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Thu, 03/15/2018 — LAWRENCE – Exactly 234 years since it was signed and sealed with red wax and 113 years since the Kansas Historical Society obtained it, a chance meeting between a University of Kansas Spanish scholar and a KHS archivist has resulted in the document’s translation and posting to the internet, furthering the possibilities for digital scholarship. The document in question is dated March 15, 1784. It is addressed to a representative "de la Nacion Ayoas" – of the Iowa(y) nation – and signed by Col. Don Estevan Miró, then the Spanish colonial governor of Louisiana. It had not been translated since KHS received it from a member of the Iowa tribe, presumably a descendant

Wed, 03/14/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures will host its first commencement recognition ceremony in 2018. The ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. During this event, graduating students from the departments of African & African-American Studies; East Asian Languages & Cultures; French, Francophone & Italian Studies; Germanic Languages & Literatures; Slavic Languages & Literatures, and Spanish & Portuguese will be recognized for their academic achievements. “The students graduating from the SLLC represent some of KU’s best and brightest who

Wed, 03/14/2018 — Five faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2018 University Scholarly Achievement Awards recognizing significant scholarly or research achievements for scholars in the middle of their careers. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod will...

Tue, 03/13/2018 — Firms that use accounting practices that basically require more verification for good news than bad news can more easily avoid securities class-action lawsuits and improve the outcomes of litigation, according to a study that includes a...

Mon, 03/12/2018 — Three candidates for the role of chief information officer at the University of Kansas will be on campus in April for interviews and presentations. Search committee chair and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Carl Lejuez...

Thu, 03/08/2018 — This spring, 10 graduate research consultants are pairing with instructors in a wide variety of fields to challenge undergraduate students to further develop their research and creative skills through classroom-based projects. The Graduate...

Tue, 02/27/2018 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies will host the head consul of Mexico in Kansas City, Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi, as he presents on “Elections in Mexico 2018.”   The event will take place at 2 p.m....

Tue, 02/27/2018 — University of Kansas journalism students are partnering with working professionals to build a data-driven, crowdsourced, locally focused model of presenting business news and information that can potentially be used by small news organizations...

Mon, 02/26/2018 — Can a robot have a better bedside manner than a doctor? Perhaps. But a humanoid robot packed with the latest technology can certainly spend more time with a child in the hospital, become his or her confidant and utilize technological abilities...

Mon, 02/26/2018 — To commemorate the 150th birth year of a Kansas icon, the school named in his honor is hosting a series of events this spring to honor his legacy. The William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of...

Mon, 02/26/2018 — Pete Souza, chief official White House photographer for President Obama and official White House photographer for President Ronald Reagan, will visit the University of Kansas on April 24. His lecture and presentation at the Lied Center will kick...

Wed, 02/21/2018 — During One Day. One KU., the university’s first 24-hour giving campaign, donors gave 1,896 gifts totaling $734,421, creating opportunities for more Jayhawks in the state, the nation and beyond. The successful One Day. One KU. campaign on Feb....

Thu, 02/15/2018 — The Hall Center for the Humanities mourns the recent loss of editor, librarian, public historian and humanities adventurer Henry Fortunato, who died Feb. 5 at his home in Overland Park. He was 62.  Following a career in university relations,

Wed, 02/14/2018 — From Puerto Rico to Missouri to California, Americans in recent years have confronted disasters that have disrupted communities and destroyed homes, businesses and infrastructure. Today, one researcher at the University of Kansas is part of a...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — A more positive workplace environment at large companies can likely reduce the cost and length of an audit, according to a study that includes University of Kansas School of Business researchers. "Auditors seem to consider firms less risky if...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — The University of Kansas has nominated four outstanding juniors for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to college...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — Echoing concerns that grew with the Internet itself a decade earlier, the rise of social media has stoked fears of “social displacement” — the alienation of people from friends and family in favor of Facebook and Twitter. A new study...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — Writer Hanif Abdurraqib discuss his new book, “They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Liberty Hall. Abdurraqib is from Columbus, Ohio, and writes at the intersection of music, culture and identity. In addition to his...

Mon, 02/12/2018 — Student researchers from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will present projects this week as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public...

Mon, 02/12/2018 —  Spend any time online or browsing social media, and you’re likely to come across branded video content. Advertisers and marketers want people to not only see their content but to enjoy it so much that they share it with their friends. A new...


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