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September 2006 News Archive

2006 Homecoming Set for Oct. 13-14

hc2004_mo_points_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/29/2006 - In addition to a pep rally, parade and football game, three UCM alumni who have excelled in business, industry and education will be honored during the University of Central Missouri's 2006 Homecoming celebration Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14.
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Tickets Available for Mainstage Production

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WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2006 - The box office is open and tickets are available for the UCM Department of Theatre's production of "Thoroughly Modern Millie," the first mainstage production of the fall season Oct. 4-8 in the James L. Highlander Theatre
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UCM and MU Presidents Host Forum

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2006 - Although their institutions may differ in size and mission, two state university leaders recently demonstrated their unity on the issue of stronger state support for public higher education.
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Harriett Woods Discusses American Politics

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WARRENSBURG - 9/25/2006 - Harriet Woods, a veteran of Missouri politics and a political leader on the national level, will discuss women in American politics at UCM Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 26-27.
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Johanson Announces Discovery During UCM Visit

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WARRENSBURG - 9/21/2006 - Renowned paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson announced to the world the historic discovery of a 3.3 million year old pre-human skeleton during a visit to UCM Wednesday, Sept. 20.
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UCM Becomes University of Central Missouri

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WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2006 - University of Central Missouri has changed its name to the University of Central Missouri as the result of a historic vote by the institution's Board of Governors.
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Shooting Range Hosts Open House

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2006 - UCM's Shooting Range will host a Grand Opening of the range's new five stand shooting facility Saturday, Sept. 23.
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Friends of Music Host Faculty Showcase

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/15/2006 - UCM's Friends of Music Society will host the first event in the Friends of Music Concert Series with the Music Faculty Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 in the Hart Recital Hall.
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UCM Researchers Repeat Discovery

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/15/2006 - Within nine months after they first announced the discovery of the largest known prime number, mathematics researchers at UCM have repeated their discovery.
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PAS Ready for Exciting New Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/14/2006 - Don't wait to purchase you tickets for an outstanding season of entertainment presented by UCM's Performing Arts Series.
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UCM Hosts Annual Family Weekend

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WARRENSBURG - 9/14/2006 - UCM welcomes the families of UCM students to campus this weekend for the annual Family Weekend.
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Carnegie Joins Hall of Famous Missourians

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/14/2006 -
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Carnegie Joins Hall of Famous Missourians

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WARRENSBURG - 9/14/2006 - Dale Carnegie, a UCM alumnus and renowned author of How to Win Friends and Influence People and developer of the Dale Carnegie Course, was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians Sept. 13 at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.
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Donald Johanson to Discuss Historic Discovery

lucy_johanson_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/12/2006 - Internationally renowned paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson will bring the fascinating story of his historic discoveries and research to UCM Wednesday, Sept. 20.
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Carnegie Inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

carnegie_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/7/2006 - Dale Carnegie, a self-development pioneer known for his best-selling book "How to Win Friends and Influence People," soon becomes the newest member of the Hall of Famous Missourians at the State Capitol in Jefferson City Sept. 13.
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Admissions Reps Bring UCM to You

Contact: Brenda Mackey
WARRENSBURG - 9/6/2006 - Beginning in September, UCM's admissions representatives will travel throughout Missouri and neighboring states to guide high school students in determining if UCM is the best fit for them.
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Moss Creek Herd Draws Visitors

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WARRENSBURG - 9/5/2006 - More than 120 members and guests of the Missouri Angus Association recently visited UCM's Prussing Research Farm as part of a tour of cattle production facilities in western Missouri.
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President Urges Stronger State Support

podolefsky_thumb_2006.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/1/2006 - Although Missouri's higher education institutions are taking measures to keep costs down, University of Central Missouri President Aaron Podolefsky said a lack of state support continues to affect the price students pay for an education.
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