University of Missouri Kansas City
University of Missouri Kansas City Newswire

University of Missouri Kansas City Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for University of Missouri Kansas City.

Results 1 - 20 of 346 in University of Missouri Kansas City

  1. Fewer needles: UMKC awarded $1.4 million for diabetes treatment developmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    UMKC School of Pharmacy Professor Simon Friedman discusses his insulin-delivery invention with Amy Johnson, who has diabetes. Friedman is the primary investigator on a new $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

    Comment?

  2. Freshman's overtime winner the high point of Bulldogs' 2-2 startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Delphic

    Before most students even arrived on campus, the Drake Women's Soccer team had already begun their season, playing in four games before the start of the fall semester. The Bulldogs came up short in their first match of the season against the University of Missouri-Kansas City , but bounced back quickly and won their next two games against University of the Pacific and the University of South Dakota.

    Comment?

  3. Ashley Madison and the psychology of cheating and apologizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    You entered your significant other's email into one of those searchable databases of the hacked Ashley Madison accounts -- just, you know, to check. And there it was.

    Comment?

  4. Rheumatologists join Bothwell Internal MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Sedalia Democrat

    Rheumatologists Dr. Basem Awadh and Dr. Connie Teng are replacing Dr. Anmol Dhillon, who relocated with her husband after he finished a cardiology fellowship earlier this year. Both specialists will provide care for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, connective tissue diseases, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, and other autoimmune diseases.

    Comment?

  5. Historic day at UMass LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell's largest class ever comes to the city under the leadership of the university's first female chancellor since its inception 121 years ago. The school welcomed more than 2,800 new students on Monday, freshmen who came from 256 municipalities in Massachusetts and 24 other states as far away as California.

    Comment?

  6. Spa City JazzFest extends to six daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | NWAonline

    Just a year shy of its silver anniversary, the 24th annual Hot Springs JazzFest is stretching its musical wings, with activities spread over a six-day period, starting Wednesday and continuing through Monday. Jazz buffs and educators started the festival in 1991, and for a time were content to spend a September Saturday in a shaded expanse downtown that stretched from one bank building to another with an overhead sky bridge providing the shade.

    Comment?

  7. Historic firsts at UMass Lowell: largest freshman class, first female chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell's largest class ever comes to the city under the leadership of the university's first female chancellor since its inception 121 years ago. The school welcomed over 2,800 new students on Monday, freshmen who came from 181 municipalities in Massachusetts and 24 other states as far away as California.

    Comment?

  8. BYU volleyball: Cougars head to St. Louis for tournamentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Deseret News

    No. 12 BYU women's volleyball hits the road again this week for its second-consecutive tournament, the Marcia E. Hamilton Classic, hosted at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. No. 12 BYU women's volleyball hits the road again this week for its second-consecutive tournament, the Marcia E. Hamilton Classic, hosted at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis.

    Comment?

  9. Riverfront Readings, the Writers Place and South Branch Library Poetry EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Xanath Caraza is a traveler, educator, poet and short story writer. Her book of poetry, Silabas de viento/Syllables of Wind, received the 2015 International Book Award for Best Book of Poetry.

    Comment?

  10. Kansas Wheat Appoints Daniel Heady as Governmental Affairs DirectorRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Milling Journal

    Heady began work on August 3, 2015, and is responsible for the legislative and grassroots efforts, including state, national and international legislation and regulations impacting the Kansas wheat industry. His duties include membership recruitment and retention strategies, preparing and implementing leadership development programs and cultivating organizational relationships to communicate Kansas Wheat's mission, vision and goals.

    Comment?

  11. Duke volleyball finishes 2-1 on season-opening West Coast swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Chronicle

    Junior Alyse Whitaker put down nine kills on 11 attempts in Duke's second match of the weekend against Cal State Fullerton. The Blue Devils will certainly take the two victories they garnered this weekend, but a five-set heartbreaker Saturday will feel all the more painful considering they had nearly wrapped up a perfect road trip.

    Comment?

  12. Quitting smoking after heart attack reduces chest pain, improves quality of lifeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Holtville Tribune

    Smokers who quit after having a heart attack have similar levels of chest pain and mental health as non-smokers, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Researchers assessed 4,003 adults in two U.S. multi-center heart attack patient registries for smoking, chest pain and health-related quality of life measures, such as physical and mental components at admission, at one, six and 12 months after their heart attacks.

    Comment?

  13. BWW Review: the Oldest Boy Takes a Journey Through Culture at the Unicorn TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Monks and Lamas and puppetry, oh my! THE OLDEST BOY opens the 2015-2016 season for the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. Cynthia Levin directs the Unicorn production with puppet direction by Paul Mesner, which runs through September 20. Sarah Ruhl wrote THE OLDEST BOY, which takes the audience on a humorous and intriguing cultural journey from America to the Tibetan Mountains.

    Comment?

  14. Shawnee Dentist Adds New Employees at Growing PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Market Wire

    Dr. Mark Manroe, a leader in cosmetic dentistry, has added three new employees at his growing Shawnee dental practice, Dental Innovations. The new employees include a receptionist, Karsen, office manager, Rani, and dental assistant, Demi.

    Comment?

  15. UMKC men's basketball schedule features power-conference foesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    The University of Missouri-Kansas City will take on schools from the Big 12, SEC, ACC and Big Ten in men's basketball this season. The school released its basketball schedule Thursday, and it features a home game with SEC opponent Mississippi State with new head coach Ben Howland on Dec. 12. The Kangaroos open the regular season Nov. 13 at Minnesota and will take visits to Iowa, Oklahoma State and Louisville before beginning Western Athletic Conference play on Jan. 7 against Seattle at home.

    Comment?

  16. Research finds smokers who quit after a heart attack, improves their quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WKOW-TV

    The American Heart Association found that smokers who quit smoking after a heart attack reduce chest pain and improve their quality of life. According to the research, smokers who quit after having a heart attack had similar levels of chest pain and mental health as non-smokers.

    Comment?

  17. UMKC Student ID Offers More Transit OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mass Transit

    Working also as a bus pass, the University of Missouri-Kansas City student ID is as good for getting around Kansas City as it is for gaining admission to sporting events, checking out books at the library and buying a meal. But for the first time this fall, UMKC student IDs will also be good on suburban Johnson County, Kan., routes as part of an effort to create a regional transit network that is seamless and easy to use.

    Comment?

  18. Behind the Market Crash: the Smoke and Mirrors of Corporate BuybacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Counterpunch

    Sharmini Peries: The Dow Jones trading took a deep drive this week, dropping over 1,000 points in the first 20 minutes of trading. It is now slowly reversing itself, but it was the greatest loss in trading since the 2010 crash.

    Comment?

  19. Quitting smoking after heart attack reduces chest pain, improves quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Medical News Today

    Smokers who quit after having a heart attack have similar levels of chest pain and mental health as non-smokers, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Researchers assessed 4,003 adults in two U.S. multi-center heart attack patient registries for smoking, chest pain and health-related quality of life measures, such as physical and mental components at admission, at one, six and 12 months after their heart attacks.

    Comment?

  20. Association of Smoking Status With Angina and Health-Related Quality...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Circulation

    From the Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Research, Kansas City, MO ; University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City ; and Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO . Correspondence to Donna M. Buchanan, PhD, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, E-mail Background- Smoking cessation after acute myocardial infarction decreases the risk of recurrent AMI and mortality by 30% to 50%, but many patients continue to smoke.

    Comment?