Students

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Apr 12, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is proud to announce that United States Army Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson will serve as a keynote speaker for...

AOA President and KCU alum will speak at 2021 Commencement

Apr 10, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is honored to welcome alumnus and current president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Thomas L. Ely, DO, as a keynote...

KCU Students Volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Mar 11, 2021
Medical students who wanted to take a shot at fighting COVID-19 have found they came to the right place. Kansas City University was one of the first medical...

KCU Students Win Inaugural Bioethics Bowl

Jan 27, 2021

Osteopathic medical students enrolled in Kansas City University’s Masters in Bioethics dual-degree program debated bioethical issues in medicine and won first place in the inaugural Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Bioethics Bowl held virtually on January 24.

Congratulations to KCU’s Student DO of the Year Honorees

Dec 11, 2020
Congratulations to Student Doctor Parker Adams and Student Doctor Bryan Clements, who have been named as the Student DO of the Year for KCU’s Joplin and...

KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award

Oct 23, 2020

Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.

Sixty KCU Students Become Members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oct 16, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) continued its commitment to fostering the human element of medicine by installing 60 new osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2021 into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 6, 2020

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU's Medical Spanish Club and Student Government Association collaborate to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

KCU professor's medical mission trips featured in The Saturday Evening Post

Sep 17, 2020
Dr. Gautam Desai, professor of Primary Care, focuses on Global Medicine and leads KCU osteopathic medical students on several annual medical mission trips. The...

Kansas City University Student receives national award for work in public health

Aug 12, 2020

Kansas City University is pleased to announce that second-year medical student Joe Li, of Brooklyn, New York, has received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

KCU Research Symposium Celebrates Student Science

Jun 3, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of the Research Symposium event, but it did not change the enthusiasm and passion for its faculty and students’ medical research.

Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.