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New Garmin Scholars Program Fuels Opportunity

Kao Family Foundation Establishes Garmin Scholars Program at UMKC

The Kao Family Foundation has donated $50,000 to establish a new scholarship program at the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering to increase opportunities for underrepresented students and escalate innovation in the field. (more…)

Pharmacy Alumnus Fuels Future Success

School of Pharmacy mentee inspired to establish new research scholarship

Throughout a distinguished career as a pharmaceutical sciences researcher, Gene Ray, Ph.D. ’89, has brought more than 40 new chemical entities and hundreds of reformulated generic medications to market for patient care. Now he is laying the groundwork to help future scientists interested in following his path by establishing the Gene F. Ray Family Scholarship. (more…)

Planned Gifts Spur Success for Generations of UMKC Students

Estate planning expands legacy, opportunity

The UMKC Foundation benefits from donors who take the long view of charitable giving. (more…)

New Home for UMKC Food Pantry

Move to Student Union allows easier access to critical resource

The UMKC food pantry is moving from its current location on Troost Avenue to the new Dr. Raj Bala Agrawal CARE Center in the student union to provide better access for the university community. (more…)

UMKC Professors Study the Impact of Sound on Operating Room Safety

Faculty donation leads to collaboration between professors in the School of Medicine and UMKC Conservatory to yield safer surgeries

Medicine and music aren’t an obvious pair, but in a discussion between colleagues at the UMKC Surgical Innovations Lab, experts in each field realized an interesting link between the two topics. (more…)

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