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Tue, 04/04/2017 — What do the speaking-in-tongues brand of Pentecostal Christianity, the weird pulp fiction of H.P. Lovecraft and the Social Gospel movement of theologian Walter Rauschenbusch have in common? They represent different, albeit linked, forms of...

Tue, 04/04/2017 — A University of Kansas professor emeritus of geography and founder of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies has died. John Augelli, 96, died March 20 in Lawrence. “Professor Augelli’s legacy at KU was shaped by his...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — A veteran, a state government leader, a CEO and a managing partner will be recognized with the University of Kansas School of Law’s highest honor. Kansas City attorney and U.S. Navy veteran Heywood Davis, Class of 1958; former Kansas Lt. Gov....

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The recent political backdrop in Russia, including large protests, and its relationship with neighboring countries will be an important context in any response to Monday's subway explosion in St. Petersburg, according to a University of Kansas...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — Serious gaming may sound like an oxymoron, but that is what the idea of playing games to teach, support or encourage people is known as in research literature. A new class at the University of Kansas is working to blend techniques that immerse...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The Audio-Reader Network, an audio information service for people who have difficulty reading standard print, is now reading the Springfield News Leader for subscribers to its Lions Telephone Reader service. In addition, ads for Cash Saver Cost...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center (SAPEC) at the University of Kansas is coordinating a month of events in April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Events this year will focus on the theme of Engaging New Voices, said...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — LAWRENCE – Students from universities across the state will demonstrate how they have applied leadership skills to create change in Kansas communities during the inaugural Taking Leadership to the Legislature event, hosted by the University of Kansas Institute for Leadership Studies.  Hosted at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 4, the new event is an opportunity to celebrate and showcase the broad effect of leadership studies throughout the state. Legislators, Capitol staff and the public are invited to view the projects and interact with students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the first-floor rotunda. KU students will be joined by students from other Kansas universities:

Mon, 04/03/2017 — Six students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, Native health care or the...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — From the song “Downtown,” written by Tony Hatch, 1964 LAWRENCE — The dynamism of cities is the stuff of song and story, and it has been studied from an almost infinite number of angles and disciplines – from urban planning to...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — A campus fixture, best known by the three-letter acronym DCM, will soon have a new name. Design and Construction Management is becoming Facilities Planning and Development. The people and the end product are the same, but the processes are...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — LAWRENCE – Subini Annamma, assistant professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, has been selected to receive the 2017 Early Career Award for research on the social contexts of education, granted by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division G.  This award is to recognize a scholar who has conducted a distinguished program of cumulative educational research in any field of educational inquiry within the first decade following receipt of their doctoral degree. The AERA Early Career Award for research will be presented, among other awards, at the Awards Luncheon during the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, which

Fri, 03/31/2017 — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics and courtesy professor of aerospace engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, will receive the Outstanding Service Award from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC),

Fri, 03/31/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the January Employees of the Month:   Name: Joanne Eden Title: Grant officer, Office of Research What that means: Eden is a team lead and supervises five staff members. They manage more than 900...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — Oil and natural gas production in Kansas declined significantly in 2016 as prices for both stayed down, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas. Statewide, production of oil dropped about 17 percent...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — A few years ago, city staff in Kansas City, Missouri, noticed it was taking city departments 186 days to address 95 percent of its reported property code violations. This would be anything from garbage strewn across front yards to overgrown...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Institute of Haitian Studies (IHS) and Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) will host a graduate symposium showcasing innovative interdisciplinary...

Thu, 03/30/2017 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will present the 2017 Dole Humanitarian Award to the founder of Love Publishing during a ceremony April 7 at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award recognizes Stan Love...

Thu, 03/30/2017 — University of Kansas students have been named winners in more than a dozen categories from the 2017 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Awards. “We are thrilled with the results in this year's competition,” said Chris Bacon, KUJH-TV...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — One consequence of global climate change is the likelihood of more extreme seesawing between drought and flood, a phenomenon dubbed “weather whiplash.” Now, researchers at the University of Kansas have published findings in the journal...


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