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Tue, 11/01/2011 — Time is pushing language specialists within the Cherokee Nation and from the University of Kansas and the University of Oklahoma to document unique phonological features of the Cherokee language — its tonal qualities and vowel sounds. ...

Tue, 11/01/2011 — Debra Hedden, associate professor of music education, has been selected as the recipient of the 25th Byron T. Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching. A member of the University of Kansas faculty since 2003, Hedden teaches graduate and...

Mon, 10/31/2011 — More Information Office of Research & Graduate Studies LAWRENCE – A biorefining initiative under way at the University of Kansas holds tremendous economic promise for rural Kansas, university and industry leaders told the Kansas Bioscience Authority today. Bala Subramaniam, director of KU’s Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, outlined how Kansas could become a leader in what promises to be a multibillion dollar biobased

Mon, 10/31/2011 — Across the country, virtual schools and online education are gaining popularity at a rapid rate, yet little research exists on whether such methods are effective for students with disabilities. Researchers at the University of Kansas’ Center...

Fri, 10/28/2011 — The new Center for Design Research at the University of Kansas has been awarded an Acknowledgement Prize by the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction. Designed by the Studio 804 class of 2011, the Center for Design Research,...

Fri, 10/28/2011 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger today welcomed West Virginia University to the Big 12 Conference. “KU supports the addition of West Virginia University to the Big 12 Conference. With their highly...

Fri, 10/28/2011 — or certain elements of it, at least — to increase citizen participation in urban planning ...

Fri, 10/28/2011 — Simran Sethi, associate professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, will moderate the kickoff plenary session panel during the GreenGov 2011 Symposium in Washington, D.C. The symposium will be Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Washington Hilton.

Thu, 10/27/2011 — More Information Conference details Nearly 200 of the world’s leading experts on software engineering will gather at the University of Kansas next month to exchange research on the development of more efficient, reliable and secure software systems during the 26th Annual IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. Perry Alexander, director of KU’s Information and Telecommunication Technology

Thu, 10/27/2011 — Multiple generations of African writers, theater practitioners and critics will explore the state, focus and direction of African literatures within a global context and from new critical perspectives during the symposium “African Literatures...

Thu, 10/27/2011 — The KU Center for Sustainability presented its fifth annual Sustainability Leadership Awards on Oct. 26 as part of Campus Sustainability Week festivities. The awards recognize outstanding leadership and creativity in addressing issues of...

Thu, 10/27/2011 — For millennia, communities in Afghanistan have depended upon ingenious systems called karez to move water for drinking and agricultural irrigation. “A karez is an underground tunnel that transports water from the mountainous regions where...

Thu, 10/27/2011 — Students in foster care often have numerous people working in many aspects of their lives, from courts to schools and at home. The problem is that it is not always easy for those entities to communicate with one another. The University of Kansas...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — The works of two esteemed guest artists will be featured in the University Dance Company fall concerts Nov. 17-18 at the University of Kansas. Company members will dance two works by guest artists Janet Charleston and Jennifer Hart. The...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — Craig Martin, leader of one of the world’s largest engineering services firms, will deliver the 2011 Distinguished Engineering Lecture at the University of Kansas. Martin, a 1972 KU School of Engineering graduate, will return to campus...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — The University Career Center at the University of Kansas will have its 12th annual Education Career Fair from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. The event is open to students and professionals...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — More Information Department of History Conference registration 'Border Wars' concept belongs to modern coaches, not history LAWRENCE – Mention the Civil War, and history buffs tend to think of Gettysburg, Bull Run or maybe Fort Sumter, but rarely of the terrorist and guerrilla attacks along the Kansas-Missouri border that characterized the war in the West. “Yet

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Delta Epsilon Iota honor society will stage its annual clothing drive next month, focusing on professional apparel for the benefit of University of Kansas students. The accepted clothing will stock the Professional Clothing Closet, located...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Broadband connections continue to grow to meet consumer demand in Kansas, and the development of wireless business models will help further expand access to such service statewide, according to a new report by the Center for Applied Economics at...

Mon, 10/24/2011 — The University of Kansas has reaffirmed its commitment to making scholarly work widely available by becoming one of the first American universities to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. ...


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