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Mon, 05/06/2013 — The University of Kansas Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures recognized 24 students for academic excellence, language proficiency and outstanding service at its annual honors reception April 23 in the Kansas Union. William Comer,...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — In the coming weeks the public will have the opportunity to view the University of Kansas Department of Design’s best student work in four different venues. A variety of projects be on display, including illustrations and animations,...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — The Robert J. Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections at the University of Kansas has awarded its 2013-14 Research Fellowship.  The Research Fellowship is a $2,500 award, which supports scholarship using the Dole Archive, specifically...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) has announced that this year’s Roy D. and Betty Laird Essay Contest winner is University of Kansas Department of Geography doctoral student Vincent Artman, Eugene, Ore., for...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The University of Kansas was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering,...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will bestow the Dole Humanitarian Award to former chancellor Gene A. Budig and his wife, Gretchen Budig, on May 10 during a ceremony at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award...

Wed, 05/01/2013 —  A University of Kansas law professor has co-authored an article about remedying constitutional violations perpetrated by privately employed government contractors on the heels of briefing the same issue in the U.S. Supreme Court. In...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Two University of Kansas faculty members with distinguished records of undergraduate mentoring, Cima Katz and Adrian Melott, received the K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award on Saturday, April 27, at the annual Undergraduate...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — WHAT: A celebration of the academic achievements of Lawrence’s top high school sophomores and juniors.WHO: University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, more than 100 students representing the top of all four Lawrence high school classes, students’ families and guests.WHEN: May 14, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Meet-and-greet with student honorees, Chancellor Gray-Little, KU students, staff and administrators. 5 p.m. Formal remarks of congratulation and encouragement from Gray-Little and Rodi Torres-Gavosto, a current KU student and Goldwater Scholar. WHERE: Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd.MORE INFORMATION: A local jazz trio led by Tommy Johnson Jr. will play

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Darin Beck, deputy director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, has been elected the president of the Kansas Peace Officers Association by his member peers. The election took place at the annual fall KPOA convention in Hutchinson. He...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — Dot Nary has received the Ann Eversole Advisor of the Year Award at the University of Kansas from the Student Involvement Leadership Center. The award recognizes her service as adviser to AbleHawks and Allies, a student group that raises...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — The University of Kansas has announced its employees of the month for March 2013. They are as follows:University Unclassified Staff EmployeeWho: Jeff SeverinStart date: March 2004Current title: Director, KU Center for SustainabilityWhat that...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — As our globe continues to heat up, one grim threat to humanity — and indeed much of the planet’s biology — is the danger of increased levels of methane in the atmosphere from thawing Arctic permafrost and the rapid release of methane...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — It was a KPR membership drive of firsts — first drive to take a day off for breaking news coverage, first drive to come back on a second Monday and first drive to raise more than $300,000. After 10 days of on-air fundraising, Kansas Public...

Mon, 04/29/2013 — Three men with extremely successful but vastly different career paths will be recognized next month by the institution that helped set the foundation for their achievements. Harold Finch, Tom Jones and Jim Remsberg will receive the University of...

Mon, 04/29/2013 — The Center for Education Testing and Evaluation (CETE) at the University of Kansas will host the first Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Explore and Learn Conference on July 24-25. While the primary audiences of the conference are commercial entities...

Mon, 04/29/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Historic District is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the National Park Service has announced.   The district comprises the heart of the Lawrence Campus and was added to the Register of Historic Kansas Places in February.   The only campus historic district in Kansas, it covers the period of 1863-1951. The district includes buildings such as Watson Library, landmarks such as the World War II Memorial Campanile and landscapes such as The Hill, which graduates walk down during Commencement.   “This national designation reflects the historic importance of Mount Oread as a center for teaching and

Fri, 04/26/2013 —  For years, most biologists have taught that more numerous and varied species inhabit regions around the Earth’s equator than any other latitude — and, that from this zenith, biodiversity plummets steadily all the way to the North and South...

Fri, 04/26/2013 — More than 100 third- through 12th-grade students from schools in Hays, Kansas City, Lawrence, Leawood, Manhattan, Olathe, Overland Park, Topeka and Wichita tackled problem solving and critical thinking at the Mathematics Competition April 6 at...


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