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Mon, 03/12/2012 — National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman will visit Lawrence on Thursday, March 15, the latest stop on his nationwide Art Works tour. While in Lawrence, Landesman will meet with arts and civic leaders to learn about their...

Mon, 03/12/2012 — The Project on the History of Black Writing and the Center for Digital Scholarship at the University of Kansas will present a showing of selections from the 100 Novels project this week at Watson Library. The walk-through exhibit will open...

Fri, 03/09/2012 — Evan Franseen, Kansas Geological Survey senior scientific fellow and professor of geology at the University of Kansas, has been elected president of the largest and one of the oldest international societies in the field of sedimentary geology.

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Thu, 03/08/2012 — Members of the University of Kansas School of Engineering Jayhawk Heavy Lift team are employing a technique that’s literally cutting-edge as they prepare their remote control aircraft for two competitions this spring. First up is the SAE Aero...

Thu, 03/08/2012 — Neeli Bendapudi More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – University of Kanas School of Business Dean Neeli Bendapudi has been recognized as a 2012 Influential Woman by KC Business magazine. The sixth annual program honors outstanding female Kansas City leaders in the creative, entrepreneurial, nonprofit and corporate communities. An independent panel of Kansas City business and civic

Wed, 03/07/2012 — Approximately 4,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2011 semester. The students, from KU’s Lawrence campus and the schools of allied health and nursing in Kansas City, Kan.,...

Wed, 03/07/2012 — Promothesh Chatterjee More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – From sacred religious texts to books to movies, light and darkness have always symbolized good and evil. But is it possible that abstract concepts such as good and evil can actually influence our perception of light and darkness in the environment around us? According to University of Kansas business professor Promothesh

Wed, 03/07/2012 — If you’ve seen a flash mob, chances are you’ve seen video of it online — a group of people spontaneously breaking into organized dance in a public place. But sometimes the gatherings, often organized via social media, can turn violent, as...

Tue, 03/06/2012 — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson will speak at the University of Kansas next week on environmental issues and recent EPA actions to protect people’s health and environment. The town hall forum featuring...

Tue, 03/06/2012 — More Information Mini College LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites all lifelong learners to skip the beach vacation and instead hit the books this summer at Mini College. Known as a “summer camp for adults,” Mini College is a weeklong program at the Lawrence campus in which participants enroll in a variety of classes taught by KU faculty. This year’s Mini

Mon, 03/05/2012 — Researchers and educators have long tried to encourage young women to consider science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, as career fields in an effort to address the shortage of females in those areas. Two University of Kansas...

Mon, 03/05/2012 — In November 1949, Hugo Zee stepped off a ship in Hoboken, N.J., with $100 in his pocket and a determination to start a new life. Within 10 years, the Holland immigrant would graduate from the University of Kansas and the KU School of Medicine,...

Mon, 03/05/2012 — H.R. “Rud” Turnbull, an international authority on disability, is available to speak to the media about ending the use of the term “retard” and the impact it has on the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, their families and...

Fri, 03/02/2012 — A new University of Kansas scholarship honors the late Jamie Crockett Otis, a KU alumna who earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1971. Her husband, David Otis, her brother, Bill Crockett and his family, and her mother-in-law, Pat Otis,

Thu, 03/01/2012 — University of Kansas Libraries will hold a celebration recognizing winners of the Snyder Book Collection Contest. The event will be Thursday, April 19, in Watson Library, level 3 west. The reception and viewing of the collections starts at 5:

Thu, 03/01/2012 — Acclaimed writer and philosopher Alain de Botton, author of “The Architecture of Happiness” and the recently released “Religion for Atheists,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. His...

Wed, 02/29/2012 — Misha Curtis, M.D., grew up in old Yugoslavia and knew since early childhood that she would become a physician and specialize in obstetrics and gynecology. Now retired, the Scottsdale, Ariz., physician has made a $500,000 gift commitment to...

Tue, 02/28/2012 — Physics researchers at the University of Kansas have discovered a new method of detecting electric currents based on a process called “second-harmonic generation,” similar to a radar gun for electrons that can remotely detect their speed.

Tue, 02/28/2012 — Rick Ginsberg, dean of the University of Kansas School of Education, has been named to positions with two organizations dedicated to ensuring improving education across the country and producing a new generation of excellent educators. ...


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