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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, August 15


Academics

Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships is pleased to announce the attached events for the 2016-2017 academic year. ...
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Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships is pleased to announce the attached events for the 2016-2017 academic year. ...
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Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships is pleased to announce the attached events for the 2016-2017 academic year. ...
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Fall Semester Academic Dates & Deadlines
Faculty and staff can find listings of academic dates and deadlines (refunds, last days to add/drop, etc.) at www.ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/. ...
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Informational Updates


Details in attached pdf.

For more information:
Download: Informational Updates August 2016.pdf
Contact Kim Andrews at andrews@ucmo.edu

How to Contact the Registrar's Office via Email
The Registrar's Office strives to provide excellent customer service to UCM faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on a 24 business-hour ...
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Enrollment Validation - Monday/Tuesday Absences - Report by Wednesday at Noon
Please report absences in Monday/Tuesday classes by noon Wednesday, August 17th. Reporting for face-to-face classes may be done any time ...
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Enrollment Validation - Monday/Tuesday Absences - Report by Wednesday at Noon
Please report absences in Monday/Tuesday classes by noon Wednesday, August 17th. Reporting for face-to-face classes may be done any time ...
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Enrollment Validation - Monday/Tuesday Absences - Report by Wednesday at Noon
Please report absences in Monday/Tuesday classes by noon Wednesday, August 17th. Reporting for face-to-face classes may be done any time ...
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Enrollment Validation - Wednesday-Sunday Absences - Report by Monday at Noon
Please report absences in Wednesday-Sunday classes by noon on Monday, August 22nd. ...
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Handy Tips for Reporting EVP Absences
Each faculty member is responsible for reporting students who do not attend the first day of class (or who do not report in Blackboard for ...
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Handy Tips for Reporting EVP Absences
Each faculty member is responsible for reporting students who do not attend the first day of class (or who do not report in Blackboard for ...
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Handy Tips for Reporting EVP Absences
Each faculty member is responsible for reporting students who do not attend the first day of class (or who do not report in Blackboard for ...
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Schedule a Writing Center Presentation
The Writing Center would love to meet with your class or organization! Our 10-15 minute presentations provide students with information ...
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Schedule a Writing Center Presentation
The Writing Center would love to meet with your class or organization! Our 10-15 minute presentations provide students with information ...
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Administrative and Faculty Senate Committees
This time of year, questions may arise regarding UCM committee charges, membership, meeting requirements, and activities. These questions ...
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Administrative and Faculty Senate Committees
This time of year, questions may arise regarding UCM committee charges, membership, meeting requirements, and activities. These questions ...
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Administrative and Faculty Senate Committees
This time of year, questions may arise regarding UCM committee charges, membership, meeting requirements, and activities. These questions ...
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Events

Don't Miss the Study Abroad Fair!
Mark your calendars for the Fall Study Abroad Fair on September 1st from 11:00-3:00 in the Union Atrium. This will be a great event that ...
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Welcome Back Blood Drive!
Our, first ever, Welcome Back Blood Drive is being held on Thursday, August 18 from 9-3 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms. Join us to ...
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Welcome Back Blood Drive!
Our, first ever, Welcome Back Blood Drive is being held on Thursday, August 18 from 9-3 p.m. in the Elliott Union Ballrooms. Join us to ...
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Save the Date: Student Employee Training
Save the Date for the Fall Student Employee Training ...
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Mules Cricket Club open tryouts/practice
The Mules Cricket Club will have open tryouts/practice on August 17 at 6:00pm. All students are welcome to join the MCC. The Cricket Pitch ...
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Comedian: Eric O'Shea
Spotlight presents an evening of free fun and laughter for all students, faculty, and staff. Eric O'Shea is a stand-up comedian who you ...
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Comedian: Eric O'Shea
Spotlight presents an evening of free fun and laughter for all students, faculty, and staff. Eric O'Shea is a stand-up comedian who you ...
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Comedian: Eric O'Shea
Spotlight presents an evening of free fun and laughter for all students, faculty, and staff. Eric O'Shea is a stand-up comedian who you ...
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Fall 2016 Involvement Fair
Visit the SRWC Lower Gym on Wednesday, August 17th from 3pm-5pm. A large majority of UCM student organizations and campus offices will be ...
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Fall 2016 Involvement Fair
Visit the SRWC Lower Gym on Wednesday, August 17th from 3pm-5pm. A large majority of UCM student organizations and campus offices will be ...
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Fall 2016 Involvement Fair
Visit the SRWC Lower Gym on Wednesday, August 17th from 3pm-5pm. A large majority of UCM student organizations and campus offices will be ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on August 16
All emeriti members are invited to the next coffee on Tuesday, August 16 in Union 229. Refreshments and socializing will take place from ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on August 16
All emeriti members are invited to the next coffee on Tuesday, August 16 in Union 229. Refreshments and socializing will take place from ...
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Art & Design Exhibition Opening Thursday
Please join the Department of Art & Design for the opening reception of the Annual Faculty Exhibition, Thursday, Aug. 18th, from 3 to 5 p.m. ...
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Art & Design Exhibition Opening Thursday
Please join the Department of Art & Design for the opening reception of the Annual Faculty Exhibition, Thursday, Aug. 18th, from 3 to 5 p.m. ...
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Art & Design Exhibition Opening Thursday
Please join the Department of Art & Design for the opening reception of the Annual Faculty Exhibition, Thursday, Aug. 18th, from 3 to 5 p.m. ...
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Community Music Program Registration now open through 8/26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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Community Music Program Registration now open through 8/26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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Community Music Program Registration now open through 8/26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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Boys Night Out for Survival House
The Survival House Adult Abuse Center is holding its Boys Night Out fundraiser at Muddy Creek BBQ on Monday, August 22 from 7:00pm to ...
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Boys Night Out for Survival House
The Survival House Adult Abuse Center is holding its Boys Night Out fundraiser at Muddy Creek BBQ on Monday, August 22 from 7:00pm to ...
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New Exhibit in the McClure Archives and University Museum
The Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum invites you to view the exhibit “UCM History: Campus, Students and Curriculum ...
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New Exhibit in the McClure Archives and University Museum
The Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum invites you to view the exhibit “UCM History: Campus, Students and Curriculum ...
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Fastenal Race Car on Campus, Sports Marketing Presentation Aug. 23
A good partner with the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies,Fastenal is bringing its race car to UCM Tuesday, Aug. 23. All ...
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Fastenal Race Car on Campus, Sports Marketing Presentation Aug. 23
A good partner with the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies,Fastenal is bringing its race car to UCM Tuesday, Aug. 23. All ...
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UCM's Lifelong Learning Series Begins its Seventh Season
UCM's Lifelong Learning series kicks off the academic year with an informative lecture about the composers and compositions to be featured ...
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UCM's Lifelong Learning Series Begins its Seventh Season
UCM's Lifelong Learning series kicks off the academic year with an informative lecture about the composers and compositions to be featured ...
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UCM Community Music Program Fall Registration now through 8-26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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Appetizer Buffet at Traditions for $9.99
Enjoy some of the classics or try something new tonight at Traditions Restaurant (5 Par Road, Warrensburg). The university's golf course ...
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Sunday Summer Brunch
Each Sunday this summer, Traditions hosts Summer Brunch beginning at 10:30 a.m. with sliced meats, a station to create your own omelette, ...
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Faculty

Enrollment Management Reorganization
The Registrar's Office has assumed additional duties due to the reorganization of Enrollment Management. The changes include: ...
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Campus-wide license Obtained to Support On-Line Exam Creation and Monitoring
The University of Central Missouri has obtained a campus-wide license for Respondus LockDown Browser. The LockDown Browser is a custom ...
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Campus-wide license Obtained to Support On-Line Exam Creation and Monitoring
The University of Central Missouri has obtained a campus-wide license for Respondus LockDown Browser. The LockDown Browser is a custom ...
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Faculty Guide Updates
In response to the Higher Learning Commissions request to improve the quality of policy at UCM, the UCM Faculty Guide continues to be ...
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Faculty Guide Updates
In response to the Higher Learning Commissions request to improve the quality of policy at UCM, the UCM Faculty Guide continues to be ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Free Subs from the Counseling Center
Counseling Center staff can speak to UCM organizations, groups, clubs, classes, etc., about a variety of topics related to psychological ...
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Free Subs from the Counseling Center
Counseling Center staff can speak to UCM organizations, groups, clubs, classes, etc., about a variety of topics related to psychological ...
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Free Subs from the Counseling Center
Counseling Center staff can speak to UCM organizations, groups, clubs, classes, etc., about a variety of topics related to psychological ...
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Blackboard/SoftChalk/Adobe Acrobat/CTL Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of August 22-26, 2016 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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General

In Search of Mentorship Programs
My name is Christopher Cooper and I am the M.A.P.S. GA for the Mentorship program at UCM. ...
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In Search of Mentorship Programs
My name is Christopher Cooper and I am the M.A.P.S. GA for the Mentorship program at UCM. ...
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In Search of Mentorship Programs
My name is Christopher Cooper and I am the M.A.P.S. GA for the Mentorship program at UCM. ...
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FPO Employee Recognition
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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Faculty & Staff Bowling League
The Faculty & Staff Bowling League will start on Thursday night August 25th with a league meeting being conducted the week before on August ...
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UCM Proud to Be Tobacco Free
As we welcome new students and employees to campus for the fall semester, this is a good time to share a reminder that UCM is proud to be a ...
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UCM Proud to Be Tobacco Free
As we welcome new students and employees to campus for the fall semester, this is a good time to share a reminder that UCM is proud to be a ...
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Shuttle Schedule for Fall 2016


The Fall 2016 schedule for shuttle service to and from the Lee's Summit campus is now available at the link below.

For more information:
Go to: https://www.ucmo.edu/student/shuttle.cfm
Contact Rick Smetana at smetana@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-8228

Shuttle Schedule for Fall 2016


The Fall 2016 schedule for shuttle service to and from the Lee's Summit campus is now available at the link below.

For more information:
Go to: https://www.ucmo.edu/student/shuttle.cfm
Contact Rick Smetana at smetana@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-8228

Warrensburg-Lee's Summit Shuttle Service Schedule Available Online
The University of Central Missouri offers a shuttle service that runs between Lee's Summit and Warrensburg Monday through Saturday. The fall ...
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Warrensburg-Lee's Summit Shuttle Service Schedule Available Online
The University of Central Missouri offers a shuttle service that runs between Lee's Summit and Warrensburg Monday through Saturday. The fall ...
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Attention Veterans and Military Spouses
Bob Gainous, Disabled Veterans Representative, Workforce Development, will be available August 18, 2016 in Elliott Union 300 from 9 am to ...
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Attention Veterans & Military Spouses
Bob Gainous, Disabled Veterans Representative, Workforce Development, will be available August 18, 2016 in Elliott Union 300 from 9 am to ...
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Health & Wellness

Face-To-Face 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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Face-To-Face 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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Water Exercise Classes at MPB
MPB is offering water exercise classes at 10am Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 4.15pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Classes ...
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Water Exercise Classes at MPB
MPB is offering water exercise classes at 10am Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 4.15pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Classes ...
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Water Exercise Classes at MPB
MPB is offering water exercise classes at 10am Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 4.15pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Classes ...
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Zumba Gold Classes Fall 2016
Join me on Monday and Wednesday in SRWC Room 166 for Zumba Gold. It's fun and easy and not hard on joints! You get a great cardio workout ...
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Get Fit With Zumba Gold!
Please join me on Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. in SRWC 166 for Zumba Gold. This is a lower impact aerobic workout class that burns ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial will be on campus Thursday, August 18th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Aug. 18th from 2-3 pm. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial will be on campus Thursday, August 18th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Aug. 18th from 2-3 pm. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner Financial will be on campus Thursday, August 18th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Aug. 18th from 2-3 pm. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, August 18th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, Aug. 18th from 2-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, August 18th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, Aug. 18th from 2-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, August 18th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on our campus Thursday, Aug. 18th from 2-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Time sheets for the period August 1-15, 2016 are due today, August 17th by 11:59 PM. Time sheets will lock for employee access after the ...
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KMOS-TV

Jimmy Carter: American Experience
Revisit the life of the Georgia peanut farmer who rose to become our 39th president. The film traces his rapid ascent in politics, dramatic ...
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Reagan: American Experience - Lifeguard
A former actor whose opponents consistently underestimated him, Reagan became a passionate ideologue who preached a gospel of lower taxes, ...
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Reagan: American Experience - An American Crusade
An economic transformation in 1983 secured Reagan's second term. The episode chronicles his last four years in office-from the loss of his ...
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George H.W. Bush: American Experience Part 1 and 2
Look back at the life and career of our 41st president, from his service in World War II and his early career in Texas to his days in the ...
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Great Performances at the Met: Madama Butterfly
Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role in Madama Butterfly to Live in HD screens for the first time, in ...
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Magic Moments - Best of 50's Pop
The McGuire Sisters (who reunite for the first time since 1967), The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Crew Cuts, The Four Lads, The Four ...
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Inside Poldark
Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what's to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark. ...
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Meetings

Board of Governors Meets Aug. 18
The University of Central Missouri's Board of Governors will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 on campus, with the board's plenary session beginning at ...
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Board of Governors Meets Aug. 18
The University of Central Missouri's Board of Governors will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 on campus, with the board's plenary session beginning at ...
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Board of Governors Meets Aug. 18
The University of Central Missouri's Board of Governors will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 on campus, with the board's plenary session beginning at ...
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Mules and Jennies Athletics

#5 Jennies Soccer Picked To Finish Atop MIAA
Jennies Soccer, coming off a record-filled year with a Regional and Conference Championship, is the unanimous pick to finish first in the ...
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News and Events

UCM Offers New Scholarships for Study Abroad in France
The UCM Study Abroad program in the UCM International Center recently announced the availability of four French Embassy-Benjamin Franklin ...
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Annual Provost's Faculty Showcase Opens 2016-17 Performing Arts Season
Deborah Curtis, provost and chief learning officer at UCM, will open the 2016-2017 performance season as she hosts the annual Provost's ...
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Annual Provost's Faculty Showcase Opens 2016-17 Performing Arts Season
Deborah Curtis, provost and chief learning officer at UCM, will open the 2016-2017 performance season as she hosts the annual Provost's ...
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UCM Distinguished Alumnus to Present Keynote Address at Pre-Patriot Day Event
An annual ceremony honoring the men and women who died and those who responded to terrorist attacks on the United States Sept. 11, 2001 ...
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UCM Distinguished Alumnus to Present Keynote Address at Pre-Patriot Day Event
An annual ceremony honoring the men and women who died and those who responded to terrorist attacks on the United States Sept. 11, 2001 ...
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UCM Distinguished Alumnus to Present Keynote Address at Pre-Patriot Day Event
An annual ceremony honoring the men and women who died and those who responded to terrorist attacks on the United States Sept. 11, 2001 ...
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UCM Fall Concert Features 3OH!3, Chevy Woods and Marcus Johnson
Spotlight presents the annual Fall Concert for UCM students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the ...
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UCM Fall Concert Features 3OH!3, Chevy Woods and Marcus Johnson
Spotlight presents the annual Fall Concert for UCM students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the ...
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UCM Fall Concert Features 3OH!3, Chevy Woods and Marcus Johnson
Spotlight presents the annual Fall Concert for UCM students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the ...
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KMOS-TV Nominated for Regional Emmy Award for 'KMOS Presents Missouri Life'
KMOS-TV, UCM's public broadcasting station, has been nominated by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and ...
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KMOS-TV Nominated for Regional Emmy Award for 'KMOS Presents Missouri Life'
KMOS-TV, UCM's public broadcasting station, has been nominated by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and ...
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KMOS-TV Nominated for Regional Emmy Award for 'KMOS Presents Missouri Life'
KMOS-TV, UCM's public broadcasting station, has been nominated by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and ...
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Annual 'Get the Red Out' Street Fair Planned for Sept. 8
UCM and the surrounding community will celebrate the UCM Mules football first home game of the season with the 12th annual Get the Red Out ...
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Annual 'Get the Red Out' Street Fair Planned for Sept. 8
UCM and the surrounding community will celebrate the UCM Mules football first home game of the season with the 12th annual Get the Red Out ...
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Annual 'Get the Red Out' Street Fair Planned for Sept. 8
UCM and the surrounding community will celebrate the UCM Mules football first home game of the season with the 12th annual Get the Red Out ...
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UCM Introduces The 'UCM Big Idea Program' for Student Entrepreneurs
Danny O'Neill, founder and owner of The Roasterie in Kansas City, will be the honorary host and keynote speaker for the UCM Big Idea ...
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Priority Information

Humphreys Building Project Continues This Fall
To help keep the campus community informed about work taking place in the Humphreys Building, we are providing you with a PDF that begins ...
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Humphreys Building Project Continues This Fall
To help keep the campus community informed about work taking place in the Humphreys Building, we are providing you with a PDF that begins ...
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Humphreys Building Project Continues This Fall
To help keep the campus community informed about work taking place in the Humphreys Building, we are providing you with a PDF that begins ...
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Web Strategy and Redesign Project
The University of Central Missouri is embarking on an opportunity to chart its future course with an updated web strategy and redesign. This ...
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Public Safety

Women's Self Defense Course
Sign up for the next R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course sponsored by University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety. It ...
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Women's Self Defense Course
Sign up for the next R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course sponsored by University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety. It ...
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Student Activities

Volunteer Fair
Be sure and stop by the fall 2016 Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, August 24 from 11-1 p.m. in the Elliott Union Atrium. ...
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Letter to Advisors
The UCM Green Dot team is seeking students with social influence to attend the Connecting the Dots Bystander Intervention training on ...
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You Are Invited

Green Dot Interest Session
Green Dot is one of UCM's initiatives to reduce and eliminate violence on our campus through bystander intervention education. The UCM Green ...
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Retirement Reception for Joseph Hayes
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Joseph Hayes a great retirement on August 31st 2016 at the Facilities ...
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Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources
Bob Wynne, Deputy Director of the Kansas City Regional Terrorism Early Warning Group will be speaking to students on August 23 from 4 - 5:30 ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on August 31st!
YOU are invited to join UCM Volunteer services as we volunteer with the Johnson County Sheltered Workshop on Wednesday, August 31st from 9 ...
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