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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...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — An author who challenges the notion that sports level the racial playing field in America will discuss his new book, “Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America,” on Oct. 24 at the University of Kansas. In his book, Thabiti...

Mon, 10/17/2011 — Grim economic times could cause men to seek more sexual partners, giving them more chances to reproduce, according to research by Omri Gillath, a social psychology professor at the University of Kansas. Men are likely to pursue short-term...

Mon, 10/17/2011 — Christa Anderson Steven Barlow Mihai Popescu Dean Williams

Mon, 10/17/2011 — KJHK, the University of Kansas student-operated radio station, received recognition from The Washington Post in its listing of “10 Great College Radio Stations” published online by the Post on Oct. 13. The station was listed second within a...

Mon, 10/17/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas will house another biotech company with ties to the university. Mencuro Therapeutics Inc., a drug development company focused on pain treatment, has leased space at...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The University of Kansas has landed a seven-year, $8.9 million grant to ensure students in low-income districts not only are aware of the educational opportunities available to them, but that they improve their grades, graduate from high school...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The Hall Center for the Humanities is bringing Diane Ravitch, education historian and policy analyst, to campus as part of its 2011-2012 Humanities Lecture Series. “Will School Reform Improve the Schools?” begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18,

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The KU Symphony Orchestra will perform a Halloween concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in the Lied Center auditorium.A community-wide costume contest will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Lied Center Seymour Gallery. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — John Poggio, professor of psychology and research, and Neal Kingston, associate professor of psychology and research in education at the University of Kansas School of Education, are available to speak with media about Kansas’ application for...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — The state’s most prestigious recognition for excellence in research will be presented for the 30th consecutive year at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. The four honorees represent the University of Kansas’ Lawrence and Medical Center campuses...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Calling all shutterbugs: Enter KU Endowment’s photo contest, compete for prizes of $250 and see your photos published online and/or in print. From now through Nov. 30, KU Endowment welcomes photos representing all University of Kansas...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Christopher R. Drahozal, professor of law at the University of Kansas, will testify before Congress this week during a hearing on “Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?” Drahozal will present his testimony before the Senate Judiciary...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — More Information Natural History Museum Let’s say you’ve been good all week, following your diet as best you can, and you completed a major project under deadline. Spying a slice of decadent dessert, you think: I deserve this chocolate cake. If you could peer into the brain, what kinds of processes would be involved in thinking of that slice of cake as a reward? New research at the University of Kansas has focused on

Thu, 10/13/2011 — A spring 2011 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law has been tapped as the newest fellow to the school’s Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic. Hannah Sandal is serving the clinic for 11 months through a postgraduate fellowship...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Anyone who has ever been a student has been told to listen, perhaps even that like patience, listening is a virtue. A University of Kansas professor has published articles arguing that while listening is indeed a virtue, pretending to listen is...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — The Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL) at the University of Kansas received a five-year, $4.25 million grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to help people with disabilities live in...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — KU Libraries will recognize outstanding staff, faculty and benefactors during its annual Celebration of Excellence. The event will be Friday, Oct. 14, at Carnegie Library in downtown Lawrence. A cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.,...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Two lectures on the University of Kansas campus will provide valuable insight on a burgeoning world power and help students prepare for a changing global economy. Seniors in the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program at the KU School...

Tue, 10/11/2011 — A new University of Kansas Libraries award will honor an outstanding KU librarian each year. The Anschutz Foundation, of Denver, and former KU Chancellor Gene Budig and his wife, Gretchen, each provided $25,000 to KU Endowment to create...


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