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Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 90 undergraduates at the University of Kansas will present research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Kansas Union. “The symposium is for all KU students interested in...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have selected six schools from across the country to serve as models of inclusive education for KU’s five-year, $24.5 million K-eighth grade national education initiative called SWIFT (School-wide...

Wed, 04/24/2013 — Visual art students competing for scholarships will exhibit their works in a show starting Sunday, April 28, at the University of Kansas. The Department of Visual Art Student Scholarship Exhibition and Open Studios will feature art by more than...

Wed, 04/24/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering Formula racecar team is putting the finishing touches on two vehicles and setting lofty goals for this year’s international competitions. Members of Jayhawk Motorsports hope to duplicate the...

Wed, 04/24/2013 —  A new approach to recognizing and helping individuals experiencing mental health distress is steadily gaining in use and popularity worldwide. A University of Kansas researcher is leading efforts to determine the effectiveness of the program,...

Tue, 04/23/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of its architecture program this weekend. A St. Louis architect, Montrose McArdle, originally suggested to Chancellor...

Tue, 04/23/2013 — Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center is now accepting submissions for Leave Your Mark, a mural design contest. Designs must incorporate a Jayhawk and this quote: “Remember your nest; return to it often. And never forget this unique bird...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will visit the University of Kansas on Tuesday, April 23, as part of his tour of Kansas universities, community colleges and technical schools to discuss his proposed budgets with state university and students leaders. Brownback will meet with KU officials from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bioscience and Technology Business Center, 2029 Becker Drive, on west campus. The governor will speak with the media at 4:30 p.m., also at the BTBC.  

Mon, 04/22/2013 — The University of Kansas Department of Religious Studies has invited one of the foremost scholars on Pentecostal Christianity and charismatic Christian movements in Africa to speak at its annual awards reception and lecture next week. Paul...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — A $2.7 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation will provide lasting support for the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas. The gift includes $500,000 to establish a distinguished professorship in the collaborative...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — Dwight D. Eisenhower, a personal hero of Bob Dole, will be the subject of the annual Dole Lecture, titled “Ike’s Legacy.” Brig. Gen. Carl Reddel (Ret.), executive director of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, will discuss the...

Mon, 04/22/2013 —  Hyunjin Seo, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, is available to speak about social media, new media, crowd sourcing and how they played a role in the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent search...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — Janelle Ruisinger, clinical associate professor and community pharmacy residency director at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, has received the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management  Distinguished Achievement Award in...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — In 2010, the discoverers of graphene — a revolutionary material made of a carbon “monolayer” just one atom thick — snagged the Nobel Prize in physics. An extremely efficient conductor of heat and electricity, graphene could be...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — The final Red Hot Research session of the year, intended to bring together University of Kansas scholars from all disciplines, will begin at 4 p.m. today in the The Commons at Spooner Hall. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha,

Fri, 04/19/2013 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 65 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 56 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — YODER – Sam Cline, warden at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility, congratulated 53 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on March 22. The new officers were members of the 222nd basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center is a division of University of Kansas Continuing Education. The graduates, who began their training Dec. 3, 2012, represented 41 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas. Graduates receive certificates of course completion from KLETC and Kansas law enforcement certification from

Thu, 04/18/2013 —  School lunches offer a break in the day from tests and lessons, a chance to eat a slice of rectangular pizza in a compartmentalized tray or even a source of stress over who would sit with whom. Chances are morality isn’t the first thing that...

Thu, 04/18/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning’s Department of Design was named Best School at the Ninth National Student Show, which was Saturday, April 13. It is the second year in a row the department has won the...

Thu, 04/18/2013 — The University of Kansas held a ceremony to recognize students and award the Student Employee of the Year for the 2012-13 academic year. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, April 10 at 3 p.m. in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. The...


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