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Fri, 04/07/2017 — Florence Boldridge, director of the Diversity and Women’s Programs at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, is stepping down at the end of June after serving in the role since 1983. A reception to honor her career and achievements is...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union as the final installation of the Hall Center for the Humanities' 2016-2017 Humanities Lecture Series. “Age of...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — In partnership with the Land Institute, the KU Environmental Studies Program, the KU Center for Sustainability and The Commons have developed a day of activities to introduce “ecosphere studies,” an alternate approach to the current model...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas law professor and former KU journalism dean will be inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. Mike Kautsch, a media law expert and one-time journalist who has long championed government transparency, will receive the award during the Kansas Press Association’s annual convention today, April 7, in Topeka. “His service to the journalism profession is both wide and deep,” the association reported. “For KPA, he has served for years as a media law consultant. Whenever KPA has had a need for assistance, Mike has always been there, giving prompt and reasoned advice as KPA and others try to strengthen the state’s open government

Fri, 04/07/2017 — The University of Kansas will honor retiring unclassified professional staff and university support staff with a lunch at noon Wednesday, April 26, in the Kansas Union Ballroom.  Please direct questions to Mary Karten at mkarten@ku.edu or...

Thu, 04/06/2017 — LAWRENCE – Featuring live music and work from Midwestern guest artists, the University Dance Company’s spring concert will be full of original, exciting work. The shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 27-28 and 2 p.m. April 29 at the Lawrence Arts Center.  Lindsay Hawkins, guest artist, set her work “Conversations and Fits” for the University Dance Company as a Janet Hamburg Choreographic Fellow in dance. The work is based on forms of communication, vocal and physical outbursts, and the quirky, personal idiosyncrasies that shape human interactions and relationships. The dance requires physical stamina and is intricate, quick and full of opportunities for dancers

Thu, 04/06/2017 — The University of Kansas Office of Graduate Military Programs, Center for Global & International Studies, Center for Migration Research and Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) will host a half-day security...

Thu, 04/06/2017 —  The University of Utah announced this week it is forming a college-sponsored e-sports program, making it the first school among the Power 5 conferences with such a program. Numerous smaller schools around the country have varsity-sponsored...

Thu, 04/06/2017 — University of Kansas Army ROTC Cadets will be among 324 cadets from across the United States testing the limits of their physical and mental strength this Saturday. Two-person teams from 35 colleges and universities in 12 states will compete at...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the addition of three new degree programs to its Leavenworth offerings. The new programs include a Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law and Policy, Master of Science in Business and Organizational...

Wed, 04/05/2017 —  In international arbitration cases, billions of dollars and the validity of government regulations can be at stake, so it is imperative parties are able to choose the best arbitrator to settle their disputes. A University of Kansas law...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — Two University of Kansas juniors are the latest KU students to earn Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, the nation’s top undergraduate award for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Marilyn Barragan, a junior from...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — The Spencer Museum of Art is one of three U.S. institutions to host the international exhibition “The Power and Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens,” which will be on view April 15 to June 11. The opening of the exhibition is...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — A doctoral student in clinical child psychology at the University of Kansas has won a competitive Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being from a panel of experts at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, one of just 15...

Wed, 04/05/2017 —  The University of Kansas is recognizing the work of graduate students to the university with a range of events during national Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 3-7, and throughout the month of April. “Graduate students bring so...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — LAWRENCE – A team of University of Kansas law students captured the Best Draft Award at the national championship rounds of the 2017 Transactional LawMeet. Aspiring transactional lawyers Jake Ediger of Topeka, Justine Koehle of Woodland, California, and Alison Kryzer of Wichita competed at nationals March 31 in New York City after winning a regional finalist title in Kansas City, Missouri. Their purchase agreement for the buyer’s side of the competition’s mock business transaction was deemed best in the nation.  “I am proud of our team for our hard work and dedication, and taking home the prize for best draft was a nice reward for the countless hours spent,” Ediger

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...

Tue, 04/04/2017 — The University of Kansas Lawrence community is entering the third year of Crops to Campus, their partnership with Common Harvest CSA to provide a produce subscription service to the campus community. CSAs, or community-supported agriculture...

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...


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