UniverCities Exchange, an ongoing collaborative project between UMKC and UMSL, gathers community leadership alongside academic expertise to discuss problems and possible solutions to issues affecting the Kansas City and St. Louis Metro Areas.
Type: Community-Engaged Scholarship
The creation and dissemination of knowledge and creative expression that furthers the mission and goals of the University in collaboration with the community. Community-engaged scholarship addresses community needs through research, teaching and service in a mutually beneficial partnership. Quality and impact is determined by academic peers and community partners.
Greek Studies Public Lecture Series
A series of lectures on Greek culture.
UMKC Public Health Researchers Enact National Guidelines
Advocating for physical education as public health policy
UMKC Center for Neighborhoods releases study on small apartment buildings for the City of Kansas City, Missouri
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods has released a study of small apartments in the Central City Economic Development (CCED) area, including parts of 18 neighborhoods in KCMO.
UMKC Receives $300K to Study Urban Entrepreneurship
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports Center for Neighborhoods three-year research project
Volunteers are an essential resource for every nonprofit organization, regardless of mission or purpose. Recognizing the need for professional development in the critical field of volunteer management, MVMA and the NPML program will offer classes and events that individuals can use to qualify for a noncredit Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management from UMSL.
Entering its 18th year in 2021, the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Chancellor’s Certificate has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community.
Students Work with Community in New Field Exploration Course
Field experience in the community in your chosen profession is a hallmark of a UMKC education.
UMKC Professor Calls on Community to Help Understand Climate Change Effects
Volunteers from across the metro helped collect data for a national research project
UMKC Professor Publishes Findings of Church-Based Mental Health Intervention Study
The study comprised of responses from 463 individuals at 11 churches in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.
UMKC’s Institute for Human Development Contributes to a New Abuse and Awareness Guide for Individuals with Disabilities.
The guide was developed in partnership with The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council and the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities.
The nonprofit provides resources for and about wrongfully convicted individuals in the Midwest.
Google Fiber Features KC STEM Alliance’s Report on Gender Gap
Excerpts from the report are featured on Google Fiber’s Twitter.
UMKC recieves HUD funding for partnership with Children’s Mercy and the city
Boeing FLITE (Future Leaders in Thought and Experience) Program
Boeing FLITE is a 10-week competitive summer diversity-based business cohort of 4 participating schools (12 students: including Truman State, Howard University, Saint Louis University) living on the UMSL campus and working at Boeing. The cohort features rising sophomores immersed in a working internship at Boeing St. Louis while working in a professional environment within a […]
UMKC Professor offers Insights on Kanas City’s Economic Recovery in Interviews with Fox 4 and The Kansas City Star
Dr. Nathan Mauck, Associate Professor of Finance, offered his expertise in several interviews where he discusses the economic recovery Kansas City Businesses are experiencing during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Institute for Urban Education: Placing More Teachers of Color in Urban Schools
UMKC’s School of Education is developing innovative programs to foster the success of students in urban schools. An article written by Patricia O’Dell.
This exhibit, Saxophone Supreme, is a partnership between the American Jazz Museum and UMKC Libraries celebrating the Centennial of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most influential musicians and composers of all time.
Missouri S&T’s EcoVillage is being powered by advanced lead batteries. This living laboratory, which conducts renewable energy research, education and outreach, has been successfully running since 2018 with the support of the Consortium for Battery Innovation.
UMSL Succeed at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a high quality, two-year model comprehensive transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) designed to provide the supports, partnerships, and experiences needed to prepare students for gainful employment, independent living, and a full life in the community. While […]
Since its inception in 1986, the Bridge Program remains one of the most successful and widely emulated models for precollegiate programming in the St. Louis community.
Creating Whole Communities NLF
The mission of Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF) is to increase and amplify the voices of North St. Louis City and County residents at the civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.
Early-intervention, language-focused preschool, run by SLHS (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences) students under the supervision of licensed clinical faculty. Early intervention is important for kids with speech delays – no matter the specific delay or the cause.