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Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, Part I

November 14, 2015 | 1:30-3:30PM

National World War I Museum, 100 W 26th St. Kansas City, MO

Explore an untold chapter of the American story.

LaBudde Special Collections Open House

November 4, 2015 | 4:30-7:00PM

Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor - LaBudde Special Collections

Join us for an Open House to celebrate the relocation of LaBudde Special Collections to the 3rd floor of Miller Nichols Library!

Social Justice Series: Push Has Come to Shove

October 14, 2015 | 3:00-4:30PM

Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre

As part of this year's Social Justice Series, please join us for a discussion of the book Push has come to Shove by Dr. Steve Perry.

En Español: Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25

October 20, 2015 | 6:30PM

Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium

UMKC is celebrating the 25th anniversary of ADA during the month of October with fun and educational events designed to raise disability awareness.

The Hills Are Alive: 50 Years of The Sound of Music

October 18, 2015 | 1:00PM

Tivoli Cinemas, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO 64111

In conjunction with the UMKC Friends of the Library's 50th anniversary, they are proud to host "50 Years of The Sound Of Music," a film screening and panel discussion.

Hiroshima-Nagasaki: Seventy Years beyond the Bombings

Exhibit Opening August 6, 2015 | 5:30-7:00PM

Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre

In memory of the seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki, Physicians for Social Responsibility-Kansas City and PeaceWorks KC are hosting an exhibit at Miller Nichols Library in the Ground Floor Link Gallery from August 6 - October 4, 2015.

Book Talk and Signing: Nancy Thayer

September 29, 2015 | 6:00PM

UMKC Bloch Executive Hall, Room 331

Join us for a special reception, book talk, and signing with New York Times best-selling author and UMKC alumna, Nancy Thayer. Thayer has penned 23 novels and her works have been translated into numerous languages.

UMKC Hosts Latino American Film Series

UMKC will host a series of events focused on Latino-American history, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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