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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 — 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

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...

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...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — The University of Kansas will recognize and celebrate graduate students during national Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 1-5, and throughout the month of April. Graduation Student Appreciation Week highlights the contributions of...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — Five University of Kansas professors have been selected to pursue special projects designed to develop their scholarship in a field while also fostering collaboration at KU during the 2019-2020 academic year. Faculty members Peter Bobkowski,...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — Researchers from the University of Kansas have teamed up with corrections and social service agencies in the state’s most populous county to improve outcomes and make life better for area residents. In a pilot program, the Kansas Institute...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — University of Kansas Edwards Campus (KUEC) Vice Chancellor David Cook has announced the appointment of Stuart Day, KU professor of Spanish, as KUEC’s new associate vice chancellor. “I’m incredibly excited,” Cook said. “I’ve had the...

Thu, 03/28/2019 — The University of Kansas has been recognized for excellence in community college transfer by a national honor society. KU is one of 78 colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2019 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes...

Wed, 03/27/2019 — The team of senior Jacob Hegna, Overland Park, and sophomore Nate Martin, Lansing, advanced to the Final Four at the 73rd National Debate Tournament held March 21-25 at the University of Minnesota. It marks the 17th time KU Debate has placed a...

Mon, 03/25/2019 —   First-year engineering students who gravitate toward progressive ideas, including about gender equity in the workplace, tend to drink less alcohol, according to a study by a University of Kansas researcher. The findings could inform efforts to...

Mon, 03/25/2019 — The University of Kansas Department of African & African-American Studies and the KU School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures announce creation of a new minor track. Beginning in August 2019, students can earn a minor in African &...


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