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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, February 8


Academics

Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day Submission Deadline is February 12th
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships at the University of Central Missouri invites abstract submissions for the ...
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The Last Day to Drop a First-Half Semester Class is Friday, February 12th
The last day for students to drop a first-half semester course is Friday, February 12th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may ...
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Enrollment Holds for Summer/Fall Enrollment Due by 2/15/16
Enrollment for the summer and fall 2016 semester begins Monday, March 28th. For those offices which place enrollment holds, please check ...
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Fall 2016 Course Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2016 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of Courses ...
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Grammar Happy Hour 2016
The Writing Center will host Grammar Happy Hour every Wednesday from 3-5pm in Humphreys 116. During Happy Hour, grammar experts from across ...
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Students Selected for 2016 Montgomery Cup
Team Selected for the 2016 Montgomery Cup Debate Tour ...
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Students Selected for 2016 Montgomery Cup
Team Selected for the 2016 Montgomery Cup Debate Tour ...
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ALICE Training for Students, Faculty, and Staff
Do you know what to do if there is a violent intruder on campus? UCM utilizes A.L.I.C.E., a training program designed to help people ...
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"Loving Thy Academic Self" with Casey Reid
The Learning Commons Workshop Series presents Casey Reid: ...
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VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
The School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems Dept. is offering Free income tax preparation for the campus and community. ...
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VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
The School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems Dept. is offering Free income tax preparation for the campus and community. ...
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"Loving Thy Academic Self" with Casey Reid
The Learning Commons Workshop Series presents Casey Reid: It's time to check in and get real about where you are with your academics this ...
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Awards & Honors

Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 5th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 5th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship
Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for the $1,000 Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship. Adam Greenman, a personal injury, ...
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Faculty Mentor Award Nominations
Student nominations are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award. Students must nominate ...
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Events

"Feeling War: Experiencing International Reality"
UCM's Digital Journalism Program is hosting a three-part film series, "Feeling War: Experiencing International Reality," which highlights ...
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Spring Career Expo 2016
The Spring Career Expo 2016 is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we ...
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UCM Graduate Research Symposium
If you are interested in presenting at the Graduate Research Symposium on April 19th, please submit a submission form, which includes a 250 ...
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Share the Love of Reading - Service Learning Project
Elementary and Early Childhood teacher candidates in the Clinical Pathway Program will be collecting gently used and new children's books ...
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Scholars Symposium Abstract Submission Deadline: February 12th
To be considered to present at the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day, students must submit abstracts by Friday, February 12th ...
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Fulbright Information Session
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an award given to students interested in conducting research or teaching at a foreign university in ...
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Fulbright Information Session
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an award given to students interested in conducting research or teaching at a foreign university in ...
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Unity Week 2016
Posted: 2/4/2016 - Unity Week is an annual event that sees the collaborative efforts of students, faculty, staff, and groups across campus ...
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Unity Week 2016
Posted: 2/4/2016 - Unity Week is an annual event that sees the collaborative efforts of students, faculty, staff, and groups across campus ...
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Calling all musicians and singers!
The Elliott Student Union is hosting an open mic and karaoke night in Cafe Rouge from 7-8:30pm on Tuesday, February 9th. Come show off your ...
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Calling all musicians and singers!
The Elliott Student Union is hosting an open mic and karaoke night in Cafe Rouge from 7-8:30pm on Tuesday, February 9th. Come show off your ...
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District 10 FBLA Contest
Please help UCM welcome District 10 FBLA Contest on Tuesday, February 9th. We are expecting 700 high school students that will compete ...
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District 10 FBLA Contest
Please help UCM welcome District 10 FBLA Contest on Tuesday, February 9th. We are expecting 700 high school students that will compete ...
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Survival Girls' Night Out Tickets Available
Ticket sales continue for the seventh annual Survival Girls' Night Out scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, at the ballroom of the Elliott ...
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Survival Girls' Night Out Tickets Available
Ticket sales continue for the seventh annual Survival Girls' Night Out scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, at the ballroom of the Elliott ...
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Operation Find Your Patriot Coming to UCM Feb. 20
Ever wonder what your ancestors were doing during the American Revolution? A local group wants to help active duty military and veteran ...
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Operation Find Your Patriot Coming to UCM Feb. 20
Ever wonder what your ancestors were doing during the American Revolution? A local group wants to help active duty military and veteran ...
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Town Hall Meeting
The office of Mentoring Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) at UCM is hosting a Town Hall Meeting for all the 'International Undergraduate' ...
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Town Hall Meeting
The office of Mentoring Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) at UCM is hosting a Town Hall Meeting for all the 'International Undergraduate' ...
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ROSE Sale - a few flowers still left! Make your advance order now!
Did you miss the first round of orders for the UCM Student Chapter of MTNA Rose Sale? Have no fear - we ordered a little bit more than we ...
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ROSE Sale - a few flowers still left! Make your advance order now!
Did you miss the first round of orders for the UCM Student Chapter of MTNA Rose Sale? Have no fear - we ordered a little bit more than we ...
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Valentine's Day Art Sale, Thursday and Friday
Come check out the sales tables to find some last minute gifts from Illustration Club, SAC, Print Club, and Clay Club for yourself or your ...
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Faculty and Staff Tour of Whiteman Announced, Register by Feb. 25
An opportunity is available for University of Central Missouri faculty and staff members who would like to tour Whiteman Air Force Base ...
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Faculty

Study Abroad Presentation Request
Are you interested in having a member of the Study Abroad office come speak to your class or department about their international academic ...
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Study Abroad Presentation Request
Are you interested in having a member of the Study Abroad office come speak to your class or department about their international academic ...
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Updates for 2016 Undergraduate Catalog due by 2/29/16
If your office/department has information in the first 60 pages of the 2015 Undergraduate Catalog, please review your content and send any ...
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Bloomberg information session for UCM faculty, 2 p.m., 2/10/2016 in WDE 1604
Bloomberg representatives and Dr. Arthur Young, CFA, will lead an introductory Bloomberg session for UCM faculty in the Donn Forbes Center ...
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2016 Undergraduate Catalog Updates to pages 1-60
If your office has information in the first 60 pages of the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog, please review your content and send any updates for ...
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Enrollment Holds for Summer/Fall Enrollment Due by 2/15/16
Enrollment for the summer and fall 2016 semester begins Monday, March 28th. For those offices which place enrollment holds, please check ...
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Bloomberg information session for UCM faculty, 2 p.m., 2/10/2016 in WDE 1604
Bloomberg representatives and Dr. Arthur Young, CFA, will lead an introductory Bloomberg session for UCM faculty in the Donn Forbes Center ...
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From the President

PeopleWorks Senior Partner Begins Interim Post
To assist the University of Central Missouri in implementing strategic initiatives in the campus' human resources area, PeopleWorks ...
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PeopleWorks Senior Partner Begins Interim Post
To assist the University of Central Missouri in implementing strategic initiatives in the campus' human resources area, PeopleWorks ...
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President's Memorandum Updates Campus on PeopleWorks Initiative
President Charles Ambrose sent the following note and memorandum, available in a PDF below, to UCM faculty and staff Friday, Feb. 5: ...
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President's Memorandum Updates Campus on PeopleWorks Initiative
President Charles Ambrose sent the following note and memorandum, available in a PDF below, to UCM faculty and staff Friday, Feb. 5: ...
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General

Student Ambassador Application Available
The Office of Admissions is hiring student ambassadors to begin Fall 2016. The position provides current students with the opportunity to ...
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Learn How to Use the New UCM Calendar Online
The UCM Calendar, ucmo.edu/calendar, on the UCM website has been redesigned to include more information about key events and activities on ...
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Learn How to Use the New UCM Calendar Online
The UCM Calendar, ucmo.edu/calendar, on the UCM website has been redesigned to include more information about key events and activities on ...
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Chamber Flash e-Newsletter
The Chamber Flash is a publication of the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, published on the first and third Fridays of each month. It ...
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Health & Wellness

Tobacco - Do want to Quit?
Have you decided quitting tobacco is something you want to do? It's an important decision. No one can make you quit - you have to want to ...
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Join Weight Watchers for an INSPIRE! event.

Join us for a hearty healthy motivation on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 12:30 pm in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

For more information:
Download: BTS Change Happens.pdf
Contact Emily Bergsieker at bergsieker@ucmo.edu

Hiking the Appalachian Trail
David Curtis, Old Drum, who was a total novice backpacker began his hiking career as an extremely obese couch potato. In 2006, he completed ...
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KMOS-TV

A Ballerina's Tale - Independent Lens
Follow the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American ...
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New Hampshire Primary Results from PBS NewsHour
KMOS-TV and PBS provide coverage of the 2016 presidential campaigns beginning this month. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will anchor the live ...
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PBS Democratic Presidential Debate
Live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PBS NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the Democratic ...
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Meetings

February Support Staff Council Meeting

The Support Staff Council will meet at 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 9 in Union 101. All support staff are invited to attend.

For more information:
Contact Barb H at hicks@ucmo.edu or call 6605434341

February Support Staff Council Meeting

The Support Staff Council will meet at 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 9 in Union 101. All support staff are invited to attend.

For more information:
Contact Barb H at hicks@ucmo.edu or call 6605434341


News

Team Selected for the 2016 Montgomery Cup Debate Tour
Five UCM students have been selected to travel to Ireland and Scotland on the 2016 Montgomery Cup Exhibition Debate Tour. ...
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Team Selected for the 2016 Montgomery Cup Debate Tour
Five UCM students have been selected to travel to Ireland and Scotland on the 2016 Montgomery Cup Exhibition Debate Tour. ...
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Newsletters

Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the fifth 2015-2016 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the fifth 2015-2016 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Office of Technology

Do Not Accept Offers of Windows 10 for UCM Devices at This Time
Due to some changes launched recently by Microsoft, users of UCM-owned PCs may begin seeing offers to upgrade their operating systems to ...
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Professional Staff

Professional Staff Council - February Meeting
The Professional Staff Council will meet on Thursday, February 11 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Union 238. As always, all professional staff are ...
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Professional Staff Council - February Meeting
The Professional Staff Council will meet on Thursday, February 11 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Union 238. As always, all professional staff are ...
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Student Activities

UCM Lip Sync Battle
Team registration is now open till Feb 15th at 11:59 P.M. ...
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UCM Lip Sync Battle
Team registration is now open till Feb 15th at 11:59 P.M. ...
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Operational Budget Deadline
This money is available to all registered student organizations. The ...
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Economic Perspectives Guest Speaker: Joe Christifano, CFA, 5 pm. Tuesday 2-9-2016, WDE 2010
As part of the guest speaker series Economic Perspectives with Bloomberg Market Data, the Student Finance Association invites all students ...
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Bloomberg training lab for students with Bloomberg experience, 3:30 p.m., 2/10/2016 in WDE 1604
Bloomberg representatives and Dr. Arthur Young, CFA, will lead an applied Bloomberg training lab for students with prior Bloomberg ...
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It's On Us Involvement Opportunity
If you know of students who would like the opportunity to increase awareness around sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, as ...
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Bloomberg training lab for students with Bloomberg experience, 3:30 p.m., 2/10/2016 in WDE 1604
Bloomberg representatives and Dr. Arthur Young, CFA, will lead an applied Bloomberg training lab for students with prior Bloomberg ...
[more info]

Economic Perspectives Guest Speaker: Joe Christifano, CFA, 5 pm. Tuesday 2-9-2016, WDE 2010
As part of the guest speaker series Economic Perspectives with Bloomberg Market Data, the Student Finance Association invites all students ...
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Support Staff

SSC Monthly Meeting
We will conduct our regular council meeting February 9, 2016 at 2 pm in UN 101. This month begins our "mini-informational session" with ...
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SSC Monthly Meeting
We will conduct our regular council meeting February 9, 2016 at 2 pm in UN 101. This month begins our "mini-informational session" with ...
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You Are Invited

Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)
You are invited to our SOL meetings. We meet every Thursday in the Library at 4:00 PM, room 1268. This Tuesday we will be having a ...
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