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February 2010 News Archive

Best Selected to Lead Harmon College of Business Administration

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/26/2010 - With previous experience as professor, department chair and associate dean UCM's Harmon College of Business Administration, Roger Best has been named dean of the college following a nationwide search.
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UCM Hosts Concert by U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Ensemble

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/25/2010 - "Starlifter" will present a program of American pop music, from the Big Band sound of the 1940s to the most current sounds at the top of today's music charts, as part of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs mission.
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UCM Announces New Bachelor's Degree in Health Studies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/22/2010 - Students who are interested in pursuing careers in health care will have a new opportunity this fall with the recent addition of a degree program in the Department of Nutrition.
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Prime Number Award Shared with Collaborators

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/18/2010 - UCM faculty members who gained national recognition for their back-to-back discoveries of two of the world's largest known Mersenne prime numbers are sharing a $6,665 award with 10 university units that helped make the discoveries possible.
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Performing Arts Series Presents 'Eclectica' with Tracy Silverman

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/18/2010 - PAS audiences will welcome the return of Silverman to Hendricks Hall as he joins Roy Wooten and Steve Forrest onstage in an exciting concert of contemporary music.
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UCM, Trane Host Presentation by Expert on Sustainability

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/17/2010 - Robert Kobet, one of the country's foremost authorities on sustainable building design and environmental education, will bring his expertise to UCM and the Warrensburg community as he presents "Inspiring Change for a Greener Tomorrow" Feb. 23.
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Thomason Gift Creates Scholarship for UCM Aviation Students

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/16/2010 - A World War II pilot's lifelong passion for flying has resulted in the endowment of a scholarship that will provide opportunities for UCM aviation students for years to come.
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Skelton's Support Lands $280,000 for Autism Center at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/15/2010 - Support from Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton enables UCM to receive federal funding for its Midwest Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders for the third consecutive year.
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UCM Participates in National Teach-In on Global Warming

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2010 - UCM joins educational institutions across the county as they host the local event for the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions Monday, Feb. 15, in the Elliott Union.
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Wind Ensemble To Perform in New York's Carnegie Hall

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2010 - Student musicians of the UCM Department of Music's Wind Ensemble will have an opportunity to experience the thrill of performing in one of the world's foremost venues for classical and popular music.
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Department of Theatre Presents "Lost in Yonkers" Feb. 17-21

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2010 - Tickets are now available for the mainstage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic that examines family life in New York with a combination of laughter and tears.
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UCM Alumnus Helps Guide New Orleans to Super Bowl Victory

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2010 - Gregg Williams, the defensive mastermind behind the New Orleans Saints' upset over the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, is a UCM graduate.
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UCM Hosts Discussion of Education Opportunities with Panama

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2010 - Representatives of three Missouri higher education institutions gathered with state officials and legislators to focus on how Panama's growing economy can benefit from access to the many opportunities offered by Missouri educators.
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Department of Music Presents "Mo Goes to the Symphony"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2010 - A special children's concert planned for Feb. 14 and Feb. 16 brings together UCM's musicians and athletes in an educational opportunity for young and old alike.
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McClain Gift Makes Two New Scholarships Possible

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/2/2010 - An estate gift from Regina Myers McClain, the largest private gift in the history of UCM, continues to benefit the campus by making possible two new scholarships for students studying nutrition and dietetics.
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