Thu, 06/08/2017 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved 46 sabbaticals for the following faculty at the University of Kansas, Lawrence Campus:
Helen Alexander, ecology & evolutionary biology, fall 2017
Mazhar Arikan, business, spring 2018
William Barnett, economics, fall 2017
Margaret Bayer, mathematics, fall 2017
Shawn Bitters, visual art, fall 2017
Justin Blumenstiel, ecology & evolutionary biology, spring 2018
Kristin Bowman-James, chemistry, spring 2018
Jacquelene Brinton, religious studies, academic year 2017-2018
Matthew Burke, visual art, fall 2017
Robert DeYoung, business, spring 2018
Changming Duan, educational psychology, academic year 2017-2018
Wed, 06/07/2017 — A celebration of the re-imagined “Pollinators” mural commissioned by the Spencer Museum of Art will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, at 888 New Hampshire St. The public can enjoy music, refreshments and remarks from lead...
Wed, 06/07/2017 — You’ve driven a car a million times, so nothing here should be too different. Just climb into the Acura, buckle up, throw it in “drive” and stomp on the gas.
It’s just like any vehicle, except — whoa!
At once familiar and yet fully...
Tue, 06/06/2017 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 62 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 77 individuals at the KU Medical Center campuses.
Tue, 06/06/2017 — A University of Kansas researcher has received a $70,000 grant to study the effect of school funding on the racial achievement gap.
Emily Rauscher, assistant professor of sociology, earned the award as one of 30 postdoctoral fellows from across...
Tue, 06/06/2017 — At some point in every student’s life, he or she will be asked about career plans. At the same time, there is a growing national need to improve career readiness for young people, while recruiting talented individuals to careers in science,...
Mon, 06/05/2017 — Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants lately have grappled with issues of diversity and gender equity.
According to national news reports, a recent diversity report compiled for the social networking giant found that women account for 17...
Mon, 06/05/2017 — A $400,000 gift from a University of Kansas alumna who devoted decades of her life to acting and volunteering with the Lawrence Community Theatre will benefit the KU School of Music and the Department of Dance.
The bequest from the estate of...
Mon, 06/05/2017 — This summer, 13 University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards, or UGRAs. Recipients receive a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects.
“We know that summer is a great time for...