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Wed, 10/18/2017 —  October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, reminding governmental, public and private organizations alike to invest in the necessary training for employees at all levels to keep internal data and information secure. Many news stories cover...

Wed, 10/18/2017 — Five professors from the University of Kansas may be experts in widely different fields, but they all share one important distinction: Their excellence as educators has earned them prestigious Chancellors Club Teaching Professorships in 2017....

Tue, 10/17/2017 — A recent journal article and post in the Harvard Business Review argues that corporate directors should not only have an eye on value or profits but also on the welfare of their shareholders, especially related to the environmental and social...

Tue, 10/17/2017 — Jonathan Lamb could not have written his new book, “Shakespeare in the Marketplace of Words” (Cambridge University Press), in a pre-digital age. “I wouldn’t have been able to write this book 30 years ago,” he said recently, “because...

Mon, 10/16/2017 — Weaving together gods and myths from different cultures and times in a distinctively American tapestry, “…And Jesus Moonwalk the Mississippi” is a genre-defying play examining the repercussions wrought by slavery on African-American people...

Fri, 10/13/2017 — Developing ideas and inventions to assist the recently hurricane-ravaged areas of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in their recovery will be the focus of an overnight event later this month for students in the University of Kansas School of...

Fri, 10/13/2017 — Audio Description Training, presented by the Audio-Reader Network, will take place Nov. 11-12. Jennifer Nigro, the coordinator for Audio-Reader’s audio description and volunteer programs, will lead this year’s two-day session in the art of...

Fri, 10/13/2017 — The University of Kansas’ Office of Graduate Military Programs has announced that eight students have received the university’s Wounded Warrior Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Recipients of the scholarships receive up to...

Fri, 10/06/2017 — The University of Kansas, city of Lawrence and MV Transportation have announced that up to three $1,000 stipends will be available for KU instructors of record who will integrate a transit-related applied learning project into a spring 2018...

Fri, 10/06/2017 — At the annual meeting of the KU Endowment Board of Trustees earlier today, three new trustees were elected: Joanna Rupp of Chicago; Elizabeth Schartz of Dallas; and R. Todd Slawson of Denver. Joanna Rupp graduated from KU in 1985 with a...

Thu, 10/05/2017 — Several recent corporate and governmental scandals unfortunately have revolved around middle managers and employees who have attempted to meet lofty performance goals that superiors impose by engaging in deceptive performance practices. A study...

Wed, 10/04/2017 — The University of Kansas debate duo of Will Katz, Topeka, and Quaram Robinson of Round Rock, Texas, captured first place at the prestigious Henry Clay Debate Tournament, hosted by the University of Kentucky from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3. They defeated...

Tue, 10/03/2017 —  Since the dawn of social media, people around the world have used the emerging tool in times of revolution and social uprising. A University of Kansas professor has secured a grant to study the role social media played in protests leading to...

Tue, 10/03/2017 — Immigration in recent decades has contributed to more than half of Kansas' population growth, which is a key component of economic growth. In addition, Mexico is Kansas' largest trading partner. With so much national policy discussion on...

Mon, 10/02/2017 — A nationally recognized advocate and speaker on disability, equity, inclusion and employment will bring her message to the University of Kansas campus this month. Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard University...

Mon, 10/02/2017 — Do freelance artists need permission before using copyrighted material in their work? Does the fair use doctrine protect members of the public? New York attorney Karen Shatzkin will explore how copyright applies to works by...

Fri, 09/29/2017 — Enrollment at the University of Kansas has grown for the fourth straight year, according to data released today by the Kansas Board of Regents. KU has 28,447 students enrolled across all campuses, an increase of 46 students from last year’s...

Fri, 09/29/2017 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio ended its successful fall membership drive with 1,807 listener pledges, surpassing the typical fall goal of $250,000. KPR’s 10-day fundraising campaign, which began Sept. 6, brought in $256,512 to go directly toward providing programming for KPR’s 115,000 listeners. The station recently received the largest budget cut in its 65-year history, with listener and corporate support now supplementing more than 72 percent of the KPR budget.  In addition to listener pledges, KPR received $55,711 in challenge grants, which are provided by an individual, company or foundation that will donate if a specific amount of money is raised by listeners

Thu, 09/28/2017 — Christopher Freeburg, author of the prize-winning book "Melville and the Idea of Blackness: Race and Imperialism in Nineteenth Century America" (2012), will present "Returning to the Slave's Song" at the University of Kansas next...

Wed, 09/27/2017 — LAWRENCE – A leading researcher of language disorders in multicultural settings will be this year’s guest speaker in a lecture series presented at the University of Kansas. The second annual Betty H. Bunce Multicultural Lecture will be given by a professor whose research focuses on assessment of and intervention with bilingual and Spanish-speaking children who are at risk of language and academic difficulties. The presentation, “Evidence-Based Considerations for Language Intervention with Dual Language Learners,” will be given by Laida Restrepo, professor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Science at Arizona State University. The Bunce lecture is scheduled


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