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Mon, 09/10/2012 — More Information Department of English LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas awarded the 2012 Career Achievement Teaching Award to a professor of the Department of English. The award honors a retired professor with a distinguished career as an outstanding instructor. David Bergeron received the $1,000 award for his career as an engaging and exciting

Mon, 09/10/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music will usher in the new school year with the 13th annual Collage Concert. This year's concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Lied Center. Admission is $15/general admission and $10/students...

Fri, 09/07/2012 — The Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute at University of Kansas Continuing Education will showcase its mobile grain engulfment rescue trailer at the Kansas State Fair through Sept. 16 in Hutchinson. The new ...

Fri, 09/07/2012 — The University of Kansas Office of Diversity in Science Training will host its sixth annual Welcome Reception, which honors students and faculty mentors at KU and Haskell Indian Nations University participating in 2012-2013 programs funded by...

Fri, 09/07/2012 — An award-winning expert in comparative law will highlight the importance of the state as a political and legal institution at the second Robert C. Casad Comparative Law Lecture at the University of Kansas School of Law. Professor H. Patrick...

Fri, 09/07/2012 — These sounds are so sweet, they're For Your Ears Only. Vinyl record collectors, audiophiles, musicians and anyone who loves music will not want to miss For Your Ears Only, Audio-Reader's annual benefit sale of vinyl records, CDs, audio...

Thu, 09/06/2012 — Randal Maurice Jelks More Information African and African-American Studies Department of American Studies Langston Hughes Center LAWRENCE – Professors at the University of Kansas who investigate contemporary social issues from varied perspectives will take part in a roundtable discussion at the Raven Book Store

Thu, 09/06/2012 — Dana Pugh More Information School of Law clinics LAWRENCE – A spring 2012 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law has been selected as the newest fellow to the school’s Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic. Dana Pugh will serve in that capacity for 12 months through a postgraduate fellowship program established through a grant from the Sunflower Foundation of

Wed, 09/05/2012 — More Information Center of Latin American Studies LAWRENCE – A symposium hosted by the University of Kansas Center of Latin American Studies will feature a variety of speakers on health in Latin America. This one-day event will bring together people from the KU Lawrence campus, KU Medical Center and area schools to share their work related to a range of health care issues important in the U.S

Wed, 09/05/2012 — The University of Kansas community will collaborate in an effort to provide 30,000 meals for families in Lawrence and Douglas County. The fourth annual KU Fights Hunger Food Drive will run Sept. 9-23. Both canned food and monetary donations are...

Wed, 09/05/2012 — More Information Senior Administrative Fellows Program LAWRENCE – Nine University of Kansas faculty members have been named Senior Administrative Fellows for 2012-2013. The Senior Administrative Fellows program allows select faculty members to learn more about senior administration in higher education by meeting with senior administrators, visiting administrative units across campus, discussing national trends in academia and developing their leadership

Wed, 09/05/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare will host a screening of the documentary "Ain't I a Person" from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Avenue. There will be time at the end of the film to speak with...

Tue, 09/04/2012 — Juan Manuel Santos More Information Office of the Chancellor LAWRENCE – Juan Manuel Santos, president of the Republic of Colombia, will return to his alma mater Sept. 24, University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced today. "We are honored to welcome President Santos back to the University of Kansas. He's one of KU's most distinguished alumni, and

Tue, 09/04/2012 — John Augusto More Information Office of the Provost LAWRENCE – John Augusto has been named the first director of the University of Kansas' new Center for Undergraduate Research. In this role, Augusto will work with KU faculty and students to support and enhance undergraduate research as a part of the experiential learning opportunities that are being included in the

Tue, 09/04/2012 — Three dedicated Jayhawks will receive the Fred Ellsworth Medallion on Sept. 14 in conjunction with the fall meeting of the KU Alumni Association's national board of directors. They are former Chancellor Robert Hemenway, Sue Shields Watson and...

Tue, 09/04/2012 — The KANU staff gathers for a photo in the 1950s. Jazz director Dick Wright, shown in 1958. More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Harry Truman was still president when a radio station signed on with a new FM signal based at the University of Kansas. At 1:45 in the afternoon, Sept. 15, 1952, KANU-FM was born. Since then, the station has grown

Tue, 09/04/2012 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced the programming schedule for the fall 2012 semester, including the series "Campaign 2012." All events are located at the Dole Institute and are free and open to the public.

Tue, 09/04/2012 — Bob Clark More Information Edwards Campus LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Provost Jeff Vitter and Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor Bob Clark announced today that Clark will leave his vice chancellor position effective Dec. 31 after 15 years of loyal service. Clark was appointed dean of the Edwards Campus in 1997 and promoted to vice chancellor in 2000. Clark will

Fri, 08/31/2012 — More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Listeners in southeast Kansas will hear some new voices on the air beginning Monday, Sept. 10. KANQ, 90.3 FM, Kansas Public Radio's 17,000-watt transmitter in Chanute, will switch from KPR2, a news-talk format, to KPR's main signal, carrying NPR news, classical music, jazz and listener favorites from NPR like "Car Talk," "A Prairie Home

Fri, 08/31/2012 — University of Kansas Provost Jeff Vitter has announced the 2012-13 class of Staff Fellows. The program, now in its fifth year, is jointly coordinated by the Office of the Provost and Human Resources. Applications were accepted in August, and 13...


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