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Fri, 01/06/2012 — Any good teacher can attest that an educator needs to keep learning, just like the students in his or her classroom. The Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas has developed an instructional coaching project that is helping...

Fri, 01/06/2012 — A new full-color geologic map of Saline County showing broad river valleys dissecting hilly terrain is available from the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas. Surficial geologic maps highlight the type and age of rock...

Thu, 01/05/2012 — Photo by C.B. Clairborne More Information "The Faces of Haiti: Resolute in Reform, Resistance and Recovery" LAWRENCE – Long before the January 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti, the country was experiencing a brain drain of talent that Haitian officials hope to restore as the nation works to recover, said Maryemma Graham at the University of Kansas. Graham is one of four members of a KU

Thu, 01/05/2012 — More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Changes to the state tax code and reworking the school funding formula are likely top priorities when Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address, and KPR will air it live. The coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, the first week of the 2012 Kansas legislative session. The speech will last approximately 35 minutes and will be followed by the

Wed, 01/04/2012 — Donna Ginther Charles Krider More Information Donna Ginther Charles Krider Two University of Kansas professors are available to speak with media about Boeing’s decision to close its Wichita facility: • Donna Ginther, professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic and Business Analysis at the Institute for Policy and Social Research at KU

Tue, 12/27/2011 — In early January, crews from the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels as part of a program to track changes in the depth-to-water in the region’s aquifers over time.

Thu, 12/22/2011 — Bryan Thompson More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – KPR health reporter Bryan Thompson has another award from the American Cancer Society to add to his wall. Thompson was named a winner in the High Plains Division 2011 Media Awards competition. He won the radio news category for his story “Teaming Up To Fight Rare Blood Cancers,” part of KPR’s ongoing series “Kansas Health: A

Wed, 12/21/2011 — Global animal health leader Argenta has finalized its lease with the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) and will move into the BTBC Main Facility on Jan. 1. Argenta announced in August that...

Wed, 12/21/2011 — One of the nation’s longest-running public radio programs is coming to an end after more than 59 years on the air. Dr. Jim Seaver’s show “Opera Is My Hobby” – which has been on air weekly since Sept. 19, 1952 – will air its last...

Tue, 12/20/2011 — Thirty years ago the term “business ethics” drew laughter as a classic oxymoron, says Richard T. De George, distinguished professor of philosophy and co-director of the International Center for Ethics in Business at the University of Kansas.

Mon, 12/19/2011 — “Keep your eyes on the road” has always been the most important rule of driving. But nowadays, it’s awfully tempting to break that rule, thanks to the proliferation of cell phones, music players and GPS devices, which nearly all...

Mon, 12/19/2011 — Hyerim Jeon, a DMA student studying cello performance with Professor Ed Laut, was recently invited to perform a master class with internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The event coincides...

Fri, 12/16/2011 — Jonathan Earle Stanley Lombardo Roberta Pergher Forrest Pierce Kathryn Rhine Ann Wierda Rowland

Wed, 12/14/2011 — Honoree biographies Sheila C. Bair Robert J. Dole Kirke L. Mechem Alan Mulally LAWRENCE – A former Senate leader, the current Ford Motor Company CEO, a former FDIC chairwoman and a noted choral composer are the University of Kansas’ first four honorary degree recipients. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little today recommended to the Kansas

Wed, 12/14/2011 — More Information Bold Aspirations Chancellor's presentation to Board of Regents

Wed, 12/14/2011 — Momentous progress in the hunt for the Higgs boson, sometimes dubbed the “God particle,” depended in part on work from physicists from the University of Kansas. Results announced Tuesday at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear...

Wed, 12/14/2011 — Paul Atchley, associate professor of psychology at the University of Kansas, conducts pioneering research into issues of vision and attention related to driving. He is available to speak with media about the National Transportation Safety...

Wed, 12/14/2011 — More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – Everyone has the right to a fair trial, but when the legal system slips up, not all is lost. Students in the Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies at the University of Kansas School of Law work tirelessly to represent state and federal prisoners, and in the last 18 months, they’ve won 13 reversals of conviction for their clients. Since the start of 2009, the

Tue, 12/13/2011 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little released the following statement regarding the death of student Yujie He: “On behalf of the KU community, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Yujie He. Our thoughts are with them at this tragic time.” Yujie, of Changsha, China, died in a car accident on on Leavenworth County Road 1 Monday afternoon. She

Tue, 12/13/2011 — More Information Bold Aspirations WHAT: Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will present Bold Aspirations, the strategic plan for the University of Kansas, to the Kansas Board of Regents. The chancellor’s presentation will detail the specific goals KU aspires to achieve over the next decade. As the state’s flagship university, the mission of KU is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy


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