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Tue, 08/23/2011 — Internationally renowned street photographer Gary Mark Smith — who has shot photos of wars, revolution, peace, volcanic eruptions and most importantly, everyday people — has donated his collection to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and School of Pharmacy Dean Ken Audus issued the following statements regarding the death of student Sara E. Schebler. Gray-Little: “On behalf of the entire University of Kansas...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — A University of Kansas law professor is playing a key role in arming U.S. Army special operations officers with a vital understanding of local culture, law and religion before they are deployed to the Middle East. For several years, Rice...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — A team of researchers at the University of Kansas is hoping to curb tooth decay – while saving dental patients thousands of dollars – by working to improve the material used by dentists to fill cavities. Distinguished Professor of...

Tue, 08/23/2011 — 2011 Kemper Awards   Get bios & watch videosJorge Pérez Anna Neill Andrea Herstowski Robert Ward, IV Arvin Agah Joey Sprague Chris Depcik More award information Previous Kemper recipients:2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Mon, 08/22/2011 — The Association for the Blind of Western Australia will soon be archiving Audio-Reader’s library of recorded audio books to a new, easier-to-use format. Representatives from the program have offered to convert all of Audio-Reader’s...

Mon, 08/22/2011 — The University of Kansas’ top-ranked School of Public Affairs and Administration is uniting with one of the nation’s leading providers of governmental services in a partnership that is aimed at transforming the education of local government...

Mon, 08/22/2011 — 2011 Kemper Awards   Get bios & watch videosJorge Pérez Anna Neill Andrea Herstowski Robert Ward, IV Arvin Agah Joey Sprague Chris Depcik More award information Previous Kemper recipients:2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Fri, 08/19/2011 — Kansas Public Radio stepped up a class and still was judged best radio station in Kansas. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, KPR was named Station of the Year by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters in the Medium Market category. In previous years,...

Fri, 08/19/2011 — Provost Jeff Vitter has announced the 2011-12 class of Staff Fellows. Vitter named 15 new members to the Staff Fellows Program, which is designed to strengthen KU by providing opportunities for participants to take part in a program of...

Fri, 08/19/2011 — The KU School of Pharmacy–Wichita officially opens its doors next week, as the inaugural class of 20 students begins classes on Monday, Aug. 22. The Wichita expansion makes the school more accessible to students in central and western...

Fri, 08/19/2011 — More Information Kemper Fellowships WHAT: The University of Kansas “surprise patrol” will visit the classroom of an unsuspecting professor to present a $7,500 check and coveted W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence.WHEN: Group will leave at 12:10 p.m. Monday, August 22.WHERE: Meet in front of Strong Hall on KU’s Lawrence campus.WHO: Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will lead Monday’s patrol.MEDIA COVERAGE ARRANGEMENTS: The

Thu, 08/18/2011 — Continuing a meaningful tradition, the 2011-2012 Mount Oread Scholars will make a symbolic walk up the hill known as Mount Oread at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21. As KU graduating seniors celebrate their academic accomplishment by taking a...

Thu, 08/18/2011 — More Information NIH Black scientists were significantly less likely than their white counterparts to receive research funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to an analysis of data from 2000 to 2006. University of Kansas Professor of Economics Donna Ginther was the lead author on the study commissioned by the NIH, which appears in the Aug. 19 issue of Science. The researchers found a 10 percentage point

Thu, 08/18/2011 — An international team of researchers has completed the first major survey in Asia of a deadly fungus that has wiped out more than 200 species of amphibians worldwide. The massive survey could help scientists zero in on why the fungus has been...

Thu, 08/18/2011 — Neeli Bendapudi, dean of the University of Kansas School of Business, met with Kansas Department of Commerce Secretary Pat George this morning to discuss the Kansas economy and how the School of Business can contribute to the state’s economic...

Wed, 08/17/2011 — A full schedule of events for Hawk Week -- the official welcome week for new students at the University of Kansas -- is now available at www.hawkweek.ku.edu. Hawk Week is full of fun, information and programs that highlight the opportunities...

Wed, 08/17/2011 — An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Kansas plan to bring a highly successful anti-bullying effort, the KiVa program, to American schools. Starting as early as the 2012-13 school year, a pilot program could kick off in...

Tue, 08/16/2011 — As suburban school districts have gained advantages over their urban counterparts, they have tenaciously clung to them, often at the expense of urban districts, a new study by University of Kansas researchers shows. While urban schools’...

Tue, 08/16/2011 — A collection of 25 photographs, “Streetphotos in Time” by Gary Mark Smith, a 1984 School of Journalism graduate and internationally known photojournalist, will be displayed on the second floor of Stauffer-Flint Hall as part of the William...


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