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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, April 20


Academics

Fall Semester U Grades
The Registrar's Office will update student records on Friday, May 1st to prepare for the final spring grade run. Any student who received a ...
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Fall Semester U Grades
The Registrar's Office will update student records on Friday, May 1st to prepare for the final spring grade run. Any student who received a ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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Students! Apply for the Jaquith Law Scholarship
Any UCM student accepted to an A.B.A. approved Law School is eligible to apply for the Robert I. Jaquith Law Scholarship. ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Join us for our last TLI Friday session of the semester on Friday, April 24, 2:00, Lov 3140. Rene Burress will share several online tools ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Join us for our last TLI Friday session of the semester on Friday, April 24, 2:00, Lov 3140. Rene Burress will share several online tools ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
Join us for our last TLI Friday session of the semester on Friday, April 24, 2:00, Lov 3140. Rene Burress will share several online tools ...
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The Honors College Lecture Series: Dr. Katie Jacobs
Please join us in the JCK Library Performance Corner at 1pm this afternoon for Honors College Faculty Fellow Dr. Katie Jacob's presentation ...
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Awards & Honors

Renee T. Betz Fund for Women Scholars recipients announced
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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Six students selected for the 2015 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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Six students selected for the 2015 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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Six students selected for the 2015 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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2015 Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day Winners
On behalf of 2015 symposium judges, the Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships would like to congratulate the following ...
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2015 Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day Winners
On behalf of 2015 symposium judges, the Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships would like to congratulate the following ...
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2015 Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day Winners
On behalf of 2015 symposium judges, the Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships would like to congratulate the following ...
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Outstanding Academic Advisor Awards
You are invited to the Academic Advisor Reception, Thursday April 23rd 3-4:30 in the Read and Relax Area of the first floor of the James C. ...
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Outstanding Academic Advisor Awards
You are invited to the Academic Advisor Reception, Thursday April 23rd 3-4:30 in the Read and Relax Area of the first floor of the James C. ...
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Outstanding Academic Advisor Awards
You are invited to the Academic Advisor Reception, Thursday April 23rd 3-4:30 in the Read and Relax Area of the first floor of the James C. ...
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UCM Captures Six National Educational Advertising Awards
Competing with entries submitted by colleges and universities across the nation, the University of Central Missouri captured two Gold, two ...
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UCM Captures Six National Educational Advertising Awards
Competing with entries submitted by colleges and universities across the nation, the University of Central Missouri captured two Gold, two ...
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Ms. Paula Brant and Dr. Joyce Chang named recipients of the inaugural Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.
At Thursday's Academic Advisor Reception, Ms. Paula Brant and Dr. Joyce Chang were named the recipients of the 2015 inaugural Outstanding ...
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Clemens Receives UCM Outstanding Support Staff Award
Marcia Clemens, administrative assistant in Extended Studies, received the UCM Outstanding Support Staff Member Award at the group's annual ...
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Winn, Shepard Named Recipients of UCM's Charno Award
Aubrey Winn, a public relations major from Macon, and Tyler Shepard, an elementary education major from Sedalia, have been named the 2015 ...
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Events

Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Speaker Series
Topic: Continuous Growth Workshop #4, April 24, 2015 1:30-2:45 pm WDE 2000. Guest Speakers President of Houston Restaurant Group, Keith ...
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Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Speaker Series
Topic: Continuous Growth Workshop #4, April 24, 2015 1:30-2:45 pm WDE 2000. Guest Speakers President of Houston Restaurant Group, Keith ...
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Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
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Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
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Economic Perspectives: Using Bloomberg Market Data
Guest speaker Joe Christifano, CFA, Vice-President of Finance, Citizens Bank and Trust. Joe will describe how the bank predicts future ...
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AIDS WALK--Donate or walk with Mules & More!!
The 27th annual AIDS WALK Kansas City is Only days away and fundraising is in full swing! Teams are busily recruiting friends and family to ...
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AIDS WALK--Donate or walk with Mules & More!!
The 27th annual AIDS WALK Kansas City is Only days away and fundraising is in full swing! Teams are busily recruiting friends and family to ...
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Something to Eat Returns to UCM
Something to Eat, a community effort to feed people in need, returns to UCM April 20 through April 24 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the ...
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Something to Eat Returns to UCM
Something to Eat, a community effort to feed people in need, returns to UCM April 20 through April 24 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the ...
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Presentation of the Ed See Outstanding Alumnus Award
The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will present the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award to Kristin ...
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Presentation of the Ed See Outstanding Alumnus Award
The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will present the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award to Kristin ...
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33rd Annual Photography Competition winners!
UCM Photo Society's EXPO Awards Night Monday, April 20th in Kirkpatrick Library. Social hour at 6pm to view 213 images submitted. Winners of ...
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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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Get Your Red On!
Student organizations are encouraged to reserve a booth at the Get the Red Out Street Fair to promote their organization and/or to raise ...
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Get Your Red On!
Student organizations are encouraged to reserve a booth at the Get the Red Out Street Fair to promote their organization and/or to raise ...
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Earth Day 365
Tuesday (4/21) - Full Destruction Shredding - from 9-3 in Union 123 (adjacent to Union Station). This is an opportunity for departments ...
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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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Mule Nation: KC Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Calling all alumni! ...
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Mule Nation: KC Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Calling all alumni! ...
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Mule Nation: KC Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Calling all alumni! ...
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Lecture on Missouri's WWI aviators
Dr. Jessica Cannon will present the next exciting installment in the Great War Series on April 23 at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood ...
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Lecture on Missouri's WWI aviators
Dr. Jessica Cannon will present the next exciting installment in the Great War Series on April 23 at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood ...
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E-Waste Symposium Today as Part of Earth Day 365
The student organization Creativity and Innovation Associates will team with the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusivity to ...
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Heartland Men's Chorus Performance TONIGHT
The Heartland Men's Chorus will be performing the show Modern Families tonight, April 23rd at 7:30 pm in Hendricks Hall. This is a free show ...
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Masterworks Concert: "War & Peace"
UCM's Department of Music and the Performing Arts Series presents the Masterworks Concert "War & Peace", with performances of Gustav Holst's ...
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Masterworks Concert: "War & Peace"
UCM's Department of Music and the Performing Arts Series presents the Masterworks Concert "War & Peace", with performances of Gustav Holst's ...
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Missouri Department of Conservation Under Attack!
Do you enjoy the natural resources and wildlife in the state of Missouri? Do you hunt, fish, hike, visit state parks, or take part in some ...
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Faculty

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Interest Meeting
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad experience for your students? Attend this meeting to learn more about the new "full-service" ...
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Convocation 2015 Faculty Participants Form
Convocation 2015 will be held on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in Hendricks Hall (Administration Building). ...
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Changes to Willard North Award
Starting Fall 2015, Willard North application will be reviewed by the University Research Council twice a year, and are due by September 15 ...
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Changes to Willard North Award
Starting Fall 2015, Willard North application will be reviewed by the University Research Council twice a year, and are due by September 15 ...
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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Interest Meeting
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad experience for your students? Attend this meeting to learn more about the new "full-service" ...
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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Interest Meeting
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad experience for your students? Attend this meeting to learn more about the new "full-service" ...
[more info]

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Interest Meeting
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad experience for your students? Attend this meeting to learn more about the new "full-service" ...
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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Interest Meeting
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad experience for your students? Attend this meeting to learn more about the new "full-service" ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Supervisor Training for Performance Appraisal--two upcoming options
It's that time of year again and performance appraisals are due. If you have questions about how to conduct a performance appraisal or just ...
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Supervisor Training for Performance Appraisal--two upcoming options
It's that time of year again and performance appraisals are due. If you have questions about how to conduct a performance appraisal or just ...
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Supervisor Training for Performance Appraisal--two upcoming options
It's that time of year again and performance appraisals are due. If you have questions about how to conduct a performance appraisal or just ...
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Final Safe Zone Training of the Semester - May 1st
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office - Coordinator for LGBTQ Communication and Outreach. ...
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Final Safe Zone Training of the Semester - May 1st
Safe Zone is a program offered jointly by the UCM Counseling Center and the MAPS office - Coordinator for LGBTQ Communication and Outreach. ...
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Conducting Research @ UCM: Policy, Procedures and Support
Scholarly performance is a primary responsibility of UCM faculty members and a key factor considered when determining a faculty member's ...
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Managing the Paper Load: How Busy Professors Can Use Writing to Help Foster Critical Thinking
May 13th: "Managing the Paper Load: How Busy Professors Can Use Writing to Help Foster Critical Thinking," 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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Conducting Research @ UCM: Policy, Procedures and Support
May 12th: "Conducting Research @ UCM: Policy, Procedures and Support," 10:00 am - 11:30 am, Union 237 B ...
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Integrating Critical Thinking into Your Courses
May 14th: "Integrating Critical Thinking into Your Courses," 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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Assessing Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills (and Advanced Learning Technologies that Might Help!
"Assessing Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills (and Advanced Learning Technologies that Might Help!," 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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Blackboard and SoftChalk Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of April 27-May 1, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Alumni Association Announces Recipients of 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards
The UCM Alumni Association is proud to sponsor several awards that recognize University of Central Missouri alumni for exemplary achievement ...
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Alumni Association Announces Recipients of 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards
The UCM Alumni Association is proud to sponsor several awards that recognize University of Central Missouri alumni for exemplary achievement ...
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Alumni Association Announces Recipients of 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards
The UCM Alumni Association is proud to sponsor several awards that recognize University of Central Missouri alumni for exemplary achievement ...
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General

BOOKS ARE BRIDGES SPRING BOOK DRIVE TO BENEFIT LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
APRIL 22ND ...
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Department of Criminal Justice Needs Research Participants!
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Criminal Justice is looking for volunteers/students to participate in an exploratory ...
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Department of Criminal Justice Needs Research Participants!
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Criminal Justice is looking for volunteers/students to participate in an exploratory ...
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Department of Criminal Justice Needs Research Participants!
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Criminal Justice is looking for volunteers/students to participate in an exploratory ...
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Dine to Donate for UCM's ROTC Program
Eat at Planet Sub on April 24th and 10% of your food bill will be donated to UCM's ROTC Program. Either present the attached flyer to the ...
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Dine to Donate for UCM's ROTC Program
Eat at Planet Sub on April 24th and 10% of your food bill will be donated to UCM's ROTC Program. Either present the attached flyer to the ...
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Health & Wellness

National Walk@Lunch
Replace a working lunch with a WALKING lunch. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of KC is joining other Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, ...
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Open House for Weight Watchers
Come join a Weight Watcher Leader and your co-workers at our Weight Watcher Open House on Thursday, April 23 at 12:30 pm. Learn how you can ...
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Open House for Weight Watchers
Come join a Weight Watcher Leader and your co-workers at our Weight Watcher Open House on Thursday, April 23 at 12:30 pm. Learn how you can ...
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Open House TODAY for Weight Watchers
Come join a Weight Watcher Leader and your co-workers at our Weight Watcher Open House TODAY, Thursday, April 23 at 12:30 pm. Learn how you ...
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Your Employee Assistance Program
Do you find yourself or an immediate family member in need of some assistance in dealing with problems associated with everyday living? ...
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Merger of Specialty Pharmacies
CuraScript, a specialty pharmacy division of Express Scripts, has announced Accredo and CuraScript are coming together under the name of ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Dave Yount with MetLife will be on campus Tuesday, April 21st.
MetLife rep Dave Yount will be on our campus Thurs., April 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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Dave Yount with MetLife will be on campus Tuesday, April 21st.
MetLife rep Dave Yount will be on our campus Thurs., April 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 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 23rd.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be on our campus Thurs., April 23rd from 2:00- 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be here on Thursday, April 23rd.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be on our campus Thurs., April 23rd from 2:00- 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be here on Thursday, April 23rd.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial Group will be on our campus Thurs., April 23rd from 2:00- 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with ...
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KMOS-TV

New Antiques Roadshow Tonight!
Tonight at 7:00, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher travel to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose to learn about arts ...
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National Mall: America's Front Yard
Set in the heart of Washington, DC, the National Mall is a place unlike any other on earth, and its history is equally fascinating. This ...
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Animal Houses: Cities
Tonight at 7:00 learn how some animals live and thrive in the midst of huge colonies of their own kind - the most secure and rewarding ...
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Tonight on Feast TV
Travel to Green Dirt Farm near Weston, Missouri, to see how the farm's incredible sheep's milk cheeses are made. Then, it's off to ...
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America's Ballroom Challenge starts tonight!
This three-part series, hosted by former U.S dance champions Mary Murphy and Tony Meredith, features all four of the major styles of ...
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News

April Fools Event Engages Wide Audience
Helping to build strong connections and facilitate engagement among various university audiences through social media, the University of ...
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April Fools Event Engages Wide Audience
Helping to build strong connections and facilitate engagement among various university audiences through social media, the University of ...
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April Fools Event Engages Wide Audience
Helping to build strong connections and facilitate engagement among various university audiences through social media, the University of ...
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Commitment to Student Success Contributes to Antrim's Byler Award
Setting an example as a skilled teacher and mentor who cares about student success, Patricia Antrim, Ph.D., MLS, is being honored with the ...
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Commitment to Student Success Contributes to Antrim's Byler Award
Setting an example as a skilled teacher and mentor who cares about student success, Patricia Antrim, Ph.D., MLS, is being honored with the ...
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Commitment to Student Success Contributes to Antrim's Byler Award
Setting an example as a skilled teacher and mentor who cares about student success, Patricia Antrim, Ph.D., MLS, is being honored with the ...
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New Crossing Markers Enhance Safety as UCM Value Proposition
Consistent with continuing efforts to make student and employee safety a top priority at the University of Central Missouri, the university ...
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New Crossing Markers Enhance Safety as UCM Value Proposition
Consistent with continuing efforts to make student and employee safety a top priority at the University of Central Missouri, the university ...
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New Crossing Markers Enhance Safety as UCM Value Proposition
Consistent with continuing efforts to make student and employee safety a top priority at the University of Central Missouri, the university ...
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Office of Technology

Standard Maintenance Windows
Remember, the Office of Technology uses regular maintenance windows, during which campus systems may be unavailable. These maintenance ...
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Strategic Communications

Escoje Rojo Commercial Reaches Hispanic Population in Kansas City
Along with the Choose Red commercials that are produced to reach students in the Kansas City metro, University Relations also produces a ...
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Escoje Rojo Commercial Reaches Hispanic Population in Kansas City
Along with the Choose Red commercials that are produced to reach students in the Kansas City metro, University Relations also produces a ...
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Student Activities

Be a Change Agent
Phi Sigma Pi is hosting the Be a Change Agent event at the Union Mall on Monday, April 20th and Tuesday, April 21st from 9:00am - 3:30pm ...
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ATTENTION: Student Organization Advisors
Join us for Transition Training, led by Kyle Johann and Erica Timmons, on Tues. April 21 in Union 219 at 3 pm! We will be going over tips ...
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ATTENTION: Student Organization Advisors
Join us for Transition Training, led by Kyle Johann and Erica Timmons, on Tues. April 21 in Union 219 at 3 pm! We will be going over tips ...
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Events for the Student Activities Semester Calendar
If you have events for the Fall 2015 semester and would like them included on the student activities semester calendar, please submit the ...
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Economic Perspectives: An applied lab with Bloomberg market data
3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the Donn Forbes Center for Financial Services. Preregistration required. Limited to 18 students. ...
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Economic Perspectives: An applied lab with Bloomberg market data
3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the Donn Forbes Center for Financial Services. Preregistration required. Limited to 18 students. ...
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UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday!
The UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday, April 24 1-6 pm at the Agriculture Greenhouse on Broad St. a half block east of Maguire ...
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UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday!
The UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday, April 24 1-6 pm at the Agriculture Greenhouse on Broad St. a half block east of Maguire ...
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UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday!
The UCM Horticulture Plant Sale begins this Friday, April 24 1-6 pm at the Agriculture Greenhouse on Broad St. a half block east of Maguire ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - April 25
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 25
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 25
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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You Are Invited

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Candidate Lee Young
Our third candidate for the position of Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Lee Young, will be on campus Wednesday, April 22. The ...
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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Candidate Lee Young
Our third candidate for the position of Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Lee Young, will be on campus today. The candidate's ...
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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Candidate Lee Young
Our third candidate for the position of Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Lee Young, will be on campus today. The candidate's ...
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Dean of Library Services Candidates' Presentations and Open Forums Schedule
The Dean of Library Services Candidates' Presentations and Open Forums are scheduled as follows: ...
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Dean of Library Services Candidate - Odin Jurkowski
Dean of Library Services Candidate, Odin Jurkowski, will be on campus today, April 24th. The candidate's presentation and open forum will ...
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