Business & Communication
Mon, 04/15/2013 — Roger Davis and Chris Lynch are recipients of the University of Kansas School of Business 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award. Davis and Lynch join an elite group of business alumni who have been recognized for their dedication to business excellence,

Fri, 04/12/2013 — The first University of Kansas Global Scholars cohort will present their research at the Global Scholars Symposium on April 20. The daylong symposium, coordinated by the Office of International Programs, will showcase the seniors’ research on...

Thu, 04/11/2013 — The challenges posed by the changing dynamics in the energy industry will be among the highlights of the third annual University of Kansas Energy Conference, set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave. KU Energy Club,...

Thu, 04/11/2013 — LAWRENCE – For the past few months, University of Kansas students at the Center for Design Research have partnered with Ford Motor Company on a project to eliminate something most people use every day: the automobile gearshift. Now the Lawrence community will have the opportunity to test the students’ new designs and provide feedback. At noon Sunday, April 14, KU students will set up the front half of a Ford Taurus at Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway, and invite the public to test working models of new steering wheels, dashboards and consoles developed by the students. The students will solicit feedback to help refine their designs before presenting them to Ford later in

Wed, 04/10/2013 — For the third consecutive year, the University Daily Kansan’s advertising staff was named “Best the Nation” by the College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers Inc. The ad staff was in San Diego last week at the CNBAM Convention. "I...

Mon, 04/08/2013 — LAWRENCE – The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at the University of Kansas will host its annual Women’s Recognition Banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Kansas Union ballroom. The induction of six new members of the KU Women’s Hall of Fame will highlight a program honoring outstanding women across the university. A total of 26 outstanding female students and three outstanding female faculty and staff will be honored with annual awards. These awards were established to honor KU female students, staff, faculty and alumnae who have enriched and improved the campus and community through their service, teaching or involvement. In addition to the

Fri, 04/05/2013 — LAWRENCE  -- For the casual moviegoer, attending a film festival is a chance to check out the latest indie flicks and perhaps catch a glimpse of a favorite actor or director. For film scholar and KU professor Tamara Falicov, the politics, economics and demographics behind film festivals are every bit as intriguing as the films themselves.   “Many people see them as pure entertainment, but there is a lot more to film festivals than they may realize,” Falicov said. “When people think of the Cannes or Sundance festivals, they might think of them as glamorous, but they’re also very important in the business realm.” “Framing Film Festivals,” a forthcoming book series with

Fri, 04/05/2013 — The Commons continues its programming for Data & Democracy with an Idea Café, led by Nancy Baym, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England and former associate professor of communication studies at KU. The conversation...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — University of Kansas students from the Lawrence campus and KU Medical Center will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities in Topeka for the first annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. The...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — Rising demand for project management expertise in science, information technology, manufacturing, business, construction and engineering has prompted the University of Kansas to add two master’s degrees programs for working adults. KU’s...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas will be well-represented at one of the nation’s most exclusive venture capital events. Two KU technologies will be featured at the annual University Research & Entrepreneurship Symposium, a showcase of the most promising university-based inventions for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, which will be Wednesday, April 3, in Cambridge, Mass. The symposium is designed to introduce a select group of cutting-edge university technologies to investors and entrepreneurs, with the goal of securing funding for new startup companies and converting university technologies into new products and cures. The URES is highly selective and

Fri, 03/29/2013 — University of Kansas students are invited to share their entrepreneurial ideas and translational research – and compete for $4,500 in prize money – at the 2013 KUCTC Innovation Fair on April 30 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Sponsored by the...

Fri, 03/29/2013 — The Architectural Research Centers Consortium has announced that Kapila Silva, assistant professor of architecture, has received its 2013 New Researcher Award.The ARCC is an international association of research centers that supports the...

Thu, 03/28/2013 — University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications students received 30 awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, nine students were named finalists in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence...

Thu, 03/28/2013 — The first female mayor of Kansas City, Mo., will be among the keynote speakers at the University of Kansas Inspiring Women in Public Administration conference on April 17. Kay Barnes, Kansas City mayor from 1999 to 2007, will kick off the...

Thu, 03/28/2013 —  Go to any sports section or blog dedicated to college football and a few things will be constant: Discussion of recruits will abound, with frequent reference to their “star ratings”; people will argue over whether the ratings matter, and...

Thu, 03/28/2013 — On Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission approved an agreement with the University of Kansas to share fiber optic infrastructure in the city and on campus. The agreement provides the city and KU the ability to enhance and extend their respective...

Wed, 03/27/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications and its Center for Excellence in Health Communication to Underserved Populations (CEHCUP) will host Dr. Kasisomayajula Viswanath for a three-day visit to KU, including CEHCUP...

Tue, 03/26/2013 — LAWRENCE – Leading researchers and practitioners will converge next month to discuss current developments in early-stage investing at a conference led by a University of Kansas School of Business professor. Speakers at the conference are leading researchers in venture finance, as well as key figures in Kansas City’s entrepreneurship system. The conference, Early-Stage Investing, will be April 5 at the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City. “We have made a special effort to bridge silos, both between academics and practitioners, and among academics themselves. We have both finance and management areas represented,” said George Bittlingmayer, KU finance professor and

Tue, 03/26/2013 — More than 40 years after the passing of the revolutionary Title IX legislation, women enjoy more educational opportunities than ever before in United States history. However, the passing of Title IX did not cause immediate change across the...


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