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Mon, 03/12/2018 — An innovative program to help working and future teachers learn research-based strategies and methods to improve inclusion for students with low-incidence disabilities is nearing graduation for its first cohort of students, but teachers are...

Mon, 03/12/2018 —  Cherokee statesman Nede Wade Christie, also known as Ned Christie, died in present-day Oklahoma in 1892 at the hands of a posse seeking to avenge the 1887 killing of U.S Marshal Dan Maples. Historians on both sides for more than a century...

Mon, 03/12/2018 — Take a country drive in Kansas on an early spring evening, and you may witness the otherworldly sight of prairie fires. Controlled, or prescribed burns, mimic the means by which natural forces—and later Native Americans—maintained the...

Mon, 03/12/2018 — Three candidates for the role of chief information officer at the University of Kansas will be on campus in April for interviews and presentations. Search committee chair and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Carl Lejuez...

Fri, 03/09/2018 — The University of Kansas Center for Research Methods & Data Analysis (CRMDA) will host its annual three-week Statistical Institute, also referred to as Stats Camp, this May. The three-week camp will run from May 21 to June 8 on the Lawrence...

Thu, 03/08/2018 — This spring, 10 graduate research consultants are pairing with instructors in a wide variety of fields to challenge undergraduate students to further develop their research and creative skills through classroom-based projects. The Graduate...

Thu, 03/08/2018 — Jayhawk Student One Stop is a new service launched through efforts of the University of Kansas Office of Diversity & Equity. The program strives to offer students who may not know where to turn, answers to their KU-journey questions. It can...

Thu, 03/08/2018 — On Wednesday, March 14, the Lawrence and University of Kansas communities will have a chance to come together to learn about two people whose lives and work have affected the way that the world thinks about food production. The first film...

Wed, 03/07/2018 — On Thursday, March 8, 100 Army ROTC cadets from the University of Kansas Jayhawk Battalion will be flown from Shenk Sports Complex to Fort Riley to conduct the annual spring field training exercise (FTX). Two UH-60A Black Hawk helicopters will...

Wed, 03/07/2018 — The University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the fall of 2018. Celebrations will include the creation of a new exhibition that will highlight compelling items from Spencer library’s...

Wed, 03/07/2018 —  There’s a saying that everything old is new again. In sports, it seems everything old is cool again. Both professional and collegiate teams regularly roll out uniforms that are throwbacks to the team history, host celebrations of past glories...

Tue, 03/06/2018 — Individuals who have retired since Aug. 1, 2017, and those who are currently known to be retiring by July 31, 2018, will be honored at a luncheon this spring. University support staff and unclassified professional staff retirees will be...

Tue, 03/06/2018 — A University of Kansas urban planning researcher has received a recent appointment to work on a national effort examining how to raise the bar on anti-discrimination language in the code of ethics for planning professionals. Bonnie Johnson,...

Tue, 03/06/2018 — LAWRENCE – American Indian law scholars and advocates will gather at the University of Kansas this week to discuss “Tribal-State Collaborations: Advantages & Obstacles” during the 22nd annual Tribal Law & Government Conference. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, in 104 Green Hall. “In the modern era, tribes have an increasing presence beyond the reservation. As a result, interactions between tribes and states and localities have also increased by necessity,” said Elizabeth Kronk Warner, professor of law and director of KU’s Tribal Law & Government Center. “This conference explores obstacles to effective collaboration

Tue, 03/06/2018 — LAWRENCE – A team of University of Kansas School of Law students will compete in the finals of the National Transactional LawMeet next month after winning the regional round in Provo, Utah. The law school sent three teams to the regional competitions, which offer a “moot court” experience for students with aspirations to practice transactional law. Anna Lavigne, of South Saint Paul, Minnesota; Courtney McCray, of Mission, and Danielle Promaroli, of Wentzville, Missouri, were named finalists in Utah and won the prize for best seller’s side draft agreement. This is the third time in the five years that KU has competed in the LawMeet that a Jayhawk team has advanced

Mon, 03/05/2018 — What is true grit? A determination to work hard, resilience in the face of a challenge or a famous movie starring John Wayne? It could be any of those things, but in today’s schools, it is increasingly something measured in children as a...

Mon, 03/05/2018 — The University of Kansas will celebrate the inauguration of Douglas A. Girod as the university’s 18th chancellor at an installation ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Lied Center. The installation ceremony will include remarks from...

Mon, 03/05/2018 — “Home on the Hill” is the theme for the 2018 University of Kansas Homecoming celebration, which will begin Sunday, Sept. 23, and feature daily activities leading up to the KU-Oklahoma State football game Saturday, Sept. 29, in Memorial...

Mon, 03/05/2018 —  “DWB” is the rueful shorthand for “Driving While Black,” and it’s also the title of a new “chamber opera project” featuring the work of three University of Kansas School of Music teachers that has its initial staged reading at...

Fri, 03/02/2018 — The University of Kansas Lawrence campus saw a 13 percent decrease in crime in 2017, KU’s Public Safety Office announced today with the annual release of its crime statistics. The Public Safety Office handled 671 criminal offenses during 2017,...


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