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Thu, 11/15/2012 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that students who do well in educational, web-based video games also do well in traditional academic achievement. Now, with the support of a National Science Foundation grant, they will be...

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Wed, 11/14/2012 — People of nearly all political persuasions agree the United States needs to do more to develop new energy resources. A provision of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was specifically designed to encourage energy development on tribal land, yet not...

Wed, 11/14/2012 — A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified bridesmaid helping an unidentified bride adjust her veil. Three other women are partially visible in the background of the image. The groom's last name has been identified as "Johnson."

Wed, 11/14/2012 — This past summer four recent graduates from the University of Kansas Department of Design worked with the Genesis+Art Studio to use art to promote social justice and reconciliation within the East Belfast community in Northern Ireland. Chuck...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Stroll through any U.S. college campus today, and you'll see a good percentage of students with noses buried in their smart phones. Many of them are texting. "They're digital natives, meaning they're really used to using technology first and...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Sir Robert Worcester

Tue, 11/13/2012 — A candidate for dean of the School of Engineering will visit the University of Kansas this week and participate in an open forum. Michael Branicky, professor and chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Case...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Wichita-based sculptor Randy Regier will participate in a public discussion at the Spencer Museum at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. In conversation with curator Kate Meyer, the artist will talk about his sculpture, "Impending Future Bus," as well as...

Mon, 11/12/2012 — Showing his lasting appreciation for the mentorship he received as a University of Kansas journalism student, alumnus Mark Mears and his wife, Stacy, have established a faculty award honoring Associate Professor Timothy Bengtson. ...

Fri, 11/09/2012 — The University of Kansas will host the 11th annual GIS Day @ KU on Wednesday, Nov. 14, part of an international celebration that recognizes practical applications and technological innovations in geographic information systems, commonly known as...

Fri, 11/09/2012 —  Angela Lumpkin, professor of health, sport and exercises, says the perception that college student-athletes are amateur athletes is a myth, and those athletes often receive rewards outside NCAA regulations. Lumpkin will lead a University...

Fri, 11/09/2012 — Judy Roitman, professor of mathematics, and Rodolfo Torres, associate vice chancellor of research and graduate studies, vice president of KU Center for Research and professor of mathematics, have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical...

Fri, 11/09/2012 — Erik Herron More Information Office of International Programs LAWRENCE – Professor Erik Herron will receive the 2012 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award on Monday, Nov. 12. The award, coordinated by the Office of International Programs, was endowed by the late George Woodyard, the first dean of international studies, and his wife, Eleanor. It

Thu, 11/08/2012 — A University of Kansas honor society will recognize five faculty and staff members as outstanding educators during an upcoming exhibition basketball game. Each year, the Torch Chapter of Mortar Board, a senior honor society, recognizes five...

Thu, 11/08/2012 — Internationally renowned street photographer and University of Kansas alumnus Gary Mark Smith will speak next week about his career shooting photos of the poetry of everyday life in nearly 70 countries. He will present "Gary Mark Smith, Gonzo...

Thu, 11/08/2012 — The University of Kansas Department of Architecture's masters of architecture program is ranked 14th out of the 99 universities offering graduate degrees in architecture, up three places from last year, according to a leading national survey...

Thu, 11/08/2012 — As part of university-wide Veterans Day activities, the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will honor the last surviving original World War II Navajo Code Talker for his service by presenting him with a diploma 60 years...

Thu, 11/08/2012 — KU Endowment's office building in Kansas City, Kan., has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. The 30,000-square-foot building at 4125 Rainbow Blvd. opened in spring 2011. Its third floor houses KU...

Wed, 11/07/2012 — Shortly after 9/11 the world trading community came together with the goal of using international trade to help fight terrorism by reducing poverty. A University of Kansas law professor has published a series of articles stating that, despite...

Wed, 11/07/2012 — Science journalist and television producer Bill Lattanzi will be the Simons Public Humanities Fellow for 2012-2013 at the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas. He is in residence at the Hall Center through Dec. 15. The...


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