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Tue, 11/08/2011 — Tom Beisecker More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A national expert on jury decision-making will deliver a public lecture on “The Role of Narrative in the Courtroom” at the University of Kansas School of Law. Tom Beisecker, an associate professor in the communication studies department, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in 106 Green Hall. Beisecker is the inaugural Shook, Hardy &

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Alan Black, a University of Kansas professor emeritus of urban planning, has established a $1.4 million commitment through KU Endowment. His gift will create KU’s first professorship in urban planning. A professor in KU’s Department of...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — More Information Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment and Completion The University of Kansas, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College will host a bistate summit to address barriers that lead to low college access, completion rates and degree attainment on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at UMKC’s student union. The Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment & Completion will provide

Mon, 11/07/2011 — John Head was conducting research in China and Italy when the international financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 hit. Observing how the respective legal system of each country, and that in his home nation, played into the market crashes and...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Raj Bhala More Information Woodyard Awards LAWRENCE – Professor Raj Bhala will receive the 2011 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The award recognizes University of Kansas faculty on the Lawrence campus who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening KU's international dimension in such areas as curriculum development, study abroad

Fri, 11/04/2011 — Raising a child with a mental or a physical disability is tough work for any parent. But just imagine the added stresses for a parent on active duty in the U.S. armed forces: Possible deployments to war zones, base reassignments and recurrent...

Fri, 11/04/2011 — The University of Kansas Libraries is taking part of its world-class Irish collections on the road to Boston, hosting a public event that will highlight the exhibit and feature a noted scholar of Irish literature. The event, “Saints and...

Fri, 11/04/2011 — Nathan Lindsey and Christopher Omlid More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A pair of University of Kansas School of Law students captured first place at the International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology & Privacy Law. Not only did Nathan Lindsey and Christopher Omlid win first place in the oral arguments phase of the competition, but the judges also awarded them the prize

Fri, 11/04/2011 — More Information Natural History Museum To find the best information about a subject, you’ve got to know your facts from opinions, and data from assumption. It’s a skill that you may possess as an adult. But how do children learn to test arguments, or to ferret out the truth of a claim? Janis Bulgren, associate research professor at the KU Center for Research on Learning, will lead a conversation about recent research

Thu, 11/03/2011 — University of Kansas anthropologist and Maya scholar John Hoopes and his students are watching predicted doomsday dates such as 11/11/11 and Dec. 21, 2012, with considerable skepticism. Hoopes is regarded as one of the major go-to guys to...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — The University Career Center at the University of Kansas is hosting its annual Internship and Summer Camp Fair from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in the Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Ave. The event is open to all...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — A journalist’s job is to tell the stories and document the history of a community as it happens. Jerry Crawford II, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, is working to determine how historically black colleges and...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — More Information KU Air Force ROTC LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Army, Air Force and Navy ROTC units will host several events to commemorate this year’s Veterans Day, which is Friday, Nov. 11. All three branches of the ROTC will begin with a retreat ceremony on the front lawn of Strong Hall at 4:15 p.m. Nov. 11. This formal ceremony has all cadets standing at attention during the lowering of the flag, a moving

Wed, 11/02/2011 — Students from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will offer free health care screenings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, on the fourth floor of the Kansas Union. KU students, employees and the public are invited to attend. KU...

Tue, 11/01/2011 — Due to steady response of the on-campus flu clinics, Student Health Services announced today that the supply of seasonal flu vaccine is running low and will be unable to continue with the remaining scheduled clinics at this time. The...

Tue, 11/01/2011 — More University of Kansas faculty were awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships this year than at any other university in the United States save one, according to new Chronicle of Higher Education rankings. The Fulbright award enables...

Tue, 11/01/2011 — Time is pushing language specialists within the Cherokee Nation and from the University of Kansas and the University of Oklahoma to document unique phonological features of the Cherokee language — its tonal qualities and vowel sounds. ...

Tue, 11/01/2011 — Debra Hedden, associate professor of music education, has been selected as the recipient of the 25th Byron T. Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching. A member of the University of Kansas faculty since 2003, Hedden teaches graduate and...

Mon, 10/31/2011 — More Information Office of Research & Graduate Studies LAWRENCE – A biorefining initiative under way at the University of Kansas holds tremendous economic promise for rural Kansas, university and industry leaders told the Kansas Bioscience Authority today. Bala Subramaniam, director of KU’s Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, outlined how Kansas could become a leader in what promises to be a multibillion dollar biobased

Mon, 10/31/2011 — Across the country, virtual schools and online education are gaining popularity at a rapid rate, yet little research exists on whether such methods are effective for students with disabilities. Researchers at the University of Kansas’ Center...


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