Being behind the scenes at Disney does nothing to spoil the magic. Meet UMKC Theatre alumnus Alexander LaFrance, who completed an internship at the most magical place on earth. (Image © and courtesy of Disney)
Latha Sivaprasad (M.D.'99), the 2017 UMKC School of Medicine Alumni Award recipient, is senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at Rhode Island Hospital and its pediatric division, Hasbro Children's Hospital. (Photo Credit: Ian Barnard for Providence Monthly)
Inspired by digital music, Ryan Smith wanted to bring the same fast-paced experience to his finances. As co-founder and CTO of Chain, he is giving the financial world an extreme makeover.
The world is Hermon Mehari’s stage for Kansas City jazz. His career earned him top honors as the Alumni Association’s 2017 Spotlight Awardee.
Dr. Jane Atkinson, the 2017 UMKC School of Dentistry Alumni Award winner, leads national research efforts to treat oral disease affecting millions.
Three deans (Russell Melchert, Wayne Vaught and Kevin Truman) share lessons learned from their unusual pastimes.