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Thu, 02/16/2012 — More Information Legal Services for Students LAWRENCE –The University of Kansas Legal Services for Students is offering free tax workshops for all KU students. The workshops are held on the KU campus, and separate sessions are available for U.S. residents and international students filing as nonresidents. “We’ve been teaching international students how to file their taxes for years, and we’re really excited that this

Wed, 02/15/2012 — Stephen Grabow More Information School of Architecture, Design & Planning LAWRENCE – Here’s a fun fact for those who enjoy the Kevin Bacon Game: You can get from the University of Kansas architecture department to Kevin Bacon in two moves. (More on that in a moment.) Another fun fact: You can get from the KU architecture department to some of the world’s most

Wed, 02/15/2012 — Robert Kipp Marla Prather Juan Manuel Santos Marla Spivak More Information College of Liberal Arts & Sciences LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected a civic leader, a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the president of Colombia and a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow for

Tue, 02/14/2012 — Brown v. Board of Education is recognized and remembered as the landmark Supreme Court case that ended racial segregation in American schools. Two University of Kansas professors have written a book that argues the equalization movement and...

Tue, 02/14/2012 — This year organizers of Rock Chalk Revue, the compilation of five 20-minute student variety shows, anticipate reaching a $1 million fundraising milestone for the United Way of Douglas County since 1983. This year’s show, “Easier Said...

Mon, 02/13/2012 —  Henry Steiner, a well-known champion of human rights at Harvard Law School, will deliver the fifth annual International Law Students Association Human Rights Lecture, “Muslims in Europe: Multiculturalism, Cultural Clash, Human Rights,” on...

Mon, 02/13/2012 — More Information School of Journalism & Mass Communications LAWRENCE – The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Ecumenical Campus Ministries will host their second discussion, titled “The Media and Big-Time College Athletics: The View from the Sports Desk,” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Union. The discussion will focus on the role college athletics

Mon, 02/13/2012 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little today commented on President Barack Obama’s FY2013 budget recommendations for research funding: “University research has direct benefits for our nation, just like KU research directly benefits Kansans....

Mon, 02/13/2012 — It has long been assumed that a university’s athletic teams help bring students together, form new bonds and make them feel a part of the community. A new study by a University of Kansas professor shows, however, that students’ team identity...

Mon, 02/13/2012 — U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich traveled to Lawrence last week to be honored as a distinguished MBA alumnus of the University of Kansas School of Business. Dean Neeli Bendapudi presented him the award at a Feb. 10 recognition ceremony...

Fri, 02/10/2012 —  The Hutchinson News and The Arkansas City Traveler are the winners of the 2011 Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award. The Burton Marvin Award recognizes outstanding reporting by newspapers in Kansas. The award, given since 1974 by...

Fri, 02/10/2012 — University of Kansas researchers John ...

Thu, 02/09/2012 — The Arab Spring has opened up a plethora of opportunities for change in the Middle East and North Africa. The U.S. State Department awarded a grant to the University of Kansas for a Women’s Leadership Institute that is giving 18 young women...

Thu, 02/09/2012 — The names of more than 1,600 candidates for degrees for the fall 2011 semester at the University of Kansas have been announced by the Office of the University Registrar. Graduate and undergraduate degrees are conferred in December based on...

Wed, 02/08/2012 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will be the keynote speaker at Fort Leavenworth’s Black History Month luncheon at noon Thursday, Feb. 9. She’ll discuss the role the United States military has played in the civil rights...

Wed, 02/08/2012 — Ron Sullivan More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A debate about affirmative action in university admissions will be the centerpiece of Black History Month events at the University of Kansas School of Law. Harvard law professor Ron Sullivan will debate on behalf of the Black Law Students Association, and Roger Clegg, president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity, will

Wed, 02/08/2012 — University of Kansas associate professor of history Jeff Moran, author of the forthcoming “American Genesis: Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Intelligent Design,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Commons at Spooner...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — Average groundwater levels throughout western and central Kansas dropped more in the past year than they had annually since 1996, according to preliminary data compiled by the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas. In...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — A $2.4 million gift to KU Endowment from the estate of University of Kansas alumnus George A. Daniels has created an endowed scholarship for KU undergraduates. The renewable, unrestricted scholarship fund will benefit students with academic...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — KU Student Senate, working with KU Memorial Unions, has launched a Student Design Center. Graphic design students have been employed to provide graphic design services to registered University of Kansas student clubs and organizations. The...


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