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Mon, 12/04/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the Employees of the Month for September 2017. Name: Ola FaucherTitle: Director of Human Resource Management What that means: Ola Faucher has been with KU for more than 45 years. In her time the...

Fri, 12/01/2017 — The University of Kansas community is remembering a longtime professor of plant physiology. Rolf Borchert, professor emeritus, died Nov. 23 in Lawrence at age 84. A visitation took place Nov. 28 in Lawrence. “I am saddened to learn of the...

Fri, 12/01/2017 — The University of Kansas remains one of the nation’s top academic institutions in terms of student engagement in study abroad activities, according to the latest Open Doors report released earlier this month by the Institute of International...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2017-2018 recently named Nilou Vakil, University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design’s Interdisciplinary Innovation Fellow and Director of Strategic Initiatives, as one of its 25...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — The U.S. Army Cadet Command named two University of Kansas Army ROTC cadets to its annual rankings of the top 10 senior cadets in the country. Cadet Joseph Schroer, of Denver, placed fourth, and Cadet Joseph McConnell, of Newton, placed sixth...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — As more major U.S. hospitals have become Catholic due to recent mergers, it has made them less likely to perform certain reproductive health procedures that conflict with church doctrine, according to a working paper that includes two University...

Wed, 11/29/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center is proud to announce this year’s graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program. The graduation ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas A. Girod will attend as a special guest and make remarks to the graduates.   The 85 graduates, who began their coursework in January, represent local, county, state or federal agencies from across Kansas. They participated in classes held in Topeka as well as the Kansas City and Southeast Kansas areas. Of these participants, 21 are graduates of the Law Enforcement

Wed, 11/29/2017 — Individuals with mental illnesses were more likely to have health insurance and be able to access health care and mental health services after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to new research. The gains were present both...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — While President Donald Trump's administration has imposed sanctions against North Korea, Iran and Venezuela during his first year in office, political pundits have speculated on whether Trump, as part of his "America First" trade and foreign...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — As they were preparing to mount an exhibition marking the centennial of Sallie Casey Thayer’s gift of thousands of art objects to the University of Kansas, curators at the Spencer Museum of Art realized that while Thayer collected works from...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — and health worries — for pennies per bottle
Tue, 11/28/2017 — LAWRENCE — Winemakers have added sulfites to...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the August 2017 Employees of the Month: Name: Le-Thu Erazmus Campbell Title: Office manager, Department of Anthropology What that means: Campbell serves as the office manager, the scheduling officer...

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Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored a lecturer whose expertise in electronic discovery enlightens both law students and business students. Amii Castle received the 2017 H.O.P.E. Award. The recognition — to Honor an Outstanding...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The KU Natural History Museum invites the public — especially University of Kansas students — to visit its mobile museum and get a gourmet hot dog from Coney Island LFK from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in front of the Kansas...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — A gift commitment from longtime faculty member Dr. Dennis Diederich and his wife, Alice Diederich, will provide $1 million to endow a professorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The Diederichs, both KU...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas will celebrate its 106th Homecoming Sept. 23-29, 2018, culminating in the KU football game against Oklahoma State University on Sept. 29 in Memorial Stadium. The KU Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Leadership...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Tennessee will not hire Greg Schiano as its next football coach after originally announcing the hire, following a wave of backlash for his alleged role in the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University, according to...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — “She Kills Monsters,” an action-packed and comedic play written by Qui Nguyen, will open Friday, Dec. 1, at University Theatre. Audiences young and old will enjoy the play, but it will especially appeal to gamers. The role-playing game...

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Wed, 11/22/2017 — A federal judge in San Francisco has issued an injunction permanently blocking President Trump’s executive order intended to block funding from sanctuary cities. District Judge William H. Orrick ruled the order was unconstitutional and...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The Kansas debate team of seniors William Katz, of Topeka, and Quaram Robinson, Round Rock, Texas, ended the fall semester with a first-place finish at the prestigious Franklin R. Shirley Classic Debate Tournament hosted by Wake Forest...


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