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Tue, 10/15/2019 — The nearly 1,800 new oil and natural gas fields named in Kansas between 2009 and early 2019 are now featured — along with more than 6,000 fields discovered earlier — on an updated series of maps available from the Kansas Geological...

Mon, 10/14/2019 — What are the factors that contribute to economic development? Can policy play a role in promoting economic growth? These questions will be discussed in this year’s Kansas Economic Policy Conference, hosted by the Institute for Policy &...

Mon, 10/14/2019 — LAWRENCE – Inspired in part by global uprisings and empowered by technology, the youth-led protesters who have taken to Haiti’s streets in the past month to demand change from a corrupt and entrenched system seem like the troubled island nation’s only hope. This is the analysis of the current situation by Cécile Accilien, associate professor and interim chair of the University of Kansas’ Department of African & African-American Studies and director of KU’s Institute of Haitian Studies. A Haitian native, she is available to the press to comment on the ongoing unrest in her native land. Haitians in their 30s and younger have not known any type of stability,

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas has announced participants selected for the 2019-2020 Staff Fellows Program, which seeks to strengthen the university by developing leaders at all levels of the institution. The yearlong professional development program...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas has endorsed applications from five students and a recent graduate applying for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  Kara Fort, Alex Murray and Samiyah Para-Cremer are applying for the...

Thu, 10/10/2019 — Steve Hanke, an applied economics researcher at Johns Hopkins University, will join in a discussion with William Barnett, University of Kansas Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the...

Thu, 10/10/2019 — Imagine being able to borrow money from strangers, but without the potential of getting your thumbs broken if you miss a payment. That’s (sort of) the concept behind peer-to-peer lending. “It originally developed with households that are...

Wed, 10/09/2019 — In an effort to provide research opportunities to more students, nine faculty members are working with the Center for Undergraduate Research this fall to redesign portions of their courses to include a larger research or creative component....

Tue, 10/08/2019 — Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Anderson Chandler Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Capitol Federal Hall. Toland will share remarks and answer questions from the audience. The lecture,

Mon, 10/07/2019 — The University of Kansas and Lawrence Public Schools have expanded a partnership that will allow high school students to receive KU credit for classes they are taking in high school. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod appeared Monday at an event with...

Mon, 10/07/2019 — Undergraduate Studies at the University of Kanas has named Jomella Watson-Thompson, associate professor of applied behavioral science, as director of the Center for Service Learning (CSL). Watson-Thompson comes into the role with deep...

Fri, 10/04/2019 — Since its launch in 2008, the KU Law Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) has provided free legal assistance to thousands of low-income patients at area hospitals while providing hands-on training to law students. Lou Mulligan, Earl B. Shurtz...

Thu, 10/03/2019 —  The Office of the Chancellor is now accepting nominations for the University Scholarly Achievement Award, which is a marquee award for the University of Kansas and a way to recognize standout researchers who embody KU's mission to make...

Wed, 10/02/2019 — Kansas Public Radio has a new director of classical music.  Cordelia Brown, longtime “Evening Classical” host and listener favorite, has taken over for Michael Keelan, who brought exceptional music knowledge and helped pioneer KPR’s...

Wed, 10/02/2019 — When Rosemarie Truglio was growing up in Hoboken, New Jersey, “Romper Room” was the closest thing to educational programming on television. Like other children across the country, she waited for the host of that "live kindergarten" program...

Tue, 10/01/2019 — The Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Kansas will commemorate its 100-year anniversary this fall with the theme “One Hundred Years of Hispanism in Kansas and Beyond.” The celebration includes a two-day symposium and...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — Fifty-one new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Sept. 20. Sheriff Randy Henderson, of the Reno County Sheriff’s Office, was the speaker for the ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — Women who were trailblazers in shaping the nation's laws will be the focus of a lecture by Genelle Belmas, University of Kansas associate professor of journalism. “Women Making (and Breaking) the Law” will be from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — that a smarter, savvier leader in tougher times might harness to even more devastating effect. That is the conclusion of the article “The Populist and Nationalist Roots of Trump’s Rhetoric” in the fall 2019 edition of the journal...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio ended a successful fall membership drive with 1,750 listener pledges. KPR’s 10-day fundraising campaign, which began Sept. 12, brought in $281,445 that will go directly toward providing programming for KPR’s 100,000 listeners. In addition to listener pledges, KPR received $59,200 in challenge grants, which are provided by an individual, company or foundation that challenges listeners to match their gift of a specific amount within a certain timeframe. This fall, Kansas Public Radio came up with several new ideas to make the drive more interesting to listeners, including a presence at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market and special


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