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Tue, 09/25/2012 — It's startling to ponder the numerous ways our society relies almost completely upon on the Internet to conduct the business of everyday life. Commerce, communication and even national security all require a functioning World Wide Web. "We...

Tue, 09/25/2012 — Conventional wisdom once held that motherhood and academia didn't always mix on the tenure track. A University of Kansas professor has co-authored a book that tells the story of more than 100 women who have shown that achieving as both a mom and...

Tue, 09/25/2012 — Robert O'Neill Jr. More Information KU School of Public Affairs and Administration LAWRENCE – It protects citizens, provides clean water, picks up the trash and fixes the streets, yet local government is often taken for granted. Robert O'Neill Jr., executive director of the International City/County Management Association, thinks local government is too important to

Mon, 09/24/2012 — A world-renowned chemist from Princeton University will deliver the 2012 Edward E. Smissman Memorial Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union. David W.C. MacMillan, professor and chair of the Princeton...

Mon, 09/24/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering is offering an opportunity for one Kansas high school to get an exhilarating, hands-on learning experience. The KU School of Engineering is giving away a parallel hybrid go-kart, designed during...

Fri, 09/21/2012 — David W. Hill, the vice president of brand management for the computer manufacturer Lenovo Group, will give the next Hallmark Symposium Series lecture at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Budig Hall Room 110. The biweekly symposium is supported by the...

Thu, 09/20/2012 — KU Student Health Services and Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Kansas will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 21, to provide staff members time to attend the funeral services of SHS physician Dr. Patricia...

Thu, 09/20/2012 — The public is invited to the annual fall tour of the University of Kansas Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The medicinal garden was developed as part of the KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Program, a...

Thu, 09/20/2012 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host "Campaign 2012 with Eleanor Clift" as part of the 2012 Muncy Journalism and Politics Lecture Series. The event will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Dole...

Thu, 09/20/2012 — Arthur Laffer More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – The father of supply-side economics and a major contributor to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's new tax policy is coming to Lawrence. Arthur Laffer will present "The Next Act for Policy Makers: A Primer on Economic Reality, Myths and Fallacies" at 5 p.m. Oct. 11 in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union.

Wed, 09/19/2012 — Blair Benson Regis Dowd Jr. Jeffrey Hirst Erik Hornberger David Minnick Christopher Neal Zachary J. Raff

Wed, 09/19/2012 — Juan Manuel Santos, president of the Republic of Colombia, will speak to news media during his visit to the University of Kansas, his alma mater, Sept. 24. When: Please arrive no later than 11:20 a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. news conference with...

Tue, 09/18/2012 — A visiting scholar from Princeton University will deliver two public lectures this week that address topics at the intersection of his research in religion and African-American studies. The events are sponsored by the University of Kansas and...

Tue, 09/18/2012 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and officials from Watkins Memorial Health Center issued the following statements regarding the death of Dr. Patricia Denning, staff physician at Watkins: Gray-Little: "On behalf of the entire university community, I offer the deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Denning. Her contributions to the health and well-being of

Tue, 09/18/2012 — More Information KU Specialized Chemistry Center LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas researcher has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct ovarian cancer research. Jennifer E. Golden, a medicinal chemist and assistant director of KU's Specialized Chemistry Center, has received a two-year, $370,000 grant to investigate the use of R-ketorolac – a component of an

Tue, 09/18/2012 — Media Crossroads, an interactive multimedia center and joint project with the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Kansas Union, opened Saturday. The University of Kansas football game against Texas Christian...

Mon, 09/17/2012 — The University of Kansas is one of only seven public research/doctoral universities nationwide to receive a 2012 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), recognizing exceptional development...

Mon, 09/17/2012 — More Information Osher Lifelong Learning Institute WHAT: The University of Kansas and Washburn University will sign an agreement to offer courses in Topeka through KU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. WHEN: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 WHERE: Lobby of the Living Learning Center Building on the Washburn campus WHO: KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Washburn University President Jerry

Fri, 09/14/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Business has been alerted to a potential money scam. An Ottawa resident has informed School of Business administration that young people are soliciting cash donations claiming to be KU business students. These...

Fri, 09/14/2012 — A new study finds that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to be obese than city dwellers. Published in the National Rural Health Association's Fall 2012 Journal of Rural Health, the study indicates that residential location may play...


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