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Grad Landed Dream Job as Mental Health Nurse

"UMKC offered me a lot of different opportunities, including scholarships, internships and connections. They helped me develop my leadership skills and land the career I wanted in nursing."

Alauna Christian

UMKC provided key connections and support

Nursing Grad Student Honored for Leadership in Women's Health

National honor enhances Meghan Brauch's learning and networking as she pursues her passion through the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

Grant funds new center to support peer addiction recovery efforts

Support services for peer-led addiction recovery efforts will get help from a new Center for Excellence at the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies. The center is financed by a four-year federal grant.

Kangaroo Pantry Opens Satellite Locations

Student Union and Health Sciences Campus now feature smaller food pantries

UMKC and National Network Awarded $30 Million-Plus to Tackle Opioid Epidemic

5 ways this coalition has helped people in the Kansas City area and more than 3 million nationally

Pandemic Exposes Existing Inequities

Community leaders from Missouri's largest cities discuss health disparities

Planting Seeds Through Healthcare and Connections

Obie Austin has a place in his heart for minority students of all ages

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