Alumna honors mentor by helping African girls Wumi Alabi
(Ph.D. '10), left,founded a program for girls to study math and science in her native Nigeria. The program is named after her mentor, fellow alumna Linda Hood Talbott.
New Acting VA Secretary Earned UMKC Graduate Degree
Sloan Gibson, appointed Acting Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday, received a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Alumna wins "Best Warrior" competition
Courtney Harcourt, a 2011 Biological Sciences graduate, got top honors at the Best Warrior Competition at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Fort Bragg, N.C.
Conservatory grads create Top-10 classical recordings
Two CDs by pianist R. Andrew Lee (M.M. '06, D.M.A. '10) have been chosen by New York publications as top recordings of 2013. Both CDs were produced by another alumnus, David McIntire (D.M.A '09).
Alumnus Shares High Hopes for Arts Community
Harlan Brownlee (M.A. '04) president and CEO of ArtsKC - the Regional Arts Council, is excited for the future of Kansas City's arts community.
Alumni Awards Class Announced
An internationally acclaimed dancer, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and a leader in pediatric autism are all among those being honored with UMKC alumni awards in 2014.
Sochi Bound: Alumnus Helps Stage OlympicsBryan Pinkall
(D.M.A. '13), has been selected to the organizing committee for the Feb. 7 opening ceremony of the XXII Winter Games in Sochi, Russia
Top Cop: Graduate known Nationally For Police Reform Work
UMKC Administration of Justice alumnus Darrel Stephens is known nationally for his work on police reform to prevent wrongful convictions.more news >>