Arts & Humanities
Thu, 07/18/2013 — Two graduate students in the University of Kansas School of the Arts have won major national scholarships for jewelry design. Only 11 students nationwide received awards from the organization. Eunhwa Son and Sunyoung Cheong received...

Mon, 07/15/2013 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the winner of the 2013 Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award. Jacob Dorman, assistant professor of history at the University of Kansas, won the award for his book, "Chosen People: The Rise of Black...

Fri, 07/12/2013 — The Robert J. Dole Institute at the University of Kansas will host a celebration in honor of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s 90th birthday. The public can stop by between noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, for cake, signing a birthday card and...

Thu, 07/11/2013 — A University of Kansas institute focused on black poetry is hosting public events that will examine the relationship between poetry and culture, both locally and broadly. The events are part of the three-week institute “Don’t Deny My Voice:...

Thu, 07/11/2013 — University of Kansas Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeff Vitter has renewed support for an author’s fund to encourage open access scholarship at KU’s Lawrence campus and the KU Medical Center. The “One University” Open Access...

Wed, 07/03/2013 — The University Theatre will open its 2013-2014 season this month with the staging of the seminal Broadway musical and Tony Award winner “Kiss Me, Kate.” Performances will be 7:30 p.m. July 12-13 and July 18-20 as well as 2:30 p.m. July 14...

Wed, 06/19/2013 — Verónica Garibotto, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese, has won the 2013 Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies Book Publication Award for her upcoming publication "Crisis and Reemergence: The Nineteenth Century in...

Wed, 06/19/2013 — Two new infrastructure projects, a bridge and a gateway designed and built this spring by University of Kansas students, add to the visitor-friendly features at the KU Field Station north of Lawrence. The projects were built by students in...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — Nine outstanding University of Kansas undergraduates have been selected to serve as Hall Center Scholars for 2013-2014. They are as follows: Joyce Bohling, senior in English, Lawrence Tasha Cerny, senior in English literature and creative...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — The Commons, a partnership at the University of Kansas that encourages cross-disciplinary research and learning, has awarded $25,000 in the Spring 2013 round of its Interdisciplinary Seed Grant. Led by Brent Metz, anthropology, and Jodi Gentry,...

Mon, 06/10/2013 — July will mark 150 years since the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will honor the event with a full day of programming on Thursday, June 20.  The afternoon will be a...

Mon, 06/10/2013 —  The media landscape has changed drastically in recent years, but despite increased hiring and revenue, those changes often result in increased and premature burnout among those working in the field. Scott Reinardy, associate professor of...

Fri, 06/07/2013 —  As the recent "Gangnam Style" craze illustrated, South Korean media can be hugely influential, not just among American music fans, but throughout the world. A University of Kansas journalism professor and master’s student have published a...

Thu, 06/06/2013 — This summer, 33 University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards to support their research projects. “In many disciplines, summer has traditionally been a great time for students to spend time working on a research...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently presented awards to graduate students for accomplishments in research and academics. This year’s recipients represent a broad span of fields in the College: psychology, theatre, physics and...

Tue, 06/04/2013 — Anyone with vinyl records, CDs, gently used audio equipment or musical instruments gathering dust in their homes is encouraged to consider donating them to the University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a local nonprofit that serves the blind,...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recognized six faculty members for outstanding student advising. All winners were nominated by the students they have served in mentoring or advising relationships,...

Wed, 05/29/2013 — Twenty-five college and university teachers nationwide have been selected to attend a federally funded three-week institute at the University of Kansas focused on African-American poetry. The institute, “Don’t Deny My Voice: Reading and...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the speakers for its 2013-2014 Humanities Lecture Series. The series will include Arsalan Iftikhar, Jill Lepore, Junot Díaz, Anne Hedeman, Peter Brown and Jeffrey Toobin. The lectures are free,...

Tue, 05/28/2013 — A best-selling author on the faculty of the Department of English at the University of Kansas has received an award to support research for her next novel. Laura Moriarty, assistant professor, was selected to receive the Craig Anthony (Tony)...


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