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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, April 6


Academics

Cap and Gown Distribution for Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate graduation candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up caps and gowns ...
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All juniors and seniors (60 hours+) now have access to Summer/Fall enrollment!
All students with 60 or more earned hours (on the transcript/SHATERM) are now eligible for Summer/Fall enrollment. Please encourage your ...
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All sophomores, juniors, and seniors (30 hours+) now have access to Summer/Fall enrollment!
All students with 30 or more earned hours (on the transcript/SHATERM) are now eligible for Summer/Fall enrollment. Please encourage your ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Our next TLI Friday session will be Friday, April 10, 2:00, Lov 3140. Instructors from the College of Education's Special Education ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Our next TLI Friday session will be Friday, April 10, 2:00, Lov 3140. Instructors from the College of Education's Special Education ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Our next TLI Friday session will be Friday, April 10, 2:00, Lov 3140. Instructors from the College of Education's Special Education ...
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Graduate Student Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduation candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up caps and gowns beginning Monday, ...
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Faculty Request for Study Abroad Presentation
Are you interested in having a member of the Study Abroad office come speak to your class or department about their international academic ...
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Faculty Request for Study Abroad Presentation
Are you interested in having a member of the Study Abroad office come speak to your class or department about their international academic ...
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Faculty Request for Study Abroad Presentation
Are you interested in having a member of the Study Abroad office come speak to your class or department about their international academic ...
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UCM Recognized for Online RN to BSN Program
The University of Central Missouri has a long history of providing skilled graduates who are ready to fill Registered Nurse (RN) positions ...
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Awards & Honors

Murphy Receives UCM's J. P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award
Jeff Murphy, assistant director of University Relations for media relations, was named the 2015 recipient of the J. P. Mees Outstanding ...
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Murphy Receives UCM's J. P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award
Jeff Murphy, assistant director of University Relations for media relations, was named the 2015 recipient of the J. P. Mees Outstanding ...
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Murphy Receives UCM's J. P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award
Jeff Murphy, assistant director of University Relations for media relations, was named the 2015 recipient of the J. P. Mees Outstanding ...
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Student Leadership Award Nominations Needed
Please take the time to read and submit students/staff that you feel exemplify the characteristics deemed for the attached awards. ...
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Student Leadership Award Nominations Needed
Please take the time to read and submit students/staff that you feel exemplify the characteristics deemed for the attached awards. ...
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Student Leadership Award Nominations Needed
Please take the time to read and submit students/staff that you feel exemplify the characteristics deemed for the attached awards. ...
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Events

National Student Employment Week Kickoff Celebration and Reception
Career Development Services invites the campus community to participate in National Student Employment Week (April 13-17) to recognize the ...
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Learning to a Greater Degree Nominee Reception
4/14/2015

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Earth Day 365 Day of Service 2015
Have a few free hours and want to help out your community but don't know how? ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Join us for Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity on Tuesday, April 7 at noon in the Cafe Union Rouge! We will be discussing Disability Awareness and ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Join us for Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity on Tuesday, April 7 at noon in the Cafe Union Rouge! We will be discussing Disability Awareness and ...
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UCM President's Gala - "Transformations"
Please join us on Tuesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. as the University's premier music ensembles perform on stage in UCM's Hendricks Hall. ...
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Oxfam Hunger Banquet
Students of the COMM 4320: Social Influence course are inviting you to attend the 2015 Oxfam America Hunger Banquet April 8th, 6:00-7:30 ...
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Oxfam Hunger Banquet
Students of the COMM 4320: Social Influence course are inviting you to attend the 2015 Oxfam America Hunger Banquet April 8th, 6:00-7:30 ...
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33rd Annual UCM Photography Competition
Image Collection April 7-10, 11am-4pm, Grinstead Room 106. Pick up information package in rm 106 or via email ucmohoto@gmail.com. Open to ...
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33rd Annual UCM Photography Competition
Image Collection April 7-10, 11am-4pm, Grinstead Room 106. Pick up information package in rm 106 or via email ucmohoto@gmail.com. Open to ...
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33rd Annual UCM Photography Competition
Image Collection April 7-10, 11am-4pm, Grinstead Room 106. Pick up information package in rm 106 or via email ucmohoto@gmail.com. Open to ...
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Kansas City Zoo Trip
Are you an animal lover? If so, we have the perfect trip for you! On Sunday, April 26th we will be taking a trip to the Kansas City Zoo. The ...
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Kansas City Zoo Trip
Are you an animal lover? If so, we have the perfect trip for you! On Sunday, April 26th we will be taking a trip to the Kansas City Zoo. The ...
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Kansas City Zoo Trip
Are you an animal lover? If so, we have the perfect trip for you! On Sunday, April 26th we will be taking a trip to the Kansas City Zoo. The ...
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Volunteer Appreciation Reception
Do you volunteer? If the answer is yes, then you are cordially invited to our Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, April 15th from ...
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Volunteer Appreciation Reception
Do you volunteer? If the answer is yes, then you are cordially invited to our Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, April 15th from ...
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The Reality of Sexual Assault Symposium
Make plans to attend the Reality of Sexual Assault: Investigating, Preventing, and Understanding Symposium. Hosted by the Department of ...
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The Reality of Sexual Assault Symposium
Make plans to attend the Reality of Sexual Assault: Investigating, Preventing, and Understanding Symposium. Hosted by the Department of ...
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Today! The Reality of Sexual Assault Symposium
Beginning at 9am today, the Reality of Sexual Assault: Investigating, Preventing,and Understanding Symposium will provide insights of cases ...
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2015 Politics and Social Justice Week Continues this Week
This week is your last chance to see a variety of speakers for Politics and Social Justice Week 2015. We will begin Monday, April 5th with ...
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Heartland Men's Chorus Performance
The Heartland Men's Chorus will be performing the show Modern Families on April 23rd at 7:30 pm in Hendricks Hall. Modern Families is billed ...
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Heartland Men's Chorus Performance
The Heartland Men's Chorus will be performing the show Modern Families on April 23rd at 7:30 pm in Hendricks Hall. Modern Families is billed ...
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Heartland Men's Chorus Performance
The Heartland Men's Chorus will be performing the show Modern Families on April 23rd at 7:30 pm in Hendricks Hall. Modern Families is billed ...
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Lifelong Learning Plans Community Program on Sexual Assault Response
Lifelong Learning at UCM presents "Responding to Sexual Assault in Our Community" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Warrensburg Community ...
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Lifelong Learning Plans Community Program on Sexual Assault Response
Lifelong Learning at UCM presents "Responding to Sexual Assault in Our Community" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Warrensburg Community ...
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Lifelong Learning Plans Community Program on Sexual Assault Response
Lifelong Learning at UCM presents "Responding to Sexual Assault in Our Community" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Warrensburg Community ...
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Repurpose for a Purpose - Garage Sale
Sodexo Servathon 2015 ...
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Repurpose for a Purpose - Garage Sale
Sodexo Servathon 2015 ...
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Repurpose for a Purpose - Garage Sale
Sodexo Servathon 2015 ...
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Great War Series: African Americans & World War I
AFRICAN AMERICANS & WORLD WAR I ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Fair
In honor of sexual assault awareness month, join us in the Union Atrium on April 28th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the sexual assault ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Fair
In honor of sexual assault awareness month, join us in the Union Atrium on April 28th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the sexual assault ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Fair
In honor of sexual assault awareness month, join us in the Union Atrium on April 28th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the sexual assault ...
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How Does Religion Relate to War?
Join us for a discussion with two Catholic nuns who broke into a missile silo and engaged in other protests before you watch the film about ...
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How Does Religion Relate to War?
Join us for a discussion with two Catholic nuns who broke into a missile silo and engaged in other protests before you watch the film about ...
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Heartland Men's Chorus Performance
The Heartland Men's Chorus will be performing the show Modern Families on April 23rd at 7:30 pm in Hendricks Hall. Modern Families is billed ...
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Thelema Trio In Concert!
The Performing Arts Series and UCM Music Technology present The Thelema Trio in a FREE concert Monday, April 13, 7:30pm in Hart Recital ...
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Faculty

IRB application deadline
If you are planning to do summer research, the IRB application deadline is May 1. There will be no online reviews this summer. All ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Safe Zone training - Faculty/Staff/GAs
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office LGBTQ GA. ...
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April 9th--Setting the Stage for High Performing Teams
This is the third in a series of ten webinars brought to us by New Directions our EAP provider. ...
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April 9th--Setting the Stage for High Performing Teams
This is the third in a series of ten webinars brought to us by New Directions our EAP provider. ...
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NEW SESSION - Blackboard Mobile Tests
Learn how to create mobile-compatible tests in Blackboard. In this short 30 minute session, you will learn the question types, the ...
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TEID/SoftChalk/Blackboard Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of April 13-17, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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General

Facilities Employee Recognition Program
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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Spring Blood Drive!
The Community Blood Center will be here on Tues., April 7 and Wed., April 8 from 10-6 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms, 236 & 238. ...
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Spring Blood Drive!
The Community Blood Center will be here on Tues., April 7 and Wed., April 8 from 10-6 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms, 236 & 238. ...
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Spring Blood Drive!
The Community Blood Center will be here on Tues., April 7 and Wed., April 8 from 10-6 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms, 236 & 238. ...
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Spring Blood Drive!
The Community Blood Center will be here on Tues., April 7 and Wed., April 8 from 10-6 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms, 236 & 238. ...
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Spring Blood Drive!
The Community Blood Center will be here on Tues., April 7 and Wed., April 8 from 10-6 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms, 236 & 238. ...
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"Be the Match"
Join the Be the Match registry. Be sure and sign up to help donate bone marrow. Be the Match will be here on Tues., April 7 & Wed., April ...
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Toner Scam
The Procurement Office has been notified that the toner scam artists are still continuing to contact campus departments. If any department ...
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Huffman Elected Chair of National Organization for Presidential Assistants
Monica Huffman, executive assistant to the president at the University of Central Missouri, was recently named chair of the National ...
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URGENT: Toner Scam Continues - Corporate Services
Several departments have reported to the Procurement Office that they have been contacted by Scott Thomas from a company called Corporate ...
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URGENT! Toner Scam Continues - Corporate Services
Several departments have reported to the Procurement Office that they have been contacted by Scott Thomas from a company called Corporate ...
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URGENT! Toner Scam Continues - Corporate Services
Several departments have reported to the Procurement Office that they have been contacted by Scott Thomas from a company called Corporate ...
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BOOKS ARE BRIDGES SPRING BOOK DRIVE TO BENEFIT LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
APRIL 22ND ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Murdock Banner Financial Groups is hosting an informational meeting about Social Security options with Retirement.
Informational meeting at Traditions by Murdock Banner will be held on Thursday, April 9th. Seating is limited, please RSVP to email ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Groups is hosting an informational meeting about Social Security options with Retirement.
Informational meeting at Traditions by Murdock Banner will be held on Thursday, April 9th. Seating is limited, please RSVP to email ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees-Educational Development submissions for Summer are due now.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for Summer can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees-Educational Development submissions for Summer are due now.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for Summer can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be here on Thursday, April 9th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thurs., April 9th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be here on Thursday, April 9th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thurs., April 9th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be here on Thursday, April 9th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thurs., April 9th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER are due now.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER are due now.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER are due now.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SUMMER can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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KMOS-TV

This week on University Magazine
Coming back from a long winter's break, UMag catches you up on all the great things happening at the University of Central Missouri, ...
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Little Hope Was Arson
This is a gripping portrait of a community terrorized from the inside out. In 2010, 10 churches were burned down in one month, igniting the ...
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The Trouble with Chicken
Tonight at 9:00, Frontline investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our meat - particularly poultry - and why the food-safety ...
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Animal Houses: The Nest
Bird nests come in all shapes and sizes, crafted from a diversity of materials, including fur, grasses, leaves, mosses, sticks and twigs, ...
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Ed Sheeran and Valerie June on Austin City Limits
Sheeran lights up hits "Sing!" and "A-Team," while June burns through material from her acclaimed LP Pushin' Against a Stone. Tonight at ...
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Concert celebrating International Jazz Day
Tonight at 9:00 on KMOS, many of the world's greatest musicians from jazz and other genres assemble at the United Nations to celebrate the ...
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News

Board Approves Revised Faculty Categories Concepts
After a process that included input from a broad representation of members of the University of Central Missouri academic community, the ...
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UCM Launches Blackboard Mobile Learn App
UCM announces the availability of Blackboard Mobile Learn, a mobile application that brings two-way teaching and learning to iOS and Android ...
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UCM Launches Blackboard Mobile Learn App
UCM announces the availability of Blackboard Mobile Learn, a mobile application that brings two-way teaching and learning to iOS and Android ...
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UCM Launches Blackboard Mobile Learn App
UCM announces the availability of Blackboard Mobile Learn, a mobile application that brings two-way teaching and learning to iOS and Android ...
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Lee's Summit Voters Approve Bond Issue to Build New MIC
The Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) will operate in a new state-of-the-art facility in Lee's Summit by 2017 as the result of a $40 million ...
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Lee's Summit Voters Approve Bond Issue to Build New MIC
The Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) will operate in a new state-of-the-art facility in Lee's Summit by 2017 as the result of a $40 million ...
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Newsletters

Department of Theatre and Dance - Stage Door Newsletter

The spring 2015 Stage Door Newsletter is now available. See what's going on in the department!

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/theatre/newsletter/documents/Spring2015NewsletterPortrait.pdf
Contact Colette Tilden at tilden@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4020

Department of Theatre and Dance - Stage Door Newsletter

The spring 2015 Stage Door Newsletter is now available. See what's going on in the department!

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/theatre/newsletter/documents/Spring2015NewsletterPortrait.pdf
Contact Colette Tilden at tilden@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4020


Strategic Communications

UCM Undergoing Responsive Website Redesign

More than 25 percent of UCM website visits now come from a mobile or tablet device. Up until now, UCM's website has not been optimized ...
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Website Changes Suspended for Move to Responsive Design
Throughout the next month, pages will be migrated to the test site for UCM's new responsive website. Because the pages will be copied over ...
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Website Changes Suspended for Move to Responsive Design
Throughout the next month, pages will be migrated to the test site for UCM's new responsive website. Because the pages will be copied over ...
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Student Activities

Information meeting for CTSS Study Program in Spain for Spring 2016: April 7, 3:30, HUM 313
All majors are invited to attend the information meeting to learn more about the CTSS study program for Spain in Spring 2016. ...
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Information meeting for CTSS Study Program in Spain for Spring 2016: April 7, 3:30, HUM 313
All majors are invited to attend the information meeting to learn more about the CTSS study program for Spain in Spring 2016. ...
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Call for Student Performers
The Showcase of Student Talent is a monthly performance series sponsored by the Elliott Student Union. This series gives students an ...
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Green Luncheon 2015

To register and for more information about the Green Luncheon, please see the flyer.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/sustain/
Download: GreenLuncheon2015.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Green Luncheon 2015

To register and for more information about the Green Luncheon, please see the flyer.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/sustain/
Download: GreenLuncheon2015.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day
Please join us today in the union for the annual Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day. There will be three sessions (I: ...
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Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey

Please take the Pursuit of Happiness Survey. For more information, see the attached release.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey

Please take the Pursuit of Happiness Survey. For more information, see the attached release.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey

Please take the Pursuit of Happiness Survey. For more information, see the attached release.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: Pursuit of Happiness Day Survey.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - April 11
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a "The Wheels on the Bus" theme. ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - April 11
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a "The Wheels on the Bus" theme. ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - April 11
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a "The Wheels on the Bus" theme. ...
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University Store

Rental Regalia for Spring 2015 Commencement
Faculty who require rental regalia for this spring's commencement ceremonies should complete and return the attached regalia rental form to ...
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Rental Regalia for Spring 2015 Commencement
Faculty who require rental regalia for this spring's commencement ceremonies should complete and return the attached regalia rental form to ...
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You Are Invited

Orientation Briefing
An overview and update on changes to orientation will be held during our orientation briefing on Tuesday, April 21 from 3:30-4:30 pm in ...
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UCM's Got Talent
Join Spotlight for UCM's Got Talent from 3-5 pm on Thursday, April 9, in the Chapel Quad! Enjoy an afternoon of food, performances, and art, ...
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UCM's Got Talent
Join Spotlight for UCM's Got Talent from 3-5 pm on Thursday, April 9, in the Chapel Quad! Enjoy an afternoon of food, performances, and art, ...
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UCM's Got Talent
Join Spotlight for UCM's Got Talent from 3-5 pm on Thursday, April 9, in the Chapel Quad! Enjoy an afternoon of food, performances, and art, ...
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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Candidate Paul Orscheln
Our first candidate for the position of Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Paul Orscheln, will be on campus Monday, April 13. The ...
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