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Mon, 02/06/2012 — A University of Kansas researcher and scientists from China and the United Kingdom have again played what may be the world’s oldest love song. Click to play. Using an exquisitely...

Mon, 02/06/2012 — Suman Mallik More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – It’s a common risk-versus-reward question in business: How much inventory should you pre-sell at a conservative price, and how much should you retain and try to sell later at a higher price? A University of Kansas researcher has potentially cracked the code with regard to TV advertising sales. Suman Mallik, an associate professor in the KU

Mon, 02/06/2012 — University of Kansas students and the public have the opportunity to learn about environmental planning from a nationally known climate action planning expert at the upcoming Galloway Lecture Series. Michael R. Boswell, a professor of city...

Fri, 02/03/2012 — Every presidential election year, certain hot-button issues come to the forefront. This year is no different with discussions of abortion, taxes and gun control. A University of Kansas law professor has authored an article arguing that in...

Thu, 02/02/2012 — More Information KU Biodiesel Initiative LAWRENCE – A multidisciplinary group of researchers and students from the University of Kansas will have a prominent role at the nation’s largest biodiesel conference. The University of Kansas Biodiesel Initiative – a team of faculty and students that transforms used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel – will host a forum at the ninth annual National Biodiesel Conference on Feb. 5

Thu, 02/02/2012 — Steven Case, co-director of the UKanTeach program at the University of Kansas, is available to speak with media about the National Math and Science Initiative’s call for the United States to invigorate the way it teaches science, technology,...

Wed, 02/01/2012 — a modern form of slavery involving women, men and children — affects Kansas and what the state is doing to end it. His talk will be followed by a ...

Wed, 02/01/2012 — Tim Pawlenty, former Minnesota governor and former Republican presidential candidate, will speak at the University of Kansas next week. Pawlenty will be featured in a Dole Forum event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Dole Institute of...

Wed, 02/01/2012 — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author David Cay Johnston will be among the presenters at the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy’s 2011-12 symposium at the University of Kansas School of Law. “Corporate Tax Reform:

Tue, 01/31/2012 — Virginia Scharff, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest, will speak at the Lied Center pavilion on “The Women Jefferson Loved.” The talk is at 7:30 p.m....

Tue, 01/31/2012 — The University Career Fair will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, on Level 5 of the Kansas Union. Attendees should expect to see a higher number of internship and career opportunities this year as employer registrations are up...

Tue, 01/31/2012 — More than 90 University of Kansas students were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the end of the fall semester. The student members of Phi Kappa Phi represent the top of their academic programs. The KU chapter, which was...

Tue, 01/31/2012 — Jeffrey Hall Past stories Online daters behave similarly to those who meet face-to-face, KU researcher says KU researcher: Self-awareness can help people navigate rocky seas of relationships Pickup artist strategies appeal to dangerous combo of sexist couples, KU researchers say LAWRENCE – In any romance, a first step is communicating attraction – flirting. Jeffrey Hall

Mon, 01/30/2012 — Today’s college students have grown up in a digital age, collecting their news online, but at the same time growing disillusioned with politics and the system. A new media project led by a University of Kansas professor will provide political...

Mon, 01/30/2012 — Students at the University of Kansas School of Business have a new tool for professional development with the school’s business student mentorship program. The program, which kicks off this month, will pair alumni and other professionals with...

Fri, 01/27/2012 — Two University of Kansas professors are available to speak with media about President Barack Obama’s newly unveiled plan for college affordability and alternative ways for youths to afford college. Deborah Adams, associate professor of...

Thu, 01/26/2012 — Many working professionals wouldn’t want to imagine what their job would be like without email. However, many physicians go about their profession with little or no email communication with patients. A new study by two University of Kansas...

Thu, 01/26/2012 — Results of a new study by researchers from the University of Kansas and University of California-Irvine suggest that, contrary to popular belief, greater amounts of innovation, productivity and social wealth may occur when infringers are simply...

Wed, 01/25/2012 — Ask history students to name the nation’s first civil rights organization, and most will answer with the NAACP, formed in 1909, or possibly the Niagara Movement of 1905. Few know much about the Afro-American League of 1890. Shawn Alexander,

Wed, 01/25/2012 — University Daily Kansan photographer Greg Sorber encountered an unidentified angry woman at the Feb. 6, 1972, meeting of the Senate Executive Committee and the February Sisters to discuss a campus day care center. Photographers had been barred from the meeting to help protect the identity of the February Sisters, who feared reprisals by the university or other law enforcement officials for their occupation of a campus building on Feb. 4. Source: University Archives.


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