UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of UMKC’s newest learning and discovery hub, the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center.
Meet UM System researchers and hear about their work aimed at improving the health and well-being of Missourians!
Researchers from across the system and MU Extension share their latest work as part of Engagement Week’s focus on health.
Volunteers from across the metro helped collect data for a national research project
The study comprised of responses from 463 individuals at 11 churches in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.
The UMKC Innovation Center is one of two Missouri organizations chosen for the SPRINT Challenge grant.
UMKC School of Pharmacy faculty member Emma Meyer, Pharm.D., is one of four regional researchers who have received a $50,000 research grant from BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation to promote innovations in human and animal health.
UMKC recieves HUD funding for partnership with Children’s Mercy and the city
YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
Partner with MU Extension to host a Homegrown: Entrepreneurship in Your Community workshop, and you can participate in building and strengthening your community’s entrepreneurial network.
University of Missouri Extension’s Exceed program enhances economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects.
The University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (VMDL) is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory and Missouri’s only laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]
The volunteers of MVHP interview and record oral histories of our Veterans. The recordings are shared with The State Historical Society of Missouri, the U.S. Library of Congress and the Veteran.
KCSourceLink is your guide to entrepreneurship in Kansas City. We help aspiring startups and established businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate.
MU’s Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab screens harvested deer for chronic wasting disease.
The Institute for Human Development at UMKC is looking for women who are pregnant or have a child under 6 months of age to be part of a comparison group for the Team for Infants Exposed to Substance abuse (TIES) study.
Brent Never, coordinator of the new UMKC Institute for Data Education, Analytics and Science, conducted an analysis of the Paycheck Protection Program loans. The analysis and found only 341 of 4,677 went to minority- or women-owned firms. Read the full story from Fox4KC.
UMSL has embraced an Anchor Mission and is committed to intentionally applying the University’s place-based operational and educational assets in partnership with community to build a strong North County and Saint Louis region. Leaders across the University identified four core areas where UMSL can support our local community – Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, […]
UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference is an annual community event that offers insight and workshops in the innovative industry of digital marketing.
Changing the approach of truancy from face to face in court hearings to virtual social support will be a new and innovative approach to reducing truancy and supporting students with what they need to be successful in school.
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.
Housed and supported in the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL, the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance builds shared data infrastructure and supports strong data actors who use quality data to improve people’s lives.
STLCyberCon is a unique annual cybersecurity conference that features presentations by industry experts and academic researchers. It also includes a “Capture the Flag” competition for students and practitioners, a community IT job fair, and research poster presentations. The conference is free and open to the public.
A “science café” is an informal gathering where scientists share their research or expertise with the community in a dynamic, interactive format.
Abandoned 2 Vibrant (A2V) is a partnership with the Kansas City, MO Land Bank to help potential buyers of abandoned homes select houses that best fit their needs. The project uses advanced data processing to provide these insights