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March 2010 News Archive

Jim Graham Appointed Chief Information Officer at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/31/2010 - The Board of Governors approved the appointment of Graham to succeed Russell Helm, who is stepping down from his position after 14 years of service to UCM.
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Performing Arts Series Presents the Jen Chapin Trio in Concert April 6

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2010 - UCM's Performing Arts Series brings singer, songwriter, educator and activist Jen Chapin and the Jen Chapin Trio to campus April 5-7 for a series of events, including an April 6 concert in Hendricks Hall.
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UCM Alumni Produce Award-Winning Documentary on Epilepsy

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2010 - "It Is Epilepsy: The Challenges and Promises of Automated Seizure Control," a documentary produced by Susan Arthurs and Doug Underwood, will have its world premiere at the Women's International Film Festival in Miami.
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Blum Joins Celebration of New International Studies Major

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/29/2010 - The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host a presentation by Andrew Blum, senior program officer at the United States Institute of Peace, as it announces the new undergraduate major in international studies offered by UCM.
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Scholars Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/26/2010 - The best and brightest of UCM's undergraduate scholars will present their original research during the 2010 Scholars Symposium March 30 in the university's James C. Kirkpatrick Library.
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LeBeau Brings Investigative Experience to Science Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2010 - Marc LeBeau, chief of the FBI Laboratory Chemistry Unit, will be the keynote speaker for the 2010 Science Day and Colloquium at UCM March 26.
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Ergonomic Solutions Earn UCM Team Third Place Nationally

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2010 - Mules in Motion, a team of two undergraduate and two graduate safety sciences students at UCM, captured third place in the third annual Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams, a national competition sponsored by Auburn Engineers, Inc.
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SUNY Trustees Appoint Podolefsky to Buffalo State Presidency

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - The State University of New York Board of Trustees approved a recommendation by the school system's chancellor to appoint Aaron M. Podolefsky president of Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.
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Campus Activities Hosts Author, Businessman John Hope Bryant

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - As part of UCM's Leadership Development series, Bryant will speak on leadership in a fear-based world and financial literacy, which is the basis of his book, "Love Leadership."
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Italian Added to Modern Languages Curriculum for Fall 2010

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - Students may enroll in the class for fall and learn about the language and culture of DaVinci, Dante and Pavarotti while preparing for summer study abroad at UCM's partner institute, Accademia Europea di Firenze, in Florence.
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Department of Theatre Presents First Dance Concert March 27

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2010 - Tickets are available for the Department of Theatre's premiere dance concert, "Soles in Motion," which debuts March 27 under the direction of the department's new faculty choreographer Ashley Miller.
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SUNY Chancellor Recommending Podolefsky for President

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/19/2010 - The Board of Trustees at Buffalo State College, the largest college in the State University of New York system, will consider a recommendation during its March 23 meeting to name Aaron Podolefsky the new university president.
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UCM's Talking Mules Claim Eighth Montgomery Cup

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/18/2010 - The UCM debate team will return from the British Isles with the international debate title after a victorious tour of competition with the best of the British collegiate debate societies.
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UCM Hosts Annual Teacher Placement Day March 31

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/12/2010 - Candidates interested in a career in education will have an opportunity to meet with school administrators from more than 150 districts regarding education vacancies for the 2010-11 school year.
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Performing Arts Series Brings CSI: LIVE! to Hendricks Hall

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WARRENSBURG - 3/11/2010 - Tickets still are available for this exciting, interactive journey through the fascinating world of crime scene investigations that comes to UCM with a public presentation Sunday, March 21, and a school matinee Monday, March 22.
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KMOS-TV Produces Montserrat Poetry Festival

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/11/2010 - Missouri's first poet laureate, Walter Bargen, as well as other writers from Columbia, Independence, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Warrensburg and the United Kingdom, participate in this year's Montserrat Poetry Festival Sunday afternoon, May 23.
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UCM Celebrates 25 Years of Women's and Gender Studies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/10/2010 - Special activities including a guest speaker, luncheon, a performance by the Guerrilla Girls, and a fundraising event are scheduled March 25-26 to celebrate 25 Years of Women's and Gender Studies at UCM.
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Spring Enrollment Up for Fifth Consecutive Year at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/8/2010 - With a 3 percent increase in spring enrollment over a year ago, the UCM's recruitment and retention efforts have resulted in five consecutive years of spring enrollment growth.
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Department of Art and Design Hosts Scholar Ellen Dissanayake

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/4/2010 - The noted scholar, author, and ethologist will examine the nature of the innate relationships between human nature and the arts Tuesday, March 9, in Nahm Auditorium.
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Nance Middle East Collection Included in International Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/2/2010 - UCM has been invited to make a significant contribution to a landmark international art exhibit celebrating the impact of the Arabian horse on civilizations of the Near East and Islamic worlds.
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UCM's Creative Engine Gears Up for Seventh Successful Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/1/2010 - Area not-for-profit organizations can benefit from the expertise of UCM art and graphic design students as the Department of Art and Design prepares the seventh annual marathon of creativity.
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