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Fri, 12/13/2013 — University of Kansas Department of Architecture student Aydin Tabrizi won an Award of Excellence for his research at the Construction Information Technology Alliance conference, which took place last month in Dublin, Ireland. The...

Thu, 12/12/2013 — The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation, of Kansas City, Mo., has made a $1 million leadership gift to renovate Swarthout Recital Hall at the University of Kansas. Since 1957, Swarthout has served as the primary recital venue for generations of...

Wed, 12/11/2013 — The University of Kansas is now accepting applications for the Proof of Concept Fund, which provides funding to KU technologies that are near the commercialization stage and have the potential to become marketplace solutions in the near...

Wed, 12/11/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has named Michael C. Roberts, founding director of the university’s top-ranked clinical child psychology program, to be the new dean of Graduate Studies. Roberts, who recently stepped down as director of clinical child psychology after 21 years, will assume leadership of Graduate Studies at the beginning of 2014. At the same time, the Office of Research & Graduate Studies will become the Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Research. Vice Chancellor Steve Warren will continue to lead the Office of Research. “I firmly believe that graduate research and education is fundamentally at the core of a public, international

Tue, 12/10/2013 — “The Center of Everything,” the highly regarded first novel by Laura Moriarty, assistant professor of English at the University of Kansas, has been named the 2014-15 KU Common Book by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. “The Center of...

Tue, 12/10/2013 — Visual Art Professor Jon Havener is the 2013 recipient of the George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award. The award presentation will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Centennial Room of the Kansas Union. The award,...

Thu, 12/05/2013 — LAWRENCE – New graduate fellowships will help recruit and support doctoral students at the University of Kansas, a key goal of KU’s Bold Aspirations strategic plan. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced the creation of the Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellowships today, a dozen of which will be awarded each year. The fellowships will provide a stipend of $25,000 per year and also cover tuition and fees. “One of our unique missions as a flagship research university is to provide advanced education to students in a range of fields. Providing this additional support to doctoral students will not only help them complete their degrees on schedule, but will also make KU

Tue, 12/03/2013 — LAWRENCE – Get out thLAWRENCE – Get out the mistletoe and your dancing shoes. Kansas Public Radio is welcoming the holiday season with its fifth annual Big Band Christmas concert.

Mon, 12/02/2013 —  One of the nation’s best programs for academically talented students, the University Honors Program at the University of Kansas, will be led by an award-winning teacher and scholar with a background in public outreach and programming. Danny...

Mon, 12/02/2013 — If you ask him what time it is, University of Kansas student Nate Borozinski, Olathe, could literally tell you how to build a clock. The industrial design student designed and built the Muse Clock as a industrial-design class project, and it...

Mon, 11/25/2013 — America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools recently named Paola Sanguinetti, associate professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, one of its 30 most admired educators for 2014. The Best Architecture & Design Schools...

Mon, 11/25/2013 — LAWRENCE – In the spirit of holiday giving, listeners helped make Kansas Public Radio’s first Season of Giving mini-drive a success.  The on-air appeals Nov. 21 during NPR’s "Morning Edition" raised $9,235 to support KPR’s new, music and entertainment shows.  “We’ve never tried this before, and our listeners made it a great success,” Development Director Sheri Hamilton said. “It shows the generous spirit of our listeners and helped us erase a slight shortfall from our fall membership drive.” Listeners can make a donation anytime online. KPR, a 15-time Kansas Association of Broadcasters Station of the Year, licensed to the University of Kansas,

Thu, 11/21/2013 — LAWRENCE – University of Kansas faculty Sherrie Tucker, professor in American studies, and Erik Van Vleck, professor in mathematics, have been awarded Keeler Intra-University Professorships for the 2014-2015 academic year. Keeler Intra-University Professorships provide faculty an opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of an academic specialty, to broaden or achieve greater depth in a defined field of study, or to achieve competence in a new area of scholarly endeavor. This should lead to increased collaboration and synergy across disciplines related to one of KU’s four Bold Aspirations strategic initiative themes. Keeler Professorships have supported faculty

Thu, 11/21/2013 — The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, conducted by Paul Popiel, KU director of bands, released its fifth CD in the Wind Band Classics series, “In the Shadow of No Towers." The release of the CD on the Naxos label continues the KU Wind...

Thu, 11/21/2013 — Since 1956, the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Visiting Scholar Program has offered undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. This week, the University of Kansas is hosting 2013-14 Visiting...

Wed, 11/20/2013 — Derek Kwan, vice president of concerts and touring at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, will be the new executive director of the Lied Center of Kansas. At Jazz at Lincoln Center, Kwan oversees a business unit encompassing programming,...

Tue, 11/19/2013 —  Seven score and 10 years ago, a beleaguered leader stood before a solemn scene and spoke 272 words — words that still echo through the halls of American schools and statehouses. On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — A May 2013 graduate from Lansing and a senior from Baxter Springs at the University of Kansas have been selected as finalists for prestigious Rhodes scholarships. They will join fellow finalists in the St. Louis region for interviews with a...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — LAWRENCE – In the spirit of holiday giving, Kansas Public Radio hopes its listeners will consider a year-end gift of great radio. On Thursday, Nov. 21, KPR will ask listeners to consider a year-end, tax-deductible pledge that helps fund the programming they enjoy year-round. The on-air appeals will be during NPR’s Morning Edition on KPR from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 9 to 11 a.m. on KPR2. Listeners can call 888-577-5268 (888-KPR-KANU) or can donate online anytime. Calls during the first 90 minutes will be matched dollar-for-dollar from a pool of donor funds, doubling the value of the caller’s pledge. “We have very generous listeners,” KPR Development Director

Mon, 11/18/2013 — The University of Kansas University Theatre has announced November auditions for spring 2014 productions. Auditions will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in Murphy Hall to cast roles in four plays and one musical. Auditions...


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