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Mon, 09/19/2011 — The University of Kansas School of Law ranks 19th in the nation for providing hands-on learning opportunities through clinical positions for its students, according to ...

Mon, 09/19/2011 — Anyone who has saved for a college education, whether for a child or for themselves, can attest it’s not easy to put money away. A team of researchers from the University of Kansas and colleagues have shown that when savings accounts are...

Fri, 09/16/2011 — More Information Office of Research and Graduate Studies The University of Kansas has a great story to tell about innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as the positive outcomes of the university’s efforts in technology commercialization, industry collaborations and job creation. To continue telling this story, KU and dozens of universities nationwide are this morning providing summaries of their innovation and economic

Fri, 09/16/2011 — The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) at KU has announced that prominent author Dr. Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, will present this year’s Backus Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m.

Thu, 09/15/2011 — A $500,000 capstone gift from Topeka-based Capitol Federal Foundation to KU Endowment has fulfilled The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s goal of raising $61 million before applying for designation from the National Cancer Center Institute...

Thu, 09/15/2011 — For decades, schools have been segregating students according to ability. Special ed students, English as a second language learners, gifted children and those with behavioral problems were all split into separate groups. But a school reform...

Thu, 09/15/2011 — More Information Dole Institute WHAT: The University of Kansas and the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics welcomes the U.S. District Court and approximately 100 prospective new citizens from many different nations, and their families, to the Dole Institute of Politics for a naturalization ceremony on Friday, September 16, 2011 at 10 a.m. WHERE: Dole Institute of Politics at KU. WHEN: Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 WHO: U.S

Wed, 09/14/2011 — The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas, in partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education, has announced changes to the Kansas Interim Assessments for the 2011-12 school year. As part of the...

Wed, 09/14/2011 — Technology being developed at the University of Kansas will make it easier and cheaper to build highly dependable, secure software, potentially saving billions of dollars annually. Andy Gill, an assistant professor in electrical...

Wed, 09/14/2011 — The University of Kansas will host National Hazing Prevention Week from Monday, Sept. 19 to Friday, Sept. 23 with events and activities to raise awareness about and eliminate hazing. National Hazing Prevention Week seeks to bring attention...

Wed, 09/14/2011 — An interdisciplinary team of 12 KU collaborators has received a $330,000 award from the National Science Foundation to develop greenhouse-based research capabilities and to construct associated support facilities at the University of Kansas...

Wed, 09/14/2011 — Laurence Rees, award-winning documentarian and author of “Auschwitz” and “World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West,” will present “Talking with Nazis,” the first Humanities Lecture Series presentation of the...

Tue, 09/13/2011 — More Information Strategic Planning at KU WHAT: University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter will announce Bold Aspirations, the strategic plan for the University of Kansas. WHEN: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14. WHERE: Bruckmiller Room of the Adams Alumni Center. WHO: Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Provost Jeffrey Vitter. MEDIA COVERAGE

Tue, 09/13/2011 —  To celebrate the 150th birthday of basketball’s inventor, the University of Kansas Libraries will unveil a new exhibition, “James Naismith’s Life and Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years.” The collection of historic materials, including...

Tue, 09/13/2011 — University of Kansas engineering and computer science students on the hunt for a dream job have the chance to make key connections and find the right match at the Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from...

Tue, 09/13/2011 — Parents screening their genetic makeup to determine their children’s physical traits, susceptibility to disease and even to ensure the gender they want may sound like something from a science fiction movie, but improving technology and...

Tue, 09/13/2011 — The strategies of pickup artists – the modern Lotharios who make a game of trolling to pick up women – work best when a sexist man seeks a sexist woman, according to a recent study by two University of Kansas researchers. The combination...

Tue, 09/13/2011 — The University of Kansas rose slightly in rankings released today, but university leaders say ongoing efforts to strengthen KU’s academics and research will have benefits far beyond rankings. In the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World...

Mon, 09/12/2011 — Brian McClendon, a 1986 KU electrical engineering graduate, surprised first-year students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Kansas by handing out new tablet computers during class on...

Mon, 09/12/2011 — Jeff Aubé, professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, has won a prestigious 2012 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award. The award, presented by the American Chemical Society, recognizes and encourages excellence...


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