Community Involvement

LiveKC Initiative Aims to Attract Millennials to Kansas City

by Elle Jenkins July 14, 2014

When most people think of a young, hip city, New York or Chicago come to mind — not Kansas City. To change that, a group of companies, including Burns & McDonnell, recently teamed up to form LiveKC, an initiative aimed at attracting millennials to Kansas City — and keeping them here. The group comprises representatives […]

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Girls in Engineering: Yes, Please!

by Kim Bartak February 28, 2014

We are always thrilled to be a part of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning initiatives, especially as they relate to introducing girls to the field of engineering. It was a special thrill for our team to be involved in the local “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” event, which took place at the Overland Park […]

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Kansas City-Based STEM Initiative Battle of the Brains Judging Underway

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team November 2, 2013

A shot at a $50,000 grand prize and designing the next exhibit at Kansas City’s Science City was enough motivation for more than 3,500 students to think big. That’s how many students teamed up to submit entries for the second Battle of the Brains competition. Now it’s up to a panel of judges to decide […]

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STEM Rules: Come to Meet the Science Mentor Day

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team October 31, 2013

This Saturday — November 2,2013 — the University of Missouri-Kansas City will host the 27th Annual Meet the Science Mentor Day, a STEM-focused initiative. It’s probably no surprise that a bunch of engineers are excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and we hope you’ll make time to come by. Set in the […]

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Help Beat Cancer: Join Cancer Prevention Study

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team August 19, 2013

The American Cancer Society projects that more than 1.6 million people in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in 2013. And of that number, approximately 35 percent may die. But now you have a chance to help change those statistics. The American Cancer Society is recruiting study participants for a new long-term study to help eliminate […]

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