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2006 News Archive

December

UCM Launches New Web Address

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/21/2006 - In keeping with the university's recent name change, the University of Central Missouri will implement a new web address and campus email addresses.
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Check Out What UCM Has to Offer

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/21/2006 - Now is the perfect time to check out the many opportunities available at the University of Central Missouri.
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Reddington Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

reddington_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/19/2006 - Frances P. Reddington, a University of Central Missouri faculty member who is known for her devotion to student learning and academic success, has been named recipient of the University Excellence in Teaching Award.
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UCM College Structure Reorganized

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/15/2006 - UCM recently announced the reorganization of its core academic organizational structure from the current four-college system into five colleges.
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UCM Named All-Steinway School

steinway_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/15/2006 - The enduring and unparalleled quality of the Steinway piano is legendary. With the recent acquisition of 22 new Steinway and Boston pianos, the University of Central Missouri has joined the elite group of All-Steinway Schools.
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Career Services Hosts Etiquette Dinner

etiquette_thumb.jpgContact: Katie Thomas
WARRENSBURG - 12/12/2006 - In an effort to provide UCM students with the basic skills of dinner etiquette and conversation, the Office of Career Services recently hosted the first Etiquette Dinner.
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CD Captures Live Performances

ktbg_cover_130px.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/7/2006 - Part of a new fundraising project to support public radio, 90.9 The Bridge has collected a series of live performances in a new CD available with membership to the station.
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Brooks Will Receive Honorary Doctorate

Alvin-Brooks_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/6/2006 - In addition to the first classes to graduate under the institution's new name, the University of Central Missouri will honor well-known Kansas City civic leader Alvin Brooks during 2006 Winter Commencement exercises Dec. 15-16.
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American Politics Topic of Presentation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/4/2006 - Political analyst Larry Sabato, regarded by The Wall Street Journal as "probably the most quoted college professor in the land," will visit the UCM Wednesday, Dec. 6 to discuss American politics and the 2006 and 2008 elections.
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November

Mainstage Production Opens Dec. 5

spin_butter_130px.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/28/2006 - Tickets now are available for the UCM Department of Theatre's mainstage production of Spinning Into Butter Dec. 5-9 in the Highlander Theatre.
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Performing Arts Series Hosts "Carmen"

pas_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/27/2006 - UCM's Performing Arts Series hosts the return of the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara with performances of the ballet Carmen Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Hendricks Hall.
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College High Memorial Preserves Traditions

university_high_memorial130px.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/20/2006 - Groundbreaking ceremonies Saturday morning, Nov. 18, on the UCM campus marked the first step in the construction of the College High Memorial in commemoration of the university's former laboratory school.
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"Evening of Giving" Spreads Holiday Cheer

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/16/2006 - Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while helping a number of good causes during the third annual Simon Evening of Giving Nov. 19 at Independence Center.
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Holiday and the Arts Kicks Off Season

holiday_arts_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/15/2006 - UCM hosts the third annual Holiday and the Arts Tuesday, Dec. 5 in the Elliott Union in conjunction with opening night of the mainstage production of Spinning Into Butter.
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Flight Team Captures Regional Title

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/15/2006 - UCM's Flight Team has earned a trip to national competition after winning top honors at the 2006 Region VI Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) at Kansas State University-Salina.
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Exhibit Features Senior Student Artists

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/10/2006 - The creativity and versatility of UCM's graduating commercial art and interior design students are on display during the Group Show and Professional Portfolio Review Nov. 6-16 in the Art Center Gallery.
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"Rivers of Change" Examines Civil Rights Event

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/7/2006 - UCM's Africana Studies Program, with support from the UCM Minority Scholars Initiative and the UCM Center for Teaching and Learning, will host a screening of the documentary Rivers of Change.
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Friends of Music Host Petar Jankovic

PetarJankovic_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/6/2006 - UCM's Friends of Music Society will host classical guitarist Petar Jankovic Friday, Nov. 10, in the third performance of the 2006-2007 Friends of Music Concert Series.
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KC Mayor Kay Barnes Visits UCM Nov. 6

Kay%20Barnes_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/2/2006 - UCM's Women's Studies Program will host a presentation on "Women and the Democratic Process" by the Honorable Kay Barnes, mayor of Kansas City, MO, Monday, Nov. 6.
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Colloquium Examines "Green Chemistry"

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2006 - Daryle H. Busch, an internationally known inorganic chemist from the University of Kansas, presents featured remarks during the UCM Department of Chemistry and Physics Colloquium and Recognition Ceremony Nov. 4.
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October

PAS Offers "A Tale of Two Heroes"

pas_thumb1.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/31/2006 - Seating remains available for all performances of "A Tale of Two Heroes: The Adventures of El Matador and Flynn the Swashbuckler," produced and directed by the UCM Department of Theatre as part of the UCM Performing Arts Series.
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Demonstration Features Native Korean Dance

HyunJoo_130px.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/30/2006 - Hyun-Joo Kim, a South Korean professional dancer and educator, will present a demonstration of traditional Korean dance at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1.
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CSTV to Broadcast Mules Game Saturday

Contact: Shawn Jones
WARRENSBURG - 10/27/2006 - The NCAA and CSTV will provide a broadband webcast of the Mules vs. No. 2 Northwest game Saturday, Oct. 28.
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Exhibit Features Works by Art Faculty

fac_art-6_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/27/2006 - UCM's Department of Art faculty and emeriti faculty have brought the best of their creative skills to the UCM Art Center Gallery in the annual Faculty Art Show.
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Friends of Music Host Halen, Lee and Hynes

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/25/2006 - The Friends of Music Society will host David Halen, the concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony, cellist Daniel Lee and UCM faculty member Mia Hynes in "An Evening of Chamber Music" Monday, Oct. 30, in Hart Recital Hall.
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Dedication Honors Homan, McCandless

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/25/2006 - UCM's Department of Music honored two emeriti faculty members with the dedication of the Frederic W. Homan and William E. McCandless Pipe Organ in Hart Recital Hall Oct. 23.
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Peggy Martin Earns 1,000th Win

martin_thumb.jpgContact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 10/23/2006 - UCM Jennies Volleyball Coach Peggy Martin became the winningest coach in NCAA Division II history Saturday, earning a record-setting 1,000th career win.
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Residence Halls Host Halloween Events

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/23/2006 - Little ghosts and goblins will haunt the University of Central Missouri campus as residence halls plan several special Halloween events Tuesday, Oct. 31, that are open to the public. Local youth are encouraged to participate.
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Festival of Champions Returns to UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/19/2006 - UCM will host the return of the Festival of Champions band competition at Central Missouri's Audrey J. Walton Stadium Saturday, Oct. 21.
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UCM Hosts Annual Saudi Arabia Day

nance_artifact.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/16/2006 - Bringing together the cultures of America and the Middle East, the University of Central Missouri will host the 7th annual Saudi Arabia Day Oct. 18.
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NSF Grant Funds New Scholarships

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/16/2006 - The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at UCM has received a $499,520 grant from the National Science Foundation that will provide annual scholarships for UCM students.
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Project Registers Young Voters

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2006 - Building on the historic young voter turnout in the 2004 elections, UCM is conducting a non-partisan project to register more than 500 young voters in the 2006 election cycle, with more than 200 registered at UCM to date.
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UCM Logo Items Now Available

UCMmerch_pres_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/9/2006 - Vendors in UCM's Retailers Program have begun selling items that display the new university name and logo.
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Pianist Peter Miyamoto Performs Oct. 9

miyamoto_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2006 - The UCM Department of Music presents a classical piano recital by Peter Miyamoto at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9 in Hart Recital Hall.
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Career Expo Draws Record Numbers

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/3/2006 - UCM's Office of Career Services will host a record number of employers at the 25th annual Fall Career Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the UCM Multipurpose Building.
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September

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

millie_130px.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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

harriettwoods_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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

johansonlucy_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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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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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UCM Becomes University of Central Missouri

tower_signature_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
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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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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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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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

family_2005_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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

carnegie_bust_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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

rea_herd_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
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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August

Colby to Address Constitutional Issues

colby_william_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/30/2006 - Attorney and author William H. Colby will bring both personal and legal perspectives on constitutional issues to the University of Central Missouri campus as he speaks Monday, Sept. 18, in commemoration of Constitution Day.
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Ryan Recipient of Raymond D. Fowler Award

ryan_joe_thumb2.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/30/2006 - The largest group of psychology graduate students worldwide is honoring Joseph J. Ryan, Ph.D., chair of UCM's Department of Psychology, for his contributions to students' professional development.
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Laval Photo Collection Donated to UCM

laval_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/29/2006 - Photographer Dixie Laval has donated a portion of her lifetime portfolio of work to UCM, allowing her to share her lifelong passion with UCM's photography students.
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"Raise Your Voice!" Examines Our Society

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/29/2006 - UCM's Art Center Gallery, in conjunction with the American Democracy Project, will host an exhibit that examines artists' interpretations of the meaning of democracy and the issues that face all Americans.
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Friends of Music Launch New Concert Series

concerts_thumb1.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/25/2006 - Friends and alumni of UCM's Department of Music now have an opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the department and successes of its students.
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Annual Address Examines State of the University

state_of_univ06_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/22/2006 - As UCM prepares for the opening of the 2006-2007 school year, UCM President Aaron Podolefsky delivered the State of the University address Aug. 22.
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Welcome Back, UCM Students!

students_walking_thumb.jpgContact: Brenda Mackey
WARRENSBURG - 8/21/2006 - UCM welcomes it students back to campus for the first day of classes Wednesday, Aug. 23.
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Open House Features Renovated ITV Classrooms

jckl_itv_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/10/2006 - UCM's commitment to outreach through technology continues to grow with the recent renovation of two interactive television classrooms in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.
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UCM Goes to the Missouri State Fair

state_fair_2006_thumb_tall.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/9/2006 - Alumni and friends are invited to enjoy fun under the big top in the VIP tent as the university celebrates UCM Day at the Missouri State Fair Friday, Aug. 11. Fairgoers may also learn more about UCM at the information tent south of the grandstand Aug. 10-13.
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Art Center Gallery Opens New Season

Contact: Brenda Mackey
WARRENSBURG - 8/8/2006 - UCM's Art Center Gallery opens the new exhibit season with a one-woman show in the Outer Gallery by photographer Jamie Kreher.
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Stillman Named Interim Director

stillman_thumb2006.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/4/2006 - Eugene Stillman, campus advocate for students at UCM, has been named interim director of community engagement, effective immediately.
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New Courses Offered in Arabic and Russian

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/3/2006 - UCM's Department of Modern Languages is providing an opportunity to explore two of the less commonly taught world languages with new courses in Arabic and Russian.
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UCM Among the Best in the Midwest

princeton_review_logo.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/3/2006 - The Princeton Review has named UCM to its Best Midwestern College list. UCM is among 158 colleges and universities which have achieved this distinction.
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Services Planned for Warren C. Lovinger

lovinger_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/2/2006 - Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at the First Baptist Church of Stover, MO., for Warren C. Lovinger, who served as UCM president from 1956 to 1979.
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July

President's Lawn Concert Moves Indoors

lawn_concert_sax_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/31/2006 - Due to rising outdoor temperatures, UCM is moving it annual President's Lawn Concert planned for this evening, July 31, indoors to the Elliott Union.
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Campus Welcomes 2006 Hmong District Conference

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/27/2006 - Young people from across North America will participate in the largest conference hosted by UCM as the university welcomes participants of the 2006 Hmong District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance summer youth conference July 31 to Aug. 5.
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Summer Bridge Program Makes a Difference

girl_microscope_130px.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/20/2006 - UCM's Summer Bridge program continues to make a difference in the lives of Kansas City, Mo. high school students as it gives them experience in college life.
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S.S. Walton Sets Sail July 14

ss_walton_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/10/2006 - Enjoy the fun and fare of an ocean cruise without leaving Warrensburg as the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center presents the Twilight Stadium Cruise Friday, July 14.
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June

Freedom Festival Celebrates 4th of July

fireworks_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/29/2006 - The Warrensburg Freedom Festival Committee will present the annual 4th of July celebration, including a fireworks display at UCM's Crane Stadium.
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Anderson Places at U.S. Championships

anderson_kristin_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/27/2006 - UCM's Kristin Anderson ran to an impressive second place finish at the AT&T United States Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis, IN,Saturday night, June 24.
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Faculty Member Earns Awards for Poetry

prufer_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/14/2006 - Kevin Prufer of the UCM Department of English faculty recently earned two national awards for his poetry.
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UCM Students Join National Air Race

women_aviation_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/14/2006 - Two UCM aviation students are about to embark on an adventure that will challenge the skills they have obtained as students in UCM's nationally known aviation program.
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Workshop Examines Juvenile Justice Issues

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/12/2006 - The delivery of justice services to Missouri's children and their families is the focus of a juvenile justice conference Wednesday, June 28, in the Elliott Union ballroom at UCM.
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Central Missouri Repertory Opens 25th Season

cmr_logo_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/12/2006 - Central Missouri Repertory theatre celebrates its silver anniversary as the box office opens for the 2006 season of performances.
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Reception Honors Veteran Educator

hicklin_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/9/2006 - Walt Hicklin, interim vice president for student affairs, will be honored upon his retirement with a farewell reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, June 26 in Elliott Union 240.
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UCM Hosts Missouri Boys State June 17-24

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/9/2006 - Nearly 1,000 young Missourians will attend the 67th annual session of The American Legion Missouri Boys State June 17-24 at UCM. Keynote speakers include current and former government officials and a Missouri Boys State alumnus.
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UMR Administrator Named Provost

shah_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/6/2006 - With the goal of helping to make UCM a nationally recognized institution, University of Missouri-Rolla administrator Y.T. Shah has accepted the job as provost and vice president for academic affairs.
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Children's Books Topic of Workshop

Contact: Brenda Mackey
WARRENSBURG - 6/2/2006 - Registrations are being accepted for the second annual Children's Books Workshop, Thursday-Friday, July 27-28, at UCM.
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May

Homecoming 2006 Theme Announced

homecoming_logo_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/26/2006 - "Moving Forward, Giving Back" is the theme of UCM's 2006 Homecoming celebration, planned for Oct. 13-14 as part of a week-long celebration for UCM students, alumni and friends.
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UCM to Host 2006 Hmong District Conference

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/23/2006 - UCM has been named host site for the 2006 Hmong District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance summer youth conference, which will bring nearly 2,000 youth to campus July 31 to Aug. 5. The conference will include some events open to the public.
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Mules Win Seventh Consecutive MIAA Post-Season Tourney

baseball_turmail_pitching_thumb.jpgContact: Bob Jackson
WARRENSBURG - 5/15/2006 - The UCM Mules won their seventh consecutive MIAA Baseball Tournament Championship Sunday by sweeping top-seeded and No. 6-ranked Emporia State, 6-5 and 9-6.
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Oldest Alumna Celebrates 106 Years

schweer_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2006 - UCM's oldest known living alumna, Ann Schweer, Jefferson City, recently celebrated her 106th birthday with a special reception hosted by her alma mater.
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"Pleiades" Earns Prestigious Pushcart Prize

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/9/2006 - For the fourth time in six years, work published in "Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing" has been selected for the prestigious Pushcart Prize anthology, a collection of the best literary writing published by independent presses in North America.
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Skelton Hosts Annual Procurement Conference

Skelton_Ike_Veterans_Day_Thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/8/2006 - Business owners can learn how to secure government contracts and network with potential contractors at Congressman Ike Skelton's annual Procurement Conference Wednesday, May 31, at UCM.
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Stephens and Rodenberg Recognized

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/7/2006 - An alumnus who has dedicated his career to law enforcement and the former executive director of international programs at University of Central Missouri will be honored during 2006 Spring Commencement exercises, May 5-6, in the Multipurpose Building.
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Commencement Planned for May 5-6.

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/3/2006 - More than 1,000 graduates will receive degrees during the 2006 spring commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 5-6.
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April

Ellis Map and Globe Collection Dedicated

elllis_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/28/2006 - UCM recognizes the contributions James and Marguerite Ellis to the university's geography program with the dedication of the James and Marguerite Ellis Wall Map and Globe Collection.
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UCM's Aviation Programs Continue CAA Accreditation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/18/2006 - UCM's undergraduate aviation programs have earned reaffirmation of accreditation by the Council on Aviation Accreditation.
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Piatt Honored with J.P. Mees Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/14/2006 - In recognition of his years of service to UCM and the communities of Sedalia and Warrensburg, James A. Piatt has been named the recipient of UCM's J.P. Mees Award for Outstanding Professional Staff.
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Army ROTC Joins Bataan Memorial March

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/13/2006 - UCM's Army ROTC Fighting Mules competed in the 17th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March in White Sands, NM, March 26.
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Tickets Available for "The Crucible"

crucible_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/12/2006 - Tickets are now available for the UCM Department of Theatre's mainstage production of "The Crucible," Arthur Miller's award-winning drama.
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Johnson, Sundberg Named Byler Recipients

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/11/2006 - The top award for University of Central Missouri faculty members this year honors two educators in the university's College of Arts and Sciences.
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UCM's AlcoholEdu Team Earns National Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/7/2006 - UCM's AlcoholEdu Implementation Team recently received the 2005-2006 Prevention Excellence Award during the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
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CJ Students Claim Fourth National Title

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/6/2006 - A dedicated group of UCM criminal justice students continued their national winning streak at the annual National Conference of the American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon.
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Conservation Education Center Hosts Open House

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/5/2006 - UCM's Conservation Education Center, located at the university's Prussing Research Farm, invites the public to learn more about the center's shooting range during an open house and membership drive Sunday, April 23.
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March

Pearce Receives SGA's Kirkpatrick Award

pearce_david_portrait_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2006 - UCM's Student Government Association presented Missouri State Representative David Pearce, Warrensburg, with the 2006 Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award during a ceremony April 13, Kirkpatrick Library.
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