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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, August 22


Academics

Informational Updates


Details in attached pdf.

For more information:
Download: Informational Updates August 2016.pdf
Contact Kim Andrews at andrews@ucmo.edu

How to Contact the Registrar's Office via Email
The Registrar's Office strives to provide excellent customer service to UCM faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on a 24 business-hour ...
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Enrollment Validation - Wednesday-Sunday Absences - Report by Monday at Noon
Please report absences in Wednesday-Sunday classes by noon on Monday, August 22nd. ...
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Enrollment Validation - Wednesday-Sunday Absences - Report by Monday at Noon
Please report absences in Wednesday-Sunday classes by noon on Monday, August 22nd. ...
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Schedule a Writing Center Presentation
The Writing Center would love to meet with your class or organization! Our 10-15 minute presentations provide students with information ...
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Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly


The Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly will be held August 25, 2016 at Hart Recital Hall from 3:30 - 4:30.

For more information:
Contact Shellie Hewitt at ger@ucmo.edu or call 4729

Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly


The Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly will be held August 25, 2016 at Hart Recital Hall from 3:30 - 4:30.

For more information:
Contact Shellie Hewitt at ger@ucmo.edu or call 4729

Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly


The Fall 2016 Graduate Faculty Assembly will be held August 25, 2016 at Hart Recital Hall from 3:30 - 4:30.

For more information:
Contact Shellie Hewitt at ger@ucmo.edu or call 4729

Fall Semester Drop Dates
Last Day to Drop a Class*: ...
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Enrollment Validation Drops Completed for Monday/Tuesday Classes
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Thursday, August 18th all students who ...
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Withdrawal Survey
New this fall, we will not allow students to drop all of their classes until they have completed a withdrawal survey. The goal is to ...
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Withdrawal Survey
New this fall, we will not allow students to drop all of their classes until they have completed a withdrawal survey. The goal is to ...
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Events

Save the Date: Student Employee Training
Save the Date for the Fall Student Employee Training ...
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Generation Study Abroad Recipient Panel-UCM Art Gallery
UCM Study Abroad invites everyone on campus to join us at the UCM Gallery of Art and Design to hear the experiences from the Spring 2016 ...
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Fastenal Race Car on Campus, Sports Marketing Presentation Aug. 23
A good partner with the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies,Fastenal is bringing its race car to UCM Tuesday, Aug. 23. All ...
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UCM's Lifelong Learning Series Begins its Seventh Season
UCM's Lifelong Learning series kicks off the academic year with an informative lecture about the composers and compositions to be featured ...
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UCM Community Music Program Fall Registration now through 8-26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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UCM Community Music Program Fall Registration now through 8-26
The UCM Dept of Music announces that registration for the fall semester of the Community Music Program is now open and will run through ...
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Half-Priced Appetizers at Traditions
$5 or less for every appetizer on the menu tonight beginning at 5 p.m. with choices like a dozen wings (traditional or boneless), chicken or ...
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$1 Tacos at Traditions!
The best deal in town is at Traditions tonight! Build your own tacos for just $1 each: Pick meat, beans or both! Pile on lettuce and cheese ...
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$5 Burger & Steak Fries Special!
Looking to take the family out tonight on a budget? Traditions has got your answer! Beginning at 5 p.m. tonight, we've got our weekly ...
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Fall will be here before you know it - Enjoy Traditions' patio tonight!
We've got half-priced appetizers beginning at 5 o'clock this evening which means a dozen options that are each under $5! Come enjoy a dozen ...
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Traditions' Shrimp Boil Is Back!
It's all you can eat boiled shrimp tonight at Traditions Restaurant with sides for just $19.99! Enjoy a night on the patio for a great ...
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Come one, come all to Comm carnival!!
Join your communication friends at the Communication Studies Meet & Greet this Thursday, August 25th from 3:30 to 4:45 in Union 219. Get the ...
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Faculty

Campus-wide license Obtained to Support On-Line Exam Creation and Monitoring
The University of Central Missouri has obtained a campus-wide license for Respondus LockDown Browser. The LockDown Browser is a custom ...
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Faculty Guide Updates
In response to the Higher Learning Commissions request to improve the quality of policy at UCM, the UCM Faculty Guide continues to be ...
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FERPA Pop Quiz Time!
Question... ...
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JCKL Delivery Services
Need library materials to teach a class or do research? If so, JCKL can help. The library offers Delivery Services to drop off and pick up ...
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JCKL Delivery Services
Need library materials to teach a class or do research? If so, JCKL can help. The library offers Delivery Services to drop off and pick up ...
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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Proposal Deadline: Sept. 20th
Interested in leading a short-term study abroad program this spring or summer? The International Center provides a one-stop-shop to help ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Green Dot: FINAL Opportunity to become Green Dot Facilitator
If you are considering serving as a Green Dot facilitator, please attend an interest session August 31st; 4:00-5:00 p.m. at Union 233. Here ...
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Master SoftChalk in Minutes
Do you want to be a SoftChalk Master? Then these Short Courses, offered by SoftChalk, are calling your name! These LIVE, one-hour webinars ...
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Master SoftChalk in Minutes
Do you want to be a SoftChalk Master? Then these Short Courses, offered by SoftChalk, are calling your name! These LIVE, one-hour webinars ...
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Master SoftChalk in Minutes
Do you want to be a SoftChalk Master? Then these Short Courses, offered by SoftChalk, are calling your name! These LIVE, one-hour webinars ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session, August 26
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, August 26, 12:30 p.m., Lov 3140. Chalice Jeffries will be sharing information ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session, August 26
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, August 26, 12:30 p.m., Lov 3140. Chalice Jeffries will be sharing information ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session, August 26
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, August 26, 12:30 p.m., Lov 3140. Chalice Jeffries will be sharing information ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Faculty Learning Day Proposals Needed
UCM faculty members will participate in the Faculty Learning Day 1-4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Learning Day is a professional ...
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Teaching On-Line? Consider Taking UCM's Quality Matters Course
Quality Matters (QM) is a peer review process based on national standards of best practices for online course design. This course introduces ...
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Teaching On-Line? Consider Taking UCM's Quality Matters Course
Quality Matters (QM) is a peer review process based on national standards of best practices for online course design. This course introduces ...
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Teaching On-Line? Consider Taking UCM's Quality Matters Course
Quality Matters (QM) is a peer review process based on national standards of best practices for online course design. This course introduces ...
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SoftChalk/CTL/Blackboard Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of August 29-September 2, 2016 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Celebrating 50 years of Alpha Phi Alpha!
The UCM Alumni Foundation is welcoming back Alpha Phi Alpha to the Black and Gold Banquet, celebrating 50 Years of brotherhood on Saturday, ...
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General

FPO Employee Recognition
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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UCM Proud to Be Tobacco Free
As we welcome new students and employees to campus for the fall semester, this is a good time to share a reminder that UCM is proud to be a ...
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Finding Your Way Around JCKL Just Became Easier!
Looking for the location of a room in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library? Now you can find the location easily online! Go to the website ...
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Finding Your Way Around JCKL Just Became Easier!
Looking for the location of a room in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library? Now you can find the location easily online! Go to the website ...
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Faculty & Staff Bowling League
The Faculty & Staff Bowling League starts this Thursday night at 6:30 PM in the Union Lanes. League competition is on Thursday nights during ...
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Health & Wellness

Get Fit With Zumba Gold!
Please join me on Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. in SRWC 166 for Zumba Gold. This is a lower impact aerobic workout class that burns ...
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Get Fit With Zumba Gold!
Please join me on Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. in SRWC 166 for Zumba Gold. This is a lower impact aerobic workout class that burns ...
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Free Personal Training
Free Personal Training: ...
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Free Personal Training
Free Personal Training: ...
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Free Personal Training
Free Personal Training: ...
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Couch to 5k Group Starting this Fall
Looking to accomplish the goal of fitness and cross the finish line of your first 5k? This fall the Student Recreation and Wellness Center ...
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Couch to 5k Group Starting this Fall
Looking to accomplish the goal of fitness and cross the finish line of your first 5k? This fall the Student Recreation and Wellness Center ...
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Couch to 5k Group Starting this Fall
Looking to accomplish the goal of fitness and cross the finish line of your first 5k? This fall the Student Recreation and Wellness Center ...
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KMOS-TV

I Miss Downton Abbey!
Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage. Celebrate the stellar ...
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California Dreamin': The Songs of the Mamas and The Papas
Celebrate 50 years of the harmonious pop-folk-rock group that defined an era. The special features interviews and performances by Mama ...
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Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live
Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live is captured in high definition, and recorded in surround sound over two evenings in December 2014 at the ...
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This Land is Your Land
Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to ...
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Ric Edelman's The Truth About Retirement
Financial advisor Ric Edelman-host of the syndicated personal finance talk radio show The Ric Edelman Show and the television series The ...
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Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love
Celebrate the sun-drenched sounds of the greatest surf guitar rock and pop tunes by legendary artists that still ride the waves of ...
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Maigret: Mrs. Four And Her Children
A real murder? Who is the perpetrator of the crime? He or she? And where is the husband now, disappeared at the same moment as the corpse ...
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News and Events

UCM Introduces The 'UCM Big Idea Program' for Student Entrepreneurs
Danny O'Neill, founder and owner of The Roasterie in Kansas City, will be the honorary host and keynote speaker for the UCM Big Idea ...
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UCM Introduces The 'UCM Big Idea Program' for Student Entrepreneurs
Danny O'Neill, founder and owner of The Roasterie in Kansas City, will be the honorary host and keynote speaker for the UCM Big Idea ...
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Denver Resident Accepts UCM's New Associate VP Post in Human Resources
Enhancing the University of Central Missouri's efforts to navigate through changes in higher education that affect employees, including the ...
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Denver Resident Accepts UCM's New Associate VP Post in Human Resources
Enhancing the University of Central Missouri's efforts to navigate through changes in higher education that affect employees, including the ...
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Denver Resident Accepts UCM's New Associate VP Post in Human Resources
Enhancing the University of Central Missouri's efforts to navigate through changes in higher education that affect employees, including the ...
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UCM Green Dot Participates in National Green Dot Day of Training
UCM Green Dot, UCM's initiative to reduce power-based personal violence on campus and in the local community, will participate in the ...
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Newsletters

New Releases in DVDNow
This week The Huntsman: Winters War, Angry Birds, God's Not Dead 2 and more have been added to the DVDNow Kiosk outside of Steak N Shake. ...
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New Releases in DVDNow
This week The Huntsman: Winters War, Angry Birds, God's Not Dead 2 and more have been added to the DVDNow Kiosk outside of Steak N Shake. ...
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Priority Information

Web Strategy and Redesign Project
The University of Central Missouri is embarking on an opportunity to chart its future course with an updated web strategy and redesign. This ...
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Web Strategy and Redesign Project
The University of Central Missouri is embarking on an opportunity to chart its future course with an updated web strategy and redesign. This ...
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Humphreys Building Update Aug. 15-19
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Humphreys Building Update Aug. 15-19
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Humphreys Building Update Aug. 15-19
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Professional Staff

Enrollment Management Reorganization
The Registrar's Office has assumed additional duties due to the reorganization of Enrollment Management. The changes include: ...
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Public Safety

Women's Self Defense Course
Sign up for the next R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course sponsored by University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety. It ...
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Student Activities

Volunteer Fair
Be sure and stop by the fall 2016 Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, August 24 from 11-1 p.m. in the Elliott Union Atrium. ...
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Letter to Advisors
The UCM Green Dot team is seeking students with social influence to attend the Connecting the Dots Bystander Intervention training on ...
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Upcoming Fall Winery Trip!
The UCM Trips & Tours program run out of the Office of Student Activities will be hosting its annual Winery Tour Trip on Saturday, September ...
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"Stop & Serve"
"Stop and Serve" with UCM Volunteer Services on Wed., Sept. 7 from 11-2 p.m. ...
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Fall 2016 Concert
We have 3Oh!3, Chevy Woods, and a special performance by Marcus Johnson and the UCM Jazz Band coming to UCM this fall! Tickets are only $10 ...
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Fall 2016 Concert
We have 3Oh!3, Chevy Woods, and a special performance by Marcus Johnson and the UCM Jazz Band coming to UCM this fall! Tickets are only $10 ...
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You Are Invited

Green Dot Interest Session
Green Dot is one of UCM's initiatives to reduce and eliminate violence on our campus through bystander intervention education. The UCM Green ...
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Retirement Reception for Joseph Hayes
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Joseph Hayes a great retirement on August 31st 2016 at the Facilities ...
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Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources
Bob Wynne, Deputy Director of the Kansas City Regional Terrorism Early Warning Group will be speaking to students on August 23 from 4 - 5:30 ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on August 31st!
YOU are invited to join UCM Volunteer services as we volunteer with the Johnson County Sheltered Workshop on Wednesday, August 31st from 9 ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on August 31st!
YOU are invited to join UCM Volunteer services as we volunteer with the Johnson County Sheltered Workshop on Wednesday, August 31st from 9 ...
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Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM
The Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM, titled "Sharing From The Hart", kicks off the 2016-17 PAS Season with an evening of ...
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Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM
The Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM, titled "Sharing From The Hart", kicks off the 2016-17 PAS Season with an evening of ...
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Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM
The Provost's Faculty Showcase of the Arts at UCM, titled "Sharing From The Hart", kicks off the 2016-17 PAS Season with an evening of ...
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CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017
CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017. All UCM faculty thinking about teaching ...
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CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017
CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017. All UCM faculty thinking about teaching ...
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CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017
CTSS Week Aug 29-Sep 2 All UCM Students are Invited to Learn about Study in Spain for Spring 2017. All UCM faculty thinking about teaching ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence Program Director
Troy Campbell from the KC Regional Terrorism Early Warning Group will give an informational presentation about the Cyber Threat Intelligence ...
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Double-Dutch
Hey Gang, ...
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Double-Dutch
Hey Gang, ...
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Double-Dutch
Hey Gang, ...
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Open House
The English and Philosophy Department will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, August 30, 4-6 p.m., MAR 336. Please come by and check out ...
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