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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, February 12


Academics

Changes due for the 2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs!
If your office has information in the 2017 Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog please review your content and send any updates to Heather ...
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Changes due for the 2018 Four-Year Guides on March 1st!
All changes to the 2018 Four Year Guides are due by Thursday, March 1st. Curriculum changes (program additions/deletions/changes, course ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due February 20th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 20th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due February 20th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 20th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due February 20th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 20th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Applying for Graduation
Students planning to graduate Spring or Summer 2018 should - APPLY TODAY! Students must be approved as a graduation candidate at least 30 ...
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Enrollment holds have been placed for Summer/Fall enrollment
As needed, holds have been placed on student accounts for ...
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Awards & Honors

Nominate an Academic Advisor for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.
Please take a moment and nominate one of our professional and/or faculty academic advisors for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. ...
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Student Employee of the Year Award-DUE THIS WEEK!
Nominations for Student Employee of the Year are now live! If you have a student employee who you feel should be recognized for this award ...
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Student Employee of the Year Award-DUE THIS WEEK!
Nominations for Student Employee of the Year are now live! If you have a student employee who you feel should be recognized for this award ...
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Student Employee of the Year Award-DUE THIS WEEK!
Nominations for Student Employee of the Year are now live! If you have a student employee who you feel should be recognized for this award ...
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Student Employee of the Year Award-Due Today at 5:00PM
Nominations for Student Employee of the Year are now live! If you have a student employee who you feel should be recognized for this award ...
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Just a Reminder to Nominate for the Learning to Greater Degree Award
Each semester, UCM recognizes those individuals in the UCM community who are living examples of the four reasons to believe that support ...
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Just a Reminder to Nominate for the Learning to Greater Degree Award
Each semester, UCM recognizes those individuals in the UCM community who are living examples of the four reasons to believe that support ...
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Just a Reminder to Nominate for the Learning to Greater Degree Award
Each semester, UCM recognizes those individuals in the UCM community who are living examples of the four reasons to believe that support ...
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UCM Criminal Justice again ranked among the Top 25
College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put UCM’s Master’s in CJ at #19. Rankings are ...
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UCM Criminal Justice again ranked among the Top 25
College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put UCM’s Master’s in CJ at #19. Rankings are ...
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UCM Criminal Justice again ranked among the Top 25
College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put UCM’s Master’s in CJ at #19. Rankings are ...
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Senior Athletic Training Student Wins National Scholarship
Winnie Wilson, a senior Athletic Training Student from Kansas City, Missouri was recently awarded a national scholarship through the ...
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Events

Union Cinema: Justice League
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Union Cinema: Justice League
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Union Cinema: Justice League
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Healthcare Expo
The UCM Healthcare Expo is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m in the Elliott Student Union Ballrooms. Download "The ...
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UCM Event Showcase
Join the various UCM vendors tomorrow evening, Thursday, February 15 between 3:30 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. in the Elliott Student Union ballrooms. ...
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UCM Event Showcase
Join the various UCM vendors tonight, Thursday, February 15 between 3:30 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. in the Elliott Student Union ballrooms. Explore ...
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BIG (Business-Industry-Government) Spring Career Expo, Mon.-Thurs., Feb. 12-15
Educate and Connect your Students! Encourage them to attend the Spring 2018 BIG Career Expo. More than 170 employers are recruiting! ...
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Survival Girs' Night Out
Survival Adult Abuse Center, Inc., a nonprofit organization in Johnson County, provides shelter and support services to victims of domestic ...
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National Banana Bread Day
Celebrate National Banana Bread Day with the Elliott Student Union. Stop by the ESU to enjoy a FREE afternoon snack on February 23 between ...
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National Banana Bread Day
Celebrate National Banana Bread Day with the Elliott Student Union. Stop by the ESU to enjoy a FREE afternoon snack on February 23 between ...
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Family Fun Bowling
Join the Union Bowling Center on Saturday, February 17 for some family fun, including a kids BOGO bowling special. Between 2pm-6pm kids ages ...
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Sing Your Heart Out Karaoke & Be Mine Bowling
Don't forget to enjoy karaoke, snacks, and BOGO bowling tonight in the Elliott Student Union. Sing your heart out in the atrium between ...
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Family Fun Bowling
Families, don't forget to swing by the Union Bowling Center tomorrow between 2pm-6pm for some fun and a kids BOGO bowling special. Children ...
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WGS-#METOO@UCM present The Mask You Live In, Tues. Feb. 13, 5-7 pm, Union Cinema
Women, Gender, & Sexuality studies program is presenting a semester long examination of the #MeToo Movement. This documentary studies boys ...
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WGS-#METOO@UCM present The Mask You Live In, Tues. Feb. 13, 5-7 pm, Union Cinema
Women, Gender, & Sexuality studies program is presenting a semester long examination of the #MeToo Movement. This documentary studies boys ...
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UCM MTNA Rose Sale - Pre order now!
The UCM Student Chapter of Music Teachers National Association Announces our 2018 Valentine's Day Rose Sale! ...
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BIG (Business-Industry-Government) Spring Career Expo, Wed & Thurs., Feb. 14 & 15
Educate and Connect your Students! Encourage them to attend the Spring 2018 BIG Career Expo. More than 170 employers are recruiting! ...
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BIG (Business-Industry-Government) Spring Career Expo, Wed & Thurs., Feb. 14 & 15
Educate and Connect your Students! Encourage them to attend the Spring 2018 BIG Career Expo. More than 170 employers are recruiting! ...
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UCM MTNA Rose Sale - You can still order flowers through Tuesday Feb 13
The UCM Student Chapter of Music Teachers National Association Announces our 2018 Valentine's Day Rose Sale! ...
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Current Chatter
ADP is hosting Current Chatter on Thursday, Feb. 15th! Come enjoy some assorted cookies and free refreshments while having conversations ...
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Current Chatter
ADP is hosting Current Chatter on Thursday, Feb. 15th! Come enjoy some assorted cookies and free refreshments while having conversations ...
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Current Chatter
ADP is hosting Current Chatter on Thursday, Feb. 15th! Come enjoy some assorted cookies and free refreshments while having conversations ...
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Study Abroad at Roehampton!
Liz Davies from Roehampton University will be on campus this Thursday, February 15th, from 11:30 to 2pm! ...
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Study Abroad at Roehampton!
Liz Davies from Roehampton University will be on campus this Thursday, February 15th, from 11:30 to 2pm! ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on February 20
All Emeriti Association members and their guests are invited to the February Coffee to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20 in Union ...
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Faculty

Looking for the Faculty Guide?
The Faculty Guide website was restructured and moved into the Policy Library. It is now called Academic Policy and Procedure. A matrix at ...
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Graduate Scholars Symposium- Faculty and Student Presentations
Graduate Education and Research encourages faculty and staff to to participate in the Graduate Scholars Symposium. Multiple forms of ...
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Graduate Scholars Symposium- Faculty and Student Presentations
Graduate Education and Research encourages faculty and staff to to participate in the Graduate Scholars Symposium. Multiple forms of ...
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Graduate Scholars Symposium- Faculty and Student Presentations
Graduate Education and Research encourages faculty and staff to to participate in the Graduate Scholars Symposium. Multiple forms of ...
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Do you know the significance of April 23rd, 2018?
April 23, 2018, is the thesis submission deadline for the Spring 2018 semester. Learn more about the thesis submission requirements at an ...
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Do you know the significance of April 23rd, 2018?
April 23, 2018, is the thesis submission deadline for the Spring 2018 semester. Learn more about the thesis submission requirements at an ...
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Do you know the significance of April 23rd, 2018?
April 23, 2018, is the thesis submission deadline for the Spring 2018 semester. Learn more about the thesis submission requirements at an ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

CTL Events
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 19-23, 2018 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Supervising Student Employees Webinar
Join us for a webinar about Training Designed to Engage & Motivate a New Generation of student employees. Tuesday, March 6th from 12:00 ...
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Safe Zone Workshop - LGBTQ+ knowledge and ally development
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Safe Zone Workshop - LGBTQ+ knowledge and ally development
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Follow-up Smart Money with Retirewise
We're so pleased to bring you the MetLife Retirewise program. ...
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Follow-up Smart Money with Retirewise
We're so pleased to bring you the MetLife Retirewise program. ...
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Follow-up Smart Money with Retirewise
We're so pleased to bring you the MetLife Retirewise program. ...
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NEW--Email on 2/19 concerning online training
Beginning Feb 19th all faculty, staff, GA's and student workers will receive an email from Everfi that hosts our new online training ...
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NEW--Email on 2/19 concerning online training
Beginning Feb 19th all faculty, staff, GA's and student workers will receive an email from Everfi that hosts our new online training ...
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NEW--Email on 2/19 concerning online training
Beginning Feb 19th all faculty, staff, GA's and student workers will receive an email from Everfi that hosts our new online training ...
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Contribute Training Discontinued
In preparation for the University's new website launch, the addition of new editors and new user training on the current website editing ...
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General

Defining First-Year Experience
In order to facilitate conversations and collaborations that support first-year students, PASS Council has researched and developed a ...
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Memorial Service for Fred Worman Feb. 25
The University of Central Missouri lost a member of its emeriti family when Fred Worman passed away Jan. 16 in Springfield. Fred taught in ...
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Memorial Service for Fred Worman Feb. 25
The University of Central Missouri lost a member of its emeriti family when Fred Worman passed away Jan. 16 in Springfield. Fred taught in ...
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE CHILDRENS LITERATURE FESTIVAL
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UCM Warehouse Product Availability
Did you know that you can purchase copy paper, batteries, and disposable gloves from the warehouse? 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper is available to ...
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UCM Warehouse Product Availability
Did you know that you can purchase copy paper, batteries, and disposable gloves from the warehouse? 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper is available to ...
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UCM Warehouse Product Availability
Did you know that you can purchase copy paper, batteries, and disposable gloves from the warehouse? 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper is available to ...
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Know a student who's moving off campus?
This semester's "Off Campus Living" workshops are just for them! Dates and times are: ...
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Know a student who's moving off campus?
This semester's "Off Campus Living" workshops are just for them! Dates and times are: ...
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Health & Wellness

New Joining Offer for Weight Watchers
Great News!! All NEW members get a FREE Kit!! ...
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MMR and Flu Clinic - 2/15/18
The University Health Center will be at the MIC on Thursday, February 15th for students, staff, and faculty who are interested in receiving ...
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MMR and Flu Clinic - 2/15/18
The University Health Center will be at the MIC on Thursday, February 15th for students, staff, and faculty who are interested in receiving ...
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MMR and Flu Clinic - 2/15/18
The University Health Center will be at the MIC on Thursday, February 15th for students, staff, and faculty who are interested in receiving ...
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Mental Fitness for February 12 & 13: Perfectionism & Procrastination
We all put pressures on ourselves to be successful. This workshop will focus on challenging our own perfectionism, exploring why we ...
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Mental Fitness for February 12 & 13: Perfectionism & Procrastination
We all put pressures on ourselves to be successful. This workshop will focus on challenging our own perfectionism, exploring why we ...
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Mental Fitness for February 19 & 20: Managing Difficult Emotions
We all experience a vast array of emotions. What do you do when those emotions feel overwhelming and difficult to manage? This Mental ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Health Coaching Sessions Available
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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David Gibson with MO Deferred Comp will be on campus Feb. 14th.
MO Deferred Comp custom target date funds are an all-in-one investment option that adjusts over time to ensure your savings strategy fits ...
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New Office Location for Payroll Services
The Payroll Services office has moved to Administration Building Suite 316. The new location includes Department Deposits, or Bank Deposit ...
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New Office Location for Payroll Services
The Payroll Services office has moved to Administration Building Suite 316. The new location includes Department Deposits, or Bank Deposit ...
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Employee Web Time Entry Deadline
This Friday, February 16th at 11:59 PM is the deadline to submit your web time sheet for February 1st - 15th. This is an 88 hour pay period ...
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KMOS-TV

Do Not Resist
A vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Do Not Resist puts viewers in the center ...
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Gang Crackdown
Investigate a slew of killings linked to the MS-13 gang and the crackdown that swept up immigrant teens. Some 25 bodies have surfaced since ...
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Luxury In The Desert
Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One ...
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Coping with stress
Hyacinth is at her wit's end, what with the charity shop, Councilor Nugent, Rose's love life and her Daddy! Can she cope? Watch Keeping Up ...
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Journey through the prolific life of the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author and activist who inspired generations with lyrical modern ...
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Meetings

UCM-NEA Meeting


Our next meeting will be Monday, 12 February 2018 at Noon in Union 231. Apologies for the short notice.

For more information:
Contact Jerry Brown at brown@ucmo.edu


News and Events

UCM Online Library Science Master's Degree Program Achieves National Rankings
The UCM online Master of Science degree in Library Science has earned recognition by College Choice, a leading authority on college ...
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UCM Online Library Science Master's Degree Program Achieves National Rankings
The UCM online Master of Science degree in Library Science has earned recognition by College Choice, a leading authority on college ...
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Theatre and Dance Claims Awards at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
Students and faculty from the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance returned from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival ...
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Theatre and Dance Claims Awards at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
Students and faculty from the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance returned from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival ...
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UCM to Host Event Showcase Feb. 15
UCM will offer a firsthand look at the variety of services and venues available to the public at the UCM Event Showcase, planned for ...
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UCM to Host Event Showcase Feb. 15
UCM will offer a firsthand look at the variety of services and venues available to the public at the UCM Event Showcase, planned for ...
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UCM, Kent State Researchers Study Probability of Producer, Grain Purchaser Contract Disputes
Contract disputes between crop producers and the companies that purchase grain can often lead to litigation and can prove costly and ...
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UCM, Kent State Researchers Study Probability of Producer, Grain Purchaser Contract Disputes
Contract disputes between crop producers and the companies that purchase grain can often lead to litigation and can prove costly and ...
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Project Safe Includes Green Dot Presentations, Violence Prevention Speaker
A student-led initiative is being launched in February to foster more communication about steps UCM students can take to address issues ...
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Project Safe Includes Green Dot Presentations, Violence Prevention Speaker
A student-led initiative is being launched in February to foster more communication about steps UCM students can take to address issues ...
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Project Safe Includes Green Dot Presentations, Violence Prevention Speaker
A student-led initiative is being launched in February to foster more communication about steps UCM students can take to address issues ...
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UCM Faculty Members Promoted, Awarded Tenure
Nineteen University of Central Missouri faculty members were recently approved for promotion and tenure to associate professor, eight for ...
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Campus Community Invited to Attend Higher Education Roundtable Discussion
The campus community is invited to attend from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb.19, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom as administrators from ...
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UCM Faculty Receive Promotion, Tenure for Academic Year 2018-19
Nineteen University of Central Missouri faculty members were recently approved for promotion and tenure to associate professor, eight for ...
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UCM Faculty Receive Promotion, Tenure for Academic Year 2018-19
Nineteen University of Central Missouri faculty members were recently approved for promotion and tenure to associate professor, eight for ...
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Campus Community Invited to Attend Higher Education Roundtable Discussion
The campus community is invited to attend from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb.19, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom as administrators from ...
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Campus Community Invited to Attend Higher Education Roundtable Discussion
The campus community is invited to attend from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb.19, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom as administrators from ...
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Office of Technology

Good Cybercitizens Make the Internet a Safer and Better Place
"The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn't drive without buckling your seat belt or ride a bike ...
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Good Cybercitizens Make the Internet a Safer and Better Place
"The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn't drive without buckling your seat belt or ride a bike ...
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Good Cybercitizens Make the Internet a Safer and Better Place
"The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn't drive without buckling your seat belt or ride a bike ...
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Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled for March 2 and 3
Blackboard Managed Hosting has informed us that there will be a 16 hour maintenance window occurring at their Northern Virginia Database ...
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Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled for March 2 and 3
Blackboard Managed Hosting has informed us that there will be a 16 hour maintenance window occurring at their Northern Virginia Database ...
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Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled for March 2 and 3
Blackboard Managed Hosting has informed us that there will be a 16 hour maintenance window occurring at their Northern Virginia Database ...
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Java Updates Coming to Your UCM Machines
The Office of Technology is updating Java versions on campus computers in order to address security vulnerabilities with older versions. ...
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Java Updates Coming to Your UCM Machines
The Office of Technology is updating Java versions on campus computers in order to address security vulnerabilities with older versions. ...
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Openings & Closings

Student Financial Services Opening Late


The office of Student Financial Services will open at 9:00 on Tuesday, February 20th due to a staff meeting.

For more information:
Contact Rhonda Stangel at stangel@ucmo.edu


Public Safety

Resisting Aggression with Defense (RAD for Men)
Empowering participants to make safer choices when confronted with aggressive behavior. The University of Central Missouri Department of ...
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Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Women's self defense program
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is sponsoring the R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women program. The dates and ...
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Staff Council

February Staff Council Meeting - 2/13 @ 2pm in Morrow 182
The Staff Council will meet from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, in Morrow 182 (the classroom across from the upper gyms in the Student ...
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February Staff Council Meeting - 2/13 @ 2pm in Morrow 182
The Staff Council will meet from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, in Morrow 182 (the classroom across from the upper gyms in the Student ...
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Student Activities

Mule Team Leader Applications for UCM Experience Kickoff
Applications are currently being accepted for Mule Team Leaders. Dedicated student leaders are needed to serve as Team Leaders to make this ...
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Seeking Faculty Advisors for Student Orgs
Are you a faculty member on campus who has been looking to give back to the student body? Here's your opportunity! The Office of Student ...
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Open Mic Night
Spotlight and BSU are teaming up for Open Mic Night on February 20 at 8:00pm in the Union Atrium. Come share your talent with all of the ...
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Volunteer MO' Monthly
Join us on Tues., Feb. 27th from 3-5 p.m. for our February Volunteer MO' Monthly. ...
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Japanese Student Organization meeting
The Japanese Student Organization will have their first meeting of the semester on Thursday, February 15 at 5:30 in Wood 302. Come and ...
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University Store

Valentine's Day Special!
Get a quarter zip sweatshirt for just $20.00 plus sales tax. Today only at the UCM Store in the Crossing. While supplies last. See ...
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You Are Invited

Night at the Opera - The Daughter of the Regiment
The "Night at the Opera" series will resume with a screening of the 2008 Metropolitan Opera production of Donizetti's fantastic comedy "The ...
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Night at the Opera - The Daughter of the Regiment
The "Night at the Opera" series will resume with a screening of the 2008 Metropolitan Opera production of Donizetti's fantastic comedy "The ...
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Invitation for attending Abu's presentation on climate change
As you may know, we are witnessing extreme weather conditions around the world. There were many reasons contributed to such dramatic changes ...
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