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Thu, 09/20/2012 — Arthur Laffer More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – The father of supply-side economics and a major contributor to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's new tax policy is coming to Lawrence. Arthur Laffer will present "The Next Act for Policy Makers: A Primer on Economic Reality, Myths and Fallacies" at 5 p.m. Oct. 11 in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union.

Wed, 09/19/2012 — Blair Benson Regis Dowd Jr. Jeffrey Hirst Erik Hornberger David Minnick Christopher Neal Zachary J. Raff

Wed, 09/19/2012 — Juan Manuel Santos, president of the Republic of Colombia, will speak to news media during his visit to the University of Kansas, his alma mater, Sept. 24. When: Please arrive no later than 11:20 a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. news conference with...

Tue, 09/18/2012 — A visiting scholar from Princeton University will deliver two public lectures this week that address topics at the intersection of his research in religion and African-American studies. The events are sponsored by the University of Kansas and...

Tue, 09/18/2012 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and officials from Watkins Memorial Health Center issued the following statements regarding the death of Dr. Patricia Denning, staff physician at Watkins: Gray-Little: "On behalf of the entire university community, I offer the deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Denning. Her contributions to the health and well-being of

Tue, 09/18/2012 — More Information KU Specialized Chemistry Center LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas researcher has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct ovarian cancer research. Jennifer E. Golden, a medicinal chemist and assistant director of KU's Specialized Chemistry Center, has received a two-year, $370,000 grant to investigate the use of R-ketorolac – a component of an

Tue, 09/18/2012 — Media Crossroads, an interactive multimedia center and joint project with the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Kansas Union, opened Saturday. The University of Kansas football game against Texas Christian...

Mon, 09/17/2012 — The University of Kansas is one of only seven public research/doctoral universities nationwide to receive a 2012 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), recognizing exceptional development...

Mon, 09/17/2012 — More Information Osher Lifelong Learning Institute WHAT: The University of Kansas and Washburn University will sign an agreement to offer courses in Topeka through KU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. WHEN: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 WHERE: Lobby of the Living Learning Center Building on the Washburn campus WHO: KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Washburn University President Jerry

Fri, 09/14/2012 — A new study finds that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to be obese than city dwellers. Published in the National Rural Health Association's Fall 2012 Journal of Rural Health, the study indicates that residential location may play...

Fri, 09/14/2012 — Aerospace engineering students from the University of Kansas School of Engineering continue a long tradition of Jayhawk success in international design competitions. In late August, students with ties to KU swept the 2012 Individual Aircraft...

Fri, 09/14/2012 — Henry Smith-Miller, principal of Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects, will speak at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium on the University of Kansas campus. The work of the New York City-based firm draws its inspiration...

Fri, 09/14/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Business has been alerted to a potential money scam. An Ottawa resident has informed School of Business administration that young people are soliciting cash donations claiming to be KU business students. These...

Thu, 09/13/2012 — Vladimir Vapnik, a pioneer in machine learning (ML), will speak at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 13, in Nichols Hall as part of the new Bold Aspirations Visitor and Lecture series. The event is free and open to the public. Vapnik, a member of the U.S....

Thu, 09/13/2012 — When the Affordable Care Act was passed, one of the very first provisions to take effect was the establishment of a pool to cover individuals who had been denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions. A University of Kansas researcher has...

Thu, 09/13/2012 — The Robert J. Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections at the University of Kansas has created online samples of primary source documents from the Dole Collection. The guides are available on the Dole Archive website at...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — More Information Bold Aspirations LAWRENCE – Leaders at the University of Kansas remain focused on making changes that will enable more students to be successful, even as the university saw a slight drop in its U.S. News & World Report ranking released today. In the "Best Colleges 2013" rankings, KU's score changed by one point from last year, causing its ranking to go from tied for 46th

Wed, 09/12/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering saw significant gains in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's rankings of best undergraduate engineering programs. KU's engineering program ascended to 36th among public institutions...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — "Nature's Historians," a conference focusing on the work of former students of Donald Worster, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of Kansas, will take place Sept. 22 in the Hall Center for the Humanities...

Wed, 09/12/2012 — More Information College of Liberal Arts and Sciences LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas will host a reception to welcome 31 new faculty members Friday, Sept. 14. All faculty and staff at KU are welcome to attend. The reception will take place at 3:30 p.m. at the Malott Room in the Kansas Union. For more information, contact Jessica Beeson by


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