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After being the first person in her family to navigate college and overcoming imposter syndrome, Campoverdi shares her story to help people and women along their path.

First Gen Roo’s Kickoff Event Hosts Former Obama Administration Aide and “First Gen” Author

Lauren Zoller, Staff Writer
November 12, 2023

  UMKC’s First Gen Roo program kicked off its National First Generation Celebration by hosting author Alejandra Campoverdi on Oct. 24 in the Student Union Theatre.   On the first leg of her book tour, the women’s health advocate and former White House aide to President...

With much construction and change, UMKC continues to be recognized for its research and sustainability

Chancellor Agrawal delivers the 2023 State of the University Address

Ellen Beshuk, Co-News Editor
April 17, 2023

  Chancellor Agrawal declared his desire for UMKC to be seen as the outstanding university it is on April 17 during the annual State of the University Address in the Student Union.    As the fiscal school year ends, UMKC looks ahead to renovation, research, campus changes...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Vanessa Galvez

Celebrating Women in STEM: Vanessa Galvez

Madalyn Weston
April 8, 2020

Hurricanes are one of the most feared natural disasters. Though rated by wind power, hurricane waters are far more dangerous. According to the National Hurricane Center, 88% of hurricane-related deaths in the U.S. are caused by storm surges, flooding and other water-related...

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