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Thu, 09/13/2012 — When the Affordable Care Act was passed, one of the very first provisions to take effect was the establishment of a pool to cover individuals who had been denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions. A University of Kansas researcher has...

Thu, 09/13/2012 — The Robert J. Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections at the University of Kansas has created online samples of primary source documents from the Dole Collection. The guides are available on the Dole Archive website at...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — More Information Bold Aspirations LAWRENCE – Leaders at the University of Kansas remain focused on making changes that will enable more students to be successful, even as the university saw a slight drop in its U.S. News & World Report ranking released today. In the "Best Colleges 2013" rankings, KU's score changed by one point from last year, causing its ranking to go from tied for 46th

Wed, 09/12/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering saw significant gains in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's rankings of best undergraduate engineering programs. KU's engineering program ascended to 36th among public institutions...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — "Nature's Historians," a conference focusing on the work of former students of Donald Worster, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of Kansas, will take place Sept. 22 in the Hall Center for the Humanities...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — More Information College of Liberal Arts and Sciences LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas will host a reception to welcome 31 new faculty members Friday, Sept. 14. All faculty and staff at KU are welcome to attend. The reception will take place at 3:30 p.m. at the Malott Room in the Kansas Union. For more information, contact Jessica Beeson by

Wed, 09/12/2012 — More Information Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center YODER – Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Kirk Thompson congratulated 36 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on Aug. 24. The new officers were members of the 219th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson

Tue, 09/11/2012 — For the fifth year in a row, private gifts for the University of Kansas reached an all-time high of $156.5 million in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30. The number of donors who made contributions also set a new record—46,257. The total...

Tue, 09/11/2012 — Beginning in January 2013, a team of students and faculty from the KU Center for Design Research will collaborate with Ford Motor Company on new designs that might someday end up in Ford vehicles. Under the direction of Greg Thomas, professor...

Tue, 09/11/2012 — A student at the University of Kansas School of Engineering has taken the first steps that could unlock new ...

Mon, 09/10/2012 — More Information The Ralph N. Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry LAWRENCE – A new $11 million, five-year grant will enable University of Kansas researchers on the Lawrence campus to better understand the molecular basis of diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Huntington's. Funding from the National Institutes of Health will

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


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