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Fri, 01/24/2014 — The Institute for International Education has awarded $775,000 from the Department of Defense to the University of Kansas to provide critical language instruction to the military, making KU one of nine DoD Language Training Centers in the United...

Thu, 01/23/2014 — University of Kansas Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor David Cook announced today that Sharon Graham, program associate for KU’s Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship program, will serve as interim executive director for KU Continuing...

Thu, 01/23/2014 — Kent and Missy McCarthy have announced a commitment to give $1.25 million toward the new School of Business building at the University of Kansas.  “This gift represents the latest in a series of significant contributions by a dedicated and...

Wed, 01/22/2014 — Transit riders in Lawrence can now send a text message to find out when their bus will arrive.  All city and university buses have recently been equipped with GPS tracking units, which transmit the location of all vehicles at any point in...

Wed, 01/22/2014 — This week the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning is sponsoring the Water Charrette. A charrette is defined as an intense period of work by a group of designers prior to a deadline, typically involving both a...

Tue, 01/21/2014 — University of Kansas alumnus Frederick B. “Beau” Gould and his wife, Julie Gould, of Seattle, have made a $1 million gift to establish the Gould Family Scholarship at the KU School of Law. Beau Gould is a practicing attorney and a...

Thu, 01/16/2014 — The University of Kansas School of Business will kick off its spring calendar of public lectures with a presentation by the chairman, president and CEO of QuikTrip Corporation.  Chet Cadieux will present “QuikTrip: A Values Based...

Wed, 01/15/2014 — The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a reading and information service for the blind and print-disabled, has received a $12,000 grant from the Ethel and Raymond Rice Foundation. The grant will help fund the costs associated with...

Wed, 01/15/2014 — AMS Professor Sherrie Tucker is the winner of the 2014 Kolmer Award from the Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA). The award honors teaching and mentoring in the field of American Studies and service to MAASA.  The MAASA Board...

Tue, 01/14/2014 — Streamlining communication and improving intelligence-gathering capabilities are the goals of a grant to the University of Kansas from the U.S. Department of Defense. Along with improving troop safety and military operations, KU researchers are...

Tue, 01/14/2014 — Dana Pugh is the fifth KU Law affiliate in five years selected to represent the interests of low-income Kansans as a Sunflower Foundation Advocacy Fellow. The program trains nonprofit leaders to effect public policy changes that improve the...

Thu, 01/09/2014 — The state budget, education funding and tax policy are likely to be key issues when Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address, and KPR will bring it to you live. The coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, the first...

Mon, 12/30/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has selected Lindsey Douglas, who currently leads the Kansas Department of Transportation’s legislative efforts, to serve as KU’s director of state relations. Douglas will report to Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Timothy Caboni, who announced the hiring today. “Lindsey’s experience in state government, her advocacy work and legal training will make an outstanding addition to the public affairs team at the University of Kansas. I look forward to working with her as we continue to reorient our state relations effort and reconceptualize how we engage with opinion leaders and elected officials across the state,” said Caboni.

Thu, 12/19/2013 — The Center for Undergraduate Research is launching a pilot program this spring to assist instructors interested in incorporating research into their undergraduate classes. Nine graduate research consultants will pair with faculty members in a...

Tue, 12/17/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program. The graduation ceremony took place last month in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. The 72 graduates, who began their course in January, represented local, county, state, or federal agencies, as well as utilities, from across Kansas and participated in classes held in Topeka, the Kansas City area and Southwest Kansas. “CPM students represent the very best in public service,” said Terri Callahan, program manager. “While managing full-time jobs, CPM students and their sponsoring agencies somehow find the time and energy to hone

Thu, 12/12/2013 — The newest research center at the University of Kansas School of Business has established its founding corporate partnership. DST Systems, a leading provider of information processing and software services and products to companies around the...

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

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

Thu, 12/05/2013 — The Commons, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Office of the Provost will host a dialogue titled "Data & Democracy: What is Free Speech in the Age of Social Media?" at 7 p.m. March 25,


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