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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, February 9


Academics

Fall 2015 Course Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2015 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of Courses ...
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Fall 2015 Course Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2015 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of Courses ...
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Fall 2015 Course Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2015 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of Courses ...
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Tips on Facilitating Difficult Classroom Discussions
Since difficult conversations are usually about potentially inflammatory topics, structure the discussion with a set of guidelines that ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting the first of two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories on Wednesday, February 11, at 10:00 a.m. in Union 236. The ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting the first of two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories on Wednesday, February 11, at 10:00 a.m. in Union 236. The ...
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Campus Forum on Faculty Categories
Provost Curtis is hosting the first of two Campus Forums on Faculty Categories on Wednesday, February 11, at 10:00 a.m. in Union 236. The ...
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Microsoft Word Hacks 4 Students Workshop
Do your students struggle with formatting papers? ...
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Microsoft Word Hacks 4 Students Workshop
Do your students struggle with formatting papers? ...
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Microsoft Word Hacks 4 Students Workshop
Do your students struggle with formatting papers? ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Please join us at the TLI Friday session on Friday, Feb. 13, 2:00 in Lov 3140. Karen Loman and Chalice Jeffries will be sharing how to ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Please join us at the TLI Friday session on Friday, Feb. 13, 2:00 in Lov 3140. Karen Loman and Chalice Jeffries will be sharing how to ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Please join us at the TLI Friday session on Friday, Feb. 13, 2:00 in Lov 3140. Karen Loman and Chalice Jeffries will be sharing how to ...
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Search for Vice Provost for Extended Studies Brings Candidates to Campus
A search committee chaired by Mike Wright, dean of the College of Education, is charged with seeking candidates to fill a new post as Vice ...
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Search for Vice Provost for Extended Studies Brings Candidates to Campus
A search committee chaired by Mike Wright, dean of the College of Education, is charged with seeking candidates to fill a new post as Vice ...
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Awards & Honors

Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 4th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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2015 Outstanding Support Staff Award Nominations
It's once again time to submit nominations for the Outstanding Support Staff Award. Nominations will be collected until Feb. 18, 2015. ...
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Fulbright Information Session
The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach ...
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Fulbright Information Session
The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach ...
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Fulbright Information Session
The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach ...
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Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 4th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Student Nominations for Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award
Student nominations are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award. Students must nominate ...
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Renee T. Betz Fund for Women Scholars
The Renee T. Betz Scholarship for Women Scholars is available through the University of Central Missouri Foundation for a student pursuing a ...
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Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award
Student nominations are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award. Students must nominate ...
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Conferences

Save the Date: March 4, 2015 - 2nd Annual Spring Leadership Conference
The President's Commission on Inclusivity is hosting the 2nd Annual Spring Conference on March 4, 2015 in the Elliott Student Union from ...
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Save the Date: March 4, 2015 - 2nd Annual Spring Leadership Conference
The President's Commission on Inclusivity is hosting the 2nd Annual Spring Conference on March 4, 2015 in the Elliott Student Union from ...
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Save the Date: March 4, 2015 - 2nd Annual Spring Leadership Conference
The President's Commission on Inclusivity is hosting the 2nd Annual Spring Conference on March 4, 2015 in the Elliott Student Union from ...
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UCM Students Attend Statewide Collegiate Recovery Meeting

Please see attached file.

For more information:
Download: UCM Students Travel to MU for Collegiate Recovery Coalition.docx
Contact Adriatik Likcani at likcani@ucmo.edu


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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Federal and State Government Panel
Ever considered a career in government? ...
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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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iCentral Launch Party
iCentral is hosting a launch party Feb. 12 at 2 and 5 p.m. in the Union Cinema to celebrate the creation of the Muleskinner's new online ...
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iCentral Launch Party
iCentral is hosting a launch party Feb. 12 at 2 and 5 p.m. in the Union Cinema to celebrate the creation of the Muleskinner's new online ...
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iCentral Launch Party
iCentral is hosting a launch party Feb. 12 at 2 and 5 p.m. in the Union Cinema to celebrate the creation of the Muleskinner's new online ...
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Mo's Birthday Celebration
Join us from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16 in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, lower courts as we celebrate Mo's birthday and are a ...
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Mo's Birthday Celebration
Join us from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16 in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, lower courts as we celebrate Mo's birthday and are a ...
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Survival 6th Annual Girls' Night Out
Tickets are on sale now for the 6th annual Girls' Night Out event. This event offers shopping, a performance from the Warrensburg HS Show ...
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Valentine's Dinner a Day Early!
There's no need to wade through the Valentine's rush to give your loved one the night out they deserve. Enjoy an $18.99 Prime Rib special ...
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Valentine Dance at UCM!
Tickets are still available for the best Valentine celebration around! ...
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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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Dancing With The Professors 2015
Well folks, it's that time of year again! We are looking for professors who are interested in participating with Dance Club's fundraiser of ...
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Promotion and Tenure Approvals Announced
Deborah Curtis, UCM provost-chief learning officer, is pleased to announce promotion and tenure approvals for faculty members for the ...
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Promotion and Tenure Approvals Announced
Deborah Curtis, UCM provost-chief learning officer, is pleased to announce promotion and tenure approvals for faculty members for the ...
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Promotion and Tenure Approvals Announced
Deborah Curtis, UCM provost-chief learning officer, is pleased to announce promotion and tenure approvals for faculty members for the ...
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Internatioanl Studies Abroad (ISA) Representative Visitation
Want to know more about promoting study abroad in your classroom? Alexandra Hamilton, a representative from ISA--International Studies ...
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Internatioanl Studies Abroad (ISA) Representative Visitation
Want to know more about promoting study abroad in your classroom? Alexandra Hamilton, a representative from ISA--International Studies ...
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Internatioanl Studies Abroad (ISA) Representative Visitation
Want to know more about promoting study abroad in your classroom? Alexandra Hamilton, a representative from ISA--International Studies ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Coming Up: Supervisor Training for Documentation and Performance Appraisals`
Supervisor Training: Documentation will be Feb 17th at 9:00 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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25Live Training - New process to schedule events on campus
Additional training dates and links to register for 25Live have been posted on the UCMO Calendar. ...
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25Live Training - New process to schedule events on campus
Additional training dates and links to register for 25Live have been posted on the UCMO Calendar. ...
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New Webinar Series from New Directions EAP
We are once again hosting a 10 series webinar from New Direction EAP focused on helping supervisors on a variety of topics. Space is limited ...
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New Webinar Series from New Directions EAP
We are once again hosting a 10 series webinar from New Direction EAP focused on helping supervisors on a variety of topics. Space is limited ...
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TEID and Blackboard Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 16-20, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Google/Ask Debbie/SoftChalk Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 16-20, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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General

Looking for a Valentine's Date?
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library has a blind date ready to go out with you! A limited number of library books have been selected for your ...
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THANKS!
The UCM Breakers would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to the UCM community for the support of their 10th Annual Spaghetti ...
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Valentine's Day Deliveries to Campus
With the approach of Valentine's Day this weekend, this is a reminder to the campus community that personal packages, including flowers and ...
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Valentine's Day Deliveries to Campus
With the approach of Valentine's Day this weekend, this is a reminder to the campus community that personal packages, including flowers and ...
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Valentine's Day Deliveries to Campus
With the approach of Valentine's Day this weekend, this is a reminder to the campus community that personal packages, including flowers and ...
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Valentine's Blind Dates Still Available
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library continues to have blind dates ready to go out with you! A selection of library books are still available ...
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Valentine's Blind Dates Still Available
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library continues to have blind dates ready to go out with you! A selection of library books are still available ...
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Health & Wellness

Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on February 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on February 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on February 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on ...
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Intro. to the Rec
On Tuesday (2/10) at 6 pm the Rec Center will be hosting an informational session about cardio equipment. The session will be located in ...
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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, February 12th from 2:00 to 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, February 12th from 2:00 to 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, February 12th from 2:00 to 3:00 in the Office of Human Resources. If you would ...
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Met Life Representative
Dave Yount of Met Life will be on campus Friday, February 13th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Office of Human Resources. If you would like ...
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Met Life Representative
Dave Yount of Met Life will be on campus Friday, February 13th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Office of Human Resources. If you would like ...
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Met Life Representative
Dave Yount of Met Life will be on campus Friday, February 13th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Office of Human Resources. If you would like ...
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TIAA-CREF Representative
Kyle Andrews of TIAA-CREF will be on the UCM campus, Wednesday, February 18th from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. You can discuss your personal ...
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TIAA-CREF Representative
Kyle Andrews of TIAA-CREF will be on the UCM campus, Wednesday, February 18th from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. You can discuss your personal ...
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Valic Representative
Jeff Akright of Valic will be on campus Tuesday, February 17th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Office of Human Resources. If you would like ...
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Valic Representative
Jeff Akright of Valic will be on campus Tuesday, February 17th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Office of Human Resources. If you would like ...
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UCM's EAP - Employee Assistance Program offers guidance
A traumatic event or loss in a person's life can affect them in many different ways. UCM's Office of Human Resources encourages campus ...
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KMOS-TV

A Path Appears for Women Worldwide - Conclusion
Join Nicholas Kristoff, Malin Ackerman, Mia Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard to uncover ...
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The Forgotten Plague: American Experience
Learn about tuberculosis - the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it ...
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Rethinking Ecology with Dr. M. Sanjayan
Journey deep into the great forests of Earth for a new way of looking at these wild places and the animals that live there. Sanjayan travels ...
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KMOS-TV Rocks with Austin City Limits
Tonight at 9:00 superstar rockers Foo Fighters return to the ACL stage. The band, with special guests, features songs from the best-selling ...
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Downton Abbey conclusion drawing near
Only three more episodes until season 5 final episode airs on March 1. ...
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Debut of "180 Days: Hartsville" Includes Pre-screening at UCM Feb.18
Journey inside two South Carolina elementary schools, and see how one small town is making significant strides in educating students. The ...
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Debut of "180 Days: Hartsville" Includes Pre-screening at UCM Feb.18
Journey inside two South Carolina elementary schools, and see how one small town is making significant strides in educating students. The ...
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Downton Abbey Fans - Perfect Valentine Gift
Lord's and Lady's who are true Downton Abbey fan. A beautiful, full color, Downton Abbey Engagement Calendar is a perfect Valentine Day's ...
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Downton Abbey Fans - Perfect Valentine Gift
Lord's and Lady's who are true Downton Abbey fan. A beautiful, full color, Downton Abbey Engagement Calendar is a perfect Valentine Day's ...
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Downton Abbey Fans - Perfect Valentine Gift
Lord's and Lady's who are true Downton Abbey fan. A beautiful, full color, Downton Abbey Engagement Calendar is a perfect Valentine Day's ...
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News

Amidst Increase of Measles Nationally, UCM Health Center Offers Vaccination Dates
At a time when the nation is experiencing the greatest number of cases since measles elimination was documented in 2000, the University of ...
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Amidst Increase of Measles Nationally, UCM Health Center Offers Vaccination Dates
At a time when the nation is experiencing the greatest number of cases since measles elimination was documented in 2000, the University of ...
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Amidst Increase of Measles Nationally, UCM Health Center Offers Vaccination Dates
At a time when the nation is experiencing the greatest number of cases since measles elimination was documented in 2000, the University of ...
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WMMC and UCM Join Forces to Allow Deployed Soldier to Witness Birth of Son via Skype
UCM's Office of Military and Veteran Services and the obstetrics and information services departments at Western Missouri Medical Center in ...
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WMMC and UCM Join Forces to Allow Deployed Soldier to Witness Birth of Son via Skype
UCM's Office of Military and Veteran Services and the obstetrics and information services departments at Western Missouri Medical Center in ...
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WMMC and UCM Join Forces to Allow Deployed Soldier to Witness Birth of Son via Skype
UCM's Office of Military and Veteran Services and the obstetrics and information services departments at Western Missouri Medical Center in ...
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Office of Technology

Training Lab Available for Faculty/Staff - Walk-Ins Welcome!
The Office of Technology Training Lab, Dockery 205, is available for faculty and staff use Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The Training Lab ...
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Training Lab Available for Faculty/Staff - Walk-Ins Welcome!
The Office of Technology Training Lab, Dockery 205, is available for faculty and staff use Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The Training Lab ...
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Training Lab Available for Faculty/Staff - Walk-Ins Welcome!
The Office of Technology Training Lab, Dockery 205, is available for faculty and staff use Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The Training Lab ...
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Disruptions in UCM's Internet Connectivity This Week
Early Tuesday morning, UCM experienced an unplanned Internet connectivity disruption. MOREnet's Internet service carrier performed ...
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Openings & Closings

Access Control Closed
Access Control will be closed on Wednesday, February 11th from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. We will be continuing our software upgrade at this time. ...
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Access Control Closed
Access Control will be closed on Wednesday, February 11th from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. We will be continuing our software upgrade at this time. ...
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Public Safety

Campus Members Urged to Share Information about Tornado Drill March 3
The University of Central Missouri will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. This drill is expected to ...
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Campus Members Urged to Share Information about Tornado Drill March 3
The University of Central Missouri will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. This drill is expected to ...
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Campus Members Urged to Share Information about Tornado Drill March 3
The University of Central Missouri will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. This drill is expected to ...
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Student Activities

Final Deadline for Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day: February 13th
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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Final Deadline for Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day: February 13th
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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Now Playing "Dumb and Dumber To" in Union Cinema
Catch the return of Lloyd and Harry in "Dumb and Dumber To" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 4pm, ...
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Now Playing "Dumb and Dumber To" in Union Cinema
Catch the return of Lloyd and Harry in "Dumb and Dumber To" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 4pm, ...
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Now Playing "Dumb and Dumber To" in Union Cinema
Catch the return of Lloyd and Harry in "Dumb and Dumber To" this weekend at the Union Cinema. Showtimes: Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 4pm, ...
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Students Form New Organization, Participate in State Meeting on Recovery
UCM students in the Department of Child and Family Development have spent recent months establishing a new organization called Recovery ...
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Students Form New Organization, Participate in State Meeting on Recovery
UCM students in the Department of Child and Family Development have spent recent months establishing a new organization called Recovery ...
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UCM Students advance to finals in local CFA Institute Research Challenge
The UCM team of finance majors, Dan Tacchi, Patrick King, and Roland Smith, will make a final oral presentation of their equity research on ...
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UCM Students advance to finals in local CFA Institute Research Challenge
The UCM team of finance majors, Dan Tacchi, Patrick King, and Roland Smith, will make a final oral presentation of their equity research on ...
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Call for Student Talent
The Office of Student Activities is proud to present Unity Week. This week of events is designed to celebrate the diversity of the UCM ...
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University Store

30% Slam Dunk of a Deal Discount Today!
Jennies and Mules won their games this past Saturday against Missouri Southern. Our customers are the big winners! 30% discount today on ...
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Sweet Price on Our Red T for Valentine's Day
Get a sweet price on our featured red T this Valentine's Day. Offer valid Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14. University Store ...
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You Are Invited

Week of Welcome and Orientation Leader Application DUE TODAY
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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