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Fri, 08/26/2011 — Gov. Sam Brownback lauded University of Kansas officials today as the university released $4.5 million in bonding authority back to the state after the School of Pharmacy expansion project finished close to 10 percent under budget. ...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — 2011 Kemper Awards   Get bios & watch videosJorge Pérez Anna Neill Andrea Herstowski Robert Ward, IV Arvin Agah Joey Sprague Chris Depcik More award information Previous Kemper recipients:2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Fri, 08/26/2011 — More Information List of honorees (by last name A-J) List of honorees (by last name K-N) List of honorees (by last name O-S) List of honorees (by last name T-Z) LAWRENCE – More than 4,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2011 semester. KU’s honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and

Fri, 08/26/2011 — One might think that a doctoral student absorbed in the physiology of ancient plants would lead a ho-hum existence locked away in some dusty, dim room with books of fossilized leaf photos. Not so. University of Kansas student Andrew...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Forty-one students at the University of Kansas are returning to campus this fall having spent the summer working on an undergraduate research project. Their projects range from studies relating to autism or to stroke treatment, to collecting...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — The University of Kansas will host a screening of a documentary and panel discussion with Darryl Hunt, a man who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. “The Trials of Darryl Hunt” screening and discussion with Hunt and...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — A new writing tool developed at the University of Kansas can take students step-by-step through the writing process and allow teachers to evaluate and score student writing as well as provide valuable feedback, all in a virtual environment. ...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — In the early 1900s, ...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas today announced the programming schedule for the fall 2011 semester, including the series, “The Fall of the Soviet Union: 20 Years Later.” All events are located at the Dole...


Wed, 08/24/2011 — Few universities can claim to offer study in extra-terrestrial life with a course taught by an astronaut. Count the University of Kansas among those that can. The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a rare opportunity to...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — If you’re looking for a relaxing and creative end to your week, the KU campus might be just the right place to visit. Several university departments are hosting the first-ever KU Campus Art Walk on Friday, Aug. 26 from 4-6 p.m. The Campus...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — A University of Kansas graduate has received national recognition for his public artworks on the KU campus for a second consecutive year. Matthew Dominic Farley’s “ ...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — A $12.5 million award to the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning will help the nation’s largest federal training program for skilled and semi-skilled workers better prepare young people for jobs in the construction and health...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — More Information Hall Center WHAT: Raj Bhala, Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, is available to discuss Islamic law in the wake of the toppling of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in Libya and the Arab spring. BHALA CAN DISCUSS: U.S. policy toward the Middle East; Islamic law; terrorism, al-Qaida, Muslim Brotherhood and the Taliban; international trade law and policy; the World Trade Organization;

Tue, 08/23/2011 — The acute economic downturn that began in 2008 sometimes is called the “mancession” to reflect its harsher impact on men than women. As recently as last November, 10.4 percent of adult men were unemployed as compared to 8 percent of adult...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — The University of Kansas is hosting a conference Aug. 25-27 investigating the great changes in concepts of identity and community after the end of the Cold War. The conference, which will be held in the Kansas Union, is being organized by the KU...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and School of Pharmacy Dean Ken Audus issued the following statements regarding the death of student Sara E. Schebler. Gray-Little: “On behalf of the entire University of Kansas...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — Internationally renowned street photographer Gary Mark Smith — who has shot photos of wars, revolution, peace, volcanic eruptions and most importantly, everyday people — has donated his collection to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — A University of Kansas law professor is playing a key role in arming U.S. Army special operations officers with a vital understanding of local culture, law and religion before they are deployed to the Middle East. For several years, Rice...


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