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Thu, 09/01/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) Main Facility has secured its sixth tenant. Gyrasol Technologies, a molecular diagnostics and drug testing company, has relocated from Santa Fe, N.M.,...

Thu, 09/01/2011 — A significant portion of Kansas photographer Joseph J. Pennell’s life work is now freely available via the University of Kansas Libraries’ digital image repository. The Pennell Collection, part of the Kansas Collection at KU’s Kenneth...

Wed, 08/31/2011 — More Information KU Athletics Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little: "Today Texas A&M notified the Big 12 of its intention to leave the conference at the end of the 2011-12 season. The Big 12 had already started actively examining expansion opportunities and KU fully supports this effort. "The high level of competition in the Big 12 provides tremendous value to its member schools and excitement for fans around the country. We'll

Wed, 08/31/2011 — Everyone from industry leaders to the President has called for the United States to produce more graduates in sciences, technology, math and engineering — the so-called STEM disciplines. To accomplish that goal, the country must first produce...

Wed, 08/31/2011 — Kansas Early Head Start home visitors in Wyandotte County, Manhattan, Clay Center, Hays and Dodge City saw significant improvement in children’s language development when they used a Web-based “intelligent advisor” system developed at the...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — The KU Center for Applied Economics has released a new report on the property tax rates of Kansas cities. Titled “Kansas Property Taxes: A Comparison Among Cities,” the report compares the property tax rates of Kansas cities to each other,

Tue, 08/30/2011 — The Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute, part of KU Continuing Education, has received a $90,000 ...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — University of Kansas Libraries have teamed up with KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger and Head Football Coach Turner Gill to launch a fundraising campaign to support KU Libraries. The Touchdown Challenge campaign, now in its second year,...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — Participants in research studies, including medical clinical trials and other projects involving human subjects, typically receive payment for their time and trouble. That means handing out cash or lots of checks for small amounts of money. It...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — Representatives from Student Senate will unveil the official plaque to be displayed in the recently expanded Wescoe Underground on Sept. 1 at 4:15 p.m. The event is open to media and the public. The expansion was a collaborative effort...

Tue, 08/30/2011 —  The University of Kansas School of Journalism is taking a step not often seen in journalism schools around the country by implementing a course specifically designed to educate journalism students on how to cover the traumatic and violent...

Mon, 08/29/2011 — Those looking for stock tips around the water cooler or on the golf course might try one more source — online search engine data. New research by a team of researchers at ...

Mon, 08/29/2011 — A new professorship in pathology and laboratory medicine will honor Barbara Atkinson, M.D., executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center and executive dean of the KU School of Medicine. The ...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Gov. Sam Brownback lauded University of Kansas officials today as the university released $4.5 million in bonding authority back to the state after the School of Pharmacy expansion project finished close to 10 percent under budget. ...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — 2011 Kemper Awards   Get bios & watch videosJorge Pérez Anna Neill Andrea Herstowski Robert Ward, IV Arvin Agah Joey Sprague Chris Depcik More award information Previous Kemper recipients:2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Fri, 08/26/2011 — More Information List of honorees (by last name A-J) List of honorees (by last name K-N) List of honorees (by last name O-S) List of honorees (by last name T-Z) LAWRENCE – More than 4,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2011 semester. KU’s honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and

Fri, 08/26/2011 — One might think that a doctoral student absorbed in the physiology of ancient plants would lead a ho-hum existence locked away in some dusty, dim room with books of fossilized leaf photos. Not so. University of Kansas student Andrew...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Staff at the University of Kansas and from other public sector organizations who want to advance in their careers are invited to develop their skills in a program that begins in September. Offered through KU’s Public Management Center, the...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Forty-one students at the University of Kansas are returning to campus this fall having spent the summer working on an undergraduate research project. Their projects range from studies relating to autism or to stroke treatment, to collecting...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — The University of Kansas will host a screening of a documentary and panel discussion with Darryl Hunt, a man who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. “The Trials of Darryl Hunt” screening and discussion with Hunt and...


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