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Tue, 04/11/2017 — For several years, businesses have invested in formal training and development programs to ensure their employees had the proper knowledge, skills and experience to adequately perform their jobs and perhaps future career opportunities. While...

Tue, 04/11/2017 — Michelle Mohr Carney, professor and director of the School of Social Work at Arizona State University, will make a public presentation Thursday, April 13, as a candidate for dean of the School of Social Welfare at the University of...

Tue, 04/11/2017 — Research relating to cancer, developmental genetics, microbiology, behavior in model organisms, enzymes and proteins, soils and Native American communities will be among student research presented at the 17th annual University of Kansas-Haskell...

Tue, 04/11/2017 — It’s easy to see why Abel Chikanda, assistant professor of African & African-American studies and geography, would be interested in studying diasporas and their effects on the lands from which indigenous people have scattered. Growing up...

Mon, 04/10/2017 — Marie Brown, assistant professor of history, has won the 2017 Vice Chancellor for Research Book Publication Award for her upcoming work "Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan," to be published by Stanford University Press.

Mon, 04/10/2017 — Journalists from The Kansas City Star are recipients of the Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award from the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications. Each year during William Allen White Day events, the William...

Mon, 04/10/2017 — Is there a document more taken for granted than a planning and zoning staff report? Obviously, they're important as local government planners, elected officials and citizens daily rely on them to make decisions about the future of their...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union as the final installation of the Hall Center for the Humanities' 2016-2017 Humanities Lecture Series. “Age of...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the addition of three new degree programs to its Leavenworth offerings. The new programs include a Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law and Policy, Master of Science in Business and Organizational...

Wed, 04/05/2017 —  The University of Kansas is recognizing the work of graduate students to the university with a range of events during national Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 3-7, and throughout the month of April. “Graduate students bring so...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — Serious gaming may sound like an oxymoron, but that is what the idea of playing games to teach, support or encourage people is known as in research literature. A new class at the University of Kansas is working to blend techniques that immerse...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — LAWRENCE – Students from universities across the state will demonstrate how they have applied leadership skills to create change in Kansas communities during the inaugural Taking Leadership to the Legislature event, hosted by the University of Kansas Institute for Leadership Studies.  Hosted at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 4, the new event is an opportunity to celebrate and showcase the broad effect of leadership studies throughout the state. Legislators, Capitol staff and the public are invited to view the projects and interact with students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the first-floor rotunda. KU students will be joined by students from other Kansas universities:

Mon, 04/03/2017 — Six students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, Native health care or the...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Institute of Haitian Studies (IHS) and Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) will host a graduate symposium showcasing innovative interdisciplinary...

Thu, 03/30/2017 — University of Kansas students have been named winners in more than a dozen categories from the 2017 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Awards. “We are thrilled with the results in this year's competition,” said Chris Bacon, KUJH-TV...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — The Liberty Mutual commercial mentions naming your car Brad and considering him part of your family. It's easy to try to carry on a conversation with Siri on your iPhone or Amazon's Alexa device from your living room. As technology has become...

Tue, 03/28/2017 —  Funding cuts to higher education have presented challenges to institutions across the country but have hit historically black colleges and universities especially hard. Combined with numerous other challenges the schools, commonly known as HBCUs,

Tue, 03/28/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Civic and Social Responsibility will have its 10th annual Matchmakers workshop for faculty and community agencies from 3:30 to 5 p.m. April 11. The theme for this year’s Matchmakers event will be diversity,...

Mon, 03/27/2017 — LAWRENCE – The Department of Urban Planning will join the School of Public Affairs & Administration in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas, effective July 1. Urban planning is currently one of three departments in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning. The move to the public affairs & administration school reflects common interests and strengths in public policy research among the faculty of the two programs. The school is ranked as the top university program in city management and urban policy, according to U.S. News & World Report. “I am excited to welcome urban planning to the College and our School of

Mon, 03/27/2017 — Hacks of the Democrats’ emails and allegations of varying levels of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election generated nearly endless news coverage, and the fallout continues today — with some saying the coverage helped elect...


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