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UMKCs RoosRead gathers students and staff for a year-long literary journey and a page-turning community.

A new reading initiative is taking shape on the UMKC campus

Alexandrea Erisman, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  UMKC unveiled a new initiative this year called RoosRead. The program is aimed to encourage students and staff to read a recommended book, fostering a sense of community and belonging by creating a campus-wide book club.    The Office of the Chancellor launched the...

With an increased focus on community, the Chancellor hopes this change will create a space for students to gather together

51 and Done

Jack Venable and Tim Williams
October 3, 2023

Edit: While the 51st Street has not closed yet, there will be a city planning meeting on Nov. 7 to discuss alternate driving routes.   UMKC announced plans to turn 51st Street into a pedestrian zone closed to vehicle traffic. The change aims to improve walkability and create...

An Update on UMKC’s Commitment to an Elevated Campus Life

An Update on UMKC’s Commitment to an Elevated Campus Life

Soffia Hernandez , Staff Writer
August 17, 2023

The University of Missouri-Kansas City announced plans to create a more student-oriented campus life in the State of the University Address. Now, UMKC is acting—beginning on 51st Street.  Currently, the university owns two vacant plots of land, between Brookside and...

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