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Inner-city high school students in Kansas City now have a unique opportunity to learn in a college classroom with a professional astronomer through A Bridge to the Stars Scholarship and Mentoring Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The man behind the program is Daniel H. McIntosh, Ph.D., an award-winning professor of physics and astronomy, and a scientist researching the birth and growth of galaxies using the Hubble Space Telescope. As a teacher, McIntosh shares his knowledge, and his enthusiasm, to inspire others. Continue reading
The department of Art & Art History would like to congratulate the following students who were awarded scholarships, nearly $20,000 combined, for the 2020-2021 academic year:
Christopher Bown – Advertising Artist Guild Grant
Sabrina Owings – Dr. George Ehrlich Scholarship, Geraldine E. Fowle Art History Scholarship, and the Jedel Family Foundation Professor’s Scholarship
Mollie Stanek – S. Jane Voorhees Scholarship in Art and Art
Ezekial Taylor – John Gutowski Memorial Scholarship
The University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation is pleased to announce an additional $50,000 gift from the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation to UMKC’s creative writing program.
The gift, which follows several years’ of similar support from the Durwood Foundation, will provide funding for UMKC’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of English to designate two additional Durwood Scholars.
Durwood Scholars, as recipients of this prestigious scholarship are known, get tuition assistance and an additional stipend to help cover living expenses over the course of the three-year program.
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