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Class of 2012 graduates enjoying the commencement ceremony at 1st Mariner Arena (Photo by Tracey Brown).


2013 graduates, if you’ve been hankering to take part in the procession from Plaza Park to 1st Mariner Arena, but didn’t want to attend commencement on an empty stomach, we have some good news. Plaza Park is going to be a gathering place for food trucks on May 17, with 18 vendors promising their services.

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In preparing materials for the commencement program, we asked the members of the platform party what advice they would have for the UMB Class of 2013. Here are some of their remarks:

Keynote Speaker Stanley A. McChrystal, MS, MA Retired four-star general

“Whatever your professional training is, your positions of leadership are going to require you to ...

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During a recent brainstorming session of the Diversity Advisory Council (DAC), members put their heads together to identify diversity-related needs that are common to each of the University’s schools.

“It quickly became clear that building a highly talented and diverse pipeline of applicants for all of our schools is a shared commitment at our University,” ...

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What does it take to be a staff senator? 

The Staff Senate meets each month to help make the University a better place to work. Senators serve on at least one committee, examining and implementing staff initiatives pertaining to University life, communications, policy/legislation, child care, IT, parking, sustainability, public safety, and events. 

Current elections run from May ...

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Nominees for the University’s Cecil S. Kelly Memorial Employee of the Year Award, the James T. Hill Scholarship, and the Community Service Award were on the edge of their seats as the winners were about to be announced during the annual Employee Service Recognition and Community Service Awards Program, held at ...


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This month marks the 200th anniversary of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL). 

Though the HS/HSL traces its founding to 1813, it wasn’t until 1815 that the collection first became available for use by students. For this reason, the celebration begins in May 2013 and continues through spring 2015.

Festivities kicked off on May ...