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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,

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...

Tue, 11/26/2013 — Ready for the holiday shopping season? Chances are, you’re conflicted about it. On one hand, you’re excited to find the perfect gift for that special someone. On the other hand, you’re terrified by the thought of spending too much money,...

Tue, 11/26/2013 — The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications is launching a new online "minimester” to help students meet graduation requirements faster and take advantage of new teaching technologies. From Dec. 30 to Jan. 24,

Mon, 11/25/2013 — Recent revelations that the National Security Agency has been analyzing the communication records of all U.S. citizens have many talking about the topic of “mass surveillance” by the government. But a University of Kansas sociologist who...

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,

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...

Wed, 11/20/2013 — The University of Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship has received a grant that, after it’s matched dollar-for-dollar by private donations and the university, will total more than $1 million. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic...

Wed, 11/20/2013 — The region’s largest incubator network has added a new member to its leadership team. The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas today announced business professional and entrepreneur G.R. Underwood as the...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — Whether we process language we hear without regard to anything about the speaker is a longstanding scientific debate. But it wasn’t until University of Kansas scientists set up an experiment showing that the sex of a speaker affected how...

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...


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