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Fri, 02/15/2019 — Nathan Wood will be giving this year’s Seaver Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Hall Center for the Humanities. Wood is an associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, and he will present “From ‘Machine Love’...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — LAWRENCE – They’re not the biggest works of art University of Kansas Associate Professor of Design May Tveit has ever made. That would be the public artwork made of fabric curtains with which she covered the front of a six-story building some years ago. But the two large-scale sculptures, each nearly 9 feet in height or width, respectively, and on display through March 23 at the Greenlease Gallery at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, are the largest things she has made since she embedded herself three years ago as an industrial artist at Lawrence Paper Company. The pieces use the full-dimensional capabilities of the computer-driven machinery she uses

Fri, 02/15/2019 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas will present their research projects at the Kansas statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students from the Lawrence and KU Medical...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in the Haricombe Gallery in Watson Library on Tuesday, Feb. 19. “For the People: KU Libraries Celebrate 150 Years of Publicly Accessible Government Information” is a...

Thu, 02/14/2019 — LAWRENCE – When the pickup truck carrying Ku Klux Klansman Felix rolls onscreen in “BlacKkKlansman,” Oscar-nominated composer Terence Blanchard employs a harmonic device that has signified villainy since the days of another anti-Semite, Richard Wagner. Scott Murphy, University of Kansas professor of music, said his ears pricked up when he heard “the evil triad,” as he calls it, while taking in “BlacKkKlansman” in the theatre. He says it’s the relationship, or distance, between two triads – triads are groups of three notes arranged in a particular pattern – that a piece of music cycles between that creates the gloomy effect. (See related video above.) Murphy has

Wed, 02/13/2019 —  When NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice, the ensuing debate took traditional and social media by storm. University of Kansas researchers have found that tweets...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Kansas residents are invited to see the impact of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas on Feb. 26 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. Eight graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Carl Lejuez has announced that Simon Atkinson, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis’ vice chancellor for research, will lead the University of Kansas Office of Research as the new...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Cities considering investing in streetcar systems in an effort to bolster economic development should take caution, according to a study conducted by a University of Kansas urban planning researcher. "Development outcomes along streetcar...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — The KU Edwards Campus is helping local businesses invest in the professional development of their employees with its various leadership programs, including its newly launched Professional Leadership Certificate. For today’s employees, it’s...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Five outstanding juniors will be the University of Kansas’ nominees for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to...

Mon, 02/11/2019 — Peter Bobkowski, University of Kansas associate professor of journalism, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 Gretchen and Gene Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing. He will present a lecture on the importance of teaching writing at 4 p.m....

Fri, 02/08/2019 — A University of Michigan-Dearborn scholar and author will present “If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland” for the Spring 2019 Oswald P. Backus/Anna Cienciała Memorial Lecture. The event will take place at 5...

Thu, 02/07/2019 — A $2 million gift from the Silicon Valley financial technology company Ripple will support a comprehensive University of Kansas program to research technologies related to blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. The gift, which will...

Wed, 02/06/2019 — The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) — recently designated a 2018-2022 National Resource Center by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education — has announced the first round of awardees for the sought-after...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — Through the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, graduate students on the KU Lawrence and Edwards campuses presented their research at professional conferences and events across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and...

Tue, 02/05/2019 —  Senior citizens and minority communities are the most common targets for online scams such as phishing and identity theft. These groups stand to benefit the most from digital literacy, yet they often have the lowest levels of knowledge in these...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas community to nominate faculty, staff and graduate students for awards that recognize exceptional efforts in teaching, mentoring and service. Award recipients will be honored at the...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The 11th annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns next month with renowned legal expert and activist Fatima Goss Graves. Goss Graves will present “No Going Back: Why Title IX Matters to You” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the...

Tue, 01/29/2019 — Sick of having to plug in your phone every night? Help might be on the way. New research at the University of Kansas could provide longer-lasting batteries for most consumer electronics and electronic vehicles in the coming years. Today, most...


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