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Thu, 06/27/2013 — A group of 19 women from six countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are spending four weeks at the University of Kansas for a leadership program funded by the U.S. State Department. This is the fourth consecutive year that KU has...

Mon, 06/17/2013 —  Ever since the first sports page rolled off the press, there has been an uneven amount of coverage for men’s and women’s sports. With the dawn of the Internet, there was hope that women could bypass traditional media and present a more full...

Fri, 06/14/2013 — Less than three years after opening its doors, the Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) at the University of Kansas has taken the next step in its ongoing economic development success story. That step was a groundbreaking ceremony...

Mon, 06/10/2013 — LAWRENCE – The largest business incubator network in the Midwest is about to get larger. The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas will host a groundbreaking for an expansion of its Main Facility at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14. Gov. Sam Brownback will speak at the event, along with KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Lawrence Mayor Mike Dever and Doug Cleverly, CEO of Argenta, a global animal health leader that operates a laboratory in the BTBC Main Facility. LaVerne Epp, executive chairman of the BTBC, will emcee the program. The existing 21,400-square-foot BTBC facility, located at 2029 Becker Drive on KU’s west campus, reached

Mon, 06/10/2013 —  The media landscape has changed drastically in recent years, but despite increased hiring and revenue, those changes often result in increased and premature burnout among those working in the field. Scott Reinardy, associate professor of...

Thu, 06/06/2013 — This summer, 33 University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards to support their research projects. “In many disciplines, summer has traditionally been a great time for students to spend time working on a research...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently presented awards to graduate students for accomplishments in research and academics. This year’s recipients represent a broad span of fields in the College: psychology, theatre, physics and...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — A committee has selected the architecture team for the new School of Business building at the University of Kansas. Gensler, a Chicago-based global architecture, design and planning firm, will serve as the project’s design architect with...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications has honored Professor Susanne Shaw with the inaugural Dr. Tim Bengtson Journalism Faculty Mentor Award. The award was established by journalism school alumnus Mark Mears and...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recognized six faculty members for outstanding student advising. All winners were nominated by the students they have served in mentoring or advising relationships,...

Thu, 05/30/2013 — The fifth biennial Rhetoric Society of America’s Summer Institute will take place on the Lawrence campus of the University of Kansas from Monday, June 3, through Sunday, June 9. The conference will host 420 scholars of rhetoric. This is the...

Mon, 05/20/2013 — Journalism Professor Chuck Marsh is the recipient of the 2013 John Katich Award for Creativity. The annual Katich Award is given to a tenure-track or tenured faculty member in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications...

Wed, 05/15/2013 — Two doctoral graduates will be presented with the 2013 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertations at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Lied Center of Kansas. Anastasiia...

Thu, 05/09/2013 — Seven University of Kansas students have been awarded national scholarships that will fund overseas study this summer. Four students received a Critical Language Scholarship, a U.S. Department of State program.  Three students received a...

Thu, 05/09/2013 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas will offer 32 courses and eight special events this summer in 14 cities across Kansas and greater Kansas City.   Established in 2004, the Osher Institute develops programs...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — Oil production in Kansas increased in 2012, buoyed in part by output from horizontal wells in several southern counties, as natural gas production continued to decline, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — The capacity for optimism is often thought to be a defining characteristic of the human species. As a result, the potential benefits of optimism have been a popular research topic in psychology, and there is now extensive research demonstrating...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — A panoramic, graphical timeline of events of the past century will be on display in Marvin Hall for the next few weeks. The 100-foot-long, 6-foot-high collage seamlessly documents hundreds of cultural milestones, starting with the launch of the...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — In the coming weeks the public will have the opportunity to view the University of Kansas Department of Design’s best student work in four different venues. A variety of projects be on display, including illustrations and animations,...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the


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