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Join the UMKC Alumni Association for a virtual 5k. A virtual 5k is a race that can be run – or walked – from any location. You can complete the race in your neighborhood, on a trail, on a treadmill, etc. You are able to run at your own pace at time that is convenient […]

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.

UMKC TalentLink provides expert-led professional development and training for those seeking practical career skills and knowledge. TalentLink also works directly with local businesses to upskill employees and develop talent. Training courses and certificate programs are available in-person and virtually, instructor-led or self-paced, and can be tailored and designed to meet an employer’s development needs.

Our four-session in-depth introduction to board service draws upon the nationally recognized expertise of Dr. David Renz, director emeritus of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, with brief presentations from a diverse group of experienced board leaders from across the Kansas City community.

Summer Bridge Scholars engage in a rigorous and intensive eight-week program. In addition to their courses, scholars participate in programming related to professional development, career exploration, cultural enrichment, team-building, campus involvement, mentorship, academic skill-building and civic engagement.

Sponsored by National Security Agency (NSA)’s GenCyber program, UMKC will offer two 1-week camps during Summer 2022 for rising 9-12th graders to explore the field of cybersecurity through online instruction and lab activities. The participants will learn cybersecurity concepts, ethical hacking, digital forensics, and ethics. No previous cybersecurity experience or knowledge is required.

The Roo Honors Academy invites high school students to participate in a fun and intellectually engaging one-week summer enrichment program, June 20-24, 2022, in the Honors Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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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.

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.

The UMKC Drug Information Center specializes in delivering relevant, focused responses to meet the specific drug information needs of our community and their clients. Through critical analysis and streamlined communication, they have gained national recognition as a resource for highly credible solutions using evidence-based medicine.

UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.

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.

UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is offering a four-session introductory board member development program that draws upon the nationally-noted expertise of Dr. David Renz, director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, and nonprofit leaders from across the KC region.

Whiteboard 2 Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in Missouri and Kansas to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation in the marketplace, and accelerate the commercialization of technology.