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Tue, 10/23/2018 —  For sexual and gender minority youths, growing up in a small town can be difficult. But new research from the University of Kansas finds that it’s not all a negative experience and that communities often are supportive in multiple...

Tue, 10/23/2018 — A $335,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable geologists and engineers at the University of Kansas to better understand the processes that produce earthquakes and to help people in earthquake-prone Nepal build safer structures.

Tue, 10/23/2018 — The Kansas Biological Survey at the University of Kansas will host a public tour of the KU Field Station's Baldwin Woods Forest Preserve from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27. Survey scientists will lead the tour, which will begin at the new...

Mon, 10/22/2018 — The University of Kansas is the only institution in the state to receive a 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. Taylor Tappan, doctoral student in geography from Brookings, South Dakota, has been granted the award from the U.

Mon, 10/22/2018 — New resources at the University of Kansas Spencer Museum of Art will make exhibitions and collections more accessible for visitors who are blind, have low vision or have visual perception disorders. The museum now offers audio descriptions of...

Mon, 10/22/2018 — LAWRENCE – This week, Kansas Public Radio will broadcast its inaugural KPR Live Day, which is made possible by an arts grant from the City of Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission and a partnership with Lawrence Public Library.     Tabor College faculty members Jen Stephenson, soprano, and J. Bradley Baker, piano, will kick off the event at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the KPR Live Performance Studio.   The Bach Aria Soloists, composed of a violinist, harpsichordist and soprano, will directly follow at 10 a.m. in the Lawrence Public Library atrium, which will be open to the public.   Performances will continue to alternate every hour between the

Fri, 10/19/2018 — Art and creative expression have often been used to further human understanding of science. A University of Kansas professor is now using his math prowess to push the boundaries of music creation. Purnaprajna Bangere, professor of mathematics...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — A top researcher recognized for his work to apply magnetic resonance techniques to chemistry, physics and biomedical research is the recipient of this year’s Steven F. Warren Research Achievement Award at the University of Kansas. Justin...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — As many as 400 students from around northeast Kansas are expected to participate later this month in the annual High School Design competition sponsored by the University of Kansas School of Engineering and the Self Engineering Leadership...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — More than 30 graduate students at the University of Kansas were selected as University Graduate Fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Office of Graduate Studies distributed approximately $1 million in funding to support domestic and...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — Fifty-seven new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 12. Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez was the speaker for the ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. The new officers...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — Certainly every family has its share of dysfunction – the ancient Greeks more so than others. Manipulated by both her mother and brother and too stubborn to see where her best interests lie, Electra trudges through intrigues, betrayals and...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas has endorsed applications from three students applying for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Kathryn Ammon and Tracey Funk are applying for the Marshall Scholarship and the Mitchell...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas Libraries will host a reception featuring a new exhibition titled “50 for 50: Celebrating 50 years of Kenneth Spencer Research Library” on Nov. 8 as one of many celebrations surrounding the library’s golden...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — Keith Darcy, an independent senior adviser to Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Compliance Services practice, will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Walter S. Sutton Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Capitol Federal Hall.

Thu, 10/18/2018 — Researchers around the world are doing their part to fight the scourge of cancer, including some of the top minds at the University of Kansas. University Foundation Distinguished Professor Steven Soper will present “The War Against Cancer: The...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 posted a 100 percent pass rate on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX), something accomplished by only three other KU School of Pharmacy graduating classes in the past 30...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — Gertrude Sellards Pearson and Corbin residence halls at the University of Kansas will be host to child-friendly activities, crafts and games for Halloween in the Halls. The event will take place 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the lobbies of the residence...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — It's easy to find videos on YouTube exposing people's seemingly unwavering support for the actions of their political party. A 2016 video on Jimmy Kimmel's show includes Hillary Clinton supporters agreeing with her purported quotes about policies,

Wed, 10/17/2018 —  Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, and sales began today. Dispensaries across the country opened doors this morning and began selling a variety of marijuana products. While supporters and opponents of the...


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