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February 2009 News Archive

Author and Illustrator Virga Visits UCM as Scholar in Residence

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/27/2009 - Known for his creative presentations, the prolific author and illustrator will offer his insights in public presentations as guest of the Center for Religious Studies and the Department of Geography.
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TRIO Programs at UCM Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/26/2009 - An open house planned for Feb. 27 will honor programs that have enriched the academic experiences of the thousands of UCM students who have benefited from the experience.
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Department of Music Hosts First 'New Music Festival 2009'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/26/2009 - Emmett Chapman - composer, performer and inventor of the Chapman Stick - will be the featured performer for the festival, which will bring more than 50 composers and performers from across the country to campus.
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UCM's Performing Arts Series Presents 'Greater Tuna'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/25/2009 - Reserve your seats now for a fun-filled evening with the wacky residents of "the third-smallest town in Texas" as the comedy comes to the Hendricks Hall stage March 3.
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UCM Joins National 2009 V-Day Celebration with Local Production

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/23/2009 - The highlight of the campus Unity Week celebration is the presentation of Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues," with proceeds to benefit Survival: Adult Abuse Center in Warrensburg.
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UCM Collaborates with Kansas Officials for TB Testing

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/23/2009 - UCM's Health Services office is working with Kansas and Johnson County, MO public health officers to provide free tuberculosis testing for individuals who were in close, regular contact with a former student who has been diagnosed with the disease.
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University Board Approves Interior Demolition Contract

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/18/2009 - UCM's Board of Governors approves the award of a contract for additional interior demolition as work continues on the Morrow-Garrison Complex.
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Department of Theatre Presents Mainstage Production Feb. 18-22

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/16/2009 - Take Me Out examines the myths and truths behind society's beliefs in the story of a baseball player whose revelations about his sexuality result in discrimination and violence.
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State Plans Release of Funds for Morrow-Garrison Complex

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/13/2009 - After a state review of capital projects, UCM has learned that it will receive state funding for completion of a renovation project involving its Morrow-Garrison buildings.
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Gallery of Art and Design Presents Exhibit by Area Artist Neva Wood

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/12/2009 - The veteran UCM art educator will share her work in an exhibit of a series of 14 paintings in oils and watercolors that examine the familial relationships between generations of women.
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'Beyond Words' Examines Legacy of Immigration in the U.S.

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2009 - UCM's award-winning interactive cultural and diversity awareness program brings "Immigration and Migration: One World, Many Nations" to the campus and surrounding community Feb. 16-19.
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Safety Initiatives Being Launched Across the UCM Campus

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2009 - With a high priority on the safety of its students, faculty and staff, UCM will implement special projects that will contribute to an even more secure campus environment.
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Butch Thompson Trio to Celebrate Legacy of Blind Boone

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2009 - Tickets remain available for the Feb. 10 Performing Arts Series concert by the jazz and ragtime trio best known as cast members of Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" on National Public Radio.
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UCM First to Gain NAIT Accreditation of Master's Degree Programs

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WARRENSBURG - 2/4/2009 - UCM has become the first institution in the U.S. to gain accreditation of Master of Science degree programs in Technology and Industrial Management by the National Association of Industrial Technology.
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Student Directors Present Production of "Plaza Suite"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/2/2009 - Neil Simon's classic three-act comedy comes to the Department of Theatre's Black Box Theatre, located in UCM's Nickerson Hall, with three student directors guiding student actors in hilarious performances.
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UCM Joins National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/2/2009 - UCM joins educational institutions across the country in the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions Thursday, Feb. 5, raising awareness of issues of sustainability and offering ideas and solutions for the campus and community.
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Iraq's Education Initiative Could Bring New Group of Students to UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/2/2009 - A $1 billion plan by Iraqi governmental leaders to improve and expand higher education opportunities for young Iraqi citizens could bring more Middle Eastern students to the UCM campus.
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