Dec 03 2014

Harvesters Drive at MNL and HSL Dec 5 - 19

Donate non-perishable food and household items to help our neighbors in need!

Starting Friday, December 5, there will be two Harvester’s barrels available for doantions; one for Miller Nichols Library North Entrance and one for the Health Sciences Library.  The barrels will be available until Friday, December 19. 

Your donation makes a difference and is greatly appreciated!

Most Needed Items (no glass, please)
•    Canned vegetables
•    Canned fruit
•    Boxed meals - (Hamburger Helper, etc.)
•    Canned Meat/Tuna
•    Peanut Butter
•    Canned Soup
•    Cereal – hot and cold
•    Soap
•    Deodorant
•    Shampoo
•    Toilet Paper

Nov 10 2014

Closing Ceremony: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World

Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World: Art Awards and Closing Ceremony

Saturday, November 15


Miller Nichols Library, Room 303

Please join us in concluding our month-long exhibit "Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World" with recognition of artworks by local youth, a keynote speech by human rights activist, Alvin Sykes, musical performances and more

Nov 03 2014

The Christmas Truce of 1914: Myth & Reality

The Christmas Truce of 1914: Myth & Reality

Oct 28 2014

"Health Care and Big Data" Lecture

portFOLio Series presents:  “Health Care and Big Data” a talk by Mark Hoffman Ph.D.

Tuesday, November 18th at 5:30pm on Hospital Hill, School of Medicine: Theater B

Electronic health records, genomics and large-scale population level data are all becoming increasingly important in informing health care research and delivery, and each involves the generation and analysis of massive amounts of information.  Dr. Hoffman will share an overview of "Big Data" and some examples of the connection between big data and new technology-based innovations that have the potential to transform health care.

Oct 27 2014

VISITING ARTISTS: Drew Matott & Margaret Mahan of Peace Paper Project Breaking the Deckle: Papermaking as Social Acti

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 am, iX Theatre, Miller Nichols Library

Oct 06 2014

UMKC Black Studies 2014 Open House Focus Week

UMKC Black Studies Program presents Discovering the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sports Life in American Culture

Join us for the 2014 Open House Focus week brought to you by the UMKC Black Studies Program

Sep 17 2014

"Robert Altman's Kansas City" Presentation by Dr. Gayle Sherwood Magee

You are invited to attend this exciting talk "Robert Altman Kansas City" on Friday, September 26 at 12p in the Miller Nichols Learning Center Room 451

Dr. Gayle Sherwood Magee from the University of Illinois will be presenting "Robert Altman's Kansas City" a talk that comes out of her new book "Robert Altman's Soundtracks" which is on the directors' use of music.

Sep 10 2014

Opening Reception: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World

Global and Multicultural Education (G.A.M.E.) and Soka Gakkai International (SGI-USA) invite you to attend their opening reception and art exhibit: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World

culture of peace

Sep 10 2014

UMKC Libraries Celebrates Latina/Latino Studies

A Celebration of Latina/Latino Heritage Month

October 9th
Room 151, Jeannette Nichols Forum, Miller Nichols Learning Center

Join us as we celebrate Latino/Latina Heritage Month with an exciting discussion from the following professors:

Sep 02 2014

Social Justice Series: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

UMKC Libraries hosts film screening and book discussion in conjunction with lecture by Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Advance registration requested

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Film Showing: Cancer Cell Research: The Way of all Flesh (story of Henrietta and her cells)

Sunday, October 26

Film viewing and panel discussion
Miller Nichols Learning Center, Jeannette Nichols Forum

Wednesday, October 29

Film viewing, complimentary pizza provided
School of Medicine

Book Discussion: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks lead by librarian Scott Curtis

Wednesday, October 29

Miller Nichols Library, iX Theater

Lecture and Book Signing: Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life Henrietta Lacks
Presented by the UMKC Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Thursday, November 13

Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium