View images from our first annual Regalia Run including a 5K Run and kids Kangaroo Hop, plus photos of our other Founder's Week events.
$20 Million Pledge for Downtown Arts Campus
The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation pledged $20 million toward the creation of a Downtown Campus for the Arts for UMKC. The announcement was made at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Kansas City.
Roo Gear Now in Local Retail Stores
UMKC Roos have a new way to show their pride, thanks to a new line of UMKC gear in select locations of the Rally House and Kansas Sampler. A launch party kicked off the line June 12, at the Kansas Sampler near Oak Park Mall.
Celebration 2013 Luncheon Garners $200,000
Swinney Recreation Center was transformed into a glittering ballroom as nearly 600 people gathered to honor the 2013 Alumni Awards recipients. The university's largest event garnered $200,000 for student scholarships.
Rekindling Connections, Chinese Alumnus Returns to Campus
Like many other alumni, John Huang graduated from UMKC and hit the world running. On a recent stop to the US, he slowed down a bit to check in on his alma mater and share memories and stories about his famous father.
Big Night at the Grammies for UMKC
Alumni and artists with strong UMKC connections had a terrific night at the 2013 Grammy awards presentation.
Alumni Open Doors for International Students
Home for some UMKC students is as far as 20 hours away by plane, so alumni have jumped in to provide a home-away-from-home over the holidays.
Downtown Arts Campus Study Released
A comprehensive study of three potential downtown sites for a UMKC campus for the arts
says the concept would improve educational opportunities for students in all fields, boost economic development, enhance Kansas City’s ongoing arts renaissance and inject millions of dollars into the local economy over the next 25 years.more news >>