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Wed, 10/26/2011 — Craig Martin, leader of one of the world’s largest engineering services firms, will deliver the 2011 Distinguished Engineering Lecture at the University of Kansas. Martin, a 1972 KU School of Engineering graduate, will return to campus...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — More Information Department of History Conference registration 'Border Wars' concept belongs to modern coaches, not history LAWRENCE – Mention the Civil War, and history buffs tend to think of Gettysburg, Bull Run or maybe Fort Sumter, but rarely of the terrorist and guerrilla attacks along the Kansas-Missouri border that characterized the war in the West. “Yet

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Delta Epsilon Iota honor society will stage its annual clothing drive next month, focusing on professional apparel for the benefit of University of Kansas students. The accepted clothing will stock the Professional Clothing Closet, located...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Broadband connections continue to grow to meet consumer demand in Kansas, and the development of wireless business models will help further expand access to such service statewide, according to a new report by the Center for Applied Economics at...

Mon, 10/24/2011 — The University of Kansas has reaffirmed its commitment to making scholarly work widely available by becoming one of the first American universities to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. ...

Mon, 10/24/2011 — University of California-Berkeley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Carolyn R. Bertozzi will deliver the fifth biennial Richard L. Schowen Lectures in Bioorganic Chemistry next month. Bertozzi is scheduled to present two lectures on her...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Darlene Clark Hine More Information Department of American Studies LAWRENCE – Darlene Clark Hine, a leading historian of the African-American experience and a pioneer of African-American women’s history, will speak on the role of black women in nursing and health care, as well as in the Civil Rights Movement, before the 1950s. Hine is speaking on “Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Despite a challenging economy and looming budget cuts — or maybe because of it — Kansas Public Radio donors made the station’s membership drive the most successful fall drive in the station’s history. After eight days of on-air fund...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Today’s use of "Border Wars" to describe athletic rivalries between the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri did not evolve in the decades that followed the Civil War, according to a study at the University of Kansas. ...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Kansas Advocates for Better Care, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to “Advocating for Quality Long-Term Care,” announced that it will present Rosemary Chapin, University of Kansas professor of social welfare, with the KABC Caring Award Sunday,

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Poets and scholars from across the nation will come to the University of Kansas in November for the Eberhardt Colloquium in honor of a KU professor and poet. The featured guests will examine the life and work of Kenneth Irby, associate...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Akbar Ahmed, called “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam” by BBC News, will be at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas next week. Ahmed will be featured in a Dole Forum event scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Thu, 10/20/2011 — More Information School of Law WHAT: Raj Bhala, associate dean for International and Comparative Law and Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, is available to discuss Islamic law and its role in Libya in the wake of the death of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi. BHALA CAN DISCUSS: U.S. policy toward the Middle East; Islamic law; terrorism, al-Qaida, Muslim Brotherhood and the Taliban;

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The troublesome gap between university drug research and pharmaceutical company application may narrow in the future, thanks to an agreement signed recently between the University of Kansas and a rapidly emerging new enterprise: BioPontis...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The University of Kansas welcomes educator and activist Tony Porter as keynote speaker at the annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series in memory of late women’s rights activist and KU law student Jana Lynne Mackey. This year’s...

Wed, 10/19/2011 — More Information Center for Sustainability LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and the KU Center for Sustainability have announced the completion of Building Sustainable Traditions, the KU campus sustainability plan. Aspects of the plan will be the focus of events during KU Sustainability Week, which is Oct. 24-28. “As a public institution, the University of Kansas has a responsibility to

Wed, 10/19/2011 — The KU Natural History Museum is calling all amateur rock hounds, fossil hunters and meteorite enthusiasts for an identification event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. “What on Earth? Rocks, Fossils and Meteorites” will give...

Wed, 10/19/2011 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will sponsor Civic Engagement and KU Leadership, an annual campaign with more than two dozen events occurring on- and off-campus through Oct. 28. Events are designed to bring...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — University of Kansas student and faculty musicians will have an opportunity to perform two concerts at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City. “Opportunities for music students to perform in distinctive venues...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — The University of Kansas School of Journalism has named Douglas Ward as the 2011-12 Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing for the School of Journalism. Ward is an associate professor in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass...


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