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UMKC Launches Critical Conversations Series

First session topic is systemic racism in the workforce

School of Dentistry Nurse Served in NYC at Height of Pandemic

Desire to help other nurses led her to the epicenter of COVID-19 cases

UMKC Edits Its Writing Style to Capitalize ‘Black’

Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications updates reference to Black faculty, staff and students in UMKC style guide

My Life During COVID: Provost Jenny Lundgren

Checking in to see how our UMKC community is managing the highs and lows of sheltering in place

Retired UMKC Librarian Contributes to COVID Discussion

KMBC Interviewed Retired UMKC medical librarian and R.N. Susan Sykes Berry

Staff Counselor Interviewed by Flatland KC

Melanie Arroyo, an art therapist and staff counselor at University of Missouri-Kansas City shares her perspective on counseling during COVID.

"I want my future students to see that I did this, that I’m fighting for them. We have to fight for things to be better for future generations."

Daishanae Crittenden

Elementary Education '21