Contains 37 Results:
Disasters: The Kansas City Flood, ft. Dr. Patricia Ericson, Asst. Professor of Sociology and Suzanne Culter, Graduate Student -- Interviewed by Mary Loy Brown -- Reactions to disasters by victims -- Rescuers and local assistance agencies -- Kansas City flood of 1977 is cited as an example
Underground Space Development in KC, ft. Dr. Truman P. Stauffer-- The development of underground space for business and industrial utilization -- current underground mining procedures -- the energy efficiency of such development -- reasons why development does not include plans for residential use -- Kansas Cities leadership in development -- the universities involvement and plans for the future in underground space development
The new Spencer Theater at UMKC
Mathematics Revisited, with Dr. Elizabeth Berman author and lecturer -- The difficulty of many and the trauma some people faced with working simple math problems -- Dr. Berman's new text-book and how it approaches the subject of math and arithmetic in a new way -- the lessons related to simple, everyday work and household chores -- how young people and adults can use this book to overcome the fears and discomfort of working mathematical problems
The New Law School Building, ft. W.B. Anderson, Interim Dean, UMKC School of Law -- Innovative features of the new facility -- reactions to its design and uses by students, faculty and alumni -- effective use of space, with future expansion capability built- in -- the circular courtroom and its unique features and use by the judiciary
Opening up the arts, meaning and messages -- The idea of blending together various traditional art forms and media into a mixed media format as the focus of the fourth annual seminar -- the writing workshop at which an expert editor will evaluate poetry and other writings by members of the Kansas City community.
The Graduate Nursing Program at UMKC, ft. Dr. Luisita Archer, Director of Nursing programs at UMKC -- The need for nursing preparation today versus the decline in number of area schools of nursing -- trends in nursing programs -- the value of the graduate degree in nursing and employment opportunities for R.N.'s with a masters degree -- the future outlook for nursing in the Kansas City area -- what UMKC offers in nursing preparation.
Kansas City: An Architectural History, with Dr. George Ehrlich, professor of Art History, UMKC -- Kansas Cities architectural history and its correlation to the development of the city from trading post to modern metropolis -- discussion of architecture as a factor in molding the character of a cities people -- the book, as published, is uniquely a Kansas City endeavor, underscoring the cities eminence as a major printing and publishing center
Growth and Decline of Urban Neighborhoods with Dr. Philip G. Olson, UMKC. -- Reasons for the intense interest in urban neighborhoods -- current research at UMKC of the urban scene -- Kansas Cities growth patterns compared with Chicago.
Missouri Repertory theater's 16th season, with Nancy Traeger (Mrs. William) MRT Guild President and Richard C. Brown, MRT actor.
Energy in the New Age: RFK symposium, 1979 ft. Marcy Smalley, Charlotte DeClue and Adrian Lonnecker -- Energy theme of the 1979 Robert F Kennedy memorial symposium -- Community involvement in this years symposium -- description of newly developed solar energy collector/concentrator -- profile of guest experts speaking at this years symposium.
Dean -- Faculty guides for resignation