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    • KCU Academic Center Takes Best in Show at Mid America Design Awards

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and Helix Architecture + Design were recognized by the Mid America Design Awards (MADA) program for their work on KCU’s recently renovated Academic Center. The Academic Center took the top honor in the Higher Ed + Research category, as well as Best of Show, during the April 10 MADA event.

      Posted: 05/14/2015

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    • The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Awarded Highest Honorary Degree to Robert S. Juhasz, DO

      The doctor of humane letters is only awarded to an individual for their contributions, both personal and professional, to the betterment of all humanity.

      Posted: 05/09/2015

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    • University-Wide Recycling Event Totals More Than 10,000 Pounds of Recyclable Materials

      Faculty, staff and students at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) recently diverted more than 10,000 pounds of recyclable materials from being dumped in area landfills on April 16 as part of KCU’s Extreme Recycling Day.

      Posted: 05/01/2015

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    • KCU Purchases the Capri Motel and Plans to Return Land to Green Space

      Officials at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) recently announced the purchase of the Capri Motel, which is located on the southeast corner of Independence Avenue and The Paseo.

      Posted: 04/30/2015

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    • KCU Faculty Chosen Among William Jewell Honorees

      A faculty member at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) was recently honored for her achievements by her alma mater. Sarah Hon, DO (COM ’93), associate professor and chair of neurology at KCU, was among three distinguished alumni from William Jewell College honored at the college’s 71st annual Achievement Day Dinner and Celebration in March. The Citation for Achievement is the highest honor given to alumni who have made significant contributions in their profession.

      Posted: 04/14/2015

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    • KCU Student Earns Prestigious Sarnoff Fellowship

      Ryan Coute, a second-year osteopathic medical student at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), was recently chosen as a recipient of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellowship. He is one of only 14 recipients nationally to earn the prestigious fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year.

      Posted: 04/03/2015

      Category: Students, Research

    • Marc B. Hahn, DO, Formally Inducted As 14th President of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) held a formal ceremony investing Marc B. Hahn, DO, as the 14th president, a position he has held since July 2013. The ceremony was held in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Atkins Auditorium on Thursday, March 26. KCU is the largest medical school in Missouri, 10th largest in the nation and one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the country.

      Posted: 03/27/2015

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    • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences to Develop Additional Medical School Campus in Joplin

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest medical school in Missouri and 10th largest medical school in the country, received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) to develop an additional medical school campus in Joplin, Mo. KCU plans to matriculate an additional 150 students per year in the doctor of osteopathic medicine program at the new campus site.

      Posted: 03/26/2015

      Category: Students, Alumni, Faculty, Research, Outreach, Campus Life, Osteopathic Medicine, Events, General

    • Ingram’s Honors Two From KCU as 2015 ‘Heroes in Health Care’

      Two employees of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) were among those honored as “Heroes in Health Care” for 2015 by Ingram’s Magazine.

      Posted: 03/24/2015

      Category: Faculty, General

    • Three Kansas City Health Sciences Schools Partner in Musculoskeletal Disease Research Consortium

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center proudly announce a research consortium among the three Kansas City-area institutions. The consortium brings together scientists and resources focused on the research of musculoskeletal disorders and diseases.

      Posted: 02/25/2015

      Category: Research

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