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Fri, 04/13/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music has announced spring dates for the 2012 KU Opera Gala. The first of two performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Lied Center. Tickets will be sold through the Lied Center Box...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Bala Subramaniam, director of the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, issued the following statements on the death of employee James E. Busse: Gray-Little: “It is with great sorrow that we say goodbye to a longtime member of the KU family. We value Jim Busse’s dedication to the

Thu, 04/12/2012 — Federally funded research at the University of Kansas increased in 2010 to a record $147.6 million. That figure ranked KU 41st among national public research universities, according to an annual survey released recently by the National Science...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — More Information KU Common Book LAWRENCE – “Notes from No Man’s Land,” a 2009 collection of essays by writer Eula Biss, has been named the KU Common Book for the 2012-2013 academic year, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced today. Fall 2012 will mark the beginning of the first year for KU Common Book, a campuswide initiative to engage first-year students. An

Thu, 04/12/2012 — The University of Kansas has received a $10,000 grant from The Foundation for Alcohol Research’s Great Plays program to support KU’s Jayhawk Buddy System. Similar funds could be available for a second and third year of the program, subject...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — The Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center will name its new driver training facility in honor of Robert J. Senecal, dean emeritus at the University of Kansas, at a dedication ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, on the KLETC campus. The...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — Could knocking back a few beers influence a person’s views on property rights or the role of government in production and trade? By asking bargoers to take a political survey and blow into a Breathalyzer, a scholarly investigator at the...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — anything like today’s British or American English? Listen for yourself Thursday night when Kansas ...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — Radwan Ziadeh, Syrian human rights activist, will be at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas next week. Ziadeh will address the current turmoil in Syria for a Dole Forum at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The event is free and...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — David Guth, associate professor of journalism, is available to speak with media about his research into universities and colleges’ emergency preparedness plans in the wake of the fifth anniversary of the Virginia Tech campus shooting. Guth...

Tue, 04/10/2012 — Nine students and alumni from the University of Kansas have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2012-13. The recipients include students who earned bachelor’s degrees at KU and will be pursuing graduate...

Tue, 04/10/2012 — Students don’t stop learning when they leave school. Communities have realized this and established all manner of programs, such as Boys and Girls Clubs, to help maximize the critical hours between the end of school and when parents return...

Mon, 04/09/2012 — Barbara Atkinson More Information Office of the Chancellor LAWRENCE – Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Barbara Atkinson, M.D., announced today that Atkinson will retire as executive vice chancellor of the KU Medical Center and executive dean of the School of Medicine, effective June 30. “There is no question that the KU Medical Center has benefited

Mon, 04/09/2012 — Layoffs, reduced budgets and changing job roles in the past several years have changed the face of journalism. A University of Kansas professor has published a study examining how those who have survived multiple rounds of layoffs view themselves,

Mon, 04/09/2012 — More Information School of Education Psychology and Research in Education The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation The University of Kansas has several education professors and experts in various fields of education who will be on hand for the American Educational Research Association conference April 13-17 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The

Fri, 04/06/2012 — The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies and the Center for Global and International Studies, together with the Foreign Military Studies Office at Fort Leavenworth, will host the third annual KU-Fort...

Fri, 04/06/2012 — Sometimes a single event can render years of scholarly research obsolete. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, for example, Soviet-era Kreminologists slipped out of the lexicon. Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution did as much for a sociolinguist at the...

Fri, 04/06/2012 — Marsha Martin More Information Social Work Day LAWRENCE – About 350 social workers and University of Kansas alumni will gather April 13 in Lawrence to hear and learn about the latest developments and therapies in social work. Social Work Day is an all-day program at the Kansas Union. The day consists of two keynote speakers, Marsha Martin, director of Get Screened

Fri, 04/06/2012 —  The Center for Education Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas will host the Conference on Statistical Detection of Potential Test Fraud on May 23-24. The conference will be the first scholarly conference focusing on statistical...

Thu, 04/05/2012 — Mary K. Zimmerman More Information Department of Sociology LAWRENCE – University of Kansas sociologist Mary K. Zimmerman charges that U.S. health care policies in the past 30 years have challenged, disrupted and in some cases have derailed a large number of family lives. In a recent talk to the 75th meeting of Midwest Sociological Society in Minneapolis, Zimmerman


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