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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, November 3


Academics

All juniors and seniors (60 hours+) now have access for Spring enrollment!
All students with 60 or more earned hours (on the transcript) are now eligible for spring semester enrollment. Please encourage your ...
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All sophomores, juniors, and seniors (30 hours+) now have access for Spring enrollment!
All students with 30 or more earned hours (on the transcript) are now eligible for spring semester enrollment. Please encourage your ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Second-Half Semester Class is Monday, November 17th
The last day for students to drop a second-half semester course is Monday, November 17th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may ...
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Cap and Gown Distribution
Undergraduate graduation candidates who intend to participate in the December 13th commencement ceremony may pick up caps and gowns ...
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Great War Lecture Nov. 6
Dr. Abbie Grubb of San Jacinto College will present a lecture "The Preservation and Commemoration of WW1 Sites on the Centennial of the ...
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Great War Lecture Nov. 6
Dr. Abbie Grubb of San Jacinto College will present a lecture "The Preservation and Commemoration of WW1 Sites on the Centennial of the ...
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Great War Lecture Nov. 6
Dr. Abbie Grubb of San Jacinto College will present a lecture "The Preservation and Commemoration of WW1 Sites on the Centennial of the ...
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Elementary and Early Childhood Education Students Help Children Stay Warm
Every semester Early Childhood Education faculty member Ms. Cheri Reardon and her teacher candidates in ECEL 4830 Early Childhood Curriculum ...
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Elementary and Early Childhood Education Students Help Children Stay Warm
Every semester Early Childhood Education faculty member Ms. Cheri Reardon and her teacher candidates in ECEL 4830 Early Childhood Curriculum ...
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Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the Majors Panels. Three remaining faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Tuesdays and ...
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Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the Majors Panels. Three remaining faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Tuesdays and ...
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Majors Panel
Please encourage your students to attend the Majors Panels. Three remaining faculty panels are scheduled for consecutive Tuesdays and ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Transformational Learning Initiative (TLI) sessions will be on Friday, November 7 at 9:00 or 12:00 in Lov 3140. The sessions will be an ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Transformational Learning Initiative (TLI) sessions will be on Friday, November 7 at 9:00 or 12:00 in Lov 3140. The sessions will be an ...
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Safety Sciences Mock Accident Scenario
Thursday, November 6, 2014, the Safety Sciences faculty and students once again present their Mock Accident scenarios. The event occurs from ...
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Awards & Honors

American Psychological Association
Duane A. Lundervold, Professor, Department of Psychological Science, has been named Editor of Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, the ...
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Events

Choose Red Auditions, Open-Call
Do you know a current UCM student who would be a great candidate for our Choose Red campaign (billboards/advertisements/brochures/videos)? ...
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Choose Red Auditions, Open-Call
Do you know a current UCM student who would be a great candidate for our Choose Red campaign (billboards/advertisements/brochures/videos)? ...
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Choose Red Auditions, Open-Call
Do you know a current UCM student who would be a great candidate for our Choose Red campaign (billboards/advertisements/brochures/videos)? ...
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Community Event: Rachel's Challenge
What are the little things we can do every day to make our world a better place? This is Rachel's Challenge. Although Rachel Joy Scott's ...
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Community Event: Rachel's Challenge
What are the little things we can do every day to make our world a better place? This is Rachel's Challenge. Although Rachel Joy Scott's ...
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Community Event: Rachel's Challenge
What are the little things we can do every day to make our world a better place? This is Rachel's Challenge. Although Rachel Joy Scott's ...
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The Blaine Whitworth Fund and UCM's Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Present Ruth Terrell, Director of Public Information and Partnerships
Ruth Terrell will be addressing the topic of: Sustaining Success after the Champion Leaves - Maintaining Engaged Support for Nonprofit ...
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LIVE, FROM NEW YORK...IT'S SHAWN PELTON!
With performing and recording credits that read like a Who's Who, from Elton John to Springsteen to Sheryl Crow, Shawn Pelton is one of the ...
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Johnson County Adult Literacy Program SCRABBLE Tournament and Silent Auction
Join us for word fun! Or just stop by and bid on crafts, clothing, consumables, gift certificates and much more. ...
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ISO Annual Food Show - Tickets on Sale Now
Announcing the International Student Organization Annual Food Show. All are invited!!!!! ...
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ISO Annual Food Show - Tickets on Sale Now
Announcing the International Student Organization Annual Food Show. All are invited!!!!! ...
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Military and Veteran Appreciation Breakfast
Sodexo is hosting a free breakfast for all UCM students, faculty and staff who are military service members or veterans on Veterans Day, ...
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Veterans Day Ceremony
Please join the Office of Military and Veteran Services for the 2014 Veterans Day Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on 11/11/14 at 11 am ...
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3rd Annual Military Appreciation Blood Drive
The 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Blood Drive will be held on Veterans Day, 11/11/14, 9 am to 3 pm, in Elliott Student Union 238-240. ...
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Military Appreciation Blood Drive
Join us for the 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Blood Drive that is being held on Tues., Nov. 11 from 9-3 p.m. in the Elliott Union ...
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Military Appreciation Blood Drive
Join us for the 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Blood Drive that is being held on Tues., Nov. 11 from 9-3 p.m. in the Elliott Union ...
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Military Appreciation Blood Drive
Join us for the 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Blood Drive that is being held on Tues., Nov. 11 from 9-3 p.m. in the Elliott Union ...
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Community Coffee
You are invited to join us for Community Coffee on Friday, November 7th, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Center for Print Production (Printing ...
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Community Coffee
You are invited to join us for Community Coffee on Friday, November 7th, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Center for Print Production (Printing ...
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Community Coffee
You are invited to join us for Community Coffee on Friday, November 7th, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Center for Print Production (Printing ...
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Veterans Day Includes Speaker, Breakfast, Blood Drive and More
Events that include a guest speaker, Military Appreciation Blood Drive, and a breakfast for students, faculty and staff members who served ...
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Veterans Day Includes Speaker, Breakfast, Blood Drive and More
Events that include a guest speaker, Military Appreciation Blood Drive, and a breakfast for students, faculty and staff members who served ...
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Veterans Day Includes Speaker, Breakfast, Blood Drive and More
Events that include a guest speaker, Military Appreciation Blood Drive, and a breakfast for students, faculty and staff members who served ...
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UCM alum, Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & Marketing Officer at State Farm to Speak on Campus
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & ...
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UCM alum, Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & Marketing Officer at State Farm to Speak on Campus
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & ...
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Criminal Justice & the Media Panel
Thursday, November 13, join Emmy Award winning and outstanding journalists from the Associated Press, KMBZ Radio, WDAF (Fox) TV-4, the Daily ...
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Criminal Justice & the Media Panel
Thursday, November 13, join Emmy Award winning and outstanding journalists from the Associated Press, KMBZ Radio, WDAF (Fox) TV-4, the Daily ...
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Criminal Justice & the Media Panel
Thursday, November 13, join Emmy Award winning and outstanding journalists from the Associated Press, KMBZ Radio, WDAF (Fox) TV-4, the Daily ...
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Angel Tree 2014
It's beginning to feel more like Christmas with all the cold weather coming in next week that means it's time to think about Angel Tree! ...
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Angel Tree 2014
It's beginning to feel more like Christmas with all the cold weather coming in next week that means it's time to think about Angel Tree! ...
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Fall Graduate Commencement
Regalia is available at the University Store. ...
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Traditions Friday Night Feature!

Join us tonight for the FNF: Appetizer Buffet!

For more information:
Contact Jeff Mason at jmason@ucmo.edu

1st Annual Military & Veteran Appreciation Breakfast
To show our apprectiation UCM Dining by Sodexo would like to offer a Free Breakfast for UCM Faculty, Staff & Student Veterans or Active ...
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Faculty

One month left to secure an Opportunity Grant!
There is only one month left for faculty and staff members to submit a proposal for a UCM Foundation FY16 Opportunity Grant! Applications ...
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One month left to secure an Opportunity Grant!
There is only one month left for faculty and staff members to submit a proposal for a UCM Foundation FY16 Opportunity Grant! Applications ...
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One month left to secure an Opportunity Grant!
There is only one month left for faculty and staff members to submit a proposal for a UCM Foundation FY16 Opportunity Grant! Applications ...
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Important IRB Information
On 25 November 2014, the new RCR basic course will automatically replace the following courses: RCR for Biomedical Sciences, RCR for ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Retirewise by Metlife Nov 4th, 11th and 18th.
This is not a workshop on MOSERS or CURP, but rather a retirement planning workshop. The workshop is sponsored by MetLife and is geared ...
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General Education Cluster Meetings: Competency 1
Academic Programs and the Center for Teaching and Learning will convene a series of meetings on each of the new general education ...
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General Education Cluster Meetings: Competency 1
Academic Programs and the Center for Teaching and Learning will convene a series of meetings on each of the new general education ...
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General Education Cluster Meetings: Competency 1
Academic Programs and the Center for Teaching and Learning will convene a series of meetings on each of the new general education ...
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Safe Zone Training - Staff/Faculty Training on Nov. 10th
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 Training - Staff/Faculty Training on Nov. 10th
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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Blackboard/SoftChalk/TEID/Adobe Connect Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of November 10-14, 2014 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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UCM Faculty and Staff must use copyrighted materials legally.
To learn more about using copyrighted materials compliantly in an academic environment, UCM faculty and staff may schedule individual or ...
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From the President

Launch Meeting Begins Work on Strategic Allocation Model
The University of Central Missouri officially launched the Strategic Resource Allocation (SRA) process with a meeting Thursday, Oct. 30 that ...
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Site Offers SRAM Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, Opportunity for Comments
With the recent launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model (SRAM) development process, members of the UCM community are reminded that ...
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Site Offers SRAM Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, Opportunity for Comments
With the recent launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model (SRAM) development process, members of the UCM community are reminded that ...
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Site Offers SRAM Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, Opportunity for Comments
With the recent launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation Model (SRAM) development process, members of the UCM community are reminded that ...
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General

Trips & Tours / Ice Skating and Shopping
Join us on our Sat., Nov. 15 Trips & Tours event to Crown Center. You will have the opportunity to ice skate, shop, dine or visit the Sea ...
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Trips & Tours / Ice Skating and Shopping
Join us on our Sat., Nov. 15 Trips & Tours event to Crown Center. You will have the opportunity to ice skate, shop, dine or visit the Sea ...
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Make a Basket, Help a Child!
The 12th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Auction is on Nov. 20. ...
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Make a Basket, Help a Child!
The 12th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Auction is on Nov. 20. ...
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Would like to help plan Unity Week 2015?
Unity Week is a week-long celebration of what unites all UCM students, organizations, departments, and people. The committee for Unity week ...
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Would like to help plan Unity Week 2015?
Unity Week is a week-long celebration of what unites all UCM students, organizations, departments, and people. The committee for Unity week ...
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LGBTQ Lending Resources Available
The LGBTQ Graduate Assistant and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support are glad to announce that a number of books and movies ...
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LGBTQ Lending Resources Available
The LGBTQ Graduate Assistant and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support are glad to announce that a number of books and movies ...
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Capturing A Worldly Perspective Photo Contest
Study Abroad and the International Center are currently looking for submissions for their "Capturing a Worldly Perspective" photo contest ...
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Health & Wellness

Body U: Healthy Body Image
Share this great resource with students who want to be more aware of health and wellness in their lives. UCM students can now participate in ...
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Veteran Wellness Event
On Veterans Day, 11/11/14, the Mobile VA Medical Unit will be parked on the campus mall walk outside of the Military and Veterans Success ...
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NO Gentle Yoga on Tuesday

There will be no Gentle Yoga Class on Tuesday so that I might fulfill my obligations as an election judge.

For more information:
Contact Barbara Rhodes at rhodes@ucmo.edu

NO Gentle Yoga on Tuesday

There will be no Gentle Yoga Class on Tuesday so that I might fulfill my obligations as an election judge.

For more information:
Contact Barbara Rhodes at rhodes@ucmo.edu

Face-to Face Coaching sessions available
If you are interested in improving your overall health and eliminating health risks, you will enjoy the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Time sheets for the period October 16-31, 2014 are due today by 11:59 PM. Employees will not be able to access their time sheets after the ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development for Spring deadline Dec. 5th
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for Spring can be submitted anytime, please go to your MYCENTRAL and ...
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KMOS-TV

Struggles for Power in India
KMOS-TV presents a documentary that follows a nimble young electrician provides Robin Hood-style services to the poor in Kanpur, India, a ...
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Election Night Coverage
On a historic night when many pundits are talking about the potential for party control of the Senate to flip, PBS NewsHour will wrap up the ...
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Misunderstood Creatures...
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing ...
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Austin City Limits Tonight
Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. The Australian group's set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album ...
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Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House
President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama welcome Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, Mary J. Blige, Romeo Santos, Common, Daughtry, plus ...
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This weekend on Season to Season Outdoors
After Tony dons some waders, we find him waist-deep in the river at Bennett Spring State Park, fly-fishing for rainbow trout with his Aunt ...
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This weekend on Season to Season Outdoors
After Tony dons some waders, we find him waist-deep in the river at Bennett Spring State Park, fly-fishing for rainbow trout with his Aunt ...
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Tonight on AgriLegacy.
It's important to have clear, open, honest communication between spouses, children and business partners. ...
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Tonight on AgriLegacy.
It's important to have clear, open, honest communication between spouses, children and business partners. ...
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On this week's edition of SPORTSPAGE,
UCM Football has won six straight and Soccer finishes their season undefeated heading into the MIAA Tournament. ...
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On this week's edition of SPORTSPAGE,
UCM Football has won six straight and Soccer finishes their season undefeated heading into the MIAA Tournament. ...
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News

NY Times Best-Selling Author Speaks at UCM Nov. 12
Rebecca Skloot, author of "The New York Times" No. 1 best-selling book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," will introduce the ...
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NY Times Best-Selling Author Speaks at UCM Nov. 12
Rebecca Skloot, author of "The New York Times" No. 1 best-selling book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," will introduce the ...
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NY Times Best-Selling Author Speaks at UCM Nov. 12
Rebecca Skloot, author of "The New York Times" No. 1 best-selling book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," will introduce the ...
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UCM Public Relations Program Earns Prestigious Certification from PRSA
The University of Central Missouri academic public relations program recently earned Certification in Education for Public Relations ...
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UCM Public Relations Program Earns Prestigious Certification from PRSA
The University of Central Missouri academic public relations program recently earned Certification in Education for Public Relations ...
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UCM Public Relations Program Earns Prestigious Certification from PRSA
The University of Central Missouri academic public relations program recently earned Certification in Education for Public Relations ...
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Newsletters

Keeping Up With The Library
New book arrivals can now be browsed via the "New Arrivals" feature on the James C. Kirkpatrick Library Web site. Use the url below to watch ...
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Keeping Up With The Library
New book arrivals can now be browsed via the "New Arrivals" feature on the James C. Kirkpatrick Library Web site. Use the url below to watch ...
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Central Missouri November Green Newsletter

The November Green Newsletter is out! Catch up on what has been going on with the Office of Sustainability.

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

Central Missouri November Green Newsletter

The November Green Newsletter is out! Catch up on what has been going on with the Office of Sustainability.

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


Public Safety

Washington Street Closings Nov. 10, 12 and 13
Construction on The Crossing - South at Holden will require temporary closing of Washington Street, between South and McGoodwin streets, ...
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Strategic Communications

New App Creates Facebook Community Among Incoming Students
This week, the University of Central Missouri launched a new app within Facebook to create a community, similar to a Facebook group, ...
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Student Activities

Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Come and talk about Native American Heritage Month! Free coffee and tea provided for participants. ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Come and talk about Native American Heritage Month! Free coffee and tea provided for participants. ...
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Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday November ...
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Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday November ...
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Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday November ...
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Transportation to Polls for Students
Transportation will be provided for students living on campus to their polling place on November 4th from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm. The ...
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Transportation to Polls for Students
Transportation will be provided for students living on campus to their polling place on November 4th from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm. The ...
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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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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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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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IBE Company, Tees for Tots, Hosts Dinner Benefiting Warrensburg Youth
On Nov. 20, Tees for Tots, a University of Central Missouri student-run Integrative Business Experience company, will host a benefit dinner ...
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IBE Company, Tees for Tots, Hosts Dinner Benefiting Warrensburg Youth
On Nov. 20, Tees for Tots, a University of Central Missouri student-run Integrative Business Experience company, will host a benefit dinner ...
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5th Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

5th Annual State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition Takes Place Today

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University Store

Jostens is here today ....

Stop by University Store to see the Jostens representative.

9AM-4PM TODAY

For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: JostensFall14-UCMD.jpg
Contact University Store at ucmbookstore@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4370

Jostens is here today ....

Stop by University Store to see the Jostens representative.

9AM-4PM TODAY

For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: JostensFall14-UCMD.jpg
Contact University Store at ucmbookstore@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4370

Pigskin Payoff Monday
Save 30% on UCM branded clothing & souvenirs today, thanks to another Mules Football Team win (with 6 or more touchdowns) and University ...
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Boots Botanics Skincare special

Save 15% on the New Botanics Skincare products.

[some exclusions may apply; offers cannot be combined]

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


You Are Invited

"Talking Mules" Shoe Drive
The 'Talking Mules" Speech & Debate Team will partner with the local United Way and the UCM Whiteman Advantage Vet Center to conduct a shoe ...
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"Talking Mules" Shoe Drive
The 'Talking Mules" Speech & Debate Team will partner with the local United Way and the UCM Whiteman Advantage Vet Center to conduct a shoe ...
[more info]

"Talking Mules" Shoe Drive
The 'Talking Mules" Speech & Debate Team will partner with the local United Way and the UCM Whiteman Advantage Vet Center to conduct a shoe ...
[more info]