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Tue, 04/23/2019 — KU Libraries will host a Gallery Lecture Series presentation by the University of Kansas debate team and Scott Harris, director and coach. The presentation, titled “Resolved: The Authority of the President of the United States Should Be...

Tue, 04/23/2019 — The Spencer Museum of Art invites the University of Kansas and Lawrence communities to explore creative processes across disciplines at the Day of Creativity. The free community event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Spencer...

Tue, 04/23/2019 — More than 70 outstanding graduate students, as well as staff and faculty, will be recognized at the annual University of Kansas Graduate Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Awards will be presented by...

Thu, 04/18/2019 — With support from a two-year, $129,000 grant, the University of Kansas Libraries and the University Press of Kansas will convert out-of-print humanities texts into freely accessible digital resources. This project is part of the Humanities Open...

Fri, 04/12/2019 — When Sam Steuart paid a brief visit to University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas A. Girod’s office this week — ostensibly for a brief visit related to an upcoming presentation — the Topeka junior instead found balloons, cheers and hearty...

Fri, 04/12/2019 — LAWRENCE – Rita Blitt, award-winning painter, sculptor and filmmaker, will be recognized by the School of Education at the University of Kansas for her recent gift of original artwork now lining the halls of Joseph R. Pearson Hall. The reception will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the second-floor commons area of Joseph R. Pearson Hall. The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is not required to attend. Blitt, a lifelong philanthropist, often donates sets of her art to various organizations across the United States. In fall 2018, Blitt’s representative, Bill McDevitt, visited Joseph R. Pearson Hall in part of a search to identify a building on

Thu, 04/11/2019 — The University of Kansas debate squad won the National Sweepstakes Championship as the top program in the country for the 2018-19 season from the Cross Examination Debate Association. The top ranking is based on points accumulated by teams at...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Education will welcome Heidi Hallman, professor in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching, as the 2019 Budig Teaching Professorship in Education award recipient and featured lecturer.  The lecture,...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — More than 200 of the brightest minds in medicinal chemistry will be in Lawrence this week as the 57th Annual MIKIW Conference gets underway at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. In 1963, faculty members from the universities of...

Tue, 04/09/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Business has established a new insurance and risk management certificate program, thanks to a $1 million gift. The gift, from Cheryl Lockton Williams, of Mission Hills, honors her late husband, Jack Lockton,...

Mon, 04/08/2019 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas will host the third and final session of the 2018-2019 Strategies Event Series on Saturday, April 13, at the KU Edwards Campus. The third session of the free professional development series,...

Fri, 04/05/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas is expecting hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students from the region to visit in April to participate in annual competitions and workshops to celebrate national Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (MSAM). This marks the 20th year that the department has organized activities for hundreds of students to learn about the math, engineering and science fields. The MSAM Proclamation Ceremony by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly took place March 29 in the Governor’s Office "to proclaim the month of April as Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month in Kansas and urge citizens to participate

Fri, 04/05/2019 — Shelly London, the innovative leader behind Understood.org, was selected to receive the 2019 Dole Humanitarian Award, presented by the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. The Dole Humanitarian Award recognizes...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — Four midcareer faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive an award in recognition of their significant achievements in scholarly or research contributions in their field. The University Scholarly Achievement Award recognizes...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — A University of Kansas alumnus with an interest in history and experience in the Army Reserve has established a professorship in military history at KU. David Pittaway, of Naples, Florida, created the professorship through a $500,000...

Wed, 04/03/2019 —  Every day in classrooms across the country, teachers are looking for new ways to support and reach their students, especially those who may be struggling or have disabilities. However, it is all too common and easy for teachers to come across...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — LAWRENCE – The university community is invited to attend public presentations by three finalists for director of the Kansas Biological Survey at the University of Kansas. The finalists will give public presentations over the next two weeks. The Office of Research, as the administrative home of the Kansas Biological Survey, is overseeing the search process. The finalists are:› Sara Baer, professor and chair, Department of Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University. Baer’s research expertise is in grassland, soil and restoration ecology. She previously served as a conservation technician at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, where she developed an interest in

Tue, 04/02/2019 — The KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park (KUEC) is launching an environmental studies degree for the 2019-20 academic year, giving students who need greater higher education course flexibility a chance to enter this growing field. KU’s Lawrence...

Tue, 04/02/2019 — KU Recreation Services and community organizations will co-host the second annual Inclusive Recreation Extravaganza from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center. KU Recreation Services is partnering...

Mon, 04/01/2019 — The 2019 George and Eleanor Woodyard Lecture is taking a look at Spanish Civil War photography. Sebastiaan Faber, professor and chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, will speak from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at...


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