register for the Whiteman Air Force Base Tour Thursday, Feb. 26 must register by no later than ...
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Faculty

2015 Undergraduate Catalog - updates to pages 1-60
If your office has information in the first 60 pages of the 2014 Undergraduate Catalog, please review your content and send any updates for ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Coming Up: Supervising Student Workers and Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow

Supervising Student Workers: Jan 27 at 9:00

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow: Feb 3 at 9:00

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/calendar
Contact Michelle Taylor at mtaylor@ucmo.edu

Coming Up: Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow and Would I Work For Me?

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow on Feb 3 at 9:00.

Would I Work For Me? on Feb 10th at 9:00.

Check the UCM calendar for more details.

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/calendar
Contact Michelle Taylor at mtaylor@ucmo.edu

Safe Zone Faculty/Staff/GA Training - Thursday, Feb. 12th from 1-3 pm
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office LGBTQ GA. This program offers information and ...
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Safe Zone Faculty/Staff/GA Training - Thursday, Feb. 12th from 1-3 pm
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office LGBTQ GA. This program offers information and ...
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Safe Zone Faculty/Staff/GA Training - Thursday, Feb. 12th from 1-3 pm
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office LGBTQ GA. This program offers information and ...
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Instructional Technology Council (ITC) Professional Development Webinars
Tuesday, 01/27/2015
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TEID and Adobe Acrobat Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 2-6, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Softchalk/Blackboard/Ask Debbie Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 2-6, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Universal Design Down and Dirty
Presenter: Alana McFall, Department of Special Education, Towson University ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Vanderbout Elected CASE VI Officer
Jenne Vanderbout, assistant vice president of alumni and development, has been elected to the Council for Advancement and Support of ...
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General

Week of Welcome and Orientation Leader Application Available
Are you interested in having the opportunity to welcome first-year students to campus? Would you be interested in gaining leadership skills ...
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Save the Date...
Mark your calendars for the UCM Breakers 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner / Silent Auction! Thurs., Feb. 5, 2015. ...
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McClure Archives and University Museum New Exhibit
The McClure Archives and University Museum has a new exibit in our gallery titled The History of the Warrensburg State Normal School No. 2, ...
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McClure Archives and University Museum New Exhibit
The McClure Archives and University Museum has a new exibit in our gallery titled The History of the Warrensburg State Normal School No. 2, ...
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Health & Wellness

Gentle Yoga Class: M/R, 5:15-6:15
Gentle Yoga will meet on Mon/Thur, 5:15-6:15 in the Student Wellness Center. Taught by Barb Rhodes, certified yoga instructor, this is a ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Murdock Banner Representative
Chad Appleton of Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, January 29 from 2:00 - 3:00 in the Office of Human Resources. If you would ...
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Murdock Banner Representative
Chad Appleton of Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, January 29 from 2:00 - 3:00 in the Office of Human Resources. If you would ...
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Murdock Banner Representative
Chad Appleton of Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, January 29 from 2:00 - 3:00 in the Office of Human Resources. If you would ...
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KMOS-TV

"A Path Appears" for Women Worldwide
Join Nicholas Kristoff, Malin Ackerman, Mia Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard to uncover ...
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Edison: American Experience
The holder of 1,093 patents, Thomas Alva Edison's name was nearly synonymous with invention. Driven, intensely competitive and never more at ...
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Sinkholes: Buried Alive
In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole in the ground opened up and swallowed half a house, killing 36 year-old Jeffrey Bush as he ...
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Hugh Bonneville and Christopher Plummer explore Shakespeare's works
This series combines history, biography, iconic performance, analysis and the personal passion of its hosts - Hugh Bonneville, Christopher ...
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Music from Austin City Limits
Great American singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis return to the ACL stage. Adams features songs from his self-titled album. ...
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Meetings

Faculty Senate Meeting January 28, 2015

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 238 on Wednesday January 28, 2015. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808

Faculty Senate Meeting January 28, 2015

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 238 on Wednesday January 28, 2015. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808

Faculty Senate Meeting January 28, 2015

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 238 on Wednesday January 28, 2015. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808


News

UCM Alumnus Lucas Boyce Reminds MLK Dinner Audience That "The Dream Still Matters"
UCM alumnus Lucas Boyce returned to his alma mater Jan. 20 as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom ...
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UCM's "You Can Play" Inclusivity Message Shared on National Website
A video produced at the University of Central Missouri with a positive message about inclusivity is reaching a national audience online. The ...
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UCM's "You Can Play" Inclusivity Message Shared on National Website
A video produced at the University of Central Missouri with a positive message about inclusivity is reaching a national audience online. The ...
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UCM's "You Can Play" Inclusivity Message Shared on National Website
A video produced at the University of Central Missouri with a positive message about inclusivity is reaching a national audience online. The ...
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Partnership Signifies Future-Focused Commitment to Reshaping Education
University of Central Missouri and Lee's Summit R-7 School District leaders came together Jan. 28 to announce a future-focused agreement ...
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MIC Getting Attention in KC
The Missouri Innovation Campus continues to gain attention in the Kansas City metropolitan area and across the state as media outlets ...
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Newsletters

LGBTQ Lending Resources Available
The Coordinator for LGBTQ Communication and Outreach and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support (MAPS) are glad to announce ...
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LGBTQ Lending Resources Available
The Coordinator for LGBTQ Communication and Outreach and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support (MAPS) are glad to announce ...
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LGBTQ Lending Resources Available
The Coordinator for LGBTQ Communication and Outreach and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support (MAPS) are glad to announce ...
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Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the most recent 2014-2015 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", ...
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Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the most recent 2014-2015 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", ...
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Office of Technology

Touchnet Payment Gateway Unavailable Early Friday Morning January 30
From 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday, January 30, the Touchnet Payment Gateway will be unavailable while a system upgrade is implemented. This ...
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Touchnet Payment Gateway Unavailable Early Friday Morning January 30
From 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday, January 30, the Touchnet Payment Gateway will be unavailable while a system upgrade is implemented. This ...
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Touchnet Payment Gateway Unavailable Early Friday Morning January 30
From 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday, January 30, the Touchnet Payment Gateway will be unavailable while a system upgrade is implemented. This ...
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Professional Staff

Nominations for the JP Mees Award are Due by February 1st
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Nominations for the JP Mees Award are Due by February 1st
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Public Safety

Free RAD Basic Self Defense for Women Course
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course. The dates and ...
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Strategic Communications

Housing Video Promotes Life at UCM
Already generating a large number of likes and shares on social media, UCM's newest video features a look at life on campus. From Mule Haul ...
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Strategic Resource Allocation Model (SRAM)

SRA Teams Continue Work, Comments Welcome
Three university teams charged with different deliverables and milestones related to development of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model ...
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SRA Teams Continue Work, Comments Welcome
Three university teams charged with different deliverables and milestones related to development of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model ...
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SRA Teams Continue Work, Comments Welcome
Three university teams charged with different deliverables and milestones related to development of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model ...
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News From Team 2

Please open the attached to view an update from SRAM Team 2. The document shares the charge and guiding principles adopted by Team 2.

For more information:
Download: SRAM Team 2 Guiding Principles for Distribution.docx
Contact Cheryl Riley at criley@ucmo.edu


Student Activities

Now Playing "Big Hero 6" in Union Cinema
Catch the hit Disney animated movie "Big Hero 6" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 4pm, 6:30pm, and ...
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Now Playing "Big Hero 6" in Union Cinema
Catch the hit Disney animated movie "Big Hero 6" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 4pm, 6:30pm, and ...
[more info]

Now Playing "Big Hero 6" in Union Cinema
Catch the hit Disney animated movie "Big Hero 6" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 4pm, 6:30pm, and ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - February 7, 2015
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - February 7, 2015
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - February 7, 2015
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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Leadership To Go Presenters Needed
Student Activities is looking for faculty and staff that are willing to present to Student Organizations periodically through the academic ...
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University Store

Warm Up to Apple
Spring back to class with a free University Store gift card. Receive a free $50 gift card with your purchase of an in-stock Apple computer* ...
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You Are Invited

Retirement Reception Honoring Michelle Knight
You are cordially invited to celebrate with us ...
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