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Mon, 06/03/2013 — The public is invited to tour the new Hill Engineering Research and Development Center, located on the University of Kansas west campus. The building will be open between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8. The advanced research facility is...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — A committee has selected the architecture team for the new School of Business building at the University of Kansas. Gensler, a Chicago-based global architecture, design and planning firm, will serve as the project’s design architect with...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications has honored Professor Susanne Shaw with the inaugural Dr. Tim Bengtson Journalism Faculty Mentor Award. The award was established by journalism school alumnus Mark Mears and...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recognized six faculty members for outstanding student advising. All winners were nominated by the students they have served in mentoring or advising relationships,...

Fri, 05/31/2013 —  “Jayhawks Around the World” is the theme for the 2013 University of Kansas Homecoming celebration, which will begin Sunday, Sept. 29, and feature daily activities leading up to the KU-Texas Tech football game Saturday, Oct. 5, in Memorial...

Thu, 05/30/2013 — A team of third-year students once again proved the University of Kansas School of Law’s moot court mettle on the highest stage, placing 15th in the world at the WTO International Moot Court Competition. For the second time in five years, a...

Thu, 05/30/2013 — The fifth biennial Rhetoric Society of America’s Summer Institute will take place on the Lawrence campus of the University of Kansas from Monday, June 3, through Sunday, June 9. The conference will host 420 scholars of rhetoric. This is the...

Wed, 05/29/2013 — The Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at the University of Kansas, formerly the Center for Service Learning, has announced the 2013 Excellence in Service Learning Awards to honor service learning achievements in curricular best practices,

Wed, 05/29/2013 — A new lab that uses interactive, hands-on displays to showcase how engineers make the world a better place is now open at the University of Kansas School of Engineering. The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Discovery Lab is geared toward...

Wed, 05/29/2013 — Twenty-five college and university teachers nationwide have been selected to attend a federally funded three-week institute at the University of Kansas focused on African-American poetry. The institute, “Don’t Deny My Voice: Reading and...

Wed, 05/29/2013 — A senior’s essay on the disconnect between our way of eating and our way of life was chosen as the winner of the Philip W. Whitcomb Memorial Essay Prize at the University of Kansas. Rebecca Mandelbaum of Wichita wrote the winning piece,...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — Wojciech Lesnikowski, University of Kansas professor in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, received the Krakow Laurel Award from the mayor of Krakow, Poland, earlier this month. Representatives of the city’s science, art and...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — Winning teams have been announced for the fourth annual Golf Classic, which raised more than $18,000 for the Kansas Audio-Reader Network. University of Kansas associate athletic director John Hadl chaired the event, which was May 20...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the speakers for its 2013-2014 Humanities Lecture Series. The series will include Arsalan Iftikhar, Jill Lepore, Junot Díaz, Anne Hedeman, Peter Brown and Jeffrey Toobin. The lectures are free,...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — The University of Kansas has announced approved sabbaticals for the 2013-2014 academic year. The list is as follows: ...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — A best-selling author on the faculty of the Department of English at the University of Kansas has received an award to support research for her next novel. Laura Moriarty, assistant professor, was selected to receive the Craig Anthony (Tony)...

Fri, 05/24/2013 — Henry Fortunato, director of public affairs at the Kansas City Public Library and director emeritus of the KU History Project, will be the Simons Public Humanities Fellow for 2013-2014 at the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of...

Thu, 05/23/2013 — Chances are, you know or have seen someone affected by Tourette syndrome (TS), a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary tics like blinking, head-jerking or uncontrolled vocalizations. Depending on the severity of the tics, they can...

Thu, 05/23/2013 — The public is invited to the annual summer tour of the University of Kansas Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. The medicinal garden was developed as part of the KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Program by the...

Thu, 05/23/2013 — The University of Kansas Natural History Museum will encourage children and families to get into gardening at Science Saturday: Wild Gardens, which will be 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 25. The free drop-in event led by KU botanists will feature...


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