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Thu, 10/13/2011 — The state’s most prestigious recognition for excellence in research will be presented for the 30th consecutive year at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. The four honorees represent the University of Kansas’ Lawrence and Medical Center campuses...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Calling all shutterbugs: Enter KU Endowment’s photo contest, compete for prizes of $250 and see your photos published online and/or in print. From now through Nov. 30, KU Endowment welcomes photos representing all University of Kansas...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Christopher R. Drahozal, professor of law at the University of Kansas, will testify before Congress this week during a hearing on “Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?” Drahozal will present his testimony before the Senate Judiciary...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — More Information Natural History Museum Let’s say you’ve been good all week, following your diet as best you can, and you completed a major project under deadline. Spying a slice of decadent dessert, you think: I deserve this chocolate cake. If you could peer into the brain, what kinds of processes would be involved in thinking of that slice of cake as a reward? New research at the University of Kansas has focused on

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Anyone who has ever been a student has been told to listen, perhaps even that like patience, listening is a virtue. A University of Kansas professor has published articles arguing that while listening is indeed a virtue, pretending to listen is...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — The Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL) at the University of Kansas received a five-year, $4.25 million grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to help people with disabilities live in...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — KU Libraries will recognize outstanding staff, faculty and benefactors during its annual Celebration of Excellence. The event will be Friday, Oct. 14, at Carnegie Library in downtown Lawrence. A cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.,...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Two lectures on the University of Kansas campus will provide valuable insight on a burgeoning world power and help students prepare for a changing global economy. Seniors in the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program at the KU School...

Tue, 10/11/2011 — A new University of Kansas Libraries award will honor an outstanding KU librarian each year. The Anschutz Foundation, of Denver, and former KU Chancellor Gene Budig and his wife, Gretchen, each provided $25,000 to KU Endowment to create...

Tue, 10/11/2011 — Daisy Hill residence halls will offer Lawrence trick-or-treaters the annual “Halloween in the Halls,” including a kid-friendly haunted house and carnival, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Youngsters can trick-or-treat in Lewis...

Mon, 10/10/2011 — The Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center has been awarded a five-year, $7 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The KIDDRC is one of only 15...

Mon, 10/10/2011 — A sculpture created by a 2011 University of Kansas graduate is considered among the best contemporary student works in North America, according to the International Sculpture Center. David Platter, who received a master’s degree of fine...

Fri, 10/07/2011 — An assistant professor at the University of Kansas School of Engineering is working with a team of researchers to develop new treatments to prevent the spread of HIV to women. Sarah Kieweg, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, recently...

Fri, 10/07/2011 — Robert C. Rowland More Information KU Department of Communication Studies LAWRENCE – Robert C. Rowland, a communication professor at the University of Kansas, has been named the winner of the 2011 Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award by the National Communication Association. The Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award is the NCA’s top research award in rhetorical

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Thu, 10/06/2011 — Kansas City area civic leaders Tom and Judy Bowser have made a $4 million gift commitment to the University of Kansas. The Bowsers, of Olathe, made their gift commitment through KU Endowment to benefit in equal portions The University of...

Thu, 10/06/2011 — Erin Swain, management and program analyst with the U.S. General Services Administration, will speak at the Federal Careers for Young Professionals presentation from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Dole Institute of Politics. ...

Wed, 10/05/2011 — Flu season has arrived with the cooler weather, and Student Health Services will once again offer flu vaccinations, the most reliable way to ward off the flu. A series of walk-in flu shot clinics is planned for the next four weeks throughout...

Wed, 10/05/2011 — A researcher at the University of Kansas believes the iPad could vastly improve the lives and prospects of children living with cortical visual impairment, a severe neurological disorder resulting from brain damage that prevents children from...

Wed, 10/05/2011 —  Crystal Y. Lumpkins, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, has received a $600,000 National Cancer Institute grant that will allow her to conduct a five-year study to obtain crucial preliminary data to investigate the...


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