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Mon, 03/26/2012 — As total student debt has surpassed credit card debt and tuition has risen across the United States, President Barack Obama and many others have called for plans to keep college affordable. The University of Kansas will host a symposium to...

Mon, 03/26/2012 — Physalis longifolia More Information Native Medicinal Plant Research Program LAWRENCE – To the casual observer, the wild tomatillo is just your everyday, run-of-the-mill weed. But to University of Kansas scientists Barbara Timmermann, Kelly Kindscher and Mark Cohen, this common North American plant might be the key to a new line of cancer-fighting treatments based on molecules present

Fri, 03/23/2012 — More Information Kansas Biological Survey LAWRENCE – A researcher from the University of Kansas is bringing the Environmental Protection Agency and members of Congress a strong message stemming from the latest water science: Progress requires patience. "Water-quality improvements come very slowly and don't always come with the biological improvements we think we should see," said Don Huggins, director of the

Fri, 03/23/2012 — More Information Hall Center for the Humanities LAWRENCE – Sarah Weddington, the lawyer most known for her role as one of Jane Roe's defense attorneys in Roe v. Wade, will be the speaker at the 2012 Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture, sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities. Her lecture, "Some Leaders Are Born Women," will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Woodruff

Fri, 03/16/2012 — Jamie Simpson has been hired as director of Accessibility & ADA Education by the University of Kansas. The new position was created to assist in achieving the goals outlined in the report of KU’s Americans with Disabilities Act task force...

Fri, 03/16/2012 — John Bolton, former ambassador to the United Nations, will present “Threats to American Security: A Closer Look at the World’s Trouble Spots” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Lied Center. His appearance is the 43rd annual J.A. Vickers...

Fri, 03/16/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music will present its second annual School of Music Scholarship Concert, featuring a reading by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Lied Center of Kansas. This...

Fri, 03/16/2012 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host “Foodscapes: Urban Agriculture, Sustainable Design & Community Health” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Dole Institute. It is free and open to the public. ...

Thu, 03/15/2012 — The demand for English as a second language teachers is growing across the nation as more bilingual and multilingual students are enrolling in all levels of American schools. A University of Kansas professor has published a study arguing that...

Thu, 03/15/2012 — From policies and practices, to consumption and controversy — an upcoming conference at the University of Kansas will provide a comprehensive overview of energy with the hope of showing the way to a brighter future. The KU Energy...

Wed, 03/14/2012 — From Tunisia to Egypt, Yemen, Libya and Syria, civil unrest has shaken the political and social stability of North African and Middle Eastern countries. To better understand these events, known collectively as the Arab Spring, the University of...

Wed, 03/14/2012 — A $500,000 gift from the Burns & McDonnell Foundation will help the University of Kansas School of Engineering increase the number of engineering graduates. The gift to KU Endowment advances the School of Engineering’s Building on...

Tue, 03/13/2012 — The University of Kansas remains a leader in the region and measures well against its national peers in preliminary 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate programs. Almost 50 KU programs are included in the report released today,...

Tue, 03/13/2012 — A University of Kansas religious studies associate professor who explores the junctures of religion and sports is examining the influence of religion on James Naismith, his creation of basketball and the commemoration of his legacy. Michael...

Tue, 03/13/2012 — On the surface, Kansas and Singapore may not appear to have much in common. But researchers at the University of Kansas have developed a set of online math tutorials they will test in schools in both places, in hopes of developing curriculum...

Tue, 03/13/2012 — There’s an old saying that everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. The KU Libraries are a lot Irish every day, thanks to one of the largest collections of Irish literature in existence outside of Ireland. Elspeth Healey, special...

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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